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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Salary and benefits: Competitive salary plus company car or car allowance, matched pension up to 7.5%, numerous retail discounts, share save plans and 26 days annual leave.

Location: Project specific opportunity at our HMP Wellingborough site, Northamptonshire.

Business Unit: Kier Mechanical and Electrical


Kier Mechanical & Electrical (KME) are an internal MEP self-delivery business within the Kier group, supporting the internal regional businesses across the UK and the Strategic Projects business on complex and challenging projects. The business has a full design, construct and commissioning capability.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer, to join our delivery team on HMP Wellingborough. The project is a c.£270M scheme with c.£85M MEP across the project, with a planned completion date for Autumn 2021

The role will report to a MEP Section Project Manager and have the full responsibility for the MEP delivery of one of the ancillary buildings supported by and electrical biased colleague with further responsibilities for management and control of off-site manufacture production, logistics and installation. There will be additional responsibility for sectional external mechanical services distribution across the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safe management and control of the services installation under your responsibility
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of the works
  • Management of programme sequence and delivery milestones
  • Equipment technical appraisals and compliancy reviews
  • Co-ordination of the installation and associated supply chain recourse
  • Risk identification Mitigation and management
  • Weekly progress and performance reports
  • Management of design information and change control
  • Commissionability reviews.
  • Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holds the relevant industry qualifications: Trade/HNC/HND etc.
  • At least 5 years' experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate experience in management and control of multiple Sub-contractor controlling performance, safety, quality, productivity and programme
  • Demonstrate good organisational skills
  • Programme and Sequence management, with understanding of key interfaces and risks and ability to report on these.
  • Ability to communicate technical and none-technical information relative to audience.
  • High level of competence in digital construction methods BIM & Field tools
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and Risk Management.
  • Minimum of SMSTS or equivalent levels of SHE qualification
  • Experience in safe control of mechanical systems.
  • By joining Kier you can be sure that you'll not only be building a future for yourself, but for everyone around you too. Your future starts here, apply today.

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