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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: North Kent/South East London

Salary: Circa £60K dependent on experience and previous level, plus a generous benefits package.

Our client is an established Building services consultancy based in North Kent, who is looking for an accomplished Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team. The opportunity has become available due to the increase in projects and pipeline, and they are also looking for someone with client facing capabilities for their succession planning as they regularly internally promote people to Associate and Principal level.

Role:

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you will be responsible for leading the project and carrying out services from inception / feasibility through to detailed and fully coordinated design as well as mentoring and coaching Junior Engineers.

As you will be working with a number of big named clients, it's important that you are representing the company when meeting clients and building relationships as most clients are repeat customers.

You will be expected to demonstrate your expertise on a number of projects across a variety of build sectors such as: Commercial (new build and Cat A and B fit out), Residential (High Rise and Mixed Use), Hotels, Industrial and leisure.

Requirements:

  • You will have a relevant Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering, minimum HND and preferably chartered.
  • You will have an excellent knowledge of building services and all stages of the design processes.
  • You must have previous consultancy experience within the UK construction sector. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You will have been responsible for meeting with clients, developing and producing reports on a daily basis in a previous position.

Essential Skills:

  • You will need to offer a portfolio which includes Commercial and Residential projects.
  • Excellent technical knowledge in your discipline.
  • Thorough understanding of Building Services Design.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team.
  • Experience in design and delivery of large to medium scale projects.