Senior Mechanical PM

  • Location

    Galway, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £41000 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Client:


Our client is mechanical and electrical engineering contractor. They provide full mechanical and electrical contracting services as well as specialist high voltage (HV) and medium voltage (MV) design and construction services across a number of different sectors including Data Centres, Life Sciences, Industrial Manufacturing, Substations and Renewables, Power Generation, Petrochemical and Commercial.
They are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Project Manager working in the Galway Region.
As a Mechanical Project Manager you will plan, organise, lead, coordinate and control all activities concerned with the construction of Mechanical Piping/HVAC Projects.

Mechanical Project Manager Responsibilities
In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project (Pharmaceutical, Clean Room, Life Sciences, Laboratories etc.) around the Galway/Connacht area.

Project Start-Up:
Arrange and chair handover of project from estimating department to construction team
Liaise with OM in staffing of project
Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cashflow and billable schedules, etc.
As Project Manager (Mechanical biased) you will be tasked with producing procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histograms
Liaise with client and design team on procurement and engineering issues
Develop project safety and quality plans
Mobilise sub-contractors and labour in accordance with business plan
Mobilise site establishment

Project Running Phase:
Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the OM
Manage your site team in the effective day to day running of site activities
Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries and engineering, quality and safety issues
Attend meetings with Clients
Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed
Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S
Advise client in good time of current sales plan
Ensure productivity at work place is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control
Submit monthly internal reports to the OM

Project Completion:
Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan
Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the EM
Complete and certify all 'life systems' in good time for handover date
Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and District Surveyor
Handover O&M manual and record drawings
Prepare final account with the QS, submit and agree with client in line with company objective
Demobilise site team and establishment in conjunction with the OM
Produce a project close-out report and submit to the OM
Archive project
Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected

Other Duties:
Maintain a site / day book
Attend and participate in monthly project managers meetings
Develop your skills in line with agreed training plan
From a strategic aspect, as a Mechanical Project Manager you will always be looking to put forward idea for continuous improvement of the company "Kirby Group".
Maintain contact with your client base
Maintain excellent working relationships with the client from project start up to project completion

Necessary requirement of the Mechanical Project Manager
Building Services Engineer / Mechanical Engineer or Senior Trades qualification or equivalent
Significant Project management experience 10 years+.
Previous record of delivering small to medium mechanical pharmaceutical or similar sector projects (Healthcare, Semiconductor, Brewery, Distillery etc.)
Pre-commissioning & system turnover experience
Piping and building services experience
Commercial Awareness
Experience in Process Piping, BMS Systems, HVAC, Clean & Dirty Utilities Piping, is essential.
Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact
Excellent record keeper and administration skills
Leads and influences others.
Identifies and achieves commercial value.
Innovates and leads in mechanical/technical activity and challenges.
Plans and effectively manages projects.
Solves problems analytically and acts decisively
Mentor and Coach to junior engineers and graduates
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.