Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Location

London

Published By

BPIC Network

Type of Job

Full Time

Published Date

8 October 2021, 16:00:00

About the job

The role will provide you with an opportunity to become an integral part of our successful MEP and Sustainability Team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of projects including client management, deliverables and business development.  


This role is suitable for a candidate with extensive experience in mechanical engineering and is technically sound with good Client facing skills. 


The culture of our team is to be a trusted client advisor who are selected for their professional quality service, enthusiasm and expertise in the built environment. We are seeking a likeminded, professional engineer to contribute their unique skills and expertise to our collaborative environment. 


The post holder will be involved in a variety of roles, including design, advisory services, contract management and maintenance/asset management primarily of mechanical services in existing properties. The role will therefore include surveying of existing mechanical services in properties including commercial boilers, ventilation systems, water services (including booster pumps), renewable technologies etc. The majority of work is in the Housing Sector for Registered Providers and Local Authorities.  

Responsibilities

Performance Requirements/Objectives:


  • On a daily basis, provide support and advice to staff, deal with client related issues and provide professional services as required. 

  • Maintain high standards of professionalism at all times. 

  • Mange projects effectively and to the satisfaction of the client and M&E Partners. 

  • Maintain high quality project records and information. 

  • Attend group meetings. 

  • Assist in the performance and development of junior staff, where applicable. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Representing the Practice at meetings with Clients and Contractors.

  • Take a leading role in the design team managing a wide range of residential boiler replacements, Term Maintenance Contracts and commercial fit out schemes.

  • Develop and present project design proposals to a client following the external brief and internal discussions so that client requirements are met, acting as either lead internal consultant or as member of a team.

  • Carrying out quality audits and pre/post inspection services.

  • Prepare, ready for tender, specifications, designs, drawings, equipment schedules and contract documentation.

  • Issue in conjunction with the client, contract documentation to tender, adjudicate and recommend appropriate contractor to meet project requirements.

  • Establish and agree clear responsibility as lead internal consultant for the project.

  • When acting as lead Consultant undertake all aspects of project management as defined by the client in his letter of appointment.

  • Contract administration duties associated with maintenance contracts for water hygiene, Communal Boilers, Booster Pumps, Renewables etc.

  • Undertake project surveys including site inspections, stock condition, refurbishment, and post-occupancy performance evaluations.

  • Site inspections to ensure that works are completed in accordance with the design and specification requirements/workmanship standards required. Overseeing of testing and commissioning and checking of record drawings/operating and maintenance manuals.

  • Standards of Practice, you are expected to maintain a high level of professional and engineering standards and observe the legal requirements and professional guidelines of the relative professional bodies

  • Professional Bodies, you are expected to be registered and maintain registration with the Engineering Council which will be reimbursed by calfordseaden

  • Continuing education, the employee will be required to keep up-to-date with developments in Engineering through undertaking continuing professional development on a regular basis.

Requirements

Competencies:


  • Hold a BEng or BSc in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Proven experience in a similar consultancy role.

  • Hold/working towards membership with relevant industry body (CIBSE, EI).


Person Specification:

The candidate is expected to be conscientious, enthusiastic, well organised and professional. They must provide a constant positive influence on the team, encourage others and lead by example.

The candidate is expected to be proactive with developing their own and others knowledge, while driving standards and quality throughout the team.  The role requires a clear bias towards refurbishment and work in existing buildings and good understanding of renewable technologies.

Benefits

Competitive salary

About us

BPIC working on behalf of our client. Our mission is to increase the participation of black and ethnic individuals in the industry whilst also empowering and educating individuals along the way. We champion the importance of diversity within the industry by directly providing solutions for organisations to create inclusive work environments and attract a diverse workforce. The network is dedicated to delivering solutions for participants that work in all areas of the industry from major infrastructure projects, fit-outs, SMEs to specialist professions that support our industry such as tech, law & finance.