Mechanical Project Lead

Job Title: Mechanical Project Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Frankfurt, Hessen
Salary: €90000 - €110000 per annum + company benefits, bonus & rotation
Reference: DR71188_1622277639
Contact Name: Dan Risby
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 29, 2021 09:40

Job Description

Mechanical Project Lead


Salary: up to €110,000 per annum + rotation & company benefits & bonus

Job Ref: DR71188

A privately owned General Contractor delivery multiple Colocation, as well as Hyper-Scale Data Centre construction projects the EMEA region, are actively recruiting for an experienced Mechanical Project Lead, to deliver a large Data Centre project, located in Frankfurt, Germany.

The client is considering experienced Mechanical Project Managers who offer recent Data Centre project experience and have the right to work in Germany (EU national, Blue Card VISA or Residency Card).

In addition to a competitive basic salary and company benefits, also provided (for those who do not live locally in Germany) Accommodation, regular rotation back to base, flights, loving allowance, and a car.

Mechanical Project Lead Responsibilities:

  • Produce systems roadmaps to ensure a robust logic allows accurate reporting to the client, identification of potential issues as early as possible and the ability to create mitigation plans, as necessary.
  • Review of the design for the building and making recommendations for value engineering, prefabrication, buildability reviews and opportunity for increasing H&S on site so far as reasonably possible.
  • Developing the Building Permit Compliance Matrix from the design phase to the construction phase and ensuring the compliance with local legislation is compliant and working with the consultant and client team to demonstrate the requirements are transferred through to construction.
  • Host weekly meetings with the design team to discuss pertinent issues and work towards resolution of foreseeable issues prior to them becoming time critical on site.
  • Responsible for the management of the coordination and scheduling of the client's OFE vendors including chairing weekly meetings with the client and design teams.
  • Managing risk registers as the project develops with the client to identify and manage risks appropriately.
  • Setting up and supporting construction managers in the daily day to day site management and coordination.
  • Management of sub-contractor activities including tracking progress against schedule and manpower levels. Ensure that there is a weekly minute meeting with sub-contractor.
  • Issue weekly safety stats & project labour projections.

Mechanical Project Lead Criteria for the Role:

  • A relevant degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services is ideal, but not essential.
  • A proven track record of delivering a large-scale data centre project in a Mechanical Project Manager remit
  • The right to work in Germany i.e., EU national, Blue Card VISA holder or an existing valid German Residency Card.
  • A thorough understanding of building regulation and European standards, codes and practices.

To apply for the position of MEP Commissioning Lead, or to find out what other opportunities we can offer in the data centre construction sector, please contact Dan Risby at Project Resource

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