Contract Manager (Electrical)

Full Time, Permanent

We are currently looking to recruit a Contract Manager from a Trades Background (MEP) with project management experience ideally within the Building Services Industry.

Lawler Consulting is a successful multi-disciplinary engineering business. We are HQ’d in Kilkenny, with offices in Dublin and London, and a client base that stretches across Ireland, the UK, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our award-winning practice has successfully completed in excess of 4,500 commissions, which has cultivated a wealth of in-house experience that is demonstrated through its unrivaled competence in our sustainable design process, efficient project management, and rigorous cost control during the construction phase.

We are poised to enter an accelerated growth phase across a number of business sectors and are seeking Building Service Engineers to meet the demand for our services.

What we’re offering:

  • A fast-moving and challenging role, while working in the vibrant City of Kilkenny
  • Exposure to a wide range of projects (€500k-€250m) in exciting sectors
  • Direct exposure to clients and close working relationships with senior managers and directors
  • Flexible/remote working options after probation period
  • A company that supports your personal and professional development, through internal and external CPD
  • Competitive salary: dependent on experience
  • Attractive working benefits including a company pension scheme and healthcare
  • Excellent work-life balance as well as great culture and company social club

The role:

  • Manage multiple projects at once
  • Review M&E design prior to tender issue.
  • Review contractor’s tender returns and issue tender report to client and design team
  • Attend tender meeting with the proposed contractor prior to site start.
  • Review equipment submittals and approve or reject them.
  • Cost control during the construction phase, review variations and report to the design team
  • Attend commissioning of systems on-site and witness same
  • Snag project prior to handover
  • Contractor interaction
  • Client interaction
  • Review contractor’s final account and issue report to design team & client.
  • Complete additional training/education where needed

Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Qualified in HVAC/electrician/plumbing
  • Strong technical understanding of own trade
  • Have 3+ Years of project management experience
  • Experience in the design of HVAC and Pipework systems, AutoCAD, Revit MEP, and Magicad is desirable.
  • Experience in client, project team & contractor interaction
  • Proficient in Irish Building Regulations, CIBSE Design Guides, British Standards, and Health & Safety Regulations
  • Possess strong computer abilities

What We’re Offering:

Project Manager/Design Engineer/Mechanical Engineer/MEP Engineer/Contract Manager

  • Work in the vibrant city of Kilkenny
  • Close working relationship with senior managers and directors
  • Direct Exposure to clients
  • A company that supports your personal and professional development (through internal and external CPD)
  • Support to Chartership
  • Fast-moving and challenging role

We hope to hear from ambitious engineers looking to work in a company that places a great emphasis on its staff and rewards achievement.

If you think you fit what we’re looking for, do not hesitate to apply today!

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COVID-19 considerations; Our office has taken all recommended services to return to work and we are offering flexible working to our staff alternating between the office and home working.

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