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Building Services Engineer/Superintendent - WtE - UK

Date:  May 21, 2024

GB Northwich, CHES, GB

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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Req Id : 103731 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Employment Status: [[employmentStatus]] 

Job Summary

By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.

BV Construction has an EpCM Waste-to-Energy project in the UK.  We are seeking an MEP Building Services Field Engineer - UK - WtE to successfully deliver this project.  Selected individual will be responsible for providing subcontractors with information and direction, as outlined within contract specifications, to allow the work to proceed as scheduled. They will also have authority to interpret technical requirements and provide solutions in conjunction with discipline Project Department Engineer and Discipline Superintendent, to provide drawings and data, and to direct work as assigned and consistent with Company's contractual commitments. 

Key Responsibilities

This role will have a variety of day-to-day tasks supporting the senior leadership/ field engineering manager in delivering the building services elements of the project.  These will include:

  • Assisting in always maintaining and improving Health and Safety standards.
  • Reviewing internal performance specifications and documentation for compliance against specification and regulations prior to external review and use within RFQ.  
  • Reviewing sub-contractor designs for compliance against project specifications and regulations.
  • Ensuring all procedures are adhered to by all relevant contractors and in accordance with current legislation
  • Day to day support and adjustment of infrastructure as required, including liaison with user groups, preparation of documentation for changes, approved appointment of contractors and site supervision.
  • Maintaining technical submission and RFI schedules
  • Monitoring and reporting on Sub-Contractor progress against programme.
  • Liaising with the contracts manager to ensure sub-contractors complete daily tasks
  • Control of trouble-shooting engineering support.
  • Assisting the construction team with technical queries to ensure the scope is constructed in accordance with specification. 
  • Assisting with commissioning process to ensure all services are operating correctly



Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience as a Superintendent or Construction Manager on equivalent projects.
  • Valid Driver's License.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable previous experience on EFW projects.
  • A degree/HND in building services engineering. 
  • Relevant years of post graduate related experience.
  • A good understanding or working knowledge of software packages such as AutoCAD
  • Strong knowledge of Building Management Systems.
  • Conflict Management Skills
  • Multi-tasking Ability (prioritize, organize, schedule work)
  • Problem-solving Skills (identify, analyze, research, evaluate, resolve)
  • Communication Skills
  • Constructability Knowledge within discipline
  • Construction Knowledge within other disciplines
  • Computer Skills


OSHA 10 certification or country specific safety certification.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Physical Demands:

  • Lift and carry heavy items weighing up to 50 pounds. 
  • Stand, Kneel, Bend, Stoop, Move, and Walk long distances in and around confined, cluttered places, and uneven areas.
  • See and hear naturally or with correction.   
  • Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with requirements of the job duties. 
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls according to a set procedure. 
  • Requires repetitive movement. 
  • May require work above 5 feet in height.
  • Climb and maintain balance on steel framework, stairs, ladders and scaffolds. 
  • Work up to a 12 hour shift doing hard physical labor in varying temperature extremes and other outside conditions. 

Work Environment:

  • Typical construction site environment:  
    • Requires working in cramped work spaces and getting into awkward positions. 
    • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32F degrees) temperatures and exposure to inclement weather such as dust, wind, snow, rain, etc. 
    • Requires working in extremely bright or low lighting conditions 
    • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable. 
    • Work around hazardous equipment.
  • Typical office environment.
  • This position is considered a safety sensitive position. 

Salary Plan

CNS: Construction Services

Job Grade


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