Principal Mechanical Engineer M&E Construction Manchester
Are you a Senior / Principal Mechanical Engineer?
Do you have previous experience in Mechanical / Building Services / Construction / Civil Engineering?
Do you have prior experience in leading the design of mechanical services, particularly for data centres and other mission critical projects, with projects value circa £150M, as a Principal Mechanical Engineer? If so, then see below…
Huxley Engineering a Global M&E Engineering Consultancy (Building Services, Construction, Energy & Engineering – T/O circa €32Bn) are looking to recruit a Principal Mechanical Engineer for their Major Projects Teams based in the South Manchester Office.
Accountabilities and key tasks of Principal Mechanical Engineer:
Delivery of designs in line with health and safety requirements.
Full accountability for the design of mechanical services for data centre and other mission critical projects.
Management of mechanical designers including review and approval of designs.
Lead co-ordination of construction, mechanical and electrical design at all stages of the project lifecycle, including input from clients, internal / external designers, suppliers, subcontractors and commissioning agents.
Lead regular design meetings with project team and provide effective communication and change management.
Provide support to the technical strategy at bid and pre-construction phase.
Provide engineering support to site teams, providing specialist design input to proactively resolve problems and support installation works to programme requirements.
Provide engineering support to maintain technical audit trail through design, procurement, installation and commissioning stages.
Successful project delivery with high quality design deliverables completed on time and on budget.
Maintain audit trail to demonstrate design review process and design acceptance by internal and external stakeholders.
Accepted as the design lead within the project teams.
Effectively resolve installation and commissioning challenges.Experience & Qualifications Required for Principal Mechanical Engineer Role:
Recognised qualification in mechanical / building services engineering. i.e. BEng / MEng or significant demonstratable experience
Ability to design mechanical services in line with appropriate standards, guidance and clients requirements.
Ability to agree practical and realistic programme for delivery of design to the requirements of internal and external stakeholders and project demands.
Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, manage and communicate priorities.
Ability to make effective decisions in consultation with projects stakeholders and use judgement to escalate decision making process.
Ability to mentor and provide leadership to engineers and designers of all levels.
Experience of undertaking and leading the design of mechanical services, particularly for data centres and other mission critical projects, with projects value circa £150M.
Experience of undertaking design at all stages of project lifecycle – pre-construction, design and construction stage.
Experience in undertaking and managing specialist design and engineering services – Sustainability & compliance (BREEAM, environmental permitting – heat, fume and noise emissions, Part L), mathematical modelling (CFD, FEA, etc) and services supports design.
Experience delivering and management of design in line with RIBA plan of work, BSRIA BG6 schedule of services and ISO 19650 requirement.
Experience working with typical design and build contracts, JCT, NEC, MF1 and others.
For the successful Principal Mechanical Engineer, a highly competitive salary and benefits package is on offer and this Principal Mechanical Engineer role is commutable from Warrington, Manchester, Salford, Didsbury, Liverpool, Runcorn, Stockport, Bolton, Altrincham, Cheadle & Lymm.
To be considered for this Principal Mechanical Engineer role, please apply via the link below
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