Technical Services Manager

  • Job Reference: INT00201
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2020
  • Employer: Willmott Dixon
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The Role

Our award-winning team create space that help businesses succeed. Combining the strength of a national contractor with the skills of a highly experienced design and fit-out team and completing one-off projects up to £40+ million in value.

As a Sunday Times Top 100 Listed Company (5th place) and the UK's first carbon neutral construction company since 2012, we are proud to have achieved the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development (2016 & 2019) and Promoting Opportunity (2018). We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

You will be joining a supportive company that will develop your career and hope to offer you a career of a lifetime.

Willmott Dixon is currently looking to recruit a Technical (Building) Services Manager to join our project based in the West Midlands area. Candidates should ideally be able to to manage the preconstruction services team through the tender and design development period and to ensure the production of high quality information and accurate costs then monitor operations effectively ensuring the services are delivered to agreed plans, timescales and costs, whilst maintaining the highest quality standards.

The main aspects of a Technical Services Engineer at Willmott Dixon are to:

  • Provide guidance and instruction to the site management team
  • Review the design/installation drawings/packages for build ability and presentation standards
  • Conduct site reviews and inspections for quality, access & maintenance
  • Maintain a good working relationship with M&E subcontractors
  • Ensure that any specification anomalies are resolved and agreed with consultants/clients/WD

The Project

As the specialist interiors arm of the Willmott Dixon Group, you could be involved in high profile projects such as Birmingham's biggest major structural refurbishment of commercial offices or bringing back to life of Wolverhampton Civic Hall.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Have a good understanding of appropriate M&E and services legislation
  • Have experience of a variety of M&E projects
  • Have commercial acumen
  • Experience of interpretation of project documentation and developing appropriate strategies
  • Good standard of mathematical ability
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • First Aid at Work certificate

Desirable Criteria

  • Able to travel independently to work
  • Working towards MCIOB
  • Working towards SMSTS certificate
  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc)

Personal Qualities

  • You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
  • Identify your customers' needs and expectations and strive to deliver them,
  • Take personal responsibility for making things happen,
  • Find practical ways to overcome barriers,
  • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others,
  • Constructively challenge the status quo and seek better alternatives.

Additional Information

Willmott Dixon embraces diversity in the workplace.

We are happy to consider flexible working.

About Us

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets.

Willmott Dixon is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package* including a company pension scheme, company car or car allowance, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, and many more. We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.