Mechanical & Electrical Technical Officer

Job type:
9 months
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
flag_no United Kingdom
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What Project Team? What do they do?

Responsible for managing a suite of DIO contracts delivering maintenance and minor new works for the US Visiting Forces at RAF Lakenheath.

Overall project objectives?

Manage USVF client-injected work orders from inception to completion of works.

Core responsibilities/objectives of this role

  • Developing specifications from client-supplied statements of need.
  • Liaising between client and contractors to advise and develop specifications.
  • Scrutinizing contractors' measures to ensure compliance with specification and VFM.
  • Raising orders on contractors.
  • Supervising works ordered on contractors, carrying out variations where required.
  • Arranging and chairing works progress meetings with stakeholders and contractors.
  • Ensuring contractors' compliance with DIO contracts.
  • Verifying contractors' claims for payment.
  • Closing out works, ensuring works have been completed according to specification.
  • Ensuring management chain is informed of all issues arising from problems with any of the above.

Previous experience - Essential and desirable:

  • Previous experience as a M&E Technical Officer on client establishment is desirable.
  • Experience of working with M&E contractors in a supervisory capacity is essential.

Specialist accreditations

HNC or equivalent in Building Services or Electrical Engineering (not electronics) is essential.

What are the 3 most important skills the candidate should have

  • Broad M&E knowledge base
  • Effective communication skills, including IT.
  • Relevant experience in managing M&E works and contracts.