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Junior Mechanical Contracts Manager

County Antrim, Northern Ireland, Newtownabbey
Competitive Salary
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Specialist area
Mechanical engineering
Project Management
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Your new company
A well established and successful M&E Contractor based in Newtownabbey, who has recently been awarded a number of new projects over recent months is now seeking a Junior Mechanical Contracts Manager to join their team. This company has a strong reputation for delivering quality M&E Design and Build projects throughout NI and UK wide.

Your new role
As a Junior Contracts Manager within the Projects Division, you will be expected to promote best practice. The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Managing, monitoring and successfully delivering Mechanical Contracts for clients within a range of sectors including Commercial, Education, Healthcare, Leisure and Large-Scale Residential
  • As a manager, you will have the responsibility of ensuring all works are carried out to a high standard, ensuring all RAMS and site safety plans are project specific and adhered to.
  • Assisting with the procurement and ordering of key materials and appointments of subcontract supply chain, ensuring specifications and drawing requirements are being complied with and are commercially viable.
  • Have good working relationships with clients and ensure that all works are programmed and completed in a professional controlled manner. Providing technical support to customers and team.
  • Attending regular main contractor design, technical and progress meetings & assist the contracts manager in closing out the associated action points.
  • Assisting the contracts manager in managing the in-house and subcontract labour resources, ensuring quality of work and compliance with all legal and statutory requirements. Ensuring all engineers are up-to-date with all current regulations and training.
  • Accurately monitoring and costing contract change instructions/variations.
  • Issuing interim valuation claims accurately in line with works completed on site.
  • Problem Solving: You will be expected to be able to cope with unforeseen M&E technical problems with confidence and ease

    This role will require regular travel to mainland UK (typically 1-2 nights per week) or, as projects dictate.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Time served Plumbing/Heating Engineer with commercial and industrial experience and/or Building Services Engineering Degree with aspirations to become a Mechanical Contracts Manager.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills to create meaningful reciprocal relationships with both colleagues and clients
  • Commercially aware of costs and trends in the marketplace.
  • Good knowledge of safety, health, environment and quality systems

What you'll get in return
This is a permanent role where you will get exposure to working on multi-million pound projects including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Working away allowance
  • All flights & accommodation covered by the company
  • Health cash plan including compensation for dentistry and optical well-being
  • Team building and activity days
  • Monthly employee value-based recognition award - monetary gift
  • Health, well-being and social calendar of events
  • Long service awards
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity
  • Increased holidays with length of service

This is a strong career move for someone who is looking to fast track their career in Contract Management. You will join a highly successful M&E Contractor, which offers the opportunity to work on high-profile and complex engineering projects in the UK and Ireland.

What you need to do now
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