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Lead Mechanical Engineer

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Louis Wellings

  • Contact email:

    louisw@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8952

  • Job ref:

    080314

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-31

  • Start date:

    2018-07-03

Lead Mechanical Engineer

Due to constant expansion, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join an established Building Services and Construction Organisation, based at their London office.

The client is a leading Building Services and Construction company providing building consultancy, construction, installation and process engineering services to a variety of clients, including Commercial, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Manufacturing and Energy. The client offers a range of high quality services from Design and Build, to Mechanical and Electrical Services.


 


Main objectives of the Lead Mechanical Engineer will be to manage, co-ordinate and provide specific project and engineering support, managing technical design outputs on projects. Also you will be working alongside the Engineering Design Manager and Lead Mechanical Engineer to set budgets, estimates, quality requirements and programmes for design works.


 

Responsibilities would include, but not limited to:
  • Supporting the design through FEED, Concept, Scheme, Detailed, Implementation, Commissioning and Handover
  • Undertaking Value Engineering exercise.
  • Ensuring CAD Operators prepare fully coordinated.
  • Managing and monitor the engineering scope of the project to ensure it is delivered at the right quality, on time and budget or estimate.
  • Ensuring direct reports are working to the company’s processes and procedures.
  • Managing the inter-discipline design co-ordination to ensure it is performed at the right quality level by active planning and control of the same.
  • Cross-functional co-ordination with Operations Director, Engineering Design Manager, Managers, Lead Engineers vendors, customers, 3rd party Design.
  • Highlight and report any deficiencies within the team, processes or procedures.
  • Assist in workload forecasting and manpower planning, performance review.
  • Managing the Engineering Design functions on the project, including 3rd party design houses and integrated package equipment suppliers.
  • Operating an open style of leadership that will encourage the early identification and resolution of potential problems.
  • Reviewing and controlling the technical content of the model and drawings produced and to check and approve drawings.
  • Liaising closely with the Project Manager and to provide support and technical assistance as required.
  • Monitoring the activities and performance of sub-contractors.
  • Mentoring and developing Junior Engineers where applicable to higher skill levels.
  • Raising purchase orders including the technical definition of work scope and/or technically review other purchase orders to liaise with suppliers and customers.
  • Assisting in the compilation of case history documentation.
The Lead Mechanical Engineer will have:
  • An Mechanical Engineering Qualification or Building Services.
  • Relevant experience in a related role to ensure ability to complete the role.
  • Experience using the following is desirable:
    • Microsoft Office
    • Primavera
    • BIM
    • Revit MEP
    • AutoCAD
    • Navis Works
    • Viewpoint for Projects
 
  • Knowledge of Company products, services and customers to best provide a professional service.
  • Positive communication skills in dealing with people so that problems can be satisfactorily resolved and customer satisfaction is maintained.
  • Ability to work on and control multiple projects throughout their life span to ensure effective completion to the standards required.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good positive relationships with both internal and external customers.
 

On offer is an excellent package including competitive salary, car allowance, holiday and pension scheme.

 

 


 

 




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