M&E Site Manager (Tier 1 Contractor)

Northern Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast
15 Jan 2021
14 Feb 2021
Jayne Dodds
Specialist area
Building services (general)
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
Over the past 100+ years this building and civil engineering contractor have combined traditional values and experience with an advanced innovative approach. This contractor is well known for their high profile schemes such as £50+ million healthcare project. This reputable contractor are seeking an M&E Site Manager to oversee £Multi-million projects throughout UK and Ireland.

Your new role

  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of success in safe delivery of high quality medium to large scale projects to budget and programme.
  • Understand the type of building contract, and the key project stakeholders e.g. client, client's representatives, design team etc.
  • Have a full understanding of the scope of works for each sub-contractor package. Liaise with the Lead BSM, PM and PQS on works not deemed to be included within the scope of works for the project.
  • Issue permits for MEP and other various work activities, and close out accordingly.
  • Understand duties and responsibilities with regards to current Health and Safety/CDM legislation, including those of other parties and ensure compliance.
  • Undertake material/equipment orders, and liaise with the project quantity surveyor.
  • Check ongoing installation for compliance with contract requirements.
  • Compile snagging lists and manage the process for closing out.
  • Ensure as installed works align with the design intent and end user requirement.
  • Understand their duties and responsibilities with regards to current Health and Safety/CDM legislation, and the responsibilities of other parties, and ensure compliance on each project.
  • Undertake the role of temporary works coordinator (where applicable).
  • Ensure labour only sub-contractors have been properly assessed for the tasks they are undertaken and that method statements and risk assessments are in place for them.

What you'll need to succeed

  • CSCS / SMSTS qualified
  • Valid driving licence
  • Electrical and or Mechanical Trade Qualification

Extensive construction experience in one or more of the following:

  • Commercial, retail, healthcare, education, refurbishment and/or new build projects
  • Proven ability to manage and control subcontractors in line with the project programme, safety and environmental legislation.
  • Experience of temporary works procedures
  • Ability to operate within a team environment
  • Ability to produce short term programmes
  • Quality focussed
  • Leadership skills
  • IT skills
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role.


  • First Aid at Work
  • BIM
  • Knowledge of BG6 and RIBA Stages
  • IOSH Managing Safety in Construction

What you'll get in return
This is a permanent role which will allow you to gain experience working on high value builds with one of Northern Ireland's leading contractors. This contractor has been awarded multiple high profile projects recently and this trend looks set to continue into 2021/22.Often considered the 'employer of choice' within Northern Ireland, they are recognised for providing progression opportunities, competitive salaries and benefits packages to rival even the biggest players in the UK market. UK travel is essential for this post.

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