Programme Design Officer Mechanical - Local Authority

  • Job Reference: 362051
  • Date Posted: 2 July 2024
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  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: £270 to £350 Per Day
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Role: Programme Design Officer Mechanical REF 362051
Contract Length: Until August 2025
Location: Liverpool
IR35: Inside
Pay Rate to Intermediary: £270 - £350 per day


Spinwell is recruiting for a Programme Design Officer Mechanical for an excellent opportunity within the public sector.



To be the single specialist subject matter expert within their own specialism in mechanical engineering in providing and developing design and construction expertise into the modification of the existing estate and the development of major schemes within the estate strategy.



  • The post holder must be a specialist / subject matter expert in the mechanical discipline and ensure the required level of expertise for this role the post holder would be a full member of a recognised built environment related professional institute, preferably but not limited to IWFM, RICS, CIAT, CIOB or RIBA
  • The post holder will be educated to degree level or hold equivalent recognised Building and design qualification, minimum HNC or NVQ Level4, with at least 3 years post qualification experience within property maintenance and estate and facilities management sector
  • The post holder must demonstrate design and technical specification skills and development of designs into schemes. Also the ability to compile tender documents, including specifications, schedules, etc for replacement, improvements/maintenance to buildings, plant, machinery and equipment to form part for capital and revenue projects / schemes and convey that technical information to others by using various media
  • Extensive knowledge of working in a built environment and be able to project manage building or engineering schemes from inception through to completion.
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation of relevant statutory regulations, including asbestos, and an understanding of Health and Safety working practices and procedures is essential which needs to demonstrated by a formal Institution of Occupational Safety and Health qualification (IOSH), and a Construction Skills Certification Scheme managing safety qualification, additionally an understanding of Asbestos working regulations would be desirable.
  • Proficient and experienced in Auto cad computer aided design packages is required, together with the ability to understand and prepare working drawings.
  • A thorough knowledge and practical experience of PCC Standing Orders and Financial Regulations, together with Force Financial Instructions in the procurement of services.
  • Have knowledge of Sustainability and Carbon Management matters, also the Building Energy Management System to ensure opportunities where changes to the BEMS will deliver energy savings.
  • The post holder must have good interpersonal and negotiating skills with an ability to work to strict deadlines. Also excellent written and presentation skills to communicate effectively to Chief Officers Group, PCC and other Senior levels.
  • The ability to work in a large team, with a diverse workload is essential for the post holder, together with a flexible approach to work and an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • It is essential for the post holder to have a full driving licence and suitable transport to travel to various locations throughout the Force.


If you are a Programme Design Officer Mechanical, apply now or send your CV to Spinwell!



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