Principal Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Warwickshire, United Kingdom
  • £45,000 to £55,000 per annum

Our client is a leading multi discipline consulting engineer with offices across the UK, due to a number of project wins they are expanding their Midlands office at all levels.

Key Responsibilities;

To undertake calculations, production of drawings, specifications and reports, site surveys, construction stage duties, client liaision with members of design/construction teams, project management, costing and any other relevant duty required to comply with the project brief.

To undertake an appropriate level of resource management responsibility and control by:
Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
Working to time allocations
Managing Change Control
Make steps to minimise expenses and non-chargeable costs
Produce project cost of further works and resource plans
Ensuring support services are made available
Participate in effective presentations to external organisations, customers and peer groups
Reviewing progress plus reporting any anomalies and scope of duty revisions to the line manager
Updating forward plan workload regularly
Ensure design intent/commissioning fulfilled during construction stage
To undertake an appropriate level of technical/quality management responsibility and control by:
Using up to date IT, technical methodology and information sources

Provide feedback on the performance of the department from a technical and operational perspective
To support and use BIM on relevant projects and undertake the necessary training and CPD to ensure clear understanding of processes and required proficiency
To undertake an appropriate level of financial management responsibility and control by:
Ensuring projects are kept within/cost limits as stated at briefing meetings
Completing time/expense sheets as required

Technical Skills & Experience;
Proven track record in mechanical services design, in particular the following market sectors: Life Sciences, Public Sector, including Education, Defence, Healthcare and Custodial

Proven track record of project delivery, together with notable projects across a variety of sectors (including science and technology, nuclear, and waste and environmental), major local developments and multi disciplinary work
The ability to lead teams of engineers as part of multi-discipline design team
Fully conversant with technical and legislation requirements for Mechanical services equipment and installation design and management
Ability to organise a team to develop designs from RIBA 0 through to 4
Experienced in managing external design and vendors organisations
Ability to understand and approve technical calculations performed by junior engineering staff
Have a good appreciation of business to ensure commercial requirement to ensure gross margin targets are achieved
Competent writer of letters, quotations, proposals, presentations and reports
Experience of low carbon engineering, preferably a CIBSE LCC or energy assessor
Experience of designing to achieve BREEAM ratings
Practical experience on-site (Resident Engineer or Similar Role) Preferred
Knowledge of IES/Revit/Majicad

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