Mechanical Engineer (Critical Systems/Data Centre)

£45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
23 Feb 2017
23 Mar 2017
Alex Hargreaves
Contract Type
Full Time
An international multi disciplinary consultancy require a Chartered Engineer for a Permanent position working on Data Centre and Critical Systems projects based in London

The successful candidate will be expected to:-

* Engage with the client, project end-users and contractors
* Lead mechanical design activities and assist in cross discipline coordination
* Review design and construction programmes and highlight key risks
* Potentially lead the multidisciplinary delivery of the project
* Input to and/or lead project and design team meetings
* Manage the discipline/project resources including production of drawings
* Coordinate the production of reports and specifications
* Attend tender interviews and conduct tender analysis
* Review and input to commissioning plans
* Attend Factory Acceptance Test (FATs) for key plant and equipment
* Spend time on site during construction and commissioning phases
* Grow and develop a team using internal resources and strategic hires to ensure successful project delivery
* Potentially lead the delivery of multiple projects running simultaneously
* Develop and nurture client relationships that deliver further opportunities
* Participate in and lead bids for new opportunities including developing fee proposals and attending interviews

Projects will include the design of new build facilities as well as the improvement of existing facilities.

This role will also include giving presentations to clients and potentially at industry events in order to develop and win new business.


We are looking for an experienced mechanical engineer, preferably with data centre experience.

The role will involve:

* Working with multi-disciplinary teams.
* Understanding the client’s business and basis of operation
* Developing concepts, appraising and recommending optimum design solutions
* Leading the client in the decision making process in the context of their business
* Reporting in a clear and concise manner
* Commissioning management
* Client liaison and presentations
* Site monitoring and reporting


This will include:

* Being part of a multi-disciplinary services design team
* Bidding for new projects
* Report preparation
* Commissioning management
* Client liaison and presentation
* Keeping up to date with developments in the data centre industry
* Maintaining a wide array of professional relationships in the data centre industry (clients / suppliers / competitors / etc)


* Solid Data Centre design experience
* Knowledge of current regulations, best practice and codes
* A desire to further develop the Data Centre business

The candidate will be:

* A Chartered Engineer
* Happy to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
* Comfortable to lead Data Centre projects
* Willing to travel