Mechanical SupervisorM&E Contracting

Mechanical Supervisor - M&E Contracting - £34k to £37k - Yorkshire. A Well-established Building services contractor based in Yorkshire are looking for a Mechanical Supervisor to join their installation team. They undertake both projects and maintenance in a variety sectors within the Yorkshire region. The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical background particularly within plumbing but also have various gas qualifications. This is a very rewarding role and offers a great step towards project and contracts management. A technical background is fundamental to the role but also softer skills such as management capability and organisational skills.

About the Client:

Known throughout the Yorkshire region a growing mid-size contractor who are very well established with an outstanding reputation within the industry. They work within the commercial and public sectors throughout the Yorkshire region and are well-known to offer excellent promotion and development prospects.

About the Role:

  • Ensure all operatives are working to company H&S policy, Risk and Method statements and safe systems of work are followed at all times, and undertake regular toolbox talks
  • Work with operatives and others to achieve targeted production levels
  • Motivate and lead teams of Plumbing Engineers
  • Order materials and arrange dates to suit. Follow up the delivery of any shortages
  • Attend meetings where necessary to discuss the progress of jobs and rectify any problems which have arisen
  • Organise labour to suit weekly programmes and manage labour efficiently and effectively. Project labour requirements on headcount model up to 3 months in advance
  • Provide Divisional Directors with labour/contract analysis as and when required
  • Check operative’s payroll paperwork has been submitted accurately and in line with agreed procedures
  • Produce master booking in sheets and final weekly authorisation of time and production sheets
  • Ensure we are working to the tender we have submitted and budget set
  • Ensure instructions are received for any variation work requests
  • Conduct weekly site visits inspecting works
  • Follow drawings, specifications and plans to ensure that specified work is carried out accordingly
  • Attending labour meetings, contract meetings and pre-start meetings as and when required
  • Discuss any problems that cannot be resolved at site level with the appropriate Director and implement agreed solution
  • Work under pressure to ensure tight programme deadlines are adhered to.
  • Liaise with site managers and contract managers and build good working relationships and ensuring site programmes are discussed and met on sites
  • Manage materials and stock levels on sites and take-off of materials accurately
  • Ensure effective time management and prioritising of works required

About the Candidate:

  • NVQ Level 3 Plumbing and Heating or equivalent
  • CSCS Health and Safety
  • CCN1, CEN1, HTR1, WAT1, CKR1
  • Substantial Experience in Plumbing and Heating
  • Experience of working within a similar role or in a supervisory role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organisation skills
  • Demonstrate ability to manage and lead teams
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and customers
  • Understanding of the key factors in contract performance
  • Familiar with Microsoft word, excel and emails

Points of Appeal:

  • Growing company
  • Promotion prospects
  • Exceptional client base


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Robert Mortimer on 0203 640 8989 or email