Job Title: Lift Inspector / Lift Supervisor – Client Side
Sector: Public Sector / Local Authority
Location: SE London
Duration: 3 – 6 Months
Remuneration: £23.30 per hour
The Client is looking for an experienced Lift Inspector or Lift Supervisor with a background in the maintenance and safe operation of a variety of Lift Brands and Manufacturers to be responsible to the Operations Manager (Mechanical or Electrical) :
To project manage and act as contract administrator for capital schemes and planned works relating to all mechanical, electrical, passenger lifts and disabled lift services.
Planning and implementing allocated projects from the capital and planned maintenance work programmes.
The administration of contracts, managing the financial progression and reconciliation of projects.
Assisting as a member of the team in evaluating scheme proposals,
Undertaking feasibility studies and identifying the capital programme.
Consultation with Members and Tenants on aspects of building services contracts.
To be responsible for the full range of engineering design and maintenance work from feasibility to final accounts, and the programmed maintenance and renewal of building services and lift plant, and related technical client functions.
Ensuring the progression of all works in full compliance with health and safety legislation.
Manages up to 2 staff directly managed Staff.
Manages up to 5 indirectly managed Consultancy Staff.
Manages up to 50 indirectly managed Contracting Staff.
To undertake the responsibilities of an Engineer including carrying out investigations and preparing designs for installations or repair works, developing contract documentation, preparing drawings, specifications, schedules, minutes, reports, brochures and briefs, tendering contracts and acting as contract administrator.
To prepare project programmes, including assessing staff requirements in conjunction with the Operations Manager, monitoring and updating the programmes as required and co-ordinating to ensure programme objectives are achieved.
To act/assist as Client or Principal Designer on projects as assigned, as defined by CDM Regulations. To advise the budget holder/client on the competency and resources of assigned contractors and designers. To prepare a pre-contract health and safety plan and to facilitate the production and implementation of a health and safety file.
To be responsible for issuing instructions to contract administrators and contractors, senior professional and housing management staff on matters relating to capital projects and programmed works.
To monitor schemes progress, take corrective action as necessary and be responsible for achieving successful implementation, making site visits as necessary.
To monitor and control scheme and programme expenditure including authorising fee payments and recommending expenditure variations as necessary.
To ensure that tenders are obtained and contracts let in accordance with the Council’s Code of Practice, financial regulations and standing orders and procurement codes of practice.
To prepare planned maintenance programmes and comment on planned maintenance programmes prepared by others, and suggest improvements and alternatives where appropriate.
To check designs produced for the Directorate by other Directorates and outside consultants, advise on suitability, and supervise such work.
To instruct contractors on routine maintenance and inspection of all installations, investigate and report on claims of bad work standards and damage by contractors and instigate appropriate action.
To act as a “competent person” as defined by legislation.
To be familiar with relevant legislative and professional developments and changes and liaise with Consultants and Officers to ensure conformity to legislation, regulation, corporate standards and other relevant procedures.
To provide technical advice and assistance to other sections of the Directorate, Senior Managers, Members and tenants and to respond to enquiries from members of the public and members.
To prepare energy ratings for individual properties or groups of properties as required and to monitor results.
To prepare reports and attend and advise Committees, public meetings and to chair site/project meetings as required.
To assist in the formulation of policies and procedures in use within the section and in monitoring their effectiveness and the quality of service provided.
To participate in interviewing staff, undertake the training of staff as required and supervise staff as allocated from time to time.
To undertake ad hoc projects/investigations as required and undertake any other work appropriate to the level and general nature of the post’s duties.
To carry out all duties with due regard to the provisions of health and safety regulations and legislation, the Council’s equal opportunities, energy and environmental and customer care policies, and the New Technology agreements.
Ability to travel extensively across the borough within acceptable times, it is expected that you will have access to own transport to undertake these duties. This post attracts an essential car user allowance