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​M&E Manager

Location: Type: Date Posted: Salary: Job ID: Contact:
North West - All Permanent January 21st 2020 £45,000 - £55,000 BTC/FP/2020/2101MEM Brian Colton

M&E Manager

North West – Manchester/Liverpool

£45,000 - £55,000

Our client, a top 10 North West Contractor, are looking to recruit an M&E Manager to join their team. Working on projects across various sectors and ranging in value from £5m - £45m.

Working as part of their technical team with overall responsibility for the production of internal mechanical and electrical installation designs, and management of external building services consultants where required.


  • Provision of high standard domestic plumbing, mechanical and electrical designs, specification information and design calculations for residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • Ensure design deliverables are met in accordance with the design programme
  • To ensure full coordination between mechanical and electrical services together with architectural and structural production information.
  • Provision of mechanical & electrical specification information prior to site commencement and throughout the project duration.
  • Free negotiation, instruction and coordination of external mechanical and electrical design consultants when utilised.
  • Management of external design information – review, collation, register and issue where undertaken by an external consultant or contractor.
  • Electronic and hard copy issue and registering of drawings received from consultants
  • Financially appraising mechanical and electrical specifications for value engineering and cost saving promotion purposes
  • Liaison and management of mechanical and electrical subcontractors including the undertaking of material and workmanship quality inspections
  • Provision of preliminary outline electrical and mechanical design information at feasibility stages of a development
  • Collation of information for (and the production of where required) Operation and Maintenance manuals for the Electrical and Mechanical Services
  • Liaison, co-ordination with other departments regarding development works including engineers, surveyor, buyers, interiors and the construction team.
  • Building and site surveys – obtaining quotations, negotiating rates, instructing consultants and arranging the works
  • Investigation of new technologies in regard to pluming and mechanical installations
  • Assisting with the preparation of tender document
  • Coordination with contractors on site
  • Contract administration
  • Site visits and inspections
  • Arranging copies of information for other department, consultants and site contractors where required.
  • Liaison with building contract authority, fire authority and other regulatory bodies relevant to the mechanical services design.
  • Liaison with utility service providers
  • Ensure all records of design changes are kept to coordinate “as built” drawings upon completion of the project
  • Obtain design risk assessment required from project consultants and design contractors.
  • Liaison with the external Planning supervisor and/or internal Safety Manager/Advisors.
  • Assisting in the assessment of design and build tenders
  • Managing design problem issues raised by Construction staff as required
  • Such other duties, reasonably consistent with the foregoing, as may be required

Experience and Skills Required:

You will be a driven individual with extensive residential and/or commercial project experience. Having a services engineering Degree or equivalent (HNC/ONC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering) you will have excellent AutoCAD expertise and knowledge of iSBEM and IES would be beneficial. Ideally you will also have experience of BREEAM assessments.

The successful applicant will be a team player, self-motivation and able to work using his/her own initiative. Experience of MS Office, Excel, and Work is also essential.