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Mechanical Construction Manager

  • Location

    Didcot, Oxfordshire

  • Sector:

    Project Supervision & Management

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  • Salary:

    Up to £350.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Davinia Farr

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 months

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Mechanical Construction Manager
Immediately required
PAYE only
£350 Pay rate
5 months work

1st Step Solutions are looking for an experienced Mechanical Construction Manager for a 5 month contract in Oxfordshire.

Your responsibilities will include:
* Responsible for the mechanical services delivery, health and safety, subcontractor performance and wellbeing, whilst liaising with the client, main contractor and consultants.
* Reporting to the Project Manager. Provide weekly updates to the Contracts Manager and Projects Manager.
* Manage and oversee the on-site construction team, including mechanical and external contractors.
* Implementing of project health & safety strategies. Ensure the highest consideration is given when complying with current regulations and specific client requirements.
* Reporting of all Health and Safety issues and manage the issue and upkeep of PPE to the team.
* Proactively demonstrating health and safety leadership and monitoring on site; ensuring the safety standards are understood, implemented and maintained by all team members and contractors.
* Auditing of supply chain works onsite in line with approved RAMS. Compile project and task specific RAMS and ensure they are updated in line with the project progress.
* Leading the management of the mechanical and electrical safe system of works.
* Leading the management of the collation of sub-contractors issued environmental data.
* Managing the project risk register and monitoring weekly look ahead plan for resource and progress.
* Implementing project QA strategies. Carrying out detailed quality assurance inspections of installations in accordance with the QA procedure.
* Leading the quality assurance meetings with detailed understanding of areas completed.
* Coordinating with the management of the trade-to-trade handover process.
* Managing supply chain snagging and de-snagging process.
* Auditing of construction installation works to ensure compliance with mechanical requirements
* Coordinating with the management and auditing of installation works to ensure compliance with project strategies. Ensure installations are in accordance with drawing specifications
* Ensure sub-contractors work to the programme, construction sequence and efficient deployment when pro-actively allocating work.
* Take ownership of mechanical issues and liaise with the client and design consultants to obtain closure and clarifications where necessary.
* Carryout toolbox talks were required to sub-contractors.
* Review of ongoing works and highlight potential defects or risks.
* Complete accurate project materials take off as allocated by the project procurement process.
Skills and Experience Required:
* An industry relevant City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 or above.
* Minimum 5 years of experience as a Mechanical Manager.
* Experience working on data centre projects.
* Ability to influence and drive positive attitudes and behaviours with regards to site health and safety.
* Experience dealing with mechanical sub-contractors.
* IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word.
* Will need to be able to understand building services including design principles, method statements, inspection test plans, risk assessments, commissioning, and handover requirements.