building services technician in birmingham

08 March 2019
wmp, randstad business support
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year
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birmingham, west midlands
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year
reference number
wmp, randstad business support
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job description

Programme Support Engineer

Working in the Force's Property Services department you will play a key role in providing the building services in the new and refurbished high-spec buildings which will be created in the coming years.

This role provides engineering support to the Property Team and their stakeholders, so that excellent building services are provided across the estate in the delivery of WMP's strategy. It will involve supporting the programme with building information and records management, as well assisting with engineering problem solving and on-site scrutiny of work to ensure it is correct and of good quality. It will also include some engineering support for the existing estate.

Key Responsibilities

* Working with others to create and maintain a building and engineering record library which will support the estates strategy and existing estate management. This will include defining appropriate classification method systems. A significant part of this will be to incorporate the ideas and technology of Building Information Management (BIM) appearing in the construction industry.
* Receive engineering documents, drawings and BIM models and correctly incorporate them into the property library, so they can be accessed and used by others. Maintain the quality and integrity of the library stock.
* Provide training and support to others on how to classify engineering documents and how to access them.
* Create and modify CAD drawings as required.
* Support construction by visiting sites to inspect the M&E works and ensure that installed equipment specification and quantity match records held; workmanship is to a good standard. Resolve or escalate any deficiencies. Work with stakeholders to identify and resolve problems. Witness related installation testing and commissioning, resolving or escalating any problems found. Ensure all relevant documentation is correctly entered in the library.
* Support building project officers and project and programme managers with problem solving, progress reporting, and provision of models, data and record keeping, as agreed.
* Work in a safe and responsible way at all times, ensuring that WMP's H&S and security policies are complied with, including - where required - issuing of permits to work, development of risk assessments and method statements (RAMS) and review of 3rd party RAMS.
* Maintain full and accurate records relating to H&S, quality checks, testing, commissioning and in use servicing. Produce reports and briefing notes on problems, defects, emerging opportunities or good practice.
* Manage supplemental minor works arising, including specification, procurement and delivery within time and cost authority.
* Where necessary support engineering activities in the existing estate, to include contract management of one or more maintenance services.
* Continue to develop professional and technical skills, with a commitment to continued professional development including a willingness to acquire news skills and experience.


* A qualification to HNC level or equivalent in a relevant subject.
* Technical and practical knowledge of a wide range of building services.
* Proven ability to manage construction documents and records within a defined structure.
* An ability to comprehend and structure a large quantity and range of different document types.
* A good knowledge of BIM.
* Knowledge of Health and Safety practices.
* Clear and effective communication, with a proven ability to inform, educate and persuade.
* Accurate and methodical and a good planner.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks in parallel.
* Proficiency in the use of standard computer applications (Office etc).


* Membership of a relevant professional body.
* Proficient in the use of AutoCad and Revitt.
* Good knowledge of health and safety practices within the construction industry.
* Knowledge of public sector procurement.
* Familiarity with engineering contract management (JCT/NEC).
* Familiarity with quality procedures in the construction industry.

Hours of Work and Flexibility

* The ability to travel to sites within the Force area (Coventry - Birmingham - Black Country) and the physical capacity to safely attend and move around construction sites.
* Mon-Fri, 36.5 hrs flexitime; however, occasional work outside flexi-time hours may be required. This will normally be reimbursed as time off in lieu.
* Contactable at any time in the event of an emergency.
* Agile, flexi-desk, capable of working anywhere.
* This post is subject to Management Vetting.


* 28 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional days
* Flexi-time working
* Access to other corporate health and benefit schemes, including a Corporate Travel Scheme
* Modern working environment in central Birmingham
* The option to join a generous pension scheme

For more information please call Zack at Randstad on 0121 214 6547. If you feel you have the relevant skill-set don't delay apply now

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


booking meetings,compiling health & safety procedures,corodination of subcontractors,cost reporting,dealing with building regulations


HNC building services

educational requirements

BEng civil engineering