Mechanical Manager

The role

To manage the Mechanical division of a residential project in Central London from conception through to delivery, reporting to the Project Manager.


  • To manage and co-ordinate the Mechanical division of the relevant residential project from conception through to delivery
  • Manage and oversee the on-site construction team, including Mechanical and external Contractors
  • Ensure Sub-contractors work to the programme, construction sequence and efficient deployment when pro-actively allocating work
  • Implementing Cilantro’s Mechanical Safe Systems of Work procedure
  • Ensure the highest consideration is given when complying with current regulations and specific client requirements
  • Reporting of all Health and Safety issues and manage the issue and upkeep of PPE to the team
  • Proactively demonstrating Health and Safety Leadership and monitoring on site; ensuring the safety standards are understood, implemented and maintained by all team members and Contractors
  • Carrying out detailed Quality Assurance inspections of installations in accordance with Cilantro’s QA procedure
  • Manage and oversee the Mechanical pre-commissioning and commissioning including the flushing, testing and chlorination of the systems
  • Implement and monitor the project to ensure it is engineered to the highest standard
  • Take ownership of Mechanical issues and liaise with the Client and Design consultants to obtain closure and clarifications where necessary
  • Ensure appropriate quality and workmanship
  • Carryout Toolbox talks were required to Sub-contractors
  • Provide weekly updates to the Contracts Manager and Projects Manager
  • Review of ongoing works and highlight potential defects or risks
  • Complete accurate project materials take off as allocated by the project procurement process
  • Compile project and task specific RAMS and ensure they are updated in line with the project progress
  • Ensure installations are in accordance with drawing specifications

Skills and experience required

  • An industry relevant City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 or above
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Mechanical Manager
  • Experience working on residential projects
  • Ability to influence and drive positive attitudes and behaviours with regards to site Health and Safety
  • Experience dealing with MEP Sub-contractors
  • IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Up to date First Aid qualification
  • Essential knowledge of relevant Health and Safety requirements and Mechanical Safe Systems of Work
  • Experience of managing staff and 3rd parties essential
  • Will need to be able to understand building services including design principles, method statements, inspection test plans, risk assessments, commissioning, and handover requirements

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