Mechanical Project Manager

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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As one of the UK's leading building engineering services companies our client provide building engineering services to the highest level. Their contracts range from the small single visit contracts supported by our nationwide network of Mobile Engineers, to large residential facilities and they are currently looking for an Mechanical Project Manager to cover the South West.

You will be required to manage a self-delivery team, specialist supply chains to measure, collate and delivery various small works and minor projects across the South West for a number of key clients.

Key Accountabilities


o To Manage the contract in an effective and efficient manner, meeting the requirements and expectations of the Customer`s Team within the boundaries of the contract
o Carry out auditing to our quality systems including: Gas Safe, Oftec, NICEIC, SHEQ, Compliance, and workmanship inspections
o Maintain a consistent high level of engineering standards
o Continual incremental improvements of services provided to the Customer
o Attend regular meetings with the Customer to discuss, and appraise the performance
o Manage and oversee projects reporting both externally and internally of deliverables specific to the project scopes.
o Ensure all operatives are provided with the necessary resources, materials, tools, and information to enable them to carry out their duties and for ensuring that safe working practices are adhered to


o Support out of hours escalations & company procedures
o Manage all projects and small works requests
o Provide support for the statutory compliance / planned maintenance activities of the business if required
o Oversee the financial administration for the works
o Oversea measurements of works under the PSA SOR 2016
o Reconcile, and provide monthly Financial application to the Customer
o Manage WIP to avoid Financial penalties


o Working within Operational Budgets and constraints
o Provide costs for capital projects, plant replacement schemes
o Debt Management
o Appointing Sub Contractors
o Provide budget information, and compiling financial reports
o Review Sub Contractor billing applications


o To provide immediate focal point for all matters relating to the business
o Staff mentoring, training, recruitment, sickness, holidays, disciplinary and grievance management
o Ensuring continuity of statutory training for all operatives undertaking work of this nature

Technical Skills / Knowledge


o Minimum of one trade qualification, with the emphases on Gas & Mechanical Ventilation Installations
o Commercially astute
o Knowledge of measuring works from design and management of costs against revenue of project awarded.

Qualifications / Person Specification

o Excellent customer interface skills, excellent telephone and communication skills
o Organised, able to prioritise and work to deadlines
o Commercially astute
o Excellent attention to detail both verbal & written
o Have excellent & capable skills in IT documentation in Microsoft Office/Excel packages
o To monitor IT systems, paperwork and contractual/company processes with regards to all Contract and Business Units requirements.
o Respond and administer paperwork systems to ensure the work force adheres to all planned maintenance, reactive & quoted works as required.
o Team player, flexible and able to work under pressure

Please note this position offers a car allowance and a potential bonus

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.