Facilities Engineer - Maintenance and Construction

12 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description For Vacancy No:_238093T
Consultant: Tim Bees

Company Profile: Our client is Europe's leading automotive test and development centre.

Job Location: Bedfordshire

Job Position: Facilities Engineer - Maintenance and Construction

Report to: Infrastructure and Facilities Manager

Job Status: Permanent

Job Profile: The primary role is to support the technical delivery of major maintenance and construction works on the site. The successful candidate’s primary responsibility is supporting the Infrastructure and Facilities Manager for ensuring that agreed projects are delivered safely, to budget and on time. Responsibilities will include:
• Scoping, planning and estimating the construction element of works
• Designing or design coordination of works
• Assembly of tender documentation
• Forward planning of site strategy and projects
• Analysis of tendered proposals
• Site safety management / CDM2015
• Site management of works
o Management of contractors
o Management of suppliers including interface between technical and construction suppliers
o Problem solving relating to conflicts between suppliers
• Financial control of works

Other aspects of the role will include working with the user groups to support their ambitions for future projects; this may include organising the design of a building, office or workshop, estimating the costs and assisting the purchasing department in the tender process. It is expected that some of these tasks may be out-sourced to third parties or additional resource brought in to support the facilities team.

Essential Skills
Experience &
Qualifications: Minimum HNC or HND Construction (or HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering given appropriate experience)

Related Apprenticeship/Degree or similar academic route and experience
Construction management, planning or design role from either client side or contractor side or associated profession
Experience in the planning and delivery of technical test facilities a significant benefit
Experience in developing briefs with Technical Engineers
Experience of estimating

Proficient user of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Project Management skills – use of MS Project
AutoCAD user
Good understanding of construction process

Information: Flexibility to travel as and when required
Full UK driving license
SC clearance or ability to achieve this (UK national with residency in the UK for the last 5 years)
Willing to undergo a DBS Disclosure check

Salary: Negotiable

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