MEP Manager

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MEP Manager

Work location: Wolverhampton

Division: Holding

Reporting to: Senior MEP Manager

Type: Full time

Who we are

Speller Metcalfe is on a mission… and it’s a simple one. We want to build a sustainable company at the forefront of construction – one that is built with a people-first approach in mind.

As a family business with nearly 30 years’ experience under our belts, our focus is not just getting you through the door, but developing your skills to support a long-term career with us. We’re proud of our high levels of staff retention and with staff at the very heart of our company, you’re never just a cog in the machine, but someone who can truly have an impact on how we do business.

Our background

Established in 1995 by Steve Speller and Andy Metcalfe, their vision was to develop a business at the cutting edge of construction, built upon an ethos of family values which are reflected in everything we do.

Now one of the UK’s leading regional contractors, we predominantly work across the Midlands and South West regions. With offices in Malvern and Wolverhampton, we deliver a range of public and private sector projects from £250k up to £30 million across a numbers of fields including education, healthcare, residential and leisure.


The job

Due to business growth we are seeking a new MEP Manager to join our team, based out of our Wolverhampton office. Reporting to the Senior MEP Manager, in this role, you will have responsibility for the preconstruction and on-site coordination of Mechanical and Electrical works on projects undertaken by Speller Metcalfe Construction.

Working as a support service to the preconstruction and project delivery teams, the MEP Manager will contribute significantly to the continued success and growth of Speller Metcalfe and will be expected to meet personal development targets, project goals and business targets.

This is a ‘blended working’ role split between home, construction sites and the Wolverhampton office.

How you’ll contribute

In this busy role, you will:

  • Be an integral support service member of the preconstruction and project delivery teams, tendering & co-ordinating the Mechanical & Electrical elements through all stages of numerous construction projects.
  • Provide technical assistance to the preconstruction team through collating MEP Tender pack information, reviewing tender information and ensuring all tenders are compliant.
  • Produce a detailed MEP Tender Sum Analysis and present it to the Bid team to allow the selection of the most suitable SCP.
  • Provide technical assistance to the project delivery team to supervise site works undertaken by the MEP Supply Chain Partner, ensuring quality records necessary to meet quality requirements are maintained with the use of Fieldwire.
  • Undertake Project Reports for each Project and issue around the team and provide assistance to the Project teams on all aspects of the coordination of the MEP Commissioning activities.
  • Provide input to witnessing / demonstration and handover documents such as the Health & Safety File, Technical files, O&M Manuals, and commissioning records.
  • Meet with designers and MEP supply chain partners on a regular basis to monitor progress of the design, procurement, installation, and commissioning works against the contract programme.
  • Identify potential project risks and take appropriate mitigation action in accordance with contract requirements, introducing improvements and innovations where appropriate.


Who are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you will bring your enthusiasm and determination as well as:


  • Experience in a similar role within a Building Services Contracting or in a Consultancy
  • Mechanical bias supplemented with Electrical experience / knowledge
  • Proven track record in publicly funded Projects


  • Membership of professional body (e.g., CIBSE) is beneficial
  • Relevant Engineering degree/diploma or related discipline required

Core Behaviours which will help you to be successful in this role include:

  • Takes responsibility and accountability
  • Interacts with the team and the business
  • Is proactive


What’s in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary, increasing holiday benefits and access to private healthcare, we offer a number of other benefits for our staff.

Alongside the chance to work in a business with a real family-feel where you will have the support to grow your career, we’ll provide:

  • Minimum 27 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Health cash plan
  • Paid professional memberships (one annually)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life insurance 4 x salary
  • Car salary sacrifice scheme


Sound interesting?

Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our values, we’ve created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. Our mission has always been to encourage, develop and combine the individual talents of our staff, and we welcome and encourage staff from all backgrounds and abilities.

We’re also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

If you don’t meet all the criteria, but are still interested in joining us, email us your CV anyway! It’s always good to hear from people who can bring their enthusiasm and desire to learn to our team.