Building and Civil Engineering Technical Officer

Posted on: 2018-06-28

Sector: Engineering

Location: Essex

Type: Permanent / Full Time


Building and Civil Engineering (B&CE) Technical Officer
Based: Colchester
Salary: £41,200 (Max. DOE)
Reporting to the Estates Manager this role is responsible for structural and building surveys as well as inspections and system specifications across a large site (in excess of 50,000 sq mtrs).
You will undertake condition surveying, life cycle and defect liability management as well as provide construction, maintenance and technical advice to all service areas.
Key areas of Responsibility include:

  • To undertake inspections to ensure quality standards, both in terms of workmanship and materials, are maintained and ensure that any actions arising are completed
  • Attending meetings as directed with the customer to discuss works programming and progress
  • Providing advice and assistance on all works and issues to the Technical Services department
  • Work closely with the Helpdesk team to resolve technical enquiries
  • To manage internal and external resources to deliver service obligations at all times in an efficient manner
  • Management of Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental for Internal and external resources
  • Compliance with applicable statute, policies and procedures
  • Participate in On Call and escalation processes and activities
  • Confirm accuracy and legibility of completed work records
  • Manage the coordination of building access with the customer
  • Mitigating any risk that arises from the non-completion of statutory tasks
  • Ensure productivity and efficiency of the workforce is maintained
  • Demonstrate ownership and control of specialist suppliers required to complete works
  • Drive down both subcontractor and supplier costs through effective and robust tendering
  • Establish, maintain and further develop professional and credible working relationships with all stakeholders
  • Implementing and managing processes, systems, resources and reporting required to meet the performance and service criteria of the contract, whilst ensuring compliance with contractual governance

In the future there will also be responsibility for Planned and Reactive Maintenance including minor new work tasks ensuring completion within permitted time frames so that punitive deductions are minimised.
Person Specification:

  • Relevant Building and Civil Qualification.
  • IOSH Managing Safely or equivalent
  • Competent Authorised Person in a relevant discipline
  • Familiarity with operating JSP 375 Safe Systems of Work
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Management of supply chain experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to all levels within the organisation and with customers and clients
  • Ability to be an effective team player within a team
  • Flexible with the ability to work under pressure
  • Capable of working on own initiative and without supervision
  • IT literate with experience of Microsoft Office

Consultant Details

Karli Jones

FM Recruitment Consultant

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