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Hoare Lea
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Mechanical Engineering Jobs
Job Title : Principal or Associate Mechanical Engineer

Location : London - London, N1C 4AB GB (Primary)


Organisational Unit : Hoare Lea -> Specialist Group -> Operational Engineering

Job Type : Full Time

Category : Operational Engineering

Education : Bachelor's Degree

Job Description : Principal or Associate Mechanical Engineer

Operational Engineering


Competitive salary + benefits

A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for a creative and driven Principal or Associate Mechanical Engineer to join a leading MEP Consultancy based in London. You will be responsible for meeting with Clients, producing reports, specifications and drawings and delivering successful projects from inception to completion.

About Us

Hoare Lea is an award-winning engineering consultancy with a creative team of engineers, designers and technical specialists. We provide innovative solutions to complex engineering and design challenges for buildings.

Irrespective of the scale or complexity of a project, we provide a full range of MEP, environmental and sustainability services, bringing buildings to life and ensuring that they perform in operation as well as they look.

Why Work For Us?

You’ll collaborate with the industry’s best, working in the UK’s largest MEP firm with a range of specialist teams.

You’ll be part of progressive and exciting projects, able to experience innovative schemes across all sectors.

You’ll advance your career, your way, thanks to our structured Career Paths framework.

The Role

As a Principal / Associate Engineer you will be responsible for supporting and delivering designs for a range of project types and sizes. You will work within a multidisciplinary team of engineers and support staff delivering a consistent high-quality service for clients, ensuring that repeat and new business opportunities are developed and profitability is achieved. The role is instrumental in helping to continue to grow and develop a team of technically competent engineers within this high performing sector, as well as seeking new opportunities to develop the business.

What You’ll Be Doing

- You will be in a Client facing role, attending project meetings and disseminating the brief within the project team. You will need to be of personable nature and a good communicator.

- Providing technical advice to clients on the operation of electrical/mechanical engineering services in existing buildings

- Preparing Fee Proposals

- Delivering refurbishment and upgrade projects from inception to completion

- You will lead the development of initial strategic concepts for projects ensuring solutions are appropriate for the brief and regulatory standards.

- Taking responsibility for solid technical delivery in your work either alone or part of a team.

- Engage with junior support staff in their day to day activities and offer advice and guidance to ensure that they develop their skills and we get the best out of our people.

- Providing technical advice to clients on the operation of electrical/mechanical engineering services in existing buildings

- You will be financially astute and work with the team leader to help monitor fee expenditure, resource and work delivered.

- Looking at new ways of working and taking time out for innovation and research ensuring we keep abreast of our competitors.

- Creating and maintaining a high reputation within the industry, and to ensure adherence to QM and risk control procedures is also a very important part of the role.

About You

You should have a relevant degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent qualification and must have, or be working towards chartered status. Have Membership of CIBSE/IMECHE or industry recognised institution.

You should have excellent technical knowledge in your primary discipline and a thorough understanding of Building Services Engineering and interdisciplinary design through all stages of the design process.

You should have an in-depth understanding of modern technical delivery methods, particularly in relation to BIM, and should be competent in designing and reviewing information by others in such environments.

You will have experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment, leading, motivating, and supervising junior/senior engineers.

With excellent interpersonal and communication skills you will have proven ability in negotiating positive outcomes, resource planning, motivation and management.

With previous consultancy experience, you will appreciate the importance of complementary specialisms such as acoustics, fire engineering and computer modelling in the design of buildings and be adept at analysing and interpreting their impact on your work.

What We Are Looking For

• Suitably qualified Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineers degree or equivalent qualification preferable but not essential.

• At least some experience working on projects in existing buildings.

• Ability to develop good relationships with Clients, Project Managers, Managing Agents and Contractors

• Chartered Engineer status, or working towards submission, to either CIBSE or IMechE, or equivalent.

• Previous consultancy or contracting experience in some or all of the following: M&E Design & Specification, Surveying & Reporting and Project Management.

• You will have experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment, with excellent communication skills both internal and external clients, and a team-based work approach, you will appreciate that holistic working is central to good design and you will have experience across a range of projects.

Core Benefits

• Private medical scheme

• Life Assurance

• Income protection

• Car allowance and access to a wide range of lease cars

• Profit and performance related bonus

• 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service

• Contributory pension scheme

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Tax free childcare

• Enhanced Paternity, Maternity & Shared Parental Leave

• Season Ticket Loans

• Professional membership subscription

• Flexitime

Flexible Benefits

• Discounted BUPA health assessments

• Flexible working.

• Study Assistance

• Holiday buy & sell up to 5 days

• Cycle to work scheme

• Travel & dental insurance

• Employee retail discounts

• Sabbatical Leave

• Gym discounts

• GAYE – Give as you Earn

• Gourmet society tasting cards

• Employee Referral Scheme

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Equal Opportunities Statement

Hoare Lea is committed to ensuring that the most suitably qualified and experienced candidates are appointed to positions within the firm on the basis of job-related criteria.

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