Technical Services Officer (Mechanical)

Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£36,876 - £38,813
10 May 2019
26 May 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

This is an exciting and challenging time for Kirklees and we want to expand our team to manage and deliver construction related projects, to achieve the Council’s ambitions.

The Council aims to revitalise Huddersfield Town Centre, transform Dewsbury Town Centre and North Kirklees, deliver significant housing growth in line with the new Local Plan and provide the infrastructure required to enable this to happen including new schools, leisure facilities, specialist accommodation and roads. 

As an officer in the council’s Capital Development and Delivery team you will be required to provide direction and support to the team, working in a supportive manner with colleagues and partners to contribute to the needs of the service. The Capital Development and Delivery team provides HVAC technical advice and design services to the Council. The team delivers a wide variety of major projects and programmes involving new build and extension / remodelling schemes relating to schools, leisure centres, offices, depots, blocks of flats, listed buildings etc. The team also procures external frameworks that are used to help support and deliver HVAC based activities. 

We are looking for people who demonstrates all the Councils behaviours and expectations and continually strive for excellence. You will be part of an ambitious, creative and highly collaborative team and will exemplify and demonstrate the Council’s behaviour’s and expectations. This role is based in the Economy and Infrastructure Service.

You will

  • Have an academic qualification to a minimum level of HND in HVAC, plus training and experience in the application of the knowledge for delivery of mechanical design services.
  • Have a proven track record of service delivery to an agreed level of performance and standard.
  • Have knowledge and experience gained from working within a multi-disciplined professional design environment in order to carry out the full range of this post’s duties.
  • Have commercial and technical knowledge/expertise

We need more talented and ambitious people to join our team. If you are this person, we look forward to hearing from you.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check will be required for this job. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description. CVs will not be accepted.