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Specialist Works Service Engineer

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  • Location

    North Yorkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Construction Engineer

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sam Mabbott B.Soc Sci

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Our client is looking to recruit a number of Senior Work Service Engineers for work in North Yorkshire.

The role involves significant senior stakeholder management which will require close liaison with senior stakeholders, site customers and multi-disciplinary engineering and other professionals both internally and external. It is a requirement of the role to interface with senior customer and other stakeholders and site specific customers, ensuring SHE and engineering compliance and managing key business risks and dependencies.

Supplier Management of consultants, construction contractors and plant and equipment suppliers to ensure best overall value is obtained through a supplier partnership philosophy.

The success of this highly visible role is critically important to support our client's strategic objectives and the enabling of facilities work across the UK & globe, as export campaigns, prime contract work and core business solutions are offered to customers.

As an Works Service Engineer, you will be responsible for the design management and construction implementation of a range of facilities and estates projects across the portfolio. These projects are likely to include; New buildings ranging from high-tech aviation simulator facilities to 4th generation aircraft hangar facilities, refurbishment of existing buildings, airfield infrastructure (Runways and Taxiways) and utilities infrastructure.

This role is likely to involve travel within the UK but based at RAF Leeming

Your main responsibilities as an Works Service Engineer will involve:

Interpretation of site customer requirements, leading to the preparation of design specifications, implementation plans for construction.

Co-ordinating and managing project teams, consultants and contractors to effectively deliver the project design and implement the construction activities.

Manage the team through the required RIBA Plan of Work Stages and required company approval process to the desired customer, client and company objectives.

Applying technical skills, ensuring all relevant industry standards are achieved and costs are minimised where possible

Monitoring and managing implementation progress against the agreed design, programme and quality plans, to achieve the project objectives and progress milestones.

Managing the handover, acceptance and defect management process to the satisfaction of the customer

Resolution management of any design, construction and SHE issues associated with the project output through the life of the project, using your technical expertise and customer liaison expertise

Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with company and departmental quality procedures

Responsible for the Health & Safety aspects throughout the project life cycle, ensuring projects are designed, coordinated and implemented in line with current company processes and statutory health and safety legislation

Undertaking site inspections and checks of the working environment in respect of the tasks being undertaken by the Construction contractors, producing site inspection reports


The Construction Managers will be one of a few subject matter experts within the organisation who has the depth and breadth of functional knowledge to manage the establishment of complex & sensitive facilities at deployed locations (inc RAF Bases, customer sites and overseas locations). To underpin this depth and breadth of knowledge the following qualifications and experience will be expected:

  • Degree Qualified Project Management / Construction / Facilities Professional
  • +5 Years experience in a leadership role in a facilities management / construction project management environment.
  • Experience of high value / high complexity / multiple stakeholder facilities projects with demonstrable process track record
  • Experience of managing a professional team engaged in a wide variety of construction, design and contractual activities.
  • Strong track record of achievements and working knowledge/experience in Customer Service, Safety including CDM, PUWER & H&S legislation, Quality and Productivity improvement.