M & E Technical Officer

Job Overview


M & E Technical Officer


Must be a UK Citizen with an existing unbroken residency of more than 5 years in the UK or hold an existing security clearance.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

The Technical Officer must be of technical status and have relevant post qualification experience.

  • Technical – Minimum HND in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering together with proven relevant experience.
  • Qualified to 18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations
  • Practical quantifiable experience in all aspects of Electrical installations
  • Experience in all aspects of construction site management
  • Hold valid DE certification of relevant discipline
  • Hold a valid (3-day standard) First Aid certificate
  • MOD/DIO approved Authorised Person.
  • Hold an Authorised Person appointment in a Mechanical or Electrical discipline, as per JSP 375 Volume 3.

Core Responsibilities and Duties

  • Produce contracts, designs and specifications for mechanical and electrical construction works and managing project risk.
  • Site specifics – determining material specifications; material laydown; competency of operatives; ensure installation works are in accordance with industry standards/manufacturers site installation recommendations.
  • Spearheading delivery of mechanical & electrical projects; responsible for HSE and notifiable CDM 2015 tasks.
  • Integral link to all stakeholders keeping a clear and transparent communication to all stakeholders involved in the relevant projects.
  • Responsible for overseeing all QC & QA matters arising throughout project life cycle.
  • Responsible for Ordered works design and delivery on four Ministry of Defence (MOD) sites; Iraq, Oman, UAE & Bahrain.
  • Ensure safe systems of work are being carried out.
  • Regular site inspections to ensure quality control, value for money and high standards of safety are delivered.
  • Monitor and keep accurate records of progress on site tasks.
  • Ensure specifications are up to date and meet current legislative standards.
  • Identifying technical problems, investigating the causes of defects, and overseeing repairs.
  • Manage personnel, equipment and resources and act as a project, production, or as site Manager for all allocated tasks.
  • Prepare estimates of cost within contracted timescales.
  • Prepare Option Studies.
  • Conduct technical inspections contract wide.
  • Undertake inspections including electrical system surveys.
  • Advise on Mechanical and Electrical engineering problems.
  • Use commercial software for design, planning and report writing.
  • Advise on construction health, safety and environmental matters.
  • Produce bills of quantities, stores and materials lists.
  • Plan for Health and Safety and notifiable CDM 2015 tasks.
  • Control and update site records, as-built drawings, documents etc.
  • Advise and liaise with project clients.
  • Liaise closely with building and civil engineering disciplines.
  • Liaise with client, contractors and authorities.
  • Produce design drawings & write specifications.
  • Supervise design drawing production.
  • Assist in the preparation of tender documents.
  • Assume sole design responsibility for Mechanical and Electrical engineering layouts.
  • Attend and / or run planning meetings.
  • Attends all client meetings as department representative whilst the New Works Manager is off site.
  • Attends Employer, Management / Project conference calls in the absence of New Works Manager when required.
  • Carry out essential administration, including records, budgets, and accounts.
  • Work collaboratively with all departments and deliver results to tight deadlines.
  • Champion a positive Health and Safety culture on all tasks and ensure that all sub-contractors follow all aspects of HSE legislation.