Principal Mechanical Engineer

Energy
  • UK, North East, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for a Principal Mechanical Engineer located in Chadwick, Glasgow or Newcastle. This...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/86252

Quote ref: 1061/86252

Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for a Principal Mechanical Engineer located in Chadwick, Glasgow or Newcastle. This role is flexible working.  

 

Job Description:  

 

You will be working on Nuclear Technical Support Provider (NTSP) framework and it will require going through a Security Clearance.  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.  

- Design and specification of all Electrical Building Services systems - power, earthing, lighting, life safety, telecoms, security, access control, lifts, lightning protection etc.  

- Carry out (and managing of others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.  

- Preparing technical specifications using NBS.  

- Collaborate with their BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit – note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) is beneficial.  

- Representing the business at meetings with clients and contractors.  

- Site surveys, inspections and monitoring of site works.  

- Report and technical note writing.  

- Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.  

- Adherence to all quality, environmental and governance processes.  

- Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations.  

- Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.  

- Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead.  

- Contribute to the technical development of junior staff.  

- Undertake financial management of project related activities.  

- Assist in development of new clients or opportunities for the company.

Requirements

- Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related subjects.  

- Chartered Engineer with CIBSE or IET.  

- Proficient in energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.  

- Knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.  

- Understanding of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics.  

- Familiarity with the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.  

- Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.  

- Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools such as IES thermal modelling package, Navisworks, Hevacomp, One Click, NBS and Microsoft packages.  

- Experience working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential.  

- Have a detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.  

- Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.  

- Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with client is essential.

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