MEICA Manager

Water & Utilities
  • UK, North East, Durham
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a world class leader within their fields of Highways, Water, Oil & Gas and Rail, and due to recent project wins they now have several fantastic opportunities and are recruiting for a freelance MEICA Manager for 12 months. The role is located in the Midlands - Ideally suited to those based in Birmingham,...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 02.08.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 4762/28530

Quote ref: 4762/28530

Job description

Our client is a world class leader within their fields of Highways, Water, Oil & Gas and Rail, and due to recent project wins they now have several fantastic opportunities and are recruiting for a freelance MEICA Manager for 12 months. The role is located in the Midlands - Ideally suited to those based in Birmingham, Coventry, Derby or Nottingham.  

 

The Role:  

Reporting directly to the Whole Life Project Manager, the fundamental requirement of this role is to have a track record of successfully managing Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the MEICA aspects of complex multi-disciplinary projects. Experience across EPC must be balanced in order that the challenges associated with successful delivery of all phases of projects are appreciated equally – this is a role that starts post feasibility and covers the remainder of the whole project life-cycle.  

 

The MEICA Manager will have the following key areas of responsibility:  

 

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ)  

• Demonstrating safety excellence by ensuring KPI and KPM measurements are No.1 in the STW region  

• Reviewing supply chain performance against KPIs and KPMs  

• Implementing and refreshing initiatives to improve behaviours relating to SHEQ  

 

General Management  

• Management a team of package managers and co-ordinate the MEICA function through the project life-cycle  

• To liaise with designers, suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure that equipment is efficiently procured, expedited during manufacture and delivered to site as technically specified  

• Ensure technical input and expertise is best utilised  

• Ensure equipment is FAT tested and snag free prior to arrival on site  

• Timely production of regular reports to senior managers.  

• Responsible for input into the overall programme for the MEICA elements of the project  

• Management of the formal documentation production for the project including the client’s capitalisation process  

• Responsible for quality and snag free installation, liaising with the Commissioning Manager  

• Reviewing supply chain performance against KPIs and KPMs  

 

Client Facing  

• To work alongside Severn Trent Water staff in the safe and efficient delivery of the project  

• Input into Early Contractor Involvement process through site surveys of systems and equipment  

• Building and maintaining relationships within the Client organisation, particularly Service Delivery (SD)  

• Inputting to reports and other briefings to client management  

• Liaison with the STW representatives from Capital Delivery and Commercial (CDC) and SD on an ongoing basis  

• Liaison with the STW SAP for the project  

• Active participation in the Client’s Site COMM Cells  

• Planning delivery of training for the client’s operational staff  

 

Technical  

• Historical successful experience of THP and/or BtG projects is essential/highly desirable  

• Knowledge and experience of the engineering discipline appropriate with the project scope  

• Full project cycle commissioning input (from outline design to final commissioning and handover)  

• Able to review/comment upon commissioning plans  

• Able to review/comment upon commissioning procedures  

• Conversant with the 17th or any subsequent edition of the Electrical Regulations  

• Knowledge of the requirements for LV and HV installations within the water industry  

• Demonstrated ability to understand the water and waste water treatment processes  

• Management of FAT testing and of closing out of defects identified  

• Demonstrated ability to carry out trouble shooting  

• Management of Process / MEICA through design refinement and scope change  

• Review electrical and/or mechanical schematics, wiring diagrams, FDS documents, P&I documents and instigate required design change as and when necessary  

• Liaison with the Commissioning Manager to co-ordinate of project commissioning activities and close liaison with any 3rd party Commissioning Engineer ensuring successful commissioning.  

• Manage Process / M&E Design and Scope Changes  

• Manage Process / M&E Programme and provide monthly updates to project planners  

• Ensure the technical solution delivery is consistent across the project life-cycle from early involvement to completion  

• Ensure best practice, technical bulletins and lessons learned are utilised

Requirements

• Candidates must have experience with a main contractor working on Water and Waste Water Process Engineering projects within the Water sector  

• HND / Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering as a minimum  

• Member of, or working towards chartered status of a relevant professional body  

• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team environment, although must be able to self-manage,  

• Demonstrate ability to challenge and deliver value engineering solutions

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