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Project Engineer Facilities Management

  • Location: Durham
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Built Environment
  • Contact: Rachel Fenwick
  • Contact Email: rfenwick@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 0191 415 3300
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 January 2022
  • Job Ref: 1038794
NRL are currently recruiting for a permanent FM Project Engineer to work in Durham, Gateshead and Tyneside areas on various Schools, Fire Stations, Police Headquarters and Hospital.

Job Purpose
End to end management of Projects and Minor New Works typically ranging from £2K to £100k (with larger scale projects on occasion)
Management of lifecycle and variation project works, including mechanical, electrical and fabric/construction work from concept, through pricing, contract award, delivery, client acceptance, invoicing and documentation completion.
Interaction with clients and other stakeholders at all levels, requiring an ability to engage with customers & contractors in a highly demanding environment

Job duties:
Production of quotations and estimates for works and ensuring invoices are submitted
Reporting on progress and managing all aspects of the project to Engie’s internal standards as well as meeting statutory obligations.
Ensuring site records are kept up to date including the update Drawings using AutoCad
Liaising with Building Control, Consultants, Architects, Quantity Surveyors, & Contractors
Liaising with Clients, onsite Estates teams, Project Manager and Design Team
Ensure that any changes are recorded and added to site drawings
Produce site specific programme for the pre-construction and construction phases of the work
Conduct prestart meetings with the relevant sub-contractors prior to site start date.
Organise site setup and set contractors to work
Act as temporary works coordinator where required.
Organise risk assessments and method statements
Conduct weekly site meetings with sub-contractors.
Maintain and provide information for the Project manager to report on Cost / Budgetary Control.
Undertake Site Inspections to assist in ensuring good site practices are in place
Compile the O&M and H&S files on completion of works
Liaises with clinical staff to ensure minimum disruption to site and services during project works
Develops CPP to be sympathetic to site normal operations
Maintaining financial records of project
Reporting progress and ensuring that project is operating to desired timescales.
Ensures that information is gathered and passed to site technical manager for inclusion in site O&M manuals.
Management of sub-contractors.
Liaising with all trades and co-ordinating services installations
Appraisal of risk assessment / method statements (RAMS)
Ensuring sub-contractors work safely
Issuing Permit to Work where applicable and or recognising the need for a permit system to be in place
Work with project manager to ensure safe systems of work within each project
Ensure that projects are managed and delivered on time and within budget

Qualifications or Required Experience:
Ideally the candidate will have some formal qualifications preferably ONC/HNC or NVQ’s combined with a trade background (Mechanical, Electrical or Construction preferred). Alternatively, the candidate may have come from a project costing background, such as quantity surveying
IOSH managing safely or SMTSTS - preferred
Up to date experience of health and safety
Minimum of 3 years’ experience of project management at site level operating across multi disciplines and multi sites in a technical/FM/estate’s role.
Excellent contractor management skills
Knowledge of the Construction Design and Management
Knowledge of Maximo, or similar CAFM systems


What's in it for you?
A chance to develop your career with a major player in the industry
A competitive salary, negotiable depending on experience
24 days holiday