Engineering Manager

Position Sought Engineering Manager
Lives in Sheffield
Qualifications NVQ Level 2 Mechanical Engineering




C.I.T.B Registered


LV Authorised Person

Previous Employers XXXXX


Availability 4 weeks
General Notes if Applicable Desired salary £32,500


  • 10 GCSE including English & Maths


  • V Commercial Authorised Person AP12 City and Guilds
  • CDM Principle Designer
  • O.S.H 3 Day Health and Safety Certificate
  • F-Gas Fully Certified Cat.1 / City and Guilds 2078/9
  • Refrigeration Systems Maintenance
  • I.T.B registered safe handling of CFC refrigerants
  • City & Guilds Legionella BS2 / L8 Certificate
  • REFCOM registered
  • PASMA / MEWP’s
  • Supervisors Confined Spaces Certificate (Full Teams with Breathing Apparatus – Expired)
  • V.Q Level 2 – Mechanical Engineering
  • Auxiliary Machinery Certificates (Royal Navy)
  • City and Guilds – Mechanical Engineering


  • Employed as the Chief Engineer within a critical engineering team of multi-skilled engineers on the prestigious H.S.B.C contract, one of the largest global combined Engineering and Facilities Management contracts, looking after Sheffield’s Global I.T Operations Head Office buildings. Comprehensive knowledge on a diverse variety of engineering systems and equipment with the ability to adapt readily to new situations and make informed decisions with excellent communication
  • A professional, self-motivated and experienced Engineering Manager, who proactively deals with Facilities Management and building emergency issues in the absence of the site Facilities Manager. Ensuring business continuity and a safe working environment for the client and all service partners. Career driven through best practice engineering and sustainability, predominantly qualified in Air Conditioning systems and Health and Safety regulations and legislation. A committed and organised team leader who is equally able to work as part of the team with the ability to manage direct staff, service partners and sub-contractors. Reliable, dedicated, loyal and ambitious, with a keen determination to work hard, succeed and welcomes any challenge

Key Skills:

  • Chief Engineer responsible for a team of six engineers, a total of 700,000 sq. ft. of Head Office & retail buildings. Duties include the complete delivery of best practice engineering ensuring that reactive, planned, preventative and proactive maintenance is carried out whilst ensuring continual statutory compliance and innovative energy sustain- ability is implemented throughout the portfolio. Effective site incumbent Engineering Management role has successfully delivered various major M&E upgrade and capital refurbishment projects, some lasting over 12 months and with budget spend of over £10M including: Full Fire Alarm System and Gas Suppression Systems, L.V Switch- boards, Busbar and RCBO enhancements, Distribution Infrastructure with Back-Up Generator upgrades, Intelligent Lift modernisations, Chillers, Boilers and Mechanical Infrastructure replacements. Regular meetings with Project Managers, Consultants, Architects, Design Engineers, Service Partners and the Client ensured efficient cohesion to deliver the projects within programme. Also reporting directly to the client (H.S.B.C Corporate Real Estate) Sole responsibility for all aspects of Close Control, VRF and Split Air Conditioning and Mechanical systems in H.S.B.C Head Office buildings and retail branches throughout the Sheffield area
  • Full apprenticeship in the Royal Navy as a Marine Engineer to attain great engineering experience in a critical environment whilst also developing the skills and knowledge required to train junior engineers for their advancement
  • Ability to adapt to new situations and challenges with a keenness for life-long learning. Excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills

Employment History:

XXXXX                                                             Engineering Manager

2006 – Present

  • Engineering Manager responsible for managing and self-delivering all aspects of engineering and facilities, including all hard and soft services, to optimise business continuity and minimise disruption. Carrying out and managing reactive, planned, preventative and proactive maintenance, whilst ensuring continual statutory compliance throughout the portfolio. Supervising, motivating and working alongside a team of six engineers to meet strict service level agreements. Committed to the professional and personal welfare of staff, managing resource issues, completing development reviews and office administration. Reporting directly to the client and escalating issues accordingly whilst striving to improve client / service provider relationship through customer forums, and face-to-face interaction. Encouraging sustainable initiatives such as best practice engineering, energy and environmental monitoring. First point of contact for all on-site contractors and sub-contractors, issuing Permits To Work, reviewing Risk Assessments and Method Statements, supervising that the correct scope and safe systems of work are adhered to and achieved to maintain compliance with site rules and regulations. Ensuring the health, safety and welfare of all staff on site and completing audits and inspections across the portfolio. Reacting practically or managing the team to resolve issues

XXXXX                                                             Resident site Technician

2000 – 2006

  • Resident site technician for HSBC Head Office buildings, employed as the sole air conditioning engineer for the area. My responsibilities included but were not exclusive to; all planned site maintenance, fault identification and rectification, project planning, ordering of spares and installation of new systems throughout all Head Office buildings in the Sheffield area and cross-team working with the on-site Heating Engineers and Electricians
  • My time at HSBC has given me the opportunity to work on air conditioning genres consisting of V.R.F, Split Systems and Close Control Communication Room systems. Initially employed with Sulzer Infra (UK) after TUPE transfers I have adapted to changing policies and procedures working with the corporate organisations Elyo Services, Axima Building Services and Sulzer Infra

Strawford Mechanical Services                    Air Conditioning Installation Engineer

1999 – 2000

  • Air Conditioning Installation Engineer, employed to carry out servicing, maintenance and installations including com – missioning of split air conditioning systems on various contracts 

Royal Navy                                                     Leading Marine Engineering Mechanic


1991 – 1999

  • I enjoyed a progressive career which resulted in employment as a Leading Marine Engineering Mechanic. I worked within a self-managed team on a wide variety of ship and shore establishments covering all aspects of critical, main propulsion and auxiliary machinery
  • M.S Intrepid – Leader of Steam Section to keep ship at optimum readiness to supply obsolete, critical spares for H.M.S Fearless before preparing to leave the Royal Navy whilst carrying out resettlement courses to further my career outside of the armed forces
  • M.S Invincible – As a Leading Marine Engineering Mechanic, responsible for undertaking all attributes of service and maintenance on air conditioning and refrigeration systems, steam boilers and desalination plants, instructing junior engineers on this machinery for advancement
  • M.S Exeter – Part of a department maintaining 1 MW diesel generators providing power and lighting distribution. Assisted in the removal and servicing of various auxiliary and main machinery, including Rolls Royce Olympus & Tyne gas turbines
  • M.S Newcastle – Served onboard for three and a half years as a Junior / Marine engineer learning basic fault finding and diagnostic techniques, gaining practical experience whilst serving an apprenticeship
  • M.S Sultan – Specialist technical training and commencement of engineering apprenticeship
  • M.S Raleigh – Royal Navy Basic Training

Driving Licence:

  • Full Driving Licence: (No endorsements)

Hobbies and Interests:

  • I have a young daughter who means the world to me and keeps me focused but when I have spare time, I exercise and keep fit by attending the gym, playing badminton, running and enjoy playing golf when the rare opportunity arises. I take pleasure in motorcycling, especially when the weather makes it possible to enjoy some of this country’s fantastic scenery. I have enjoyed undertaking home renovation projects to an 1840’s stone house, using innovative restoration techniques and attention to detail, which I have found to be a challenging and rewarding experience. I also have an interest in collecting rare music from many different genres. I consider myself to be a sociable, dedicated and reliable person who is enthusiastic in whatever I do and believe that I make the most out of life
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