CAREERS

JCA is on a mission. We are always looking for the best people to help us continually achieve excellence in engineering and construction design, build and maintenance.

JCA offers a variety of challenging and career-enhancing roles, in a vibrant and enthusiastic working environment. Our positions come with great benefits. We recognise the importance of helping our employees balance work and home life, by offering flexible working arrangements. This enables staff to incorporate other priorities, including parental and caring responsibilities, voluntary and charity work and leisure pursuits.

We also offer learning and development opportunities including Talent Development Programmes, Graduate schemes, Apprenticeships, as well as work experience for young people.

Opportunities exist at technical, professional and management levels in roles including maintenance, administration, project management and design.

If you are interested in joining us on our mission, get in touch: call for a chat, send us your CV, use LinkedIn or view our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Current Opportunities

Multi-skilled Engineers

Position/Title:       Multi-skilled Engineer

Department:        Managed Services

Reporting to:        Deputy Engineering Manager

Location:              Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

A key position within the Managed Services team

To ensure that JCA deliver their contracted M&E maintenance and day to day reactive works in a safe and efficient manner and within legislative and contractual obligations, ensuring that records are up to date and of the highest standard.

 

Role and responsibilities:

Day to day tasks:

  • Day to day maintenance and repair of building services installations (electrical and mechanical)
  • Completion of company documentation in its entirety and in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that all installations allocated are kept in a clean, tidy and serviceable state
  • Professional representation of company technical and ethical standards
  • Regular communication with service desk, supervisors and deputy engineering managers
  • Adherence to company procedures, policies, risk assessments, and method statements
  • To work in a safe manner with due regard to the environment and the safety of others
  • To comply with legislative requirements relative to the position
  • Notify line manager of any lapses/breaches in company procedures or control measures
  • Providing cover for other team members

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Electrical:
    • BTEC / HND / HNC / ONC / Degree
    • Electrical Apprenticeship
    • City & Guilds 236 Parts one & two
    • City & Guilds 2360 Levels one and two
    • City & Guilds 2367 part 1 & 2368 part 2
    • City & Guilds 2330 Levels two and three
    • City & Guilds 2357 Levels two and three
    • Any subsequent City & Guilds course used to replace 2357

 

  • Mechanical:
    • NVQ Engineering Maintenance Parts 2 & 3 (1788)
    • City & Guilds Mechanical Maintenance Parts 2 & 3
    • Technical Building Services Engineering Parts 2 & 3

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

HR Administrator (Fixed Term)

Position/Title:       HR Administrator

Department:        HR

Reporting to:        HR Manager

Location:              Head office, Stevenage

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

To provide a comprehensive, accurate and high-quality HR administration service across the employee life cycle to internal and external customers, ensuring that tasks, systems and processes are continually maintained, updated and improved, ensuring that the delivery of HR administration to the organisation is to the highest standard and provided in a timely and efficient manner to all stakeholders.

 


Role and responsibilities:

  • Processing new joiner documentation
  • Managing the pre-employment screening process for new joiners and the renewals process for existing employees, working closely with internal stakeholders and third party providers
  • Processing leaver documentation, recording leaver information, providing employment references
  • Carry out telephone and/or face-to-face leaver interviews
  • Ensuring the effective scheme administration of company benefits, through liaison with third parties where required including but not limited to:
    • gym membership, healthcare, childcare vouchers, death in service, pension schemes
    • Perkbox / Employee Assistance Programme
    • Online HMRC submissions for company cars
  • Ensuring all company benefit subscriptions are activated / deactivated in a timely manner
  • Ensure HR records and associated information are up to date, accurate and comply with legislation
  • Prepare HR related correspondence in relation to contractual changes
  • Ensure the timely provision, return and monitoring of documentation in relation to performance management e.g. appraisals, probationary reviews
  • Monthly HR reporting for payroll and management report submissions
  • Ensure that absence records are updated and absence levels monitored
  • Provide basic advice and support regarding contract of employment, benefits and company policies and procedures
  • Maintain paper and electronic HR records and personnel files for all employees
  • Provide support where necessary at employment meetings
  • Ensure the timely submission of any new or amended payroll information
  • Ensure that all systems are updated with payroll changes
  • Prepare correspondence for any variations e.g. salary review, bonuses, salary advances, floats, loans, absence adjustments

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

    • A professional confident self-starter, who can both demonstrate and exercise discretion and confidentiality
    • Strong previous HR experience to provide basic advice on employment terms, conditions, policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of current Employment Law and demonstrates compliance
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment that can be high pressure during certain times in the month/year
    • A flexible attitude and willingness to learn
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to multi-task, prioritising workload, time management and manage conflicting priorities
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent IT skills – proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
    • Previous user of Access Select HR (or similar HR system) – Desirable
    • Current CIPD membership – Desirable

     

Qualifications Required

  • CIPD Level 3 or equivalent (minimum)
  • A-C grade GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics

 

You will also be asked to undertake projects and any other duties, which reasonably fall within the scope of the position, and you will also need to demonstrate capacity to develop within the role and take responsibility for driving own professional development.

 

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

M & E Supervisor

Position/Title:        M & E Supervisor

Department:        Managed Services

Reporting to:        Deputy Engineering Manager

Location:              Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

A key position within the Managed Services team

The position is one of responsibility, and is designed to provide first line support for the DEM, supervision of the day shift technicians in the day to day operation of the hospital.

There will be a high degree of technical competence and will form an intrinsic component in executing safe systems of work/procedures during normal and emergency business critical scenarios, including effective communication with the hospital estates management team.

You will ensure the company Health & Safety policy is adhered to within scheme of responsibilities

You will ensure compliance within the JCA Managed Services processes and procedures, and be instrumental in leading and implementing these procedures, providing instruction with particular attention to the areas of responsibility indicated within the document.

 

Role and responsibilities:

  • To be Authorised Person for electrical and or mechanical systems ideally with one of the following (HV, LV, Pressure systems, Steam, Medical Gases)
  • Competent of supervising the day to day operation of the site, its plant and machinery in all operating conditions
  • Confident in communicating with the day shift technicians or specialist sub-contractors to ascertain any necessary information required in the event of an incident and report to the DEM
  • Assist the DEM with the compilation of fully detailed technical fault reports in relation to any critical alarm or situation
  • Instruct staff and specialist contractors regarding the restrictions or limitations of any permits or safe systems of work that have been issued
  • Effectively supervise the issue of PPM to the day shift team and collating completed documentation, noting and acting appropriately any comments prior to closing the task on the CAFM system
  • Close liaison with the service desk team on issuing and closing reactive tasks within the specified SLA’s and KPI’s
  • Adherence to set engineering standards in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • To ensure onsite Quality Assurance procedures are adhered to in all respects and to maintain accurate records/documentation to support the Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Plans

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Qualification in building services mechanical and electrical engineering to a minimum of City & Guilds
  • 17th Edition Institute of Electrical Engineers registration
  • Electrical and or Mechanical authorised training and certification
  • A good working knowledge of building services trades – UPS, Diesel Generators, Plumbing, HVAC systems and Refrigeration
  • Computer literate with excellent I.T. skills especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and awareness of CAFM systems and their use

 

  • Previous experience working building services industry, ideally in a hospital environment
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Technically focused, fault diagnostic skills and highly organised
  • Computer literacy, written, good oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload within tight deadlines and to a high standard
  • Requires ability to be a comfortable self-starter
  • Adjust rapidly and effectively to changes in work demands or business needs
  • Uses a range of approaches and techniques to influence, persuade or gain the support/co-operation of others to achieve results
  • Effective communication skills with customers and to all levels of management

 

  • Open, honest and trustworthy
  • Tenacity and assertiveness
  • Ability to supervise a team of up to 10 employees, with a degree of interpersonal skills
  • Able to produce work of an excellent standard
  • Ability to make decisions and use own initiative

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Deputy Engineering Manager

Position/Title:        Deputy Engineering Manager

Department:        Managed Services

Reporting to:        Engineering Manager

Location:              Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

A key position within the Managed Services team

  • To manage and ensure safe operation of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital Mechanical & Electrical systems in a compliant, creditable manner whilst endeavouring to exceed customers’ expectations
  • To manage the delegated authority for the operation of the contract, whilst maintaining general overview and development of key client relationships
  • Be responsible for day to day management of operational performance, disaster recovery procedures, health, safety and welfare of the team
  • To manage and be responsible for the day work team and specialist sub contractor’s performance
  • To ensure the company Health & Safety policy is adhered to within the scheme of responsibilities
  • To ensure compliance with the JCA Managed Services processes and procedures, to be instrumental in leading and implementing these procedures, providing instruction with particular attention to the areas of responsibility indicated within the document

 

Role and responsibilities:

  • Manage the issue and completion and responsibility for all specialist subcontractor PPM and reactive works
  • Management of all records for PPM, reactive tasks, including statutory compliance and warranty certification on the CAFM system, provision of a monthly performance report, measured against the appropriate KPI’s/SLA’s
  • Management of all HV & LV installations, authorised persons and switching schedules
  • Management of normal operational procedures, with great emphasis on detailed schedules for emergency and business continuity plans
  • Management of all quotations and delivery of all repairs, including responsibility for the process of specialist sub-contractor orders and completion certificates
  • Maintain accurate records and budgetary control of works done including expenditure, using this information to formulate a Forward Maintenance Register
  • Manage via the Supervisor Fabric PPM and reactive activities to be carried out by the site team. Ensuring all worksheets and completion records are processed onto the CAFM system
  • Manage stock control and critical site spares to agreed stock levels and readiness for deployment
  • Manage and record the issue, usage and replacement of PPE clothing and equipment, including calibration certification where appropriate
  • Manage, administer and organise the team training needs, holiday cover and records
  • Manage tool box talk requirements and performance briefings
  • Manage and administer C.O.S.H.H. register and identification of appropriate PPE
  • Attendance to weekly or monthly performance management meetings with the client representative

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • HNC/ONC in Building Services Engineering (high level of electrical content)
  • LV & HV Authorised Person qualified
  • Computer literate with excellent I.T. skills especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge and awareness of CAFM systems
  • Open, honest and trustworthy
  • Tenacity and assertiveness
  • Ability to lead and manage a team of up to 10 employees, with a high degree of interpersonal skills
  • Able to produce work of an excellent standard
  • Self-motivated, ‘Can do’ attitude
  • Ability to make decisions and use own initiative
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Associate Mechanical Engineer

Position/Title:        Associate Mechanical Engineer

Department:         Design team

Reporting to:        Divisional Director

Location:                Head Office, Stevenage

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

A key position within the design team intended to provide a high degree of technical expertise and design-management skills in building services engineering, from inception through to completion.

The Associate Mechanical Engineer shall be degree qualified in a relevant field of engineering and shall either be a chartered member of The Engineering Council (UK), or working towards obtaining chartered status. The role holder shall have a strong background in the design and design-management of building services engineering, particularly in business-critical environments, through all RIBA stages.

Whilst the Associate Mechanical Engineer will have a bias towards an engineering discipline (mechanical or electrical), he or she will be capable of acting as lead-designer in managing a multidisciplinary design team, (incl. outsourced resource), through the whole lifecycle of a project.

This person will be engaged in supporting the other JCA Engineering divisions, as well as producing, managing and delivering consultancy-based solutions to clients. In liaison with the Divisional Director, the role holder shall be responsible for the development of project bids, contracts, resource and fee forecasting.

The Associate Mechanical Engineer will at all times portray the business in a positive manner ensuring all activities remain professional and ethical at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Design, plan and coordinate projects through all RIBA Stages.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of appropriate engineering and industry standards.
  • Manage and co-ordinate design project teams, including any external design resource.
  • Attend client and stakeholder meetings, including presenting and justifying proposals.
  • Build working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Close liaison with the delivery teams to ensure technical accuracy at construction stage.
  • Actively oversee any key site-based operations that warrant a high level of technical expertise be present.
  • Liaison with the other divisions with JCA engineering such as the Estimating department, as required.
  • Checking and quality assurance of designs developed by others, including outsourced resource.
  • Ensuring that the designs and proposals meet legislative and statutory requirements.
  • Mentor, guide and support less experienced members of the design team.
  • Development of fee proposals and financial management of project team, including sub-consultants, through the whole project life-cycle.
  • Ensure that the company’s Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures are constantly adhered to in all aspects of building services design.
  • Be conversant with the company standards, associated guidance manuals and technical standards, regulations relevant to the design & technical engineering needs of the Company.

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant field of engineering.
  • At least 8 years’ post-graduate experience within Mechanical Engineering Design within the built environment.
  • Working knowledge with statutory and industry guidelines such as British Standards and CIBSE guidelines.
  • Experience working in a client-facing role.
  • Good commercial awareness.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record of a high degree of technical and design-management expertise.

 

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Data Centre experience.
  • Chartership or working towards Chartership with a relevant institution.

 

You will also be asked to undertake projects and any other duties, which reasonably fall within the scope of the position and you will also need to demonstrate capacity to develop within the role and take responsibility for driving own professional development.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Senior Contracts Manager

Position/Title:        Senior Contracts Manager

Department:         Projects/Contract Delivery

Reporting to:        Divisional Contracts Director

Location:                As Required (Based around Slough and London areas)

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

The role consists of all aspects of the management of allocated contracts to ensure that JCA’s business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Complete responsibility of allocated contracts which would include but not be limited to the following activities:
  • Financial forecasting to be carried out at outset of project and updated on a monthly basis in accordance with company procedures
  • Liaison with procurement team on projects including and purchasing of equipment, materials and subcontract packages to achieve best quality and value
  • Management of client account to include monthly application and invoice process, build up and submittal of variations and closure of final account
  • Assessment and sign off of supply chain invoicing and applications
  • Represent company at regular meetings with client, supply chain and project teams as required for project needs
  • Provide technical input in relation to your skills into project requirements, including liaison with both internal and external design teams
  • Efficient management of labour resource including site supervisory, direct and subcontract labour
  • Programme management including generation of own project programmes and weekly progress reports
  • Generation and issue of all required project documentation including items such as technical submittals, RFI’s and RAMS
  • Responsibility for site health and safety procedures and documentation including regular liaison with engineering health and safety manager to ensure best practices are maintained at all times
  • Regular liaison with engineering support teams (financial, marketing, accounts, commercial support/O&M) to ensure all aspects of project are up to date and recorded correctly
  • Monitor and control of supplier and subcontract supply chain to ensure best value and quality are achieved
  • Input into O&M documentation from outset of project through to practical completion, including liaison with office O&M team to ensure documents are issued as per requirements in a timely and presentable manner
  • Staff welfare, workload and behaviour are effectively managed
  • Liaison with JCA Engineering estimating, design and business development staff as necessary to provide support for new opportunities and existing projects
  • Provide leadership to staff under your management to ensure that JCA Engineering is presented in a professional manner and has the company’s reputation upheld at all times

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Qualification in relevant subject to role being carried out – ONC/equivalent or higher
  • CSCS card holder or equivalent
  • IOSH or SMSTS CITB site management safety training scheme course
  • Good computer literacy. Microsoft Office, excel, word, powerpoint

 

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Project programming software experience Asta/Microsoft
  • Estimation software knowledge
  • Asbestos awareness, confined space, first aid at work and PASMA

 

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Contracts Manager

Position/Title:        Contracts Manager

Department:         Projects/Contract Delivery

Reporting to:        Divisional Contracts Director

Location:                As Required (Based around Slough and London areas)

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

The role consists of all aspects of the management of allocated contracts to ensure that JCA’s business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Responsibility of allocated contracts which would include but not be limited to the following activities:
  • Financial forecasting to be carried out at outset of project and updated on a monthly basis in accordance with company procedures
  • Liaison with procurement team on projects including and purchasing of equipment, materials and subcontract packages to achieve best quality and value
  • Assessment and sign off of supply chain invoicing and applications
  • Represent company at regular meetings with client, supply chain and project teams as required for project needs
  • Provide technical input in relation to your skills into project requirements, including liaison with both internal and external design teams
  • Efficient management of labour resource including site supervisory, direct and subcontract labour
  • Programme management including generation of own project programmes and weekly progress reports
  • Generation and issue of all required project documentation including items such as technical submittals, RFI’s and RAMS
  • Responsibility for site health and safety procedures and documentation including regular liaison with engineering health and safety manager to ensure best practices are maintained at all times
  • Regular liaison with engineering support teams (financial, marketing, accounts, commercial support/O&M) to ensure all aspects of project are up to date and recorded correctly
  • Monitor and control of supplier and subcontract supply chain to ensure best value and quality are achieved
  • Input into O&M documentation from outset of project through to practical completion, including liaison with office O&M team to ensure documents are issued as per requirements in a timely and presentable manner
  • Staff welfare, workload and behaviour are effectively managed
  • Provide leadership to staff under your management to ensure that JCA Engineering is presented in a professional manner and has the company’s reputation upheld at all times
  • Monthly reporting to DCD to report on overall performance of contracts finances, programme, labour, opportunities, health and safety and any other issues

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Qualification in relevant subject to role being carried out – ONC/equivalent or higher
  • CSCS card holder or equivalent
  • IOSH or SMSTS CITB site management safety training scheme course
  • Good computer literacy. Microsoft Office, excel, word, powerpoin

 

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Project programming software experience Asta/Microsoft
  • Estimation software knowledge
  • Asbestos awareness, confined space, first aid at work and PASMA
  • Willingness to travel or stay away on short term basis dependent on needs of project

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Construction Manager

Position/Title:        Construction Manager

Department:         Projects/Contract Delivery

Reporting to:        Divisional Contracts Director

Location:                As Required (Based around Slough and London areas)

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

The role consists of all aspects of the construction management to ensure that JCA’s business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Preparing the site and liaising with other construction professionals such as architects, engineers, buyers, estimators and surveyors before construction work start
  • Communicating with a range of people including the client, subcontractors, suppliers, the public and the workforce
  • Represent the company at regular meetings with client, supply chain and project teams as required for project needs
  • Developing and maintaining the programme of work and strategy for making the project happen, understanding the timing and critical path of each stage of the project to ensuring that the project is completed on time
  • Planning ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones on site before they occur, setting benchmarks to monitor progress and review the work progress on a daily basis
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers, subcontractors, design consultants and vendors
  • Efficient management of labour resource including site supervisory, direct and subcontract labour. Ensure staff welfare, workload and behaviour are effectively managed.
  • Provide leadership to staff under management to ensure that JCA Engineering Limited is presented in a professional manner and the company’s reputation is upheld at all times
  • Liaison with the procurement team on materials and subcontract packages to achieve best quality and value
  • Full budget management, financial planning and monitoring of the project to be conducted at the outset of the project and updated on a monthly basis in accordance with company procedures
  • Monitor and control of the supplier and subcontract supply chain to ensure best value and quality is achieved, provide cost saving solutions and negotiate contractor change orders
  • Assessment and sign-off of supply chain invoicing and applications
  • Management of client account to include monthly application and invoice process, build up and submittal of variations and closure of final account
  • Provide weekly construction activity reports and weekly project status reports
  • Provide monthly reporting to the divisional contract manager (DCM) and directors on overall performance of contracts finances, programme, labour, opportunities, health and safety and any other issues
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Analyse, manage and mitigate risks
  • Generation and issue of all required project documentation including items such as technical submittals, RFI’s and RAMS
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
  • Provide technical input in relation to your skills into project requirements, including liaison with both internal and external design teams
  • Regular liaison with JCA internal departments (financial, marketing, accounts, commercial support/O&M) to ensure all aspects of project are up to date and recorded correctly
  • Input into O&M documentation from outset of project through to practical completion, including liaison with office O&M team to ensure documents are issued as per requirements in a timely and presentable manner

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • HNC/HND, a foundation degree, or degree in a related area
  • IOSH, NEBOSH or SMSTS CITB site management safety training scheme course
  • CSCS card holder or equivalent
  • First aid at work
  • Driving licence holder
  • Must hold high level knowledge of construction management, understanding of all facets of the construction process and proven working experience in construction management, building codes and safety standards including fire protection regulations
  • Must have effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Effective negotiation skills and ability to provide solutions to complex problems under pressure

 

 

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Data centre development and construction experience
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Ability to plan and see the ‘big picture’
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management

 

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Site Manager

Position/Title:        Site Manager

Department:         Engineering Projects/Contract Delivery

Reporting to:        Divisional Contracts Director

Location:              Slough

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

The role consists of all aspects of the site supervision of allocated contracts to ensure that our business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

  • Must have knowledge of the most economical and effective layout of installations together with the ability to achieve a high level of productivity in the work which they control
  • The supervisor must also be able to apply a thorough working knowledge of their own trade, (i.e. mechanical, electrical, public health) whilst also being able to manage other trades not associated with their own skillset
  • Represent company meetings with client, supply chain and project teams as required for project
  • Maintain accurate records of meetings
  • Provide technical input in relation to your skills into project requirements, including liaison with both internal and external design teams
  • Understand the relevance of Specification, Drawings and Technical Submissions
  • Maintain copy of current drawings and mark up as necessary for record purposes
  • Request technical clarification from CM when required
  • Understand the importance of RFI’s
  • Efficient management of labour resource including direct and sub-contract
  • Ensure a high quality installation
  • Complete quality control documentation as appropriate maintaining copied for O&M manual
  • Strive for a snag free installation and rectify any defects
  • Final snagging by CM prior to presentation to the client
  • Regular liaison with CM’s to report on overall operation of their programme, labour, opportunities, health and safety and any other issues
  • Asses and generate required site based project documentation, items such as RAMS, permits, void closures etc
  • Review and prepare Specialist RAMS together with in-house RAMS for final review by CM prior to issue to client
  • Request PTW as appropriate utilising client process
  • Read, Understand and implement Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan together with any pre-Construction information.
  • Maintain accurate site induction records
  • Maintain accurate signing in records
  • Carry out regular Health & Safety Checklist: typically weekly
  • Carry out Tool Box talks as appropriate
  • Maintain accurate equipment checks and other checks as included in Site Log Book
  • Monitor and control of supplier and sub-contract supply chain to ensure best value and quality are achieved
  • Ensure suppliers deliveries are accurate, complete and fault free
  • Provide feedback on performance, quality, H&S, attitude, etc
  • Staff welfare, workload and behaviour is effectively managed

 

Essential Qualifications/skills:

  • Must have qualification or be able to demonstrate suitable knowledge and experience in their specific skillset
  • CSCS Card (or approved equivalent)
  • CITB SSSTS certificate holder (or approved equivalent)
  • Good computer literacy including ability to produce and work on Word, Excel and Project Software
  • Driving licence holder
  • First Aid at Work

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • Data centre development and construction experience
  • Manual Handling training
  • Abrasive Wheel Dressing Training
  • PASMA or other relevant site based certification
  • Asbestos Awareness

 

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the jobholder is required to carry out such other duties as may be required and as may be assigned by the management team from time to time.

Mechanical Estimator

Position/Title:        Mechanical Estimator

Department:        Estimating

Reporting to:       Estimating Manager

Location:                Head Office, Stevenage

 

Purpose/Main Functions of Position:

The role consists of all aspects of the estimating role from effective handling of new enquiries entering the business, through customer liaison regarding site visits, survey and mid/post tender interviews, accurately pricing the mechanical and public health services associated with the project and compilation and ownership of the quotation/tender documents for issue. At all times ensure that JCA business principles of quality, profitability and close client relationships are implemented at all times.

Role and responsibilities:

Complete responsibility of allocated enquiries/projects which would include but not be limited to the following activities –

  • Close liaison with clients/potential clients regarding any enquiries received into the company and assigned, representing the business in a professional manner at all times.

 

  • Establishing key aspects associated with the enquiry regarding site survey dates, survey requirements, return deadline and required submission method.

 

  • Attend site surveys, or tender interviews as necessary.

 

  • To liaise with other departments regarding completion of all information as identified as required within the enquiry, this may involve liaison with commercial, legal, procurement, accounts, design, HSQA, project delivery teams and directors of the business as appropriate.

 

  • In a timescale sympathetic to the project return date, accurately assess any employers requirement/tender documents/specification and generate and despatch enquiries for specialist sub-contract trades and plant/material items.

 

  • Evaluate supplier and sub-contract returns to ensure compliance with the tender specification/documentation.

 

  • Accurately undertake any necessary take-offs of drawings and schedules and perform data entry into the estimating software selected by the Business.

 

  • Follow all company procedures for enquiry and tender handling.

 

  • Provide prime cost reports for management/director input as to required OHP and mark-up.

 

  • Generate commentary regarding exclusions and clarifications associated with the return offer.

 

  • Oversee the compilation of the tender return to ensure all elements are accounted for prior to submittal.

 

  • Provide ongoing assistance to the projects team if requests for the generation of variation costs are received.

 

  • Provide feedback to allow other departments to effectively monitor and control the supplier and sub-contract supply chain to ensure best value is achieved.

 

  • Liaise closely with the procurement department regarding cost and selection of equipment, materials and sub-contract packages to achieve best value at tender stage.

 

Skills, knowledge and competencies required:

  • Mechanical engineering qualification/experience – Preferably ONC equivalent or above
  • Good computer literacy including ability to work on Estimation, word and excel software
  • Driving licence holder
  • Experience working in a client-facing role.
  • Good commercial awareness.

 

Desirable skills, knowledge and competencies:

  • CSCS card holder
  • Knowledge of other estimating systems
  • Some low level design and/or installation experience would be beneficial.

You will also be asked to undertake projects and any other duties, which reasonably fall within the scope of the position and you will also need to demonstrate capacity to develop within the role and take responsibility for driving own professional development.

 

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