Site Engineer

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  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence, Manufacturing, Site Manager

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  • Salary:

    Rate on application

  • Contact:

    Natalie Portch

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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A vacancy has arisen for a site engineer based in Birmingham for one of our manufacturing clients. This is an established national service contract for the customer with a large scope of building and accommodation services and as such any successful applicant will need to be highly motivated with a proactive approach.

Our client is going through some changes to their building portfolio and this includes the construction of a 'Midlands Hub' building in Birmingham. Initially the role will be to support the mobilisation of the new office when the keys are collected on 14 October and will then embark on a 3-month fit-out ready for occupation.

The successful candidate will work with the existing engineering team to facilitate contractors works, carry out system isolations and issue permits etc. At the same time support will be needed for the existing office from a PPM and reactive call perspective. Both buildings are within walking distance within Birmingham City Centre and the successful candidate would work with the local team to ensure that between you, commitments are met for both sites.

The ideal candidate will be responsible to:
o Provide M&E support to the existing engineering team
o Issue permits for sub-contracted works
o Isolate systems to facilitate works
o Monitor water services to the requirements of L8 ACOP
o Undertake PPM task completion to agreed SLA's
o Provide a reactive service to deal with issues
o Undertaking minor project works
o Manage sub-contractors for service and project works

And would be able to demonstrate:
o Good communication and interpersonal skills
o Good level of customer focus / customer service
o Basic computer skills (Word, Excel etc.)
o A responsive, "can-do" attitude: - pro-active & self-motivated with energy and commitment
o In depth knowledge of building services with the ability to fault find and resolve problems
o Good H&S Awareness
o Sound judgment and good prioritisation skills
o Able to work under pressure and to deadlines, (including outside normal office hours if required) and to have a flexible, service conscious approach

Basic details of the position are:
* 40 Hours per week (typically 8am till 4.45pm Mon-Fri)
* Potential for some out of hours work
* Location - Birmingham
* Works under the instruction of local supervisory team