Accounts Payable Clerk, Glasgow

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk (PT, Maternity Cover)
Directly reports to: Company Secretary
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Glasgow

Position Summary:

Part time role available for maternity cover, ideal for someone well-versed in transactional processing with excellent accounts payable experience.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Responsible for Accounts Payable Process
  • Ensure that the accounts payable function is accurate and efficient, and all invoices are processed accurately and on time.
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of supplier information
  • Process and file supplier invoices accurately and promptly onto the Accounts Payable System
  • Deal with supplier queries including setting up new suppliers, queries re payment of invoices and confirming bank account details
  • Ensuring tasks move through the workflow in a timely manner and chasing where applicable
  • Check employee expense claim forms
  • Reconcile the Company credit card
  • Check and reconcile supplier statements
  • Manage approval process for supplier invoices
  • Dealing with supplier and internal enquiries
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

  • Previous experience within a similar role
  • Experience of SAGE50/SAGE200
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • A track record of exceeding expectations and objectives
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel functions
  • Strong team player

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Senior Mechanical Engineer, Birmingham

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Directly reports to: Associate / Associate Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Birmingham

Position Summary:

Proficient and self-motivated engineer, with good time management skills and a track record for consistent project delivery – with strong technical knowledge and competence discipline. Works well with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Undertake mechanical design and consultancy work including systems design, production, specifications and schedules; provide reports and advice to clients. Liaise with other design team members internal and external, represent the business at meetings.
  • Liaise with and provide focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are more effectively fulfilled.
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work.
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project management and actively undertake training of subordinate staff.
  • Regularly review personal and subordinates forward programme workload. Develop and frequently review priority lists of programmed tasks.
  • Check adequacy and accuracy of information and documentation produced by others.
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures.
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects.
  • Manage projects including organisation of trainee staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements.
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the highest possible standards of design by maintaining a good working knowledge of proven building services systems and new developments in Building Services Industry.
  • Undertake project risk assessments to ensure safe installation and operation and in compliance with CDM legislation.
  • Carry out the responsibilities of a Senior Design Engineer including: Preparation and/or development of client brief; development of project cost plans; assist where necessary in the estimation of project in-house resource requirements; assist in the development of project pre and post tender programmes; carry out surveys of existing facilities and prepare survey reports; prepare design calculations in accordance with all relevant standards and legislation adopting all necessary standard formats and procedures; prepare sketch drawings in sufficient detail to enable draughtspersons to produce satisfactory detail drawings as required for tender, construction or other purposes; prepare particular project specifications and schedules adapting standard specification information where possible; prepare bills of quantities in accordance with current Standard Method of Measurement documents ; assist clients in the selection of appropriate methods of contracting works; technically vet tenders and provide advice to clients on acceptance; carry out site supervision duties as necessary to ensure works are installed in accordance with contract documentation and good engineering practice; assist in the financial control of contracts including the preparation of interim and final project valuations; prepare feasibility studies and any specialist studies as required by the project brief; justify systems selection by means of investment appraisal techniques; if required by the project brief, prepare presentation material and carry out presentations to client.
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors.
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation.
  • To ensure contract compliance with the IMS, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers.

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably BEng (Hons) Degree in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering.
  • Chartered or working towards chartership with IMECHE/CIBSE.
  • Minimum engineering HNC/HND or equivalent qualification.
  • Competent in AutoCad and knowledge of Revit

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

  • Technically competent engineer with excellent communication and time management skills. Good team ethic approach.

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Intermediate Electrical Engineer, Birmingham

Job Description

Job Title: Intermediate Electrical Engineer
Directly reports to: Senior Engineer / Associate
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Birmingham

Position Summary:

To support the Senior / Associate Engineer(s) in producing robust design solutions including drawing and written deliverables with moderate supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Produce Electrical Design drawings, calculations & reports, specifications and schedules.
  • Contribute to BREEAM or equivalent legislation
  • Witness test the proving and commissioning procedures of final installations
  • Work to internal and external project programs effectively
  • Work to company Quality Assurance management systems
  • Support Senior/ Associate Engineers and Management
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external design team member
  • Undertake non-intrusive surveys of existing installations
  • Undertake main plant area spatial allowance exercises
  • Ensure industry knowledge is kept up to date with new legislation, standards and regulations, product development and new technology
  • Attend and contribute to design team and project meetings
  • Study towards chartership and maintain CPD requirements
  • Liaise with lead and/or support engineers to ensure that discipline designs are completed to expected quality and programme
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly timesheets
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties

Education and Experience:

  • Engineering Degree preferred.
  • Minimum Engineering HNC/D or equivalent qualification
  • Alternatively suitable Construction site based experience with a recognised completed electrical apprenticeship

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Self-motivated individual with good team ethic, looking to excel and aspire.
  • Computer literate
  • Good inter-personal skills

Desirable:

  • Chartered or working towards Chartership
  • Revit capability
  • CAD skills
  • CIBSE/IET Membership

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Director/Associate Director, Sustainability and NZC Consultancy

Job Description

Job Title: Director/Associate Director, Sustainability and NZC Consultancy
Directly reports to: Head of Sustainability
No of Direct Reports: 4+
Location: UK, TBC

Position Summary:

To lead and manage the sustainability team on a day to day basis, providing a quality service to our clients and expand the boundaries of our professional and commercial capabilities. Assist in the development and growth of the business in the Sustainability discipline.  To assist in effectively expand the client base and industry sector coverage, leading to increased capability, sales and profitability, in addition to achieve increased levels of repeat business.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Lead from the front, developing and communicating a clear vision for growth and quality delivery.
  • Effectively lead the Sustainability team day to day, including ensuring effective forecasting, measuring of works in progress, reviewing aged debt, and driving office initiatives, as well as managing the Sustainability team resource with support from Associates.
  • Maximise staff effectiveness and improve efficiency by enhancing client relationships, improving internal systems, developing and mentoring staff skills.
  • Adopt a proactive attitude to talent acquisition, development, and retention.
  • Take overall responsibility for the effective management and co-ordination of all resource to ensure exceptional project delivery, with the assistance of Associates.
  • Work-winning activities and network growth to achieve forecasts and growth expectations.
  • Implement effective bid management processes.
  • Champion the application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures across the business unit.
  • Ensure all Sustainability staff are focused on a quality delivery, to time and cost requirements.
  • Lead the development of new business for Wallace Whittle Sustainability by building relationships with existing and new clients, and relevant intermediaries.
  • Enhance the Wallace Whittle reputation by ensuring the effective and efficient delivery of a quality product and service.
  • Undertake effective financial management and reporting, aligned with company systems and processes.
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the highest possible standards of Sustainability consultancy by maintaining a market leading knowledge of Sustainability, Energy and Net Zero Carbon accounting and delivery and associated new developments in the property development and building services industry.
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary growth objectives of the business.
  • Contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation.
  • To ensure contract compliance with the Integrated Management System, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers.

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably a Chartered Engineer/ and/or Qualified Architect with a minimum of Honours/Masters degree in an appropriate discipline.
  • Relevant accreditations, e.g. LCC, WELL, BREEAM, LEED etc.
  • Experience of leadership/delivery of LCA, Carbon Management, Circular Economy, NZC accounting etc.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ industry experience, and preferably 5 years’ leadership experience.
  • Experience of office and regional team management.
  • A track record of work-winning and a relationship network in key sectors such as commercial, healthcare, public, residential etc.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Confident engaging with senior design team personnel and clients, including Developers, Owners, Investors and Occupiers.
  • Ability to lead from the front and by example.
  • Excellent people skills to ensure staff engagement.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent commercial acumen.
  • Preferably, an existing network of customers and intermediaries in the UK.

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Senior Sustainability & NZC Consultant

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Sustainability & NZC Consultant
Directly reports to: Sustainability Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: UK Wide

Position Summary:

To manage and lead the delivery of sustainable building services solutions on individual projects; to be a proactive member of the sustainability team; to contribute to the resource allocation of sustainability requirements as project work demands; contribute to the development of the sustainability team with marketing and fee bids and keeping up to date with current Legislation and Planning Policies.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Delivery of Energy Strategies for Planning Applications.
  • Lodgement of SAP calculations.
  • Lodgement of non-domestic and domestic EPCs.
  • Delivery of Sustainability Statements for Planning Applications.
  • Knowledge of BREEAM / WELL.
  • Knowledge of Home Quality Mark (HQM).
  • Thermal modelling to Level 5 (preferred).
  • Knowledge of façade performance and U-value calculations.
  • Knowledge of Energy Auditing and Assessment.
  • Knowledge of daylight calculations.
  • Input into fee proposals.

Education and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Knowledge of residential and non-residential energy modelling
  • BREEAM Assessor.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Ensure that the Quality System procedures are adhered to.
  • Responsible attitude and actively undertake training.
  • Lead external workshops and design team meetings.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical design.
  • Knowledge of RIBA stages of work.
  • Chartership.
  • Level 5 IES thermal modelling accreditation.
  • BREEAM / WELL AP.
  • Knowledge of BSRIA scope of works.

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Sustainability & NZC Consultant

Job Description

Job Title: Sustainability & NZC Consultant
Directly reports to: Sustainability Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: UK Wide

Position Summary:

To produce of sustainable building services solutions on individual projects. Be a proactive member of the sustainability team. Contribute to the development of the sustainability team assisting with research.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Carry out the responsibilities of a Sustainability Consultant including delivery of Energy Strategies for new buildings to achieve compliance with energy and carbon targets; Delivery of IES energy and thermal models and the output reporting as required, including EPC’s.
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to and actively undertake training.
  • Regularly review personal programme workload. Develop and frequently review priority lists of programmed tasks.
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures.
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects.
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the highest possible standards of design and reporting by developing a good working knowledge of proven building services systems and new developments in the Building Services industry.
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation.
  • To ensure contract compliance with the Integrated Management System, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers.
  • To comply with strategy and actions which encourage and produce a safe working environment for all staff and which reduce the impact to the environment.

Education and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Knowledge of BREEAM, HQM and WELL assessments.
  • The ability to produce and review high quality reports to predefined deadlines.
  • The successful candidate will be required to deliver reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, good organisational skills are paramount.
  • Ability to confidently attend external design team meetings and workshops, delivering expertise and advice in relation to sustainable building services solutions.
  • Happy to work in local office and travel to other offices when required.

Desirable:

  • Experience in the building services industry an advantage.
  • BREEAM and WELL assessor.

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Principal / Associate Sustainability & NZC Consultant

Job Description

Job Title: Principal / Associate Sustainability & NZC Consultant
Directly reports to: Sustainability Director/Head of Sustainability
No of Direct Reports: TBC
Location: UK Wide

Position Summary:

To provide an excellent service to clients within the boundaries of our professional and commercial capabilities. The Principal / Associate should lead projects on behalf of the Sustainability group and to deliver Wallace Whittle’s services to the highest of standard and on time.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Assist the Sustainability Director to develop new business for Wallace Whittle by building relationships with existing and new clients.
  • Day-to-day contact for the Location Directors, organising, and coordinating design team and client meetings discussing energy, sustainability, environmental and health & wellbeing topics.
  • Specific focus on implementing Wallace Whittle’s Net Zero Carbon strategies, ideally leading the embodied carbon service-line.
  • Delivery of environmental assessment certifications (BREEAM, WELL and Home Quality Mark).
  • Ability to undertake preliminary concept design studies to influence building shape, form and function.
  • Delivery of Sustainability Statements for Planning Applications.
  • Knowledge and implementation of planning policy sustainability requirements (specifically the GLA).
  • Knowledge of Energy Auditing and assessments.
  • Attend business development events, conferences and other marketing activities.
  • Carry out presentations to clients.
  • Take the initiative in organising and leading technical meetings.
  • Assists in the development of thought leadership and technical articles for industry publications.
  • Assists in the preparation of fee bids, proposals and interviews.
  • Liaise with and provide project focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are most effectively fulfilled.
  • Maximise staff effectiveness and improve efficiency by enhancing client relationships, improving internal systems and developing staff skills.
  • Interlink and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work.
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project manage and actively undertake training and development of subordinate staff.
  • Effectively distribute project workload and liaise with technical and other support staff to ensure acceptable product delivery.
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures.
  • Ensure documentation issued from Wallace Whittle in respect of a project has been processed in accordance with all relevant procedures.
  • Manage multiple projects including organisation of trainee staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements.
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects and reporting on a monthly basis particular project fee input information.
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties.
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors.
  • To ensure compliance with the IMS, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers.

Education and Experience:

  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered status in the near future.
  • Masters level of education in engineering field, preferably in Sustainable Design and Energy.
  • Previous experience in a consulting engineering environment.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Technically competent
  • Project management experience
  • Good communication and presentation skills

Preferable:

  • IESVE Level 5 accreditation
  • Embodied Carbon assessments
  • BREEAM / WELL / FitWell / LEED / HQM accreditation

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Senior Electrical Engineer, Glasgow

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer, Glasgow
Directly reports to: Associate / Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Glasgow

Position Summary:

To support the management team in producing robust design solutions including drawing and written deliverables with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Produce Electrical Design drawings, calculations (Amtech, IES, Relux, Dialux), reports, specifications and schedules
  • Contribute to BREEAM or equivalent legislation
  • Contribute to Building Regulations Part F/ Part L / Section 6 compliance modelling
  • Witness test the proving and commissioning procedures of final installations
  • Assist the development of trainee engineers
  • Work to internal and external project programs effectively
  • Work to company Quality Assurance management systems
  • Support Senior/ Associate Engineers and Management

Education and Experience:

  • Engineering degree preferred. Minimum Engineering HNC/D or equivalent qualification.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Competent in AutoCad and knowledge of Revit
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external design team members
  • Undertake non-intrusive surveys of existing installations
  • Undertake main plant area spatial allowance exercises
  • Ensure industry knowledge is kept up to date with new legislation, standards and regulations, product development and new technology
  • Attend and contribute to design team and project meetings
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Carry out all personal management duties
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties

Desirable:

  • Chartered or studying towards Chartership and maintain CPD requirements
  • Quality checking/review of trainee staff work and equivalent grade engineers
  • Liaise with lead and/or support engineers to ensure that discipline designs are completed to expected quality and programme

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Degree Apprentice MEP Design Engineer, Edinburgh

Job Description

Job Title: Degree Apprentice MEP Design Engineer
Directly reports to: Senior Engineer / Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Edinburgh

Position Summary:

To take guidance from and assist Engineers and Senior Engineers by carrying out design related duties as directed.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Assisting a team of engineers and technicians with the production of engineering drawings
  • Assist in production of 3D or 2D drawings using computer software
  • Assist in preparation of simple engineering calculations
  • Initial checking of own work
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
  • Meeting agreed deadlines
  • Attending meetings and/or site visits/surveys with Senior Engineer/Director
  • Attending and participating in company activities, presentations and workshops
  • Keeping your training log up to date and attending training/Continuous Professional Development where appropriate
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Ensuring application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 passes at National 5 / Standard Grade Credit Level / Intermediate 2 (Grade A-B) including English, Maths, Physics and a technology subject.
  • Preferred Minimum of 4 Highers including English, Maths and a science subject (preferably Physics or Technological Studies)
  • Alternatively having completed a recognised apprenticeship within the construction industry will be considered.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • All relevant training will be provided
  • The desire to work in an engineering office environment
  • Good numeracy, literacy and computing skills
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise at busy times
  • Awareness of the Building Services Engineering environment
  • Ability to think in a methodical way
  • Good communication skills within a team and externally

Desirable:

  • Willingness to achieve professional qualification.
  • An interest in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
  • A temperament that means you work well with other people
  • Previous consulting engineer experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Autocad or Revit software
  • Knowledge of energy and thermal modelling software such as IES

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Trainee Design Engineer, Aberdeen

Job Description

Job Title: Trainee Design Engineer
Directly reports to: Senior Engineer / Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Aberdeen

Position Summary:

To take guidance from & assist Engineers & Senior Engineers by carrying out design related duties as directed.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Assisting a team of engineers and technicians with the production of engineering drawings
  • Assist in production of 3D or 2D drawings using computer software
  • Assist in preparation of simple engineering calculations
  • Initial checking of own work
  • Contributing to providing solutions to design problems
  • Meeting agreed deadlines
  • Attending meetings and/or site visits/surveys with Senior Engineer/Director
  • Attending and participating in company activities, presentations and workshops
  • Keeping your training log up to date and attending training/Continuous Professional Development where appropriate
  • Supporting the administration of projects
  • Ensuring application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 passes at National 5/Standard Grade Credit Level/Intermediate 2 (Grade A-C) including English, Maths and a science subject.
  • Preferred Minimum of 3 Highers including English, Maths and a science subject (preferably Physics or Technological Studies)
  • Alternatively completed a recognised Electrical apprenticeship within the construction industry.

Essential:

  • All Relevant training will be provided
  • The desire to work in an engineering office environment
  • Good numeracy, literacy and computing skills
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise at busy times
  • Awareness of the Building Services Engineering environment
  • Ability to think in a methodical way
  • Good communication skills within a team and externally

Desirable:

  • Willingness to achieve professional qualification.
  • An interest in using computers for design work, calculations, and testing designs
  • A temperament that means you work well with other people
  • Previous consulting engineer experience
  • Knowledge and experience of Autocad or Revit software
  • Knowledge of energy and thermal modelling software such as IES

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