As the GRAHAM business continues to grow and develop, we are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join us as Trainee/Graduate Building Services . The successful candidate will be based across our Northern Ireland projects providing support to our existing project teams. We believe this role would suit someone from a trade background, who is looking to move off the tools, into a Building Services post.

Successful candidates will be supported as they study at college/university for a qualification in Building Services - There may be a requirement for block release at college. In addition, you will work towards a vocational qualification to compliment experience being gained on site.

As a large main Contractor with Nationwide coverage, there may be occasions where you may be asked to work on projects away from home. Should this be a requirement, the company will provide temporary accommodate and daily subsistence pay. Please note, The role may also involve working unsociable hours - Candidates are expected to be flexible on working hours and arrangements.

A full UK driving licence is essential for this post.

What you will do

The Building Services Trainee shall assist the BSM team with various activities that range from tender through to aftercare. A Summary of these activities are noted below:

  • Assist with carrying out design reviews of Mechanical and Electrical Designs at Pre-construction Stage for Design & Build Projects and Construction Stage for Traditional Authority Design Projects, under the guidance of your Graham Building Services Mentor.
  • Attend project meetings with the Client, designers, specialist contractors and other team members where required, to provide technical advice pertaining to MEP Services to the Graham Construction Project and Design Managers.
  • Assisting Site Teams in the management of the quality and co-ordination of MEP installations onsite under the guidance of your workplace mentor
  • Provide technical assistance to the Site Management Teams for any MEP issues that may arise onsite, under the guidance of your workplace mentor
  • Work with the Site Management Teams to ensure they build to suit the MEP installation
  • Provide technical assistance to Site Planners for review of the MEP Supply Chain members Technical Submissions and Requests for Information documents prior to their release to the Client/Designers for formal response.
  • Assist Line Manager in the development and implementation of the Project Commissioning Plan
  • Assist in the review of Supply Chain Inspection and Test Plans prior to release to the Client for approval.
  • Assist the Project Planners in conjunction with the MEP Supply Chain members with developing the MEP installation, testing, and commissioning programmes for projects ensuring that they align with the construction activities.
  • Assist Line Manager in the management of the commissioning process and Client training exercises associated with the MEP installations on a project.

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Trainee/Graduate Building Services and the range of duties to be undertaken. It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals

Our commitment

We are proud to say that we are a committed Equal Opportunities Employer and we aim to be the first choice for people from all backgrounds. We seek to promote respect for the individual and equality of opportunities. We believe that everyone should be treated solely on the basis of personal merit and contribution throughout their GRAHAM career journey and not on the value of artificial barriers, prejudices, or preferences.

We are only able to consider applications from individuals who are eligible to live and work in the UK, as per Home Office regulations. Please check your eligibility with the regulations before applying. Individuals with a current time restricted right to work in the UK, should contact the Human Resources team in the first instance.

A basic disclosure may be requested if security clearance is required by 3rd party clients and a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position. Our Access NI/Vetting and Barring Scheme Policy and Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders is available upon request.

GRAHAM reserves the right to carry out checks to ensure the validity of an applicant’s experience and/or qualifications and we expect all applicants to comply with any such requests for information. Failure to do so or evidence of any falsification of information will lead to either removal from the recruitment process or if already in employment potential termination of contract through the company disciplinary procedure.

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