Job Vacancy

Senior Mechanical Project Manager

Location: North East


  • Company Vehicle
  • 33 days holiday (inc bank hols) each year
  • Mobile Comms Package
  • Life Insurance
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Pension Scheme
  • Career Development


Negotiable depending upon experience



Established in 2000, CMS is a privately owned national market leader in Facilities Maintenance, built on the core values of Integrity, Expertise and Responsiveness.

With Engineering hubs located throughout the UK, a team of over 130 staff members, CMS offers a range of integrated services, including reactive and planned Gas, Heating, Plumbing, Air-Conditioning, Electrical, Renewables and Catering Services.

Awarded as one of the Top 20 fastest growing companies by the Journal's Fastest 50 companies in 2020, CMS continue to grow at pace, delivering critical services to the Care, Education, Leisure & Hospitality, Retail and Public Sectors.



An engineer must be experienced and carry the requisite qualifications for the role employed. We pride ourselves on employing competent engineers to fulfil our client’s requirements and provide them with the best service possible. All engineers must be an enthusiastic ambassador for our business, consistently living our values, exceeding the expectations of our customers, promoting our brand and delivering the bottom line, contributing to the wider business by committing to culture of openness, continuous improvement, collaborative working and interdependence with other teams and team members.



  • 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 maximised.

  • 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) utilising 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 optimise the productivity and efficiency of the projects team through proactive scheduling, analysis and communication - Ensuring customer requirements are met at all

  • 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.


  • Ensure all engineers training requirements are up to date and review regularly to ensure
    safety onsite and full maximisation of labour resource.

  • Communicate daily with engineers to enable smooth, efficient running of the team and
    accurate upkeep of systems and information whilst maintaining KPI’s \ programme
    milestones inline with programme of works.

  • Effective first Line Management – timely resolution and processing of HR issues, disciplinaries, fleet, payroll, holidays, appraisals and development plans.

  • Communicate company directives effectively and ensure compliance from team.

  • Review and identify required skills and competences of each engineer for their job role.

  • Carry out engineer’s audit program in line with company policy.


  • General understanding of building services design and application.

  • Ability to manage all aspects of tendering, including pricing, PQQ and early supply chain engagement offering best value.

  • Ability to estimate using software such like Amtech Trimble / Cypher / Ensign and or others.

  • Ability to manage and understand contracts I.E JCT Minor works / NEC 3 / 4 contract.

  • Ability to carry out M&E condition survey reports to buildings / life cycle costing analysis.



  • Desirable- Relevant H&S Qualification ** Minimum of NCRQ Safety Management or IOSH Managing Safety with 3 months of starting role.

  • Desirable- SMSTS

  • Desirable- Relevant professional / managerial qualification (I.E PMP) or willingness to work towards this

  • Desirable-Related Facilities Management Qualification

  • Essential- Driving Licence

  • Able to pass a DBS check for relevant convictions*

*Our client base includes sites housing “vulnerable people”. A DBS check is conducted for all client-facing employees. A notification under DBS does not necessarily bar an individual from working for CMS. Please discuss any misgiving you may have with our HR team.


  • Experience of working in a M&E projects delivery environment

  • Experience working in a M&E design Environment

  • Previous administrative and management experience

  • Computer Literate Excel / MS Project / Outlook 

  • Proven ability to produce quality management information

  • Engineer management experience

  • Experience working in a customer focused environment



It is an express condition of employment that you are prepared to transfer to alternative duties within our Organisation. To include - covering terms of leave as necessary, to take over and cover some duties normally performed by colleagues or outside of normal working hours. This flexibility is essential for operational efficiency as the type and volume of work is always subject to variables.

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CMS' technical support team and engineers are always on hand and are extremely responsive, getting to even the most remote homes well within their SLA.

Care Home Manager, Four Seasons Health Care

I oversee the everyday compliance for 156 John Lewis and Waitrose stores . CMS have been faultless. They attend site on the days agreed and get the work done in a professional manner.

Compliance Co-ordinater, CBRE

CMS always provide a proactive approach towards technical solutions whilst working in line with the MOD Safe System of Work.

Operations Manager, RAF Boulmer

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