MEP Construction Manager


Key Requirements:

  • 3rd Level Building Services/Engineering degree and/or Trade background

  • Minimum 5 years’ plus supervisory experience in a site-based MEP role

  • Experience working on hyperscale Data Centres

  • Excellent IT skills

As a member of the project management team, you have the opportunity to influence safety culture onsite by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritizing safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the construction process. Encouraging open communication, recognizing and rewarding safe behaviour, and conducting regular inspections further reinforce the importance of safety. By taking these steps, you can help create a culture where safety is a shared value and a top priority for all stakeholders involved in the project.

Key Responsibilities:

The Primary objective of the role is to provide MEPF support to Clients CM team, the GC and the MEPF subcontractors on the client’s new region builds. This involves interfacing with the GC/Client & MEPF Contractors / Clients CM / Clients DE / Clients Security / Client & MEP Consultants / Clients Cx / Local authorities and others as needed.

Reporting to the MEP Department Manager Europe, your key responsibilities for the role will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Review of IFC design for design issues / improvements and to determine where local alternatives with better lead times could be applied

  • Review incoming design change directives for impact to MEP works and establish if they can be implemented depending on site progress, and if they can be implemented determine a reasonable schedule impact

  • Work with the MEPF contractors and offer technical support on MEPF systems, clarify clients’ expectations and typical installation practices for client which may not necessarily be clarified on the IFC design

  • Assist the MEPF contractors in the generation of shop drawings, review of same prior to formal submission

  • Review alternative technical proposals from the MEPF contractors to determine if proposal would be acceptable to client prior to formal submission where the contractor is required / chooses to deviate from the specification / design

  • Track and monitor MEPF shop drawings and technical submittals and push same through the approval process, offer technical support to the reviewers where required

  • Development of a shop drawing tracker for the MEPF contractors to populate and maintain.

  • Monitor the procurement process of the MEPF contractors to ensure orders are placed for materials and equipment in time for delivery without affecting the project schedule

  • Development of a Procurement tracker for the MEPF contractors to populate and maintain

  • Provide the Clients contractors with an insight into MEPF works in order to prioritise Clients works affecting the efficient MEPF progress

  • Coordinate the sequence of MEPF works on behalf of the GC

  • Track, monitor and report on MEPF progress daily whilst monitoring manpower and equipment deployed across the sites

  • Review of progress against resources and forecast required resources to be deployed in order to meet / recover schedule

  • Offering MEPF contractors’ advice on long lead equipment handling, installation and commissioning

  • Ensuring MEPF contractor provided equipment for installations and testing is secured well in advance

  • Review the quality of the MEPF installation whilst its WIP to minimize reworks

  • Advise MEPF contractors of client’s best practices and standards. Communicate clients’ expectations to the MEPF teams

  • Work with the MEPF contractors to close out comments and nonconformance reports

  • Develop with the MEPF contractors ITP’s, Inspection notices, pre-commissioning and commissioning plans and procedures with the aid of the commissioning manager

  • Provide guidance to the MEPF contractors on installation and coordination at site

  • Review and determine acceptable deviations from the design / shop drawings

  • Coordinate with the LLE vendors for equipment delivery, installation, testing and commissioning.

  • Determine their site requirements and ensure the GC follows through with delivering the requirements prior to LLE equipment / personnel arrival

  • Review reported VS actual progress at site to verify contractor is on or behind schedule

  • Provide MEPF contractors with guidance on commissioning and oversee MEPF L1-L3 commissioning

  • Interface with clients Cx team for L4-L5 commissioning

  • Support the GC in the management of MEPF contractors through to PFHO

Strong time management and communication skills are essential to this role as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer necessary paperwork.

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