Facilities Infrastructure Technical Projects Engineer
Job ID
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Areas of Interest
Engineering/Maintenance, Facilities Management
London - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Job Purpose:
To support the dedicated client account by providing technical engineering management oversight and support for all FI and CPM originated technical projects within London. To effectively action the activities detailed in the Key Job Responsibilities

Key Tasks:
Provide day-to-day FI and CPM Project Technical Support services for the client account across 5 sites in Canary Wharf.  

Overall Objectives
  • Ensure a no risk to operations approach is maintained on site for the duration of any FI and CPM project activities within the period of engagement stated above
  • Ensure the quality of installation of Clients equipment/systems meet the design criteria laid down in the Project specifications and drawings
  • Ensure all FI and CPM project commissioning is witnessed and signed off by the agreed sign off stakeholders 
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in matters related to the existing site(s) technical engineering infrastructure providing data for CS and the Project Design Teams in all matters relating to existing asset/system connectivity, location, designed and installed capacity, operational restrictions, as fitted data
  • Review, comment and catalogue all relevant documentation throughout the installation, testing and commissioning and handover periods
  • Provide the interface between FI and CPM project work activities and existing Business As Usual (BAU) operations, both CS and CBRE

Key Deliverables
  • Ensure variation work do not proceed without authority and in accordance with contract control procedures.
  • Maintain day to day liaison with the CS FI Team and CS CPM Team 
  • Review progress of work of Contractors against programme, advising the CS FI Team and/or CS CPM Team of any foreseen slippage due to existing BAU operations interface restrictions 
  • Take all reasonable steps to safeguard, maintain and take care of existing CS assets/systems and site(s)
  • Physically inspect the work of FI and CPM project operatives for quality, progress and satisfactory completion and check progress at suitable intervals against programme and identify deviations therefrom
  • Record items of impending delays likely to affect progress or give rise to a claim, establish reasons for delays and notify the CS FI and or CPM Teams accordingly
  • Attend regular meetings and liaise with CS FI and CPM teams and maintain a log book to record all concerns relating to potential delays to aid the Project Risk Management log
  • Attend site meetings, Teleconferences and provide detailed reports of site visits
  • Check installation drawings, warrantees, contracts, commissioning and testing documentation, Operate & Maintenance manuals. Act as the focal point for all activities leading to the handover of the site to GBSS FI Operations (BAU)
  • Attend and witness of testing on completion, including compliance with specifications, snagging and operational handing over and final site clearance
  • Attend factory acceptance testing where requested to do so by the CS EMEA Regional FI Lead and ensure training is disseminated to the CBRE Operations teams 
  • Witness site based Scada/EMS/BMS integration and fire alarm cause and effect testing of the works as required
  • Proactively resolve co-ordination issues with respect to other FM related building activities
  • Provide assistance to the CBRE Operations teams (BAU) to scope out isolations and demarcation of construction task/site areas to comply with CDM requirements
  • Provide oversight/review of Project Contractor Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS) that affect the existing site infrastructure such as requests for energy isolation, system impairment, surveys or works of site demises outside of the project demise, integrated testing requirements, connections to existing system(s) providing Permit To Work (PTW) or Authority To Work (ATW) and the necessary isolations and Lock Out and Tag Out (LOTO) needs

Person Specification:
  • Recognised tertiary qualification to BTEC, ONC or HNC level for Electrical/Mechanical engineering or equivalent discipline
  • 18th Edition electrical regulations
  • Knowledge and awareness of the facilities management industry
  • Health & Safety qualification
  • Previous experience working in a corporate Head office environment.
  • Strong Excel skills able to work to a medium competency level
  • Experience in the use of CAFM systems for asset and works planning

Please note this is a fixed term role until Dec 2022. 
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