Project Manager (Mechanical or Electrical) 22428.

£75,000 - £90,000 yearly
  • BSS Contract Solutions Ltd T/A BSS Building Staff Solutions
  • London, UK
  • May 04, 2018
Project Manager

Job Description

What is required?

At BSS we are looking for a Project Manager (Mechanical or Electrical) to work with a leading M&E Contractors with offices in Cork, Dublin, London and Mainland Europe.

Your Responsibilities

Project Start-Up Phase

  • Arrange and chair handover of project from estimating department to construction team.
  • Liaise with the UK Director of the project regarding staffing for the project.
  • Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc.
  • Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme, s-curve and histogram.
  • 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.
  • Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme
  • Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements (JCT or NEC etc.)

Project Running Phase

  • Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the UK Director of the project.
  • Manage your site team:
  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, and engineering, quality and safety issues.
  • Ensure compliance with Contract requirements
  • Ensure audits are carried out by the ED in accordance with the design plan (if applicable).
  • Attend meetings with client.
  • Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed.
  • Hold monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones
  • Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S & Lead Engineers.
  • Advise client in good time of current sales plan.
  • Ensure productivity at work face is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control.
  • Submit monthly internal reports to UK Operations Director.
  • To minimise company exposure to risk on the project.
  • Manage and coordinate installation of the project.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant technical aspects within construction industry standards and local authorities requirements if applicable
  • Manage labour and subcontractors ensuring compliance for installation in accordance with the projects specification and contract documentation
  • To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.
  • To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level.
  • To apply the clients methodology effectively and enforce project standards.
  • To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Audit and prepare on-site quality plans
  • Monitor & maintain site EHS requirements
  • Establish an effective material stock control and storage system

Project Completion Phase

  • Understand the requirements and actions to be taken to test, commission and handover the project prior to the commencement of the commissioning period
  • Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan and projects specific requirements.
  • Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the ED.
  • Complete and certify all ‘life systems’ in good time for handover date.
  • Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and projects Building control officer.
  • Issue O&M manual format’s for approval prior to final submission
  • 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 UK Director of the project.
  • Produce a project close-out report and submit to the UK Operations Director.
  • Archive project server and EHS files in accordance with DESL’s requirements.
  • Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected.
  • Undertake a lessons learnt review on the project and present these findings to the UK Directors
  • Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial & practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and systems

People Management

  • Ensure your project team is following Company policies and procedures
  • Ensure all project teams have the required EHS training
  • Providing a positive contribution towards your team’s performance and development by:

o   setting objectives at the start of the year

o   monitoring progress against specific objectives/ KPIs throughout the year

o   discussing progress against these objectives at performance reviews

o   acting as a mentor and advising on training development opportunities


  • Put forward ideas and take action to implement continuous improvement of the Company
  • Maintain a site diary / day book
  • Maintain the company’s confidential information policy
  • Build relationships with all parties involved in the project and maintain effective team communication and cooperation for successful project completion

What you need to have?

  • Project Management Course
  • People Management & Leadership Course
  • CITB Site Managers Safety Training Scheme or IOSH 4 Day Managing Safely
  • HVCA or equivalent CSCS Card Platinum or Black
  • SMSTS Course

What you get in return?

  • A wide variety of experience
  • Permanent Full-time role
  • Career progression within a structured team environment
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Great place to work

If you would like to know more, give Michael a call on 017071012 to discuss in complete confidence.

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