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Authorising Engineer - Mechanical and Water

Fusion People
Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 5UG
Closing date
Nov 30, 2023

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Water, Wastewater & Stormwater Infrastructure
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Technical Manager and Authorising Engineer - Mechanical and Water - Birmingham to the South Coast

£75k package

As part of a national team of 9 AE's you will ensure the Safe Systems of Work for Mechanical Systems and Water are managed and adhered to by the field operational teams across a large portfolio of contracts including Hospitals, commercial buildings, schools, fire stations and manufacturing sites from Birmingham to the South Coast.

You will carry out technical training and assessments / appointments as governed by the various safety rules and HTM's and in time you will further develop your role in the disciplines of FGas and Confined Spaces.

You will have significant expertise in the management and control of complex Water Hygiene issues and a working understanding of Mechanical systems in a manufacturing, industrial, educational, commercial and/or healthcare environment and will use that experience to help drive up standards across the Division.

The ideal candidate will be highly skilled and knowledgeable in Water Hygiene i.e. predominantly the requirements of L8, but any knowledge of HTM 04-01 and experience within a healthcare environment will be an advantage, but will also have mechanical trade qualifications.

Compliance assurance will be a key feature of this role, with the need for multi-site Technical and Authorising Engineer audits,

You must be proficient at drafting technical reports, be able to support and actively lead accident or operational incident investigations and be able to support in house training deployment.


Educated to degree level in engineering or equivalent through experience.

Preferably member of relevant Professional Institute(s) e.g. CIBSE.

Significant experience of Engineering Management in a related Services environment (Manufacturing, Industrial, Healthcare, Education, Commercial facilities and environments).

Sound knowledge and understanding of working in the M&E, FM and TFM environments

Significant Water Hygiene management experience

Authorised Person (or similar level) in Mechanical/Pressure Discipline

Isolation and maintenance of Steam or/and High/Medium Temperature Hot Water experience

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (current edition)

Relevant Trade Qualifications or Apprenticeship

Permit to Work, Risk Assessment and Method Statement experience

Familiarity with relevant regulatory, legislative requirements and British Standards as Applicable


Authorising Engineer Qualification via recognised training body

Confined Space management/awareness

Health and Safety Qualification (IOSH/NEBOSH) or equivalent

Commercial and or Domestic Gas Qualifications

FGas Category 1 or 2 qualifications

BOAS Qualification

The Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations (current edition)

First Aid training

Auditing Training or previous experience

Accident and Incident investigation training or experience including report writing

Healthcare experience

Apply online now or call James Sampson on 0121 6167150

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