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Electrical Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Project Supervision & Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Davinia Farr

  • Contact email:

    davinia.farr@1ststepsolutions.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    237699_1617882888

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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1st Step Solutions are seeking to recruit a qualified Electrical Engineer in London on a 6 month temp to perm basis.

Key Purpose:
Effectively and professionally oversee and control the day to day management of projects including sub-contract packages to make a profit by delivering within budget and programme to exceed the satisfaction of the client, Project Manager and associated directors.

The candidate will be looking after the following:
* Prefabrication/Risers
* Busbar (Procurement and Programme)
* Riser Flooring
* Lightning Protection

Key Activities:
* Attend & host team meetings
* Lead and issue meeting notes for technical and progress workshop meetings
* Reviewing tender information including design drawings, specifications and equipment schedules
* Delivering the design / working drawings necessary to deliver the project and ensure you capture any additional costs and programme delays caused by external influences on their production
* Production and technical compliance checking of technical submissions against specifications and ER documents
* Production of package scoping documents
* Reviewing and compliance checking our working drawings against specifications and ER documents
* Being able to develop a commissioning strategy for the installation
* Management of procurement. Value engineering (where asked for) and better buying against the tender allowances
* Programming of the works and sub-contract packages
* Production and management of programmes
* Project reporting to PM
* Manage installation and commissioning activities of your assigned packages
* Handover documentation (record drawings / test and commission)
* Management of sub-contractors
* Ensure all variation costs are advised to the PM and QS
* Cost control. Liaising with project surveyor to assist the PM with the monthly PFR report
* Quality control
* Risk control (programme and commercial)

Knowledge & Experience:
* Shell and core experience of large offices
* Previous experience as a Project Engineer or completed Trainee Engineer role
* Supervision of site based operatives (sub-contract and directly employed labour)
* Team player
* Knowledge of current construction practices and safety on site
* Manage the sub-contractor account variations with the project QS
* Full control and supervision of sub-contractors
* Attendance at client and contractor meetings
* Ensuring completion deadlines are achieved
* Ensuring financial targets are achieved
* Interviewing sub-contractors and assessing their suitability
* Implementing QC procedures including thorough document control and sign off procedures
* Utilising photographic evidence attached to the above documents.
* Have a good understanding of JCT and NEC contracts
* Commercially astute
* Have an excellent knowledge of the engineering fundamentals of their specialist discipline
* Have a good understanding of the engineering fundamentals of the other specialist disciplines involved in building services

Person Specification:
* Approachable
* Good negotiator
* Customer focussed
* Problem solver
* Has communication skills at all levels
* Team player
* Able to resolve disputes
* Pro-active attitude

Skills:
* Able to evaluate a tender
* Ability to prioritise
* Ability to write a package scope of works
* Ability to evaluate and make decisions
* Understands mechanical or electrical design principles
* Good negotiator
* Good understanding of contract law
* Cost control
* Good time management

Qualifications:
* GCSE or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics
* ONC in Electrical Engineering
* 4 years Trainee Engineer experience
* CSCS card
* Proficient user of Microsoft Office
* Use ASTA for programming