Engineering Commissioning Manager

On application - Permanent Position
Commercial/Office Division

Engineering Commissioning Manager

Cutting edge sustainable blue chip engineering company require an Engineering Commissioning Manager, either a qualified Building Services or Mechanical engineer, educated to MCIBSE/IMechE or HNC/HND level as well as working towards or having achieved Chartership. Providing delivery and support to all the technical engineering aspects of operating buildings, the ideal candidate will have run similar projects, have relevant industry experience, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be fully competent liaising with clients and contractors. A very generous salary and benefits are on offer.
Lead a team of commissioning engineers and managers across a wide range of projects in the commercial, residential, pharmaceutical and technology sector
Carry out cost and profit diagnosis on projects including feasibility studies and preparation of fee bids
Reviews status advised by project personnel and external parties and modify schedules or plans as required. Prepare project reports for Management and clients
Represent company at technical meetings with customers, professional and contractor teams
Day to day decision making on project progress and direct liaison with, and provide advice to client
Ensures risk and performance monitoring analysis takes place
Provide bid support for securing new projects
Mentor graduate engineers
Manage and review design drawings, specifications and technical submittals
Review commissioning tech subs for technical content and contract compliance, organise workshops with trade contractors and the Client to expedite sign off
Produce a commissioning plan and programme
Produce a test and commissioning tracker document
Produce a schedule of commissioning RAMS (Risk Assessments/Method Statements)
Review, comment and approve sub-contractors commissioning RAMS
Organise and attend all equipment factory acceptance testing (FAT)
Produce reports following FAT visits
Monitor the equipment tagging process
Check the ongoing installation for commissioning readiness
Interface with the Package Manager's on installation matters impacting the commissioning process
Produce a weekly progress report which will include a drop line of progress against the commissioning programme, dashboard report from test and commission tracker schedule, 4-week look-ahead schedule and a schedule of key issues/observations
Assist contractors in the preparation of the L1, L2, L3 & L4 commissioning documents
Write level 4 and 5 test scripts
Attend daily commissioning meetings to drive the time management and resource planning with consultants and contractors
Follow up, and manage through commissioning issues arising and work to agreed deadlines
Coordinate with trade contractors on all issues raised and noted on the clients IRL (commissioning Issues Resolution Log). All issues raised by the client team are on the IRL and must be closed out to achieve FR (facility ready)
Liaise with consultant and contractors in a proactive manner to close out commissioning issues arising
L1 L4 test witnessing and assisting in dealing with commissioning snags arising
Ensuring all relevant parties are on site for each commissioning activity
Ensuring all requisite test equipment is provided for each test.
Managing labour on site during testing and commissioning activities
Collating all test documentation for inclusion within the record documentation
Work closely with the BMS commissioning manager to fully test and commission the BMS interfaces in readiness for L4 & 5 testing
Work with the FA commissioning manager to fully test and commission the FA interfaces in readiness for the L4 C&E testing
MCIBSE/IMechE or HNC/HND and relevant experience
Chartered Engineer status or working towards
Fully conversant with ASHRAE testing levels 1-5
Understanding of BSRIA and CIBSE guidelines
Electrical biased with previous data centre experience (preferred)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Financial management/reporting
Sound working knowledge of contracts desirable but not essential
Understanding of equipment tagging systems
Strong use of Microsoft suite of software
Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software
Ability to produce programmes in Microsoft Project
Good communication skills with all parties, including client team
Develop good, positive relationships with all parties involved in the commissioning delivery process
Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines
Resource management
Management of people motivation, leadership and mentoring skills
Highly organised
Chair, control and minute regular meetings
Strong report writing skills
Good attention to detail
Act in an ethical manner and follows the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines
Please note our client is unable to offer sponsorship at this time.
K2 is acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy

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