Principle Mechancial Engineer

Principle Mechancial Engineer
  • £60,000 - £65,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK M20 2UR Manchester Greater Manchester GBR M20 2UR
Job Ref: ND219
Sector: Engineering Technology
Date Added: 19 June 2020

Carbon60 are recruiting for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to work within our clients team, delivering technical services at bid, design, installation and commissioning phases. The role will be focused on the management of design and technical support services to Data centres and other mission critical infrastructure projects.

Key Duties:

  • 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 infrastructure 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.

Essential Criteria:

  • 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 client`s 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 project values 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.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Uptime Institute - Accredited Tier Designer.

The Company:

Our client is part of a global business which operates in the Construction, Engineering, Energy and Telecommunications markets. With annual sales of over €30 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of the group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times.

We deliver award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.

The position would offer a base salary of between £60-65k, with excellent company benefits package.

To apply for this position or for more details please forward a copy of your current CV to Neil.Dawson@

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.

19/07/2020 14:44:13
GBP 60000 60000
Contact Consultant:
Neil Dawson

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