MEP Mechanical Lead


Key Requirements:

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

  • Minimum 3 years plus experience in a site-based MEP role

  • Experience working on hyperscale Data Centres

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Strong ability to collaborate and work part of a high-performance team

As a member of the Collen team, you have the opportunity to influence safety culture by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritising safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers are supported to receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the company’s processes. Encouraging open communication, recognising, and rewarding safe behaviour, to 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 Collen projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of MEP Construction Manager in region, your key responsibilities are: -

  • To align Mechanical activities so they are completed in a safe manner ensuring the Health and Safety of all stakeholders is kept to the forefront of any decisions made or works executed

  • To lead by example and ensure all stakeholders are made aware of Company specific Health & Safety policies and procedures and ensure that Health & Safety forms a key part of any discussions

  • To be fully aware of and ensure that all stakeholders are aware of the existence of any hazardous energies and any site-specific management strategies (Lock Out Tag Out) around these sources of energy

  • To have a full working knowledge of the project Mechanical systems and to track systems installation to ensure it is compliant with specification and program needs

  • To have an understanding of project specific commissioning requirements and to assist in the development of project specific Commissioning Implementation Plans (CIPs)

  • To complete site inspections of the Mechanical, BAS/BMS, MEP & CSA works to ensure the installation conforms to relevant requirements

  • To coordinate that rooms and or areas meet the relevant CSA and MEP Quality standards and requirements for advanced Beneficial Use in line with the master construction program

  • To ensure stakeholders receive sufficient information needed to progress systems installation such that it allows for works progression in line with the master construction program

  • To ensure that contractors and vendors are adequately resourced to complete works successfully in order to streamline and prioritize the execution of electrical activities

  • To review the master construction schedule and identify opportunity and sequencing to focus on work faces in terms of Mechanical and CSA scope which will ultimately enhance program delivery

  • To chair and input into onsite and offsite meetings with all relevant project stakeholders as per project requirements

  • Issue weekly progress & costs report as required

  • Management of sub-contractor activities including tracking progress against schedule and manpower levels

  • To review and ensure system mechanical stakeholders both (internal and external) produce the following items:
    (i) Construction and Commissioning Programs reflective of the Master Construction Schedule
    (ii) Works execution documents and trackers
    (iii) Risk Assessments and Method Statements
    (iv) Progress reports reflective of their scope in alignment with their program
    (v) All relevant Field and Vendor turnover/handover packs as required by the project

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