STFC
Organisation STFC
Organisation Detail Science and Technology Facilities Council
Reference Number IRC246528
Location Didcot See on Map
Salary £26560
Date Posted 29 October 2018
Grade UKRI-Band C
Contract Type Graduates
Hours Full Time
Closing Date 18 November 2018
Interview Date




Brief Description


Salary: £26,560
Grade: UKRI-C
Contract Type: Open-Ended
Hours: Full Time
Closing Date: 18th November 2018

The assessment centre for this vacancy will be in December 2018 or January 2019 and will be held at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Oxfordshire.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science, technology and Engineering.

STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. To find out more about STFC please see one of our videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQlxetSlMSDoZoEOG0M9G4g

Our graduates join us in a permanent position, starting a real job from day one. Graduates enjoy two years of formal soft skills together with technical training and development, as well as a direct route to professional accreditation. STFC graduates have the opportunity to build on their degree, taking their understanding, knowledge and skills to a new level in a dynamic, creative, collaborative culture.

Estates Services is a diverse department providing professional Estates management to enable science. The department covers all aspects of Estates operations including managing the significant capital development programme, planned and reactive maintenance, asset replacement, site works projects and improvements. The Estates team consists of professional project managers, MEP design Engineers and core technical staff.  The in house team is supported by 3rd party SME’s managed through service contracts.  

As the Graduate Building Surveyor you will be responsible for the ongoing review and inspection of the Estate and its building portfolio; to include maintaining an accurate condition survey record and successful delivery of assigned minor works to programme and within allocated budget. You will engage with and consult with RAL stakeholders and connected third parties regarding Minor Projects and Measured Term Contracts, including the capture of the “brief”, interpretation of requirements and preparation of Valued Engineered specifications, with the aid of the M & E Department and other specialists.

 

This is an excellent opportunity to also take on supervisory responsibilities for refurbishment projects and Building Maintenance, managing externally appointed professional teams and contractors.

 

Summary of Key Duties & Responsibilities

 

·         Adopt and develop the Estates existing condition survey reports to inform and assist the Estates Senior Management team in the strategic planning of maintenance and capital replacement works

·         Liaise with the client to interpret and define project requirements, scope and budget prior to works instruction.

·         Diagnose building defects and specify remedial repairs

·         Prepare estimates, specifications and tender documents relating to Minor Projects and Measured Term Contracts at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

·         Instruct, implement and manage projects using NEC3 TSC and NEC3 ECC processes and protocols.

·         Procurement and supervision of contractors with minimal impact to the site location, including works coordination, integration, Safety and Quality assurance.

·         Ensuring CDM requirements are met for relevant schemes, including the issuing F10 notices where appropriate.

·         Project management of various projects incorporating all building disciplines, with assistance for M & E and other specialist trades.

·         Ensure the Users acceptance and sign off the completion of Minor Project works.

·         Available for RAL Call-Outs and weekend working when required.

 

The above duties will require limited travel and may involve occasional overnight stays.


Organization Description


UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More information can be found at www.ukri.org.

The Science and Technology Facilities Council is a world-leading multi-disciplinary science organisation, and our goal is to deliver economic, societal, scientific and international benefits to the UK and its people – and more broadly to the world.

Shortlisting (S) and Interview (I) Criteria

Essential:

  • obtained first degree bachelors or Masters, in Building Surveying or related subject in either 2018 or be due to receive it in 2019 (S)
  • expected or have achieved a 2:1 or above (S&I)
  • the right to live and work in the UK (S)
  • Good inter-personal skills, particularly in communication, negotiating networking and team building, motivation and problem solving. (S&I)
  • Good knowledge of  UK building control and the application of current building regulations (I)
  • Excellent numeracy skills. (S)
  • Good ICT skills, including MS Office and CAD. (S&I)
  • Self-motivated. (I)
  • Good time management skills. (I)
  • Able to work well within a team but also show excellent initiative alone and work independently (I)

Desirable:

• Knowledge of Health & Safety regulation, especially fire, asbestos and CDM regulations (I)
• Post qualification experience of diagnosing building defects and specifying remedial repairs. (S&I)
• Approving contractors work quality (I)
• Contract management. (S&I)
• Applying legal interpretation of standard forms of contract in particular NEC3 (I)
• Design and specifying minor alterations (I)
• Knowledge of electrical drawing standards (I)
• Commercial awareness (I)
• Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary design office. (S&I)

  • STFC’s Graduate scheme is accredited by the; Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Institute of Physics and the British Computer Society
  • you’ll get the chance to work on cutting-edge projects with international collaborators
  • STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance including 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege holidays, flexible working hours and an exceptional pension scheme
  • every graduate is provided with a mentor to help support them through the graduate scheme and to become chartered
  • providing you perform well and make good progress with your training plans, you will be promoted after two years with us, receiving a significant salary increase

In order to apply for this role you must have:

  • obtained your first degree bachelors or Masters, (not doctorate) in a relevant subject in either 2018 or be due to receive it in 2019
  • expected or have achieved a 2:1 or above
  • the right to live and work in the UK.

Please apply online only. Please submit a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability for this role.

Please ensure that your name and the IRC reference are included in the file name description of each document uploaded. Please also state where you saw this role advertised. No Agencies.

We recruit on a rolling basis therefore we recommend you to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until our assessment centres are filled.

Closing Date: 18th November 2018

To find out more about our graduate assessment process please visit: http://www.stfccareers.co.uk/careers/graduates/
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