Senior Engineer

Build Recruitment
11 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Contract Type
My client, a leading Public Sector Service provider is currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer to join their team based in South East London. The Senior Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day organisation of work and the allocation of tasks, the tracking of work progress, stock management, and ensuring that planned and reactive maintenance plans meet the needs of both the operational demands of the establishment as well as the contractual requirements set by the customer. The role acts as the link between the skilled and semi-skilled trades that report to the role and FM management. The person will be responsible for supporting the Facilities Manager in delivering hard and soft FM services including:

Assist in the development of maintenance plans that ensure that the establishment is safe and compliant both with statutory requirements and with the requirements of the contract;
Plan and programme maintenance activities according to the SFG20 programme held in the CAFM system and prioritising work in a hierarchy of safety, compliance, and contractual requirements;
Allocate work according to the demands of the maintenance plan to trades staff on a daily basis;
Track, monitor and manage the progress of work and the productivity of staff to delivering the daily work plan.
Management of contractors and specialist service providers;
Acting as an Approved Person to review risk assessments and method statements and permitting and controlling work;
Managing soft services such as cleaning, waste management, sanitation and pest control across the establishment
Providing first line leadership and management and deputising for the Facilities Manager

Essenitial Technicial Skills and Qualifications

Managing diverse teams of qualified, skilled, and semi-skilled staff;
Experience of managing work flow and supervising work to achieve desired outcomes in terms of quality and [productivity;
Experience a variety of HVAC and electrical systems and fault finding and diagnosis of common faults and rectifying them;
Holding a qualification as either an Approved Electrician (JIB) with 17th edition or with HVAC qualifications including COCN1, ICPN1 TCP1, CDGA1, CIGA1, BMP1.
Qualification in the Control of Legionella
Experience of managing HVAC systems using a BMS (Trend or Honeywell being an advantage);
Qualified as an Approved Person for permitted work and understanding of how to control contractors;

• Provide appropriate challenge and assurance to ensure that work is delivered to the highest standards;

• Ensure that activities are risk assessed and managed in accordance with such findings;

• Ensure that tools and equipment are regularly inspected and are used in accordance with manufacturer's specifications;

• Oversee the work of contractors and ensure that they are behaving in a manner consistent with the risk assessments and method statements and that their work quality is regularly assessed and audited;

• Act as an Approved Person for one or more of HV/LV electrical work (where qualified), pressure systems, confined spaces, work at height, and hot works

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