Graduate Mechanical Project Manager

Posted 4 days ago by HVAC Recruitment

Newcastle upon Tyne

Role: Graduate Mechanical Project Manager

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + car allowance

Dept: National Projects

My client is looking for a Mechanical Design Graduate to join as a graduate/trainee mechanical Project Manager. The Graduate Mechanical Project Manager will be based in Gateshead and will working within the National Projects Team, assisting in the expansion of the team, with a view to improving co-ordinated drawings, improved cost control, labour and resource management, together with developing our existing client base across the country.

The PM will hold responsibility for managing major & minor work schemes, from contract award to practical completion. You will be responsible for the management of labour scheduling, supply chain management, programming of works, H&S management and cost control across each project. You will work with our projects coordinator and administrator to deliver this in a co-ordinated manner, developing both roles across the projects delivery.



  • To lead, motivate, manage and control both office based teams / site based teams to ensure on time, within budget and compliant project delivery.
  • Must have full commercial awareness during tendering and project delivery to ensure profitability is maximized.
  • Full financial control of the project (from contract award to practical completion)
  • Ensure Applications for payment / invoices are submitted on time.
  • Report project 'current financial status' on a monthly basis to Head of Projects to assist in the departments P&L performance review.
  • Manage and monitor the progress of individual projects, expenditure and employee time and allocated tasks within the project delivery period.
  • Ability to work across several projects at any one time (+1million combined value) utilizing our labour skillset to enable best customer service delivery and department productivity.
  • Ensure the supply chain is a reliable one and provides best value.
  • Must hold management experience combined with good mechanical technical knowledge.
  • Work closely with Projects administration team to ensure all subcontractor / supplier POs are placed in good time.
  • Ensure all O & M manual information is collated in a timely manner and submitted to Client upon practical completion.
  • Ensure the department complies with HASAWA 1974 and CDM Reg 2015.
  • Ability to read, understand and review construction drawings (Mechanical & Electrical).
  • Desire to develop further skills, knowledge and experience across the renewable energy sector.
  • Work to optimize the productivity and efficiency of the projects team through proactive scheduling, analysis and communication - Ensuring customer requirements are met at all times.
  • Carry out quality control inspection audits regularly onsite, recording findings and actioning when required.
  • Ensure all compliance works are executed in accordance with statutory regulations and legislation, reviewing all certification upon completion.
  • Develop effective and close working relationship with the administration team

To register your interest please apply with your CV, or call (phone number removed) and ask for Dan for more information.


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