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MEP Manager (Commercial Fit Out)

Job Description

  • Job Reference: RAMEP170123
  • Job Title: MEP Manager (Commercial Fit Out)
  • Salary: £Market leading + travel / accommodation / package
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland / London, England

MEP Manager
Are you looking for a MEP Manager role? Interested in working for a leading commercial fit-out contractor?

VANRATH are recruiting a MEP Manager to work on various commercial fit out projects in Northern Ireland and London, England.

£Market leading + travel / accommodation / package

Our client is a leading commercial fit-out contractor based in Greater Belfast, Northern Ireland. They specialise in high quality commercial interior fit-out projects covering retail, hospitality, business, sport and healthcare.

The company are very busy and have a growing pipeline of work. As a result, they are looking for a MEP Manager to join them on a permanent basis. They are looking for a MEP Manager that is happy to work in London Monday to Friday.

Overview of Role:
In this role you will be responsible for managing all MEP activities on site on high end commercial fit out projects. You will work autonomously using your fit out/construction knowledge to problem solve and make decisions on a daily basis. You will co-ordinate and control specialist engineering installations and ensure that the work is completed with accordance with the specification and completed programme.


  • Overall co-ordination of the entire services team both client side and contractor side to ensure delivery of a quality services installation on time and to budget
  • Chasing all missing information and driving decisions to enable design and installation of services to maintain program
  • Chairing services meetings and issuing minutes
  • Managing services design by sub-contractors to achieve client's requirements
  • Pre snag of all elements prior to client final / partial inspections / handovers
  • Feeding back all actions and communication from a services perspective through the team to ensure all team members are up to speed with services status and their obligations
  • Management of the coordinated services drawings early in the project to ensure no clashes with the architectural build or other services
  • Pushing for all necessary instructions to keep all services on program
  • Managing a coordinated services strip out program developing procedures for identification and removal of services in a timely and safe manor so as not to effect the live trading environment as necessary.
  • Feeding back on sub-contractor performance and development of a strong services sub-contractor database
  • Managing Mechanical & Electrical elements of live projects and tenders
  • Take responsibility for and manage the on-site installation and commissioning of all M&E activities
  • Liaise with all designers and sub-contractors to develop installation and commissioning programmes
  • Ensuring M&E design, installation & commissioning programmes are incorporated into the main programme
  • Meeting with designers and subcontractors on a regular basis to ensure the construction, installation and commissioning works are developing as planned
  • Ensuring the installation and commissioning works are managed in accordance with the relevant quality procedures
  • Manage the commissioning works in a sequenced and structured phasing from pre-commissioning checks to live performance testing
  • Coordinate all works in accordance with Health & Safety requirements including on-site permit systems
  • Designing of minor work elements to satisfy project specific requirements
  • Liaising with clients, designers, subcontractors, suppliers and third parties as appropriate
  • Providing M&E technical input and advice as required for live projects and tenders
  • Coordinating any temporary M&E services required
  • Managing the flow of information from the M&E design team and subcontractors and advising the project team of any impact on progress and programme
  • Providing necessary information to the Procurement Department to enable the procurement of materials and subcontractors
  • Providing input to handover documents
  • Introducing improvements and innovations where appropriate
  • Liaising with the Commercial and Project Management teams on commercial aspects relevant to the role as required
  • Co-ordinating the process of isolation, zonification & strip out of services, whilst maintain live services
  • Coordinating the specific installation with all MEP contractors to avoid collisions
  • Feeding back cost for variations and minimising costs also feeding back contra charges from sub-contractors through proactive co-ordination

The Ideal Person:

  • Ideally educated to degree level or other relative qualifications
  • Track record working for a reputable Main Contractor
  • Have a good understanding of the construction process, such that designs are developed with appropriate regard for buildability
  • Possess a sound understanding of M&E processes and applications
  • Experience of either design or construction of M&E works
  • General awareness of commercial issues relating to construction contacts
  • Chartered membership of a professional body is desirable but not essential
  • Knowledge of Procore or other project management software
  • Happy to work in London Monday to Friday

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Built Environment job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Robert Apps for a confidential discussion