Key Details

  • Salary Negotiable
  • Contract Permanent
  • Location Tonbridge

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Ref: 19590

Job Description

Our client who specialise in providing consultancy services to the construction industry is looking to recruit a full time Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their offices based in Tonbridge.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the delivery of mechanical services design/work for all projects.  A degree in Building Services Engineering (Mechanical bias) is preferred together with a minimum of 10 years post graduate experience.

Main duties of the role are:

  • Oversee intermediate/junior staff
  • Mentor staff undertaking further education
  • Ensure design procedures are followed and design files maintained.
  • Carry out mechanical design work Review mechanical designs
  • Review mechanical designs
  • Act as Project Leader when designated
  • Ensure staff work to meet time and quality targets
  • Lead and liaise with CAD department on M&E drawing production and workload (anticipate resource requirements)
  • Liaise with Directors and assist with Fee proposals, Resource requirements, Staff issues that require Director input, Need for external consultants, Monthly review of staff time sheets/project costs
  • Monitor and co-ordinate holidays
  • Produce basic fee payment schedules
  • Encourage team working and development
  • Ensure team concentration on work at hand
  • Attend corporate functions as required by Directors
  • Ensure compliance of work produced with statutory and legal regulations
  • Ensure staff are aware of H & S requirements in relation to design
  • Identify ‘gaps’ in staff experience/education and look to fill these gaps
  • Seek new project possibilities and liaise with Directors accordingly

Applications are invited from candidates who have the following skills:

  • Extensive UK experience in the commercial sector of building services (MEP) – hotels, offices, high-end residential etc. (survey and design)
  • A degree in Building Services Engineering (Mechanical bias)
  • Experience in the management of junior/intermediate staff
  • Car driver, ideally with short commute from home to Tonbridge office
  • An outgoing personality, capable of running projects with enthusiasm
  • Familiarity with the London construction market and the hotel/hospitality industry
  • Demonstration of fluency in verbal and written English

We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this role.

Essential Skills

  • 10 years experience

Desirable Skills

  • Building Services Engineering degree

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