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Mechanical Engineer

City, London
£33.00 to £44.00 Per Hour
Job Type
13 Jul 2022
Our local authority client has a 3-month contract vacancy (with the possibility of extension) for the role of a MECHANICAL ENGINEER, details as follows

Job Purpose

Mechanical Engineer has to provide a professional mechanical engineering service, specifying and designing new mechanical systems, inspecting works, fault finding, undertaking procurement, acting as contract administrator and project manager for mechanical projects undertaken by the council.


Manage and progress multiple projects at any one time, both during the design and specification stage, while work is on site and during the defect liability period ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget and to specification. Role will include new build projects.
Provide technical representation where required for committees, area forums, working parties, client organisations, tenant associations, external agencies and other project stakeholders. Arrange and attend stakeholder meetings as required which will include a high degree of resident consultation.
Represent the Snr Mechanical Engineer when developing and delivering projects with clients and stakeholders to ensure projects are accurately scoped and delivered to meet the council's objectives.
Deliver and maintain the highest standards of contract administration, design and budget control on all projects and maintenance contracts. Ensure stakeholders are kept fully briefed and engaged on all aspects of each project.
Ensure effective briefing, direction and liaison and appointment of any consultants who may need to be appointed.
Lead on procurement, design and preparation of schemes, specification, maintenance requirements, and estimates along with the project and contract management.
Keeping up to date with the latest new build standards including Building Regulations, Planning Policy, Sustainable Design and any other standards required to deliver the council's new build programme.
Provide assistance and advice to technicians and Inspectors regarding relevant standards and statutory regulations.Essential Requirements

Must have experience in running Communal Heating / low carbon
Knowledge of commercial gas is an advantage.
Qualified as a Chartered Engineer or full member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers, with considerable relevant experience AND / OR Hold a degree or Higher National Diploma in Building Services Engineering or other relevant qualification with considerable suitable experience working as a project leader on medium / large projects or maintenance and repair programmes or professional building services engineering projects.
Possess excellent detailed technical knowledge and skills to manage retrofit and new build mechanical installations, communal heating , low carbon mechanical installations, works to heat networks and to design and manage work of this nature.
Possess broad knowledge of services engineering Statutory regulations, codes of practice and British Standards in particular for new build projects.If you have the necessary experience and qualifications to fulfill this role, please submit your CV ASAP
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  • Job Reference: 657036746-2
  • Date Posted: 13 July 2022
  • Recruiter: LA Recruiters
    LA Recruiters
  • Location: City, London
  • Salary: £33.00 to £44.00 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: PAYE - Umbrella)
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract