Electrical Contracts Manager
Essex, Hertfordshire
DK28042021ECM
Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Building Services, Commercial, Contract Management, Electrical, Industrial, Installation

Speciality: Building Services, Electrical

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £50k - £55k per annum

Benefits: + Car Allowance + 25 days leave plus bank holidays + pension etc.

Apply by: 31/05/2021

Min Experience: years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

Overview

We are currently recruiting for an Electrical Contracts Manager on behalf of a leading Mechanical and Electrical design and installation contractor based in Gloucestershire.

You will ideally be based in the Hertfordshire/ Essex area to look after projects within that area. The role will be permanent and will be either site based or working from home with the occasional requirement to visit the offices in Gloucestershire.

The company offer a complete end to end design and installation service for projects throughout the Uk, primarily within commercial and industrial projects such as hotel and leisure, healthcare, retail, distribution warehouses and education.

As the Electrical Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for the management of multiple electrical installation contracts from estimate to completion and through to agreement of final accounts.

The ideal candidate will have experience within commercial projects of at least valuing £1.5m. The background of the candidate needs to be within Electrical engineering installation projects within Commerical/lndustrial and Public sector buildings, with the individual needing to be both technically and commercially astute.

 

Role Description

  • Procurement of relevant plant and materials and sub-contractor packages
  • Managing and forecasting spend using Excel type spreadsheets to ensure that the work is kept to budget.
  • Analysis of labour resource requirements for the project and placement and control of labour and associated costs.
  • Regular site visits monitoring works progress and ensuring the quality of work is to the required standard.
  • Managing projects and delivering against contracted targets.
  • Preparation of monthly applications for payment and costing of variations.
  • Ensuring that Risk Assessments and Method Statements are prepared and monitored.
  • Preparation of work in progress reports for submission to the Directors.
  • Liaising closely with other professionals, including clients, structural engineers, builders, architects and surveyors, and in-house project teams.
  • Attending a range of project group and technical meetings.
  • Working on a variety of projects within a short period of time.
  • Assisting in preparing tender submissions.
  • Collating certification and preparation of O&M manuals
  • Evaluating customer needs and responding to them.

 

Skills & Attributes

  • Previous experience working as an Electrical Contracts Manager ideally with an M&E/Building Services Contractor.
  • Ideally hold a relevant qualification in Electrical Engineering.
  • Sound knowledge of Electrical Services Management and a good understanding of the technical, commercial and contractual processes involved.
  • A team player with a high level of self-motivation and organisational ability.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Analytical and methodical in approach to problem solving.
  • CAD experience is preferred but not essential.
  • People management and staff supervision skills.
  • Competent in the use of computers and data handling including Microsoft Office systems.

 

Note:- Apex Engineering are acting as an Employment Agency

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working as an Electrical Contracts Manager ideally with an M&E/Building Services Contractor.
  • Ideally hold a relevant qualification in Electrical Engineering.
  • Sound knowledge of Electrical Services Management and a good understanding of the technical, commercial and contractual processes involved.
  • A team player with a high level of self-motivation and organisational ability.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Analytical and methodical in approach to problem solving.
  • CAD experience is preferred but not essential.
  • People management and staff supervision skills.
  • Competent in the use of computers and data handling including Microsoft Office systems.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Procurement of relevant plant and materials and sub-contractor packages
  • Managing and forecasting spend using Excel type spreadsheets to ensure that the work is kept to budget.
  • Analysis of labour resource requirements for the project and placement and control of labour and associated costs.
  • Regular site visits monitoring works progress and ensuring the quality of work is to the required standard.
  • Managing projects and delivering against contracted targets.
  • Preparation of monthly applications for payment and costing of variations.
  • Ensuring that Risk Assessments and Method Statements are prepared and monitored.
  • Preparation of work in progress reports for submission to the Directors.
  • Liaising closely with other professionals, including clients, structural engineers, builders, architects and surveyors, and in-house project teams.
  • Attending a range of project group and technical meetings.
  • Working on a variety of projects within a short period of time.
  • Assisting in preparing tender submissions.
  • Collating certification and preparation of O&M manuals
  • Evaluating customer needs and responding to them.

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