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English Heritage’s Building Conservation Team are responsible for carrying out a range of surveys to all assets to ensure their condition, defects, risks, priorities and cost of repair is recorded and accessible to end users. The team own the asset data and are responsible for ensuring it is accurately updated and reflects the current condition of the English Heritage estate.
As the Building Services Engineer in the team you will be responsible for undertaking and delivering a programme of periodic condition surveys of building services assets to English Heritage’s survey standards and using the latest methods of data capture. You will also be asked to advise on the remaining lifecycle of existing assets, develop survey findings into packages of repair work, and present feasibility reports on these packages of work to senior managers. You will play a key role in setting quality standards and providing quality assurance, including advice on minimising the impact of repairs and new installations on historic fabric, and will provide information, advice, training and guidance to the Estates Team responsible for delivery of the works. This is a wide-ranging and interesting role requiring extensive post-professional qualification experience working across a range of historic assets, a professional interest in successfully integrating building services assets and systems into historic buildings, and excellent IT and communication skills.
We are looking for someone with significant post-qualification experience and solid analytical and presentation skills. The successful candidate will be able to diagnose defects, identify obsolescence, plan for lifecycle replacement, present findings, and carry out training and technical support for colleagues in other disciplines with confidence, authority and empathy.
Company: English Heritage
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edinburgh, GB
Application Deadline: N/A