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Technical Services Officer (Mechanical)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Kirklees, West Yorkshire
£37,890 - £39,880
Closing date
10 Oct 2021

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Regeneration and Local Economies, Built Environment, Housing, Management and Maintenance
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Contract Type
Full time
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At Kirklees we want to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities. This is an exciting and challenging time and we want to expand our team to manage and deliver construction related projects, to achieve the Council’s ambitions. We are looking for a Technical Services Officer to support Technical Services Manager with leading and ensuring effective design and delivery of capital programmes and individual projects involving new build, extensions and remodelling schemes relating to schools, leisure centres, office accommodation, depots, blocks of flats, listed buildings etc that form part of the Council’s portfolio of buildings and land.

Your key responsibilities as a Technical Services Officer (Mechanical) will be:

  • To manage the performance for a range of capital projects involving multi-discipline and single discipline design teams, preparing new build, refurbishment and remodelling building contracts
  • To initiate, develop and promote the professional, commercial and contractual factors affecting service delivery including applying information technology to best advantage
  • To act as the Councils Technical Authority in relation to its Built Environment and Assets, developing, implementing, monitoring and amending technical specifications, strategies, practices and standards to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A relevant professional or academic qualification or extensive experience that supports the skills needed for Technical Services Officer (Mechanical)
  • Proven experience in leading and managing single and multi-discipline design teams

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

Individuals must be able to travel independently to and from locations away from the office such as construction sites or consultant’s offices. In addition, individuals need to be able to visit construction sites, and be able to ascend and descend scaffolding as an example, on accompanied visits.

Please read the attached Job Focus and refer to the points detailed in ‘The Person’ and “Employee Specification” sections in your application.

For more information about this post please contact Gary Williams – Strategic Manager Technical Services on 01484 221000

Please note that if you upload a CV the recruiting manager will not be able to view this in line with our Blind Recruitment process.

Closing date

10 October 2021, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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