M & E Assistant Contract Manager

£35k per year + Vehicle and Benefits
13 Sep 2018
13 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A vacancy has arisen for a hands on Assistant Contracts Manager to operate from the my clients Birmingham office supporting the Contract Manager in maintaining and developing the services capability and co-ordinate the daily operations of associated works. This post requires both field based & office responsibilities; you will be expected to balance your tasks to provide both technical & field support to Engineers and Supervisors.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Health & Safety and Environmental compliance
  • Be conversant with current Health & Safety legislation with relevance to safe working practices and carry out tool box talks
  • Maintain accurate records of works done and expenditure using this information to report to the Contract Managers as required.
  • Liaise and co-ordinate site activities associated with services for which you are responsible, i.e. Labour planning and ordering of materials.
  • Assist in the preparation of emergency contingency plans
  • Co-ordinate all site activities, both maintenance and projects and ensure all safety aspects are managed and monitored in accordance with site / contract procedures and requirements.
  • Undertake all tasks associated with labour planning and providing holiday and sickness cover.
  • Take ownership of the client's needs and pursue good communications with the customer in order to build a stable relationship
  • Be proactive with regard to preventative maintenance and extra works
  • Operate Integral QA procedures and maintain clear and legible records as required
  • Be available to attend or manage emergency call outs and provide written incident reports as required
  • Co-operate with Integral office support staff providing information as required.
  • Carry out site visits and audits to ensure quality and completion of work is at the required standard
  • Co-ordinate and manage all preferred subcontractors activity relating to works undertaken
  • Provide cover for Contract Managers when required, i.e. holidays, sickness
  • Carry out timesheet approval for operatives when required.
  • Ensure compliance with safe systems of work, risk assessments, method statements etc. and all relevant documentation is adhered to in accordance with company health and safety policy.
  • Undertake site surveys and prepare quotations/information for additional works/repairs.
  • In conjunction with the relevant Contract Managers, assist in annual performance reviews with direct report Engineers.
  • Maintain staff moral and motivation of all direct reports in support of the Operations Manager
  • Identify and develop any specific training requirements for direct reports in area.
  • Produce and submit weekly labour work allocation planner and review progress of completed works both PPM & Reactive works.
  • Working knowledge of WiP and debt and assist Contacts Manager to reduce.


  • A minimum of City & Guilds qualifications within Building Services or equivalent
  • Desirable qualifications include:
  • ACS/CORGI HNC - Mechanical / Electrical, 17th Edition IEE
  • C & G Refrigerant Safe Handling
  • C & G Electrical Inspection & testing
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Good knowledge of building services & building fabric


  • A good knowledge of all building services
  • Experience within similar role
  • Good level of administration and organisational skills
  • Practical experience within the building industry
  • Health and Safety experience - IOSH Managing Safely
  • Sound knowledge of computers software, Microsoft Office
  • Personal Aptitude & Skills:
  • Overtime when required
  • Driving licence

Please apply ASAP or call Jamie on 01745772218

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