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Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer

Up to £44000 per annum 12% Pension, c.10% Bonus
 
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Stuart Marshall Director (Building Services Design and Asset Engineering)

Job Description

Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer - London to £46,000 c.10% Bonus Pension 12% Clear & Supported Career Progression.

Want to stay in Mechanical Building Services Design but looking for a move away from the pressure, tight deadlines, and long hours of a typical Design Consultancy?

Then it is worth considering a career move into one of the world's leading and most respected Property Consultancies.

Reasoning:

As an ambitious, Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer, you will already know how to design and manage projects and build rapport quickly with a project team. You may not be unhappy in your current role, however you may be starting to consider your longer-term career options as you feel that your skills are not being fully utilised, overworked and undervalued within your current practice.

Over the past 8 years this global Property Consultancy has developed its own internal M&E Design Consultancy to meet and deliver M&E Design & Project Management to their clients, who in the main are the owners and occupiers of the largest real estate estates portfolios in the world.

Uniquely, they have access to their own client base and do not have to competitively tender for projects, resulting in a less pressurised environment and providing the financial resources to recruit into the M&E team when needed rather than expecting employees to shoulder more pressure and work excessive hours.

Essentially, a client-side role that will give you direct access to clients, working on the client's behalf as part of the client team as the clients representative. Offering you direct access to clients thinking and an unprecedented insight into the clients psyche and the drivers behind commercial property ownership.

Offering absolute career stability and with growth in mind, due to their success, this global Commercial Property Consultancy has a clear three year plan to grow their M&E offering by 50% over the next three years, opening up a huge ongoing career opportunity for you.

You'll deepen your understanding of Mechanical Design by working client-side in commercial property sector and access to this experience will set you apart from your peers in Design Consultancy.

With an established team of experienced M&E Engineers, from which to continue your leaning and development. There is structured training to CEng and a clear route to progress to Senior level and beyond.

What you'll do:

  • Carry out full detailed design
  • Work directly with clients
  • Project manage and supervise projects, co-ordinating with other engineering and real estate disciplines
  • Prepare specifications, reports, design drawings and budget costs to programme
  • Peer review and overseeing external consultant designs
  • Client/Project management

What's in it for you?

As a key player within the MEP division, you'll be designing, leading and supervising varied and interesting projects across a broad range of high-profile Commercial Buildings and have full autonomy to implement your innovative designs.

You will not only supported by the M&E team and Partners, you will also benefit educationally from working closely with the other in-house disciplines across Project Management, Building Surveying and M&E Asset Management. You will lead projects where MEP is crucial to the success of the project and enjoy knowing that your designs are helping future-proof low energy buildings for future generations.

You will be expected to design, manage and supervise projects co-ordinating with other engineering and real estate disciplines. Carry out detailed design in accordance with industry guides. Prepare specifications, reports, design drawings and budget costs to programme. Supervise project works on site, workmanship and testing.

You will also learn how to undertake professional Technical Due Diligence (TDD) surveys, Dilapidations, Forward Maintenance Planning and Audits/Reports.

Benefits - Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer:

As well as an opportunity to work client-side and set yourself apart from all of your peers in Design Consultancy, you will be offered an enjoyable work life balance, they offer a competitive salary, car allowance, significant annual bonus, 12% contributory pension and a host of other flexible package options.

With staff development and retention at the core of its values, they have always promoted from within and still have one of the best levels of employee engagement in the industry.

Rather than being micromanaged, you'll enjoy working autonomously, either at home or in the office - you decide on what works for you, whilst being fully supported at every step.

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