Graduate Opportunity

Graduate - M&E Construction Management - Dublin, Ireland 2021

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Mace’s International Construction Business Unit operates across a number of locations in Europe working with large multi-national technology clients to manage the construction of state-of-the-art data centres. 

We have an impressive track record as a market leader in European data centre construction and have generated orders totalling over £1bn in recent years. This makes it a great time for you to join us and develop your career in Data Centre Construction. This is one of the largest sectors within the construction industry and is set to grow.

This opportunity is for a Graduate Mechanical/Electrical/Building Services Engineer to be based on a key project located near to (Mons, in Belgium/ Near to Dublin, Ireland/ near to Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

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The role

At Mace, we know that mechanical and electrical and building engineering (M&E) systems have a major role in the construction, completion and operation of a building. These systems impact on the running costs as well as the long-term value of a building and are critical in data centres.

As a result of our knowledge, we value M&E management and have M&E managers involved in all our construction sectors. We offer a range of service levels to our clients from strategic to on site management and ensure our services are engineering led.

This formula ensures we are one of the leading construction companies in the UK and are now delivering our expertise in Europe.

The role

Typical responsibilities of the M&E construction management role are:

  • Tendering of new bids to Mace.
  • Design review, validation and manage the design development
  • Procurement of the M&E packages
  • Planning of the works including design, procurement, installation, commissioning and handover phases in line with Mace procedures
  • Preconstruction Management of all aspects such as health & safety, technical submissions, 3D modelling, construction drawing production, prefabrication, Building Control submissions and commissioning management.
  • Management of sub-contractors
  • Management of all elements of specialist packages i.e. lift installations, utilities
  • Commercial management – execution of the M&E subcontractors’ contracts, management of the variation account or input as required for the project surveyor to achieve the same
  • Ensure that quality assurance procedures are fully implemented on each project
  • Produce monthly project audits and reports
  • Programme management with regular subcontractors’ progress meetings
  • Ensure that works are undertaken in a safe manner in line with company practice, current legislation and good practices, review method statements and risk assessments and undertake regular site safety observations and tours.
  • Commissioning management and witnessing
  • Integrated systems testing including Building Control sign off
  • Assist in gaining Practical Completion
  • Manage project close out and defects period. 

Professional Qualification Routes

  • Graduates working in M&E Construction Management will be supported in working towards a relevant professional membership/qualification

Minimum requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate degree (expected to be obtained by July 2021) in Mechanical, Electrical or Building Services Engineering, 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.
  • Legal right to work in (Belgium/ Ireland/The Netherlands) from July 2021.

Qualifications, knowledge and skills

  • Ability to build excellent relationships with colleagues and labourers on site, adding value to teams
  • Ability to plan and prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
    A drive to achieve results
  • A proactive approach to solving problems

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