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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Principal Mechanical Engineer
Perm £55k to £65k

About the role
We are looking to recruit a high-quality Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to join our team, so if you are looking for a fresh opportunity or eager to progress your career, then we would be keen to speak to you. Previous work experience to have preferably been with a Building Services Consultancy Practice but Project & Contract Managers with previous Design & Build experience would be considered.
You will have the ability to take a project from conception through to completion using prepared client brief documents as well as the ability to produce proposal documents. You should be able to convert this information into a working set of Mechanical drawings and Mechanical specifications both for
tender and construction.
You will be expected to manage projects and to deal with all technical and construction issues relating to the Mechanical installation. You would also be required to attend monthly design meetings, assess contractor valuations, carry out site inspections, witness test installations and issue snagging reports.


  • Be HNC or degree qualified. Chartered or working towards chartership.
  • Have working knowledge of Autocad/Revit and IES.
  • Lead schemes from inception through to completion and work to deadlines.
  • Be capable of producing high quality Mechanical Services Design.
  • Be a strong team player, who takes pride in their work and wants to progress their career.
  • Help the company directors lead our talented team of engineers.
  • Help with the development of younger members of staff.

You must be competent and experienced in designing the following systems:

  • Heating installations.
  • Air Conditioning.
  • Mechanical Ventilation.
  • VRV/VRF Installations.
  • Water Services.
  • Soils & Wastes.

In addition, you will be expected to undertake the following:

  • To identify training needs of staff.
  • Assign projects to appropriate engineers.
  • Ensure that engineers maintain adequate CPD.
  • Manage staff.
  • Liaise with customers to ensure projects are running smoothly.
  • Present at tender interviews.
  • Identify potential opportunities.
  • Prepare fee quotes.
  • Prepare of case studies
  • Prepare budget costs.

If interested in the role, please contact me at