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It’s our people that are making the difference every day and we know our success depends on our people helping us to create value for our customers by working in partnership with them to achieve outstanding service and return on investment.

We want everyone at Jacopa, regardless of their role, to add value, to inspire trust and to demonstrate pride in their work.

In return we offer great opportunities to grow in a company culture that fosters creativity, innovation, personal growth, job satisfaction and career development. In short, the UK’s leading team serving the Municipal Wastewater sector.

Unsolicited approaches from Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted

AVAILABLE RECRUITMENT POSITIONS:

Site Manager – Newry

SUMMARY

Responsible for ensuring the site works will be delivered safely and on time. Will serve as a main site engineer liaising and managing our supply chain and sub contract team.
Completes assigned activities under general direction of the Project Manager.

ESSENTIAL GENERIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Reviewing all applicable contract documents and briefs,  POs, project plans, specifications, and providing comments when applicable;
  2. Liaise with other members of the Contracts Team & Supply Chain to ensure timely delivery of contracts
  3. Scheduling and conducting project review and proposals review meeting, focusing on terms and conditions of contract, scope of supply, cost, construction, and project scheduling;
  4. Advising Project Manager of project status while adhering to all appropriate policies and established safety procedures.
  5. Report any variations to Project Manager, including costs and problems which may change the forecast delivery, profitability, warranty etc of such contracts;
  6. Communicating promptly with customer on project schedule and any issues relating to that contract;
  7. Assistance in the development of monthly progress reports
  8. Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental
    1. Reviewing of Sub-contractor RAMS.
    2. Ensure projects are managed in compliance with the CDM Regulations
    3. Ensure subcontractors and suppliers are compliant with the Company’s policies, procedures and processes.
    4. Undertake regular Site Safety Inspections/Audits.
    5. Oversee and ensure that HSE related documents are kept up to date, submitted and filed appropriately.
    6. Liaise with third parties as required to ensure compliance with all standards, legislation, regulation and best practice.
    7. Performs all work in accordance with established health and safety, quality and environmental procedures as well as all company procedures including authorisations
  9. Other varied duties may be assigned as required reflecting the small team flexibility at the location

 

LOCAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Comply with all company procedures and authorisations when committing the company to agreement
  2. Management of Sites and supervision of direct labour and subcontractors
  3. Management of delivery of MEICA projects while ensuring high quality of work is achieved and maintained
  4. Set up schedules for the timely submission and completion of all drawings, technical data, manufacturing and installation schedules, as agreed with the customer.
  5. Oversee the progress on the project by holding regular meetings or discussions with the supply chain, sub contract team and client representatives.
  6. Maintain contact with the customer, advising of progress, responding to correspondence and any queries relating to that contract.
  7. Attend contractual meetings with the customer as necessary, both in the UK and Ireland if required
  8. Assist Project Manager in maintaining an effective system of contract management.
  9. Monitor any variation to the contract supply, terms and conditions, and ensure that all variations are reflected in the increased contract value and profitability.
  10. Monitor the warranty period and minimize the amount of warranty claims.
  11. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department
  12. Ensuring compliance on site regarding RAMS, Toolbox Talks and adherence to safety, quality, and environmental procedures
  13. Attendance and contribution at client progress meetings
  14. Attendance and contribution at MEICA design meetings
  15. Liaising with Clients and consultant
  16. Keeping of site records

 

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supervising the supply chain and sub contract teams on site
  2. Assisting the Project Manager in development of Construction Phase Plan
  3. Organising of Site Mobilisation
  4. Carrying out of Site Inductions
  5. Development of RAMS and reviewing subcontractor RAMS
  6. Controlling delivery of materials to site
  7. Knowledge of the Construction Site & Safety
  8. Knowledge of CDM Regulations
  9. Ensuring compliance on site regarding RAMS, Toolbox Talks and adherence to safety and environmental procedures

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

HNC or higher in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering or similar discipline.

Related experience gained in construction site management environment plus related experience in delivering work packages.

5+ Years Supervisory Experience within the Water or Construction Industry

Knowledge of Conditions of Contract particularly NEC.

CSR Gold Card or equivalent

First Aid at Work Training

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, analyse, and interpret complex industry related documents.

Ability to respond effectively to technical and commercial issues.

Ability to prepare and communicate status reports.

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

Ability to make decisions requiring the use of a variety of variables in standard situations.


OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • IT Skills: Proficiency in Word, Excel, other MS Office programs and IT systems (eg network + email).
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations.
  • Travel: Travel in the UK and Ireland will be required to fulfil the role.
  • Overnight: You may be required to stay away from home on occasions, which we be planned in advance.
  • Other:
    • Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings.
    • Knowledge of Water and Wastewater Treatment processes
    • Ability to work within a small multi-disciplined team.
    • CAD experience advantageous but not essential.
    • Ability to develop key skills and knowledge in water and wastewater treatment and infrastructure
    • Ability to develop key skills, knowledge and understanding of Commercial Terms & Conditions and Contract law.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Projects Manager – Newry

SUMMARY
Responsibilities of the Projects Manager include the financial and operational planning, monitoring and control of allocated Newry Projects, ensuring compliance with all Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality internal and external requirements and overall, implementing the Company’s procedures and objectives. The project Manager will also be responsible for the allocation of resources to Wastewater and Water Treatment projects

The Projects Manager will serve as the overall contractual contact for customers and will liaise closely with other departments of the Company to ensure efficient delivery of Projects to the satisfaction of the customer while meeting Company performance objectives. The Projects Manager will be responsible for maintaining and building on existing relationships with clients and their teams.

Completes assigned activities under general direction of the Contracts Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Health, safety and environment
    1. By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E planning and performance, procedures and best practice, ensuring full compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
    2. Liaise closely with the Company’s QHSE Manager to regularly review plans and performance and seek professional guidance when needed
    3. Allocate HSE responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and organise training as necessary
    4. Ensure projects are managed in compliance with the CDM Regulations
    5. Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors and suppliers follow the Company’s procedures and processes
    6. Undertake regular Site Safety Audits / Inspections
    7. Oversee and ensure that HSE related documents are kept up to date, submitted and filed appropriately.
    8. Liaise with third parties as required to ensure compliance with all standards, legislation, regulation and best practice
  2. Operational
    1. Effective direct management of the delivery team to meet all performance and compliance requirements, regularly set and monitor individual performance objectives
    2. Responsible to achieve budget gross margin for Projects; manage risks and opportunities to deliver improvements where possible
    3. Programme planning of all Projects
    4. Liaise with other members of the Contracts Team to ensure timely delivery of projects
    5. Plan Projects ensuring they are programmed to a level of detail necessary to meet contract / sub-contract obligations and for site operations
    6. Maintain an effective system of contract management.
    7. Ensure procurement is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays
    8. Optimise cash flow for the Company
    9. Working with site management ensure site team compliance with Company policies and procedures
    10. Attend in person, or delegate as necessary, tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the contract / sub-contract delivery team and site team
    11. Assist Contract Manager to ensure plans and forecasts are in place and monitored and formally reviewed monthly with the Company’s Finance Dept for the successful commercial delivery of all Projects
    12. Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs and forecasts
    13. Ensure effective commercial engagement of subcontractors and suppliers to manage risk and performance
    14. Implement risk management, review risk register and check risk controls
    15. Review Projects for change and risk at least monthly with the delivery team, implementing necessary actions with the customer and the supply chain in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract / sub-contract
    16. Formally brief the delivery team on contract / sub-contract particulars for initiation and completion of works to meet all contractual and customer satisfaction obligations
    17. Ensure weekly operational review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out and look-ahead programmes are in place
    18. Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
    19. Working with the Engineering Design Office Manager, ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project
    20. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department.
    21. Close Projects in accordance with terms and conditions and effectively manage the defects period for ongoing risk to the Company
  1. Quality
    1. Ensure that project ITPs and / or Quality Plans are produced as contractually required or considered necessary to manage specific risks
    2. Establish and promote best practice in Quality management
    3. Liaise closely with the Company’s QHSE Manager to regularly review plans and performance and seek professional guidance when needed
  2. Customer relations
    1. Build and maintain constructive relationships with all customers & other stakeholders
    2. Chair and lead meetings with the customer and report on progress to date
    3. Ensure that works are carried out in a manner minimising community impact
  3. Other
    1. When needed mentor less experienced members of the team
    2. Attend Company management meetings as requested
    3. Review contract terms and conditions, specifications and other data and information
    4. Undertake compliance with the requirements of any customer Framework Agreement in conjunction with the Management Team
    5. Deputise for the Contracts Manager when required
    6. Support the Key Account Managers and Proposals Engineers to develop new business when needed
    7. Other duties may be assigned as required.

ESSENTIAL PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Extensive operational and financial experience of managing Projects within a water industry environment
  2. Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
  3. Experience and use of MS project / Primavera P6
  4. Excellent skills with use of ERP system(s)
  5. Excellent skills in MS suite of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams. Capability to quickly develop skills in other software
  6. Good knowledge and use of the latest NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms
  7. Appropriate Health & Safety qualifications eg IOSH / NEBOSH
  8. Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
  9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers, supply chain, all stakeholders, including all levels of staff
  10. Excellent problem solving skills and analytical thinking

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of the human resources within the project engineering department (employees and contract staff)
  • Assign work and objectives to individuals in the delivery team
  • Regularly assess individual performance against objectives and set new objectives in line with overall contract / sub-contract obligations and Company goals. Implement performance action plans as required for underperformance

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive enquiries and complaints.
  • Ability to understand and both read, write and converse in English and at advanced level.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing on a technical level.
  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal and customer relations skills.

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems using independent judgment in situations requiring the use of multiple variables in complex non-standard situations.
  • Operates with wide latitude for un-reviewed actions and decisions requiring independent judgment having direct impact on the company.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations.
  • Travel: Occasionally travel is required to locations nationally and internationally which may involve trips of up to 5 days duration.
  • Other:

    • Will need to be financially astute with understanding of profit and loss margins;
    • Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings;
    • Knowledge of machining, fabrication, and assembly techniques;
    • Knowledge and understanding of Commercial Terms & Conditions and Contract Law – NEC4 Training advantageous but not essential.
    • Educated to HNC/HND level or equivalent
    • Flexibility to work across all days of the week to take into account Company and customer requirements.
    • Attend training courses as directed by the Company

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is likely to visit wastewater treatment works, pumping stations, water / sewerage mains infrastructure, water treatment plants and supply chain manufacturing / assembly premises in the normal course of employment in the role.


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Parts and Service Spares Sales Administrator – West Bromwich

SUMMARY

Responsible for pursuing Parts and Service Sales, installation, refurbishments and spares
contracts from existing and new customers by promoting and selling the Company’s
products and services.
Completes assigned activities under the direction of the Parts and Service Team Leader
and Manager

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  1. Form and maintain effective relationships with existing, new and potential clients.
  2. The ability to place the customer first and offer excellent customer service and develop good customer relations to realize the customer’s ultimate goal to their clients.
  3. Preparing quotations and framework proposals for submission to the customer outlining both commercial and technical aspects of the company’s offer.
  4. Handle RFQ’s from customer for standard and non-standard parts.
  5. Interpret customer’s requirements and select suitable processes and productsfrom the Company portfolio together with ancillary items.
  6. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  7. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

LOCAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;

  1. Investigate Jacopa archive both digital and physical for current bills of materials and drawings.
  2. Liaise with internal departments and external suppliers to establish costs and
    design parameters.
  3. Produce an accurate and detailed quotation for the parts required and submit to customer.
  4. Follow up quotation with customer and provide any additional assistance
    necessary to secure the contract.
  5. Extend and develop business relationships to encourage further business fromthe end user.
  6. Establish contacts at all levels within the order chain.
  7. Review orders technically and commercially and issue an internal
    specification of the service being supplied.
  8. Provide back-up for the sales department as required.
  9. Assist in the project management of all contracts as required.
  10. Attend liaison meeting/site visits with existing and new clients which may
    involve overnight stays away from home.
  11. Assist in the production of monthly and annual rolling sales forecasts and reports.

 

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

Previous sales, telephone sales and key account experience preferably gained within the
Water industry preferred but not essential.
Good mechanical engineering mindset.
Experience in proposal, quotations or Design Engineering would be an advantage.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to respond effectively to sensitive enquiries and complaints.

Ability to understand and both read, write and converse in English.

Ability to work independently and converse verbally by both telephone and digital media with internal and external customers.

Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing on a technical level and assist with
preparing and delivering formal presentations.

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

Ability to make decisions requiring the use of a single variable in standard situations.
Ability to make decisions when selling products to enhance company profitability.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Computer skills:  Excellent computer skills, including in MS suite of Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams. Capability to quickly develop skills in other software, experience in the use of ERP systems an advantage but not essential as full training available

Mathematical skills: Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Travel:  Some travel to clients sites may be required.

Other: Ability to work conscientiously whilst unsupervised.
Ability to understand the sales of Capital and Commodity related products to the Water Industry.
Ability to recognize potential sales or service opportunities.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


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Project Engineer – West Bromwich

SUMMARY

Responsible for the technical, commercial and safety aspects of a number of Projects, serving as the main Projects contact for customers, subcontractors / key suppliers and internal departments and ensuring all assigned Projects requirements are efficiently scheduled and successfully completed.

Completes assigned activities under general direction of the Projects Manager in compliance with Company Projects and Business Management Systems.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  1. By example, set the highest possible standards of Projects leadership in promotion of HS&E planning, consultation, performance, and best practice, ensuring full compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations.
  2. Liaise closely with the Projects Manager and the Company’s QHSE Manager to review plans and performance and seek professional guidance when needed.
  3. Allocate HSE responsibilities and duties for site and other Projects personnel.
  4. Ensure Projects are managed in compliance with the CDM Regulations as required.
  5. Ensure subcontractors and suppliers are compliant with the Company’s policies, procedures and processes, particularly in respect of site based work activity.
  6. At sites, undertake informal and formal Site Safety Inspections/Audits.
  7. Oversee and ensure that HSE related documents are kept up to date, submitted and filed appropriately.
  8. Reviewing all applicable job data, including POs, Projects plans, specs, and providing comments when applicable;
  9. Coordinating with other departments and Projects Engineers/Managers to meet scheduled task deadlines, maintain schedule for purchasing, fabrication, construction, inspection, start-up, etc., and prioritizing staff workload to meet goals; assigning warranty items to engineering staff;
  10. Scheduling and conducting Projects review meeting, focusing on scope of supply, cost, construction, and Projects scheduling;
  11. Advise the Projects Manager of Projects status while adhering to all appropriate policies and established safety procedures;
  12. Report any variations to the Projects Manager, including costs and problems which may change the forecast delivery, profitability, warranty etc of such Projects;
  13. Communicating promptly with the Customer on Projects schedule and any issues relating to the Project;
  14. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures;
  15. Input into proposals and design as required;
  16. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

LOCAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following;

  1. To receive the order from the Proposals Engineer and attend the Hand-Over Meeting become familiar with all requirements of the Project.
  2. Set up schedules for the timely submission and completion of all drawings, technical data, manufacturing and installation schedules, as agreed with the customer.
  3. Oversee the progress on the Project by holding regular in-house meetings or discussions with the departments concerned.
  4. Maintain contact with the customer, advising of progress, responding to correspondence and any queries relating to that Project.
  5. Attend Project meetings with the customer as necessary, both in the UK and Ireland if required
  6. Maintain an effective system of Project management.
  7. Oversee the timely submission of all application for payment, invoices, approve on submission, support debt collection, and related bank guarantee submission and collection.
  8. Monitor any variation to the Project supply, terms and conditions, and ensure that all early warning, risk warning, compensation event and variations are reflected in the adjusted Project value, Project programme and margin.
  9. Monitor the warranty period and minimize the amount of warranty claims.
  10. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department.
  11. Ensure that Projects ITPs and / or Quality Plans are produced as contractually required or considered necessary to manage specific risks
  12. Establish and promote best practice in Quality management, with particular attention to Customer Satisfaction, to Non Conformance reporting and close out and to the support to internal/external audits

 

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Maintain leadership position for other company departments and supply chain partners ensuring professional delivery of Projects

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

HNC, similar or higher in Engineering or related discipline

Related experience gained in an engineering, Projects management or site management environment plus related work experience in delivering Projects

Preferable but not essential experience of Projects engineering role within the water industry

Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting

Experience and use of MS Projects

Excellent skills with use of ERP system(s)

Strong computer skills, including in MS suite of Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams. Capability to quickly develop skills in other software

Good knowledge and use of the latest NEC contract conditions including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms

Excellent problem solving skills and analytical thinking

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers, supply chain, all stakeholders, including all levels of staff

Excellent problem solving skills and analytical thinking

Read, analyze, and interpret complex industry related documents.

Respond effectively to technical and commercial issues.

Prepare and communicate status reports.

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGEMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

Ability to make decisions requiring the use of a variety of variables in standard situations.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations
  • Travel: Travel throughout the UK and Ireland will be required to fulfil the role. Full UK driving license.
  • Other:
    • Good English language skills
    • Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings.
    • Ability to develop Knowledge of clean and wastewater processes.
    • Ability to work within a small multi-disciplined team.
    • CAD experience advantageous but not essential.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is likely to visit wastewater treatment works, pumping stations, water / sewerage mains infrastructure, water treatment plants and supply chain manufacturing / assembly premises in the normal course of employment in the role.


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MEICA Projects Manager – Newry

SUMMARY

Responsibilities of the Projects Manager include the financial and operational planning, monitoring and control of allocated Newry MEICA Projects, ensuring compliance with all Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality internal and external requirements and overall, implementing the Company’s procedures and objectives. The Project Manager will also be responsible for the allocation of resources to all allocated projects

The Projects Manager will serve as the overall contractual contact for customers and will liaise closely with other departments of the Company to ensure efficient delivery of Projects to the satisfaction of the customer while meeting Company performance
objectives. The Projects Manager will be responsible for maintaining and building on existing relationships with clients and their teams.

Completes assigned activities under general direction of the Contracts Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

1. Health, safety and environment

  1. By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E planning and performance, procedures and best practice, ensuring full compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
  2. Liaise closely with the Company’s QHSE Manager to regularly review plans and performance and seek professional guidance when needed
  3. Allocate HSE responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and organise training as necessary
  4. Ensure projects are managed in compliance with the CDM Regulations
  5. Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors and suppliers follow the Company’s procedures and processes
  6. Undertake regular Site Safety Audits / Inspections
  7. Oversee and ensure that HSE related documents are kept up to date, submitted and filed appropriately.
  8. Liaise with third parties as required to ensure compliance with all standards, legislation, regulation and best practice

2. Operational

  1. Effective direct management of the delivery team to meet all performance and compliance requirements, regularly set and monitor individual performance objectives
  2. Responsible to achieve budget gross margin for allocated Projects; manage risks and opportunities to deliver improvements where possible
  3. Liaise with other members of the Contracts Team to ensure timely delivery of projects
  4. Plan Projects ensuring they are programmed to a level of detail necessary to meet contract / sub-contract obligations and for site operations. Implement means of project planning, programming, control and risk management
  5. Maintain an effective system of contract management.
  6. Ensure procurement is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays
  7. Optimise cash flow for the Company
  8. Working with site management ensure site team compliance with Company policies and procedures
  9. Attend in person allocated tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the contract / sub-contract delivery team and site team
  10. Assist Contracts Manager to ensure plans and forecasts are in place and monitored and formally reviewed monthly with the Company’s Finance Dept for the successful commercial delivery of all Projects
  11. Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs and forecasts & KPI’s
  12. Ensure effective commercial engagement of subcontractors and suppliers to manage risk and performance and provide feedback to contracts and tender teams
  13. Implement risk management, review risk/early warning register and check risk controls
  14. Create and update schedules required to deliver the projects and ensure timely submission to the client
  15. Review Projects for change and risk at least monthly with the delivery team, implementing necessary actions with the customer and the supply chain in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract / sub-contract
  16. Formally brief the delivery team on contract / sub-contract particulars for initiation and completion of works to meet all contractual and customer satisfaction obligations
  17. Ensure weekly operational review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out and look-ahead programmes are in place
  18. Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
  19. Work with the Process / MEICA Designer & Civil Designer(s) to ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project
  20. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department.
  21. Close Projects in accordance with terms and conditions and effectively manage the defects period for ongoing risk to the Company

 

3. Quality

  1. Ensure that project ITPs and / or Quality Plans are produced as contractually required or considered necessary to manage specific risks
  2. Establish and promote best practice in Quality management
  3. Liaise closely with the Company’s QHSE Manager to regularly review plans and performance and seek professional guidance when needed
  4. Work with senior management to improve project execution and drive efficiency

 

4. Customer relations

  1. Build and maintain constructive relationships with all customers & other stakeholders
  2. Chair and lead meetings with the customer and report on progress to date
  3. Ensure that works are carried out in a manner minimising community impact

5. Other

  1. When needed mentor less experienced members of the team
  2. Support the Contracts Manager to review contract terms and conditions, specifications and other data and information
  3. Undertake compliance with the requirements of any customer Framework Agreement in conjunction with the Management Team
  4. Deputise for the Contracts Manager when required
  5. Support the Key Account Managers and Proposals Engineers to develop new business when needed
  6. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

ESSENTIAL PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Extensive operational and financial experience of managing Projects within a water industry environment
  2. Good working knowledge of NEC 3 & 4 contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
  3. Experience and use of MS project / Primavera P6
  4. Excellent skills with use of ERP system(s)
  5. Excellent skills in MS suite of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams. Capability to quickly develop skills in other software
  6. Good knowledge and use of the latest NEC 3 & 4 contract for Early Risk Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms
  7. Appropriate Health & Safety qualifications eg IOSH / NEBOSH
  8. Excellent people management skills with the ability to influence and mentor
  9. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with customers, supply chain, all stakeholders, including all levels of staff
  10. Excellent problem solving skills and analytical thinking

 

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of the human resources within allocated project delivery team & subcontractors, including upkeep of training requirements
  • Support Contracts Manager to assign work and objectives to individuals in the allocated delivery team.
  • Support Contract Manager to regularly assess individual performance against objectives and set new objectives in line with overall contract / sub-contract obligations and Company goals. Implement performance action plans as required for underperformance

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Ability to respond effectively to sensitive enquiries and complaints.
  • Ability to understand and both read, write and converse in English and at advanced level.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing on a technical level.
  • Must have demonstrated interpersonal and customer relations skills.

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems using independent judgment in situations requiring the use of multiple variables in complex non-standard situations.
  • Operates with wide latitude for un-reviewed actions and decisions requiring independent judgment having direct impact on the company.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations.
  • Travel: Occasionally travel is required to locations nationally and internationally which may involve trips of up to 5 days duration.
  • Other:
    o Will need to be financially astute with understanding of profit and loss margins;
    o Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings;
    o Knowledge of machining, fabrication, and assembly techniques;
    o Knowledge and understanding of Commercial Terms & Conditions and Contract Law – NEC4 Training advantageous
    o Educated to Degree/HND level or equivalent in an industry related discipline
    o Flexibility to work across all days of the week to take into account Company and customer requirements.
    o Attend training courses as directed by the Company

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is likely to visit wastewater treatment works, pumping stations, water / sewerage mains infrastructure, water treatment plants and supply chain manufacturing / assembly premises in the normal course of employment in the role.

 


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Graduate Engineer – Newry

SUMMARY

The Graduate Engineer role will combine responsibilities and duties for delivery of projects while gaining experience and undertaking training over a development period (approximately 1 year) to progress to a Project Engineer role on successful completion of the development period.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support to the Projects teams to secure new business and deliver projects, comprising of activities below:

  1. Work to the Company’s health and safety, quality and environmental management systems and complying with all guidances, procedures & processes
  2. Reviewing all applicable contract documents and briefs,  POs, project plans, specifications, and providing comments when applicable;
  3. Coordinating with other departments and Project Engineers/Managers to meet scheduled task deadlines, purchasing, fabrication, construction, inspection, start-up, etc., and prioritizing staff workload to meet goals; assigning warranty items to engineering staff;
  4. Scheduling and conducting project review and proposals review meeting, focusing on terms and conditions of contract, scope of supply, cost, construction, and project scheduling;
  5. Advising Project Manager of project status while adhering to all appropriate policies and established safety procedures.
  6. Report any variations to Project Engineers / Manager, including costs and problems which may change the forecast delivery, profitability, warranty etc of such contracts;
  7. Communicating promptly with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders on project schedule and any issues relating to the project;
  8. Other varied duties may be assigned as required reflecting the small team flexibility at the location

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Support to the Projects teams to secure new business and deliver projects, comprising of activities below:

  1. Comply with all company procedures and authorisations when committing the company to agreements
  2. Represent the Company in a professional manner at all times
  3. Set up schedules for the timely submission and completion of all drawings, technical data, manufacturing and installation schedules, as agreed with the customer.
  4. Oversee the progress on the project by holding regular meetings or discussions with the supply chain, sub contract team and client representatives.
  5. Maintain contact with the customer, advising of progress, responding to correspondence and any queries relating to that contract.
  6. Prepare progress reports and update construction programme prior to client progress meetings.
  7. Attend contractual meetings with the customer as necessary, both in the UK and Ireland if required
  8. Maintain an effective system of contract management.
  9. Monitor any variation to the contract supply, terms and conditions, and ensure that all variations are notified to project manager in a timely manner.
  10. Monitor the warranty period and minimize the amount of warranty claims.
  11. Report any recurring warranty problems and where necessary produce reports for submission to the Technical department.

 

TRAINING, EXPERIENCE & DEVELOPMENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Schedule the development requirements with the Project Manager to gain the knowledge and understanding required for the Project Engineer role by suitable training and experience.

Schedule 3 monthly reviews to demonstrate progress with required personal development.

 

LEADERSHIP/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Support to the Projects teams to secure new business and deliver projects, comprising of activities below:

  1. Exhibit desired behaviour to promote own and others’ health and safety performance
  2. Supervising the supply chain and sub contract teams on site
  3. Assisting the Project Manager in developing a Construction Phase Plan
  4. Site Mobilisation
  5. Site Induction for all visitors
  6. Reviewing RAMS
  7. Controlling delivery of materials to site
  8. Knowledge of construction
  9. Knowledge of Designing for Safety and Construction Site Safety
  10. Knowledge of CDM Regulations
  11. Ensure Sub Contract Teams adhere to site rules and Regulations

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Engineering Degree 2.1 or above

Work experience or placement in a manufacturing, engineering or project management environment

Health & safety knowledge through training

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read, analyse, and interpret complex industry related documents.

Ability to respond effectively to technical and commercial issues.

Ability to prepare and communicate status reports.

Ability to present work reports and proposals to an experience audience

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

Ability to make decisions requiring the use of a variety of variables in standard situations.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Computer Skills: Higher proficiency in Teams, Word, Excel, Project, other MS Office programs Ability to rapidly use the Company’s IT systems (eg network + email) and ERP systems.
  • Mathematical Skills: Higher ability to apply advanced mathematical equations to a variety of complex, non-standard situations.
  • Travel: Travel in the UK and Ireland will be required to fulfil the role.
  • Overnight: You may be required to stay away from home on occasions, which we be planned in advance.
  • Other:
    • Ability to read and understand specification, fabrication, erection, and standard engineering drawings and do so over several subjects over same time periods
    • Rapid build of knowledge of clean and wastewater treatment processes, infrastructure and equipment
    • Adapt to work within a small multi-disciplined team.
    • CAD experience.
    • Develop key skills, knowledge and understanding of Commercial Terms & Conditions and Contract law.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the duties and responsibilities of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities at:

Jacopa office, workshop and yard premises

Supply chain premises

Operational and construction sites within the water industry

 


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Fitter (Supervisor) – West Bromwich

SUMMARY

Provide service and limited work supervision [Supervisor Fitter: higher level of supervision] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: high level of supervision and leadership] to complete plant installation, commissioning, equipment maintenance, repair, rebuild, troubleshooting, operator training and warranty commitments at customers operational and construction sites and within a factory assembly premises as required.

Complete assigned installation team activities under the direction of the Installation Manager.

[Senior Supervisor Fitter: Assist Installation Manager in complying with the Construction, Design and Management regulations]

ESSENTIAL GENERIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Plan and supervise the work assigned
  2. [Supervisor Fitter: work assigned may be of higher complexity and scope than undertaken by a Fitter (Supervisor)] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: work assigned may be of high complexity, scope and value]
  3. [Senior Site Supervisor: preparation of work documentation under the direction of the Installation Manager when required]
  4. Support scheduled and emergency call outs to clients.
  5. Produce written documentation of all activities.
  6. Maintain progress against the works program.
  7. Check plant and tool certification is in order prior to work commencing.
  8. Comply with safe working practices and requirements at all times
  9. Plan and perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures and to site Health & Safety conditions.
  10. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

LOCAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Apply training and competency [Fitter (Supervisor): higher level of training and competency] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: high level of training and competency] to the production and use of risk assessments and method statements for the work being undertaken at all times
  2. Liaise with the customer at site and ensure work is undertaken and completed to the satisfaction of the customer
  3. [Supervisor Fitter: attend site meetings with a company Project Engineer, Senior Site Supervisor or equivalent] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: attend site meetings on behalf of the company]
  4. Follow company procedures and promptly report quality; health& safety and environmental incidents, issues and risks
  5. Building, installing, refurbishing and maintaining specialised and non-specialised equipment.
  6. Understanding and assisting the meeting of specifications outlined in engineering drawings, British Standards and Client Specifications
  7. Work towards solutions to mechanical engineering problems to enable improvements to quality, safety and speed of manufacture and assembly.
  8. Working in higher hazard environments. For example working in confined spaces, at height, with lifting operations, contact with sewage
  9. Produce daily site reports, weekly time sheets and expenses, monthly mileage logs and van sheets and any other site specific documents.
  10. Identifying and reporting opportunities for improvement, implement change in consultation with Senior Supervisor Fitter [Senior Supervisor Fitter: Implement site changes following own review or in consultation with Installation Manager as required]
  11. Contribute in creating standard and specific documents e.g. Method Statements/Risk Assessments
  12. Assist the Installation Manager in installation team employee assessments and performance reviews

SUPERVISORY EXPERIENCE

  • Evidence and examples at a work site, of:
    • Health and safety supervision [Senior Site Supervisor: H&S leadership extending to installation team]
    • Solving and making decisions [Supervisor Fitter: more complex decision making than Fitter (Supervisor)] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: complex decisions]
    • Leading and managing change [Supervisor Fitter: more complex changes than Fitter (Supervisor)] [Senior Supervisor Fitter: complex changes]
    • Effective communication and preventing and resolving conflict [Senior Supervisor Fitter: including negotiation of a resolution]
    • Completing work on time, to quality standards and to the satisfaction of the customer
    • Planning other workers and subcontractors work activities. [Senior Supervisor Fitter: Large and complex own and subcontracted work scopes]
    • Preparing and presenting site safety briefings and toolbox talks.
    • Assessing and managing safety hazards.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

As a minimum, a suitable demonstrable level of Health, Safety Training and Environmental awareness and experience and competence for the work assigned.

[Fitter (Supervisor):Working towards achieving City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering, or willingness to undertake a similar qualification experience of assisting with installing, repairing or maintaining technical, or capital equipment within the Waste/Water industry. CSCS card, SSSTS, C&G Confined space, Slinger Signaler/ crane supervisor Blue Competency Card.]

[Supervisor Fitter: City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering and two years experience supervising, installing, repairing and maintaining technical, or capital equipment within the Waste/Water industry. CSCS Gold card, SSSTS, C&G Confined space, Slinger Signaler/ crane supervisor Blue Competency Card.

[Senior Supervisor Fitter: City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering and five years experience of complex supervising, installing, repairing and maintaining technical, or capital equipment within the Waste/Water industry. CSCS Gold card, SSSTS, C&G Confined space, Slinger Signaler/ crane supervisor Blue Competency Card, CDM training, First Aid]

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Effective communication with customers, suppliers and other contractors at all levels on site

Ability to understand and both read, write and converse in English.

A full understanding of reading and interpreting Engineering drawings.

 

INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, DECISION MAKING & PROBLEM SOLVING:

Willingness to make decisions requiring the use of a single variable in standard situations.

Understanding when a decision should be referred to a manager or supervisor.

 

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Computer Skills: Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to understand and apply mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • TravelRegular visits to customer, supplier and job sites. Un-restricted ability to travel and spend time away from home for long periods.
  • Other: Ability to work effectively and safely with power tools, chemicals and various materials as necessary to perform field service work.A high level of flexibility in your role and working hours will be required.A good level of physical fitness is required.Experience working on Construction Sites and/or in a construction environment is preferable [Supervisor Fitter and Senior Supervisor Fitter: essential].Clean driving license is essential.[Senior Supervisor Fitter: mentoring skills to develop, support and direct Fitters (Supervisor) and Supervisor Fitters]

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is regularly required to visit Client’s work sites and other assembly premises, which will involve working in hazardous and access restricted environments.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.


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