Building Service Engineer

Posted on Apr 30, 2024 by Resource Solutions - GSC
London, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£65k - £65k Annual
Full-Time

The Role:
The role is highly connected to all parts of the business. Sitting as part of the group Building Surveying and Technical services team, the role supports surveyors, portfolio, and brand teams, ESG, H&S, and maintains close relationships with portfolio projects and development. This combined with building relationships with technical consultants, manufacturers, external surveying teams, incumbent providers, investment, and other stakeholders creates a diverse and multifaceted position. The candidate will proactively support the philosophy of the business within a highly technical forum, blending engineering excellence with strong communication skills and flexibility. The role also leads the engineering oversight of life cycle replacement, compiling, advising, and reviewing budget requirements with our external consultants, service partners and portfolio managers. Once the budgets are approved, the formation of a project team and execution of MEP related works are all under the control of the senior engineer.

The Team:
There are no direct reports in this role, but you will be required to manage external consultants, and at times the service partners on a job-by-job basis. There is a requirement for a joined up approach to be fostered with the CBRE team as at Bluewater as they support the witnessing and commissioning of the retail units. As part of the wider BSTS team, strong, honest, and open collaboration is vital to maintain consistent standards and approaches across the Client brand.

What you will be responsible for:
* Provide support and guidance on all Engineering issues, including but not limited to; Licences to Alter, Life cycle replacement, feasibility, energy management, statutory requirements, Client specifications and guidance for external customers.
* Ensure fit outs are thoroughly reviewed and tracked, ensuring commissioning documentation is in line with requirements, and witness where required. This at times will be out of hours.
* Lead fit out pre-start meetings to ensure Operations teams are supported as demised works begins.
* Provide a proactive escalation point for all customer fit outs, regularly visiting sites to ensure works are proceeding as approved.
* Project by project liaison with internal and external insurers for design approval of life safety systems and risks.
* Day to day liaison of the external consultants engaged in the provision of Surveying and Engineering services. Assist in the management of the framework of the external contractors involved on PPM & LCR (life cycle replacement) contract.
* Support and liaise with Portfolio Project team if engineering issues are beyond the technical ability of the Operations team.
* Bring to the attention of the Portfolio, Operations and Development teams any outstanding works or engineering rectifications needed to facilitate the Customers' or landlords' works.
* Maintain personal contact with customers and act as point of contact and reference for all stakeholders on engineering matters.
* Assist as needed in the review and approval of design for fit out works on FRI (Full Repair and Insure), Managed or new assets.
* Hold strong relationships in Development, Portfolio and Operations to ensure cross pollination of new strategy and potential issues, maintaining the reputation of engineering function within the Building Surveying team.
* Provide technical support for major technical service contract tender exercises.
* Project manage enabling works for minor fit out related engineering services that the Portfolio Project team agrees to.
* At times, for reasons of consistency, resilience and learning opportunities, the role will include travel to our London HQ, and nationally to other centres.
* Have a good understanding of building surveying functions and recognise the need for their involvement, engaging and always collaborating to ensure works are executed smoothly and with all technical aspects considered.
* Ability to make all decisions commensurate with this job role.

Your skills, experience and qualifications:
Essential criteria
* A strong, broad background in Building services Engineering
* An excellent understanding of statutory building requirements, particularly life safety systems such as sprinklers and fire alarms.
* A history of successful involvement in building management and maintenance, both planned and reactive
* Demonstrable understanding of all elements of Building Engineering and working knowledge of fabric and structural issues
* Degree qualified or similar experience in Engineering with extensive post qualification experience of working in a similar role.
* Member of relevant professional body eg, CIBSE, IET, IMechE, etc. Keen to progress to possible CEng status.
* IT literate, essential to be able to handle and interpret CAD files and PDF technical drawings.
* NEBOSH or similar H&S qualification

Our Recruitment Delivery Team are committed to offering an inclusive recruitment experience to all candidates. If you require any accommodations or adjustments as a result of disability, impairment, or health condition, please do not hesitate to let me know by emailing


Reference: 2752789289

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Building Service Engineer

Posted on Apr 30, 2024 by Resource Solutions - GSC

London, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£65k - £65k Annual
Full-Time

The Role:
The role is highly connected to all parts of the business. Sitting as part of the group Building Surveying and Technical services team, the role supports surveyors, portfolio, and brand teams, ESG, H&S, and maintains close relationships with portfolio projects and development. This combined with building relationships with technical consultants, manufacturers, external surveying teams, incumbent providers, investment, and other stakeholders creates a diverse and multifaceted position. The candidate will proactively support the philosophy of the business within a highly technical forum, blending engineering excellence with strong communication skills and flexibility. The role also leads the engineering oversight of life cycle replacement, compiling, advising, and reviewing budget requirements with our external consultants, service partners and portfolio managers. Once the budgets are approved, the formation of a project team and execution of MEP related works are all under the control of the senior engineer.

The Team:
There are no direct reports in this role, but you will be required to manage external consultants, and at times the service partners on a job-by-job basis. There is a requirement for a joined up approach to be fostered with the CBRE team as at Bluewater as they support the witnessing and commissioning of the retail units. As part of the wider BSTS team, strong, honest, and open collaboration is vital to maintain consistent standards and approaches across the Client brand.

What you will be responsible for:
* Provide support and guidance on all Engineering issues, including but not limited to; Licences to Alter, Life cycle replacement, feasibility, energy management, statutory requirements, Client specifications and guidance for external customers.
* Ensure fit outs are thoroughly reviewed and tracked, ensuring commissioning documentation is in line with requirements, and witness where required. This at times will be out of hours.
* Lead fit out pre-start meetings to ensure Operations teams are supported as demised works begins.
* Provide a proactive escalation point for all customer fit outs, regularly visiting sites to ensure works are proceeding as approved.
* Project by project liaison with internal and external insurers for design approval of life safety systems and risks.
* Day to day liaison of the external consultants engaged in the provision of Surveying and Engineering services. Assist in the management of the framework of the external contractors involved on PPM & LCR (life cycle replacement) contract.
* Support and liaise with Portfolio Project team if engineering issues are beyond the technical ability of the Operations team.
* Bring to the attention of the Portfolio, Operations and Development teams any outstanding works or engineering rectifications needed to facilitate the Customers' or landlords' works.
* Maintain personal contact with customers and act as point of contact and reference for all stakeholders on engineering matters.
* Assist as needed in the review and approval of design for fit out works on FRI (Full Repair and Insure), Managed or new assets.
* Hold strong relationships in Development, Portfolio and Operations to ensure cross pollination of new strategy and potential issues, maintaining the reputation of engineering function within the Building Surveying team.
* Provide technical support for major technical service contract tender exercises.
* Project manage enabling works for minor fit out related engineering services that the Portfolio Project team agrees to.
* At times, for reasons of consistency, resilience and learning opportunities, the role will include travel to our London HQ, and nationally to other centres.
* Have a good understanding of building surveying functions and recognise the need for their involvement, engaging and always collaborating to ensure works are executed smoothly and with all technical aspects considered.
* Ability to make all decisions commensurate with this job role.

Your skills, experience and qualifications:
Essential criteria
* A strong, broad background in Building services Engineering
* An excellent understanding of statutory building requirements, particularly life safety systems such as sprinklers and fire alarms.
* A history of successful involvement in building management and maintenance, both planned and reactive
* Demonstrable understanding of all elements of Building Engineering and working knowledge of fabric and structural issues
* Degree qualified or similar experience in Engineering with extensive post qualification experience of working in a similar role.
* Member of relevant professional body eg, CIBSE, IET, IMechE, etc. Keen to progress to possible CEng status.
* IT literate, essential to be able to handle and interpret CAD files and PDF technical drawings.
* NEBOSH or similar H&S qualification

Our Recruitment Delivery Team are committed to offering an inclusive recruitment experience to all candidates. If you require any accommodations or adjustments as a result of disability, impairment, or health condition, please do not hesitate to let me know by emailing

Reference: 2752789289

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