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Principal Mechanical Engineer -

London

RED is an expanding international M&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

We now seek a fully experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer to be based in our London office with the ability to inspire others. You will have the ability to run medium sized projects, undertake a client facing role in the development, design and co-ordination of engineering projects.

Skills will include experience on data centre and mission critical projects.  Other sector experience including commercial, hotel, retail and hotel design desirable.  Experience will also include the coordination of engineering project services, with a proven track record in project management.

Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both with colleagues and clients, and 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 of our sector portfolio.

You will possess good commercial awareness, in addition to having robust technical knowledge relevant to building services design, and capable of incorporating those technologies into the hotel and leisure sector.  The position will ideally suit someone who is currently working in building service consultancy and is prepared to work ‘hands on’.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Engineer or working towards, educated to degree level in Building Services Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years industry experience. 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Responsible for running of medium size projects.  Undertakes a client facing role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services for Mechanical installations, systems, equipment, facilities etc.  
  • 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
  • Day to day decision making  on project progress and direct liaison with and provides advice to client
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams
  • Carries out engineering calculations to ensure drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards
  • Responsible for  technical content and accuracy of Trainee, Graduates and Engineers
  • Validation and checking of designs and specifications

EXPERIENCE 

  • BSc/BEng or degree in appropriate engineering discipline or have sufficient equivalent experience
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HNC/HND plus appropriate experience or equivalent
  • Working towards Chartered Eng status
  • Significant experience of specification design for several building types

SKILLS/SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE 

  • Sound knowledge of key Health and Safety issues and legislation
  • 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
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Managerial skills
  • Presentation skills

SPECIFIC BUSINESS UNDERSTANDING

  • 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

BENEFITS

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:

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