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Associate Mechanical Engineer

London

We are seeking an experienced Associate engineer to be based in our London office with the ability to inspire others. You will currently be undertaking a lead role in detailed design and management with skills and experience in mission critical and data centre projects.  You will have a proven track record in project management delivery for large projects.

Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both with colleagues and clients, a wealth of experience working on innovative projects with leading client organisations, and contractors will equip you to take a future pro-active role in forging client relationships and business development of our sector portfolio.

Possessing excellent commercial and entrepreneurial awareness, you must be able to identify and develop new opportunities for RED services in addition to having expert technical knowledge relevant to building services design, and capable of incorporating those technologies into the sector portfolios.  The position will ideally suit someone who is currently working in consultancy and is prepared to work ‘hands on’.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Engineer, educated to degree level in Building Services Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years’ industry experience.

Role Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for running of Major projects. Takes Team Management role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services for mechanical installations, systems, equipment, facilities etc. (majority of building types) 
  • Carries out cost and profit diagnosis on projects including feasibility studies and preparation of fee bids
  • Reviews status advised by project personnel and external parties and modifies schedules or plans as required. Prepares project reports for Management, Client or others.
  • Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes
  • Surveys tests and reports on existing electrical/mechanical installations
  • Specifies activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing confirm to functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams
  • Ensure engineering calculations and drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards
  • Day to day decision making on project progress and direct liaison with, and provides advice to client
  • Ensures risk and performance monitoring analysis takes place through effective systems of internal control and delegation
  • Leads on the coordination of engineering services
  • Takes a holistic view in the selection and application of engineering concepts and solutions

Experience/Diploma 

  • BEng in appropriate engineering discipline or have sufficient equivalent experience
  • MCIBSE/MIEE + appropriate experience or equivalent
  • Chartered Eng status

Specific Knowledge 

  • Significant experience of specification design for a range of building types
  • Sound knowledge & working application of key health and safety issues and legislation
  • Appreciation & working knowledge of contract & business law
  • Knowledge of MS office applications word, excel etc
  • Ability to use it based calculation and spreadsheet software
  • Good understanding of bs standards/ UK regulations/codes
  • Experience and understanding of invoicing and credit control
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Leadership & mentoring skills
  • Presentation skills

Specific Skills/Knowledge 

  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.
  • Act in an ethical manner and follow the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines of the Group

Internal Interfaces 

  • Board Directors, Project Managers, Non-technical / administrative colleagues
  • Collaborating globally with peers and counterparts
  • Developing long-term business relationships with colleagues

External Interfaces 

  • Developing long-term business relationships with suppliers, clients and business professionals.

Benefits 

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to working with a rapidly expanding company on a varied selection of projects.

Salary commensurate with experience.   

Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders.  

We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.

The role will ideally suit UK nationals are we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

Interested applicants may send their resume to careers@red-eng.com

Location: London

Region: Europe

Salary: Competitive

Ready to join the team?

If you think you have what it takes to join an award winning team and help RED continue its exciting journey, we want to hear from you.