Building Services Engineer/Project Manager

Job Details

Oxfordshire County Council are currently seeking a Building Services Engineer/Project Manager who can work Monday-Friday and has the skillset to fit the role.

Job Purpose

Design and project management for, all design aspects of the building services projects particularly those
that involve low or zero carbon technologies (i.e. commercial heating systems, hot and cold water
systems, ASHP and GSHP, gas/oil/LPG/biomass boilers, air conditioning, ventilation, PV’s LED lighting) in a variety of properties. To provide professional advice on all aspects of building services. To undertake planned projects, ranging in financial values from £1k – £1.5m either directly or through
consultants. Pro-actively monitor and report the progress of works to ensure quality and that projects are completed within the timescales and costs agreed. Take appropriate action to achieve adherence as
required. Undertake building condition surveys to identify defects, carbon zero opportunities and advise on repair, maintenance, and restoration options. Responsibility for undertaking feasibility studies and assessing the optimum economical and energy efficient solutions to enable the preparation of specifications. This will require comprehensive knowledge of low carbon technologies and techniques as well as a firm understanding of their ‘real world’ integration and deployment. Advise on the management and supervision of maintenance of buildings. Projects include existing buildings, buildings of architectural or historic importance and the development of new ones. You may implement preventative measures to keep buildings in good condition and look for ways to make buildings sustainable.

Key Responsibilities

To manage own workload. To prepare and deliver a variety of schemes to the required budget and programme and to predetermined standards. Prepare design drawings, full specification and contract documentation (JCT and NEC suite of contracts) for procurement of contractors on a variety of property types. Liaise closely with other professionals and in-house project teams. Assess and design building schemes to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Ensure compliance with all Quality, Building Regulations, Health & Safety and Environmental regulations and considerations. Instruct on construction design and management regulations (CDM 2015). Assist in managing the overview of cost planning in all phases of projects including financial reporting and final accounts. To advise the Council via feasibility studies of potential for schemes and estimated costs. To seek innovation and service improvements. Operate in compliance with the Councils procedures, best practices and any legislation current at the time. Implement appraisal objectives together with agreed personal training and development plans.

37 hours a week

Day Rate £384.25 Umbrella