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Mechanical manager

  • Job reference: M-East
  • Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are recruiting for Mechanical Manager to working Eastbourne within the NHS on a temporary ongoing agency contract.

37.5 hours a week

Pay £20.90 Paye an hour (paid via an Umbrella)

Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Corporate Services
*Undertake feasibility and option studies for works proposals to allow the efficient allocation of capital and revenue funding.
*Set up appropriate project management arrangements for each project, using external consultants where agreed, following the guidance and procedures contained within the NHS Capital Investment Manual, Estate code and Concode.
*Project management of capital schemes such as new building developments, extensions, alterations, improvements etc. including; as appropriate, consultant appointments, planning matters, adherence to Trust capital procedures and Business Case processes, cost and quality control, construction management, commissioning, final account and post project evaluation.

2. Technical Services
*Produce robust design solutions for mechanical and electrical works proposals based on a well-founded understanding of design principles, technical legislation, construction techniques and technologies and accepted good practice.
*Production of fully detailed specifications and drawings to enable clear and unequivocal guidance to general and specialist contractors using industry standard software packages such as 'AutoCAD' together with those specific to the NHS such as 'Activity Data Base'.
*Understand and continually update knowledge of all relevant technical guidance
oConstruction, Design and Management Regulations
oNHS Health Technical Memoranda and Health Building Notes
oIEE Wiring Regulations
oBuilding Regulations
oHealth and Safety at Work legislation
oBritish Standards
oDisability Discrimination Act
*Preparation of cost estimates for minor and major works schemes to support decision making and the business case process.

3. Managing Contracts
*Where external consultants are engaged, ensure that design activity is co-ordinated with internal resource plans.
*Compile tender lists from 'Construction line' to match contract needs, record and review tender performance update the system to allow review/amendment of lists for future tender lists.

4. Project Management
*Provide guidance to and encourage disciplined focus from the client to ensure clarity, agreement and understanding of project goals.
*To ensure that client priorities are fully integrated into the brief with due consideration given to organisational priorities i.e. infection prevention and control, single rooms with en-suite etc.
5. General Responsibilities
*To represent the Head of Projects as required.
*To participate and contribute to the overall Estates / Facilities planning function.
*To be aware of the actions to be taken in the event of fire and to attend fire lectures annually and other statutory and mandatory training as required by the post.
*To be aware of your responsibility under the provision of the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations to ensure the safety of yourself / colleagues, patients, visitors.
*Undertake any other duties in keeping with the nature and grade of the post and service as defined by the Head of Project Management.

If this is of interest please email your CV to or call 01772 208953