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Principal Mechanical Engineer - Glasgow - 12 Months

Progressive Recruitment
Posted 24 days ago, valid for 13 days

Glasgow, City of Glasgow G2 5LA, Scotland


£50,000 - £70,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • Position: Principal Mechanical Engineer
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £65 per hour (Inside IR35)
  • Experience Required: 7 years
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Understanding project briefs
    • Design and specification of Mechanical Building Services systems
    • Production of detailed calculations
    • Preparing technical specifications
    • Collaborating with BIM team

I have an fantastic opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to work on an exciting 7 year framework in Glasgow.

Rate: 65 per hour (Inside IR35)
12 Month - Contract

Key Responsibilities (day to day duties)

* Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
* Experience in the Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, hot and cold water systems, ventilation, controls, etc.
* Knowledge of Low Pressure/High Pressure Air, Demin Water, Nitrogen, Local Exhaust Ventilation, Diesel Fuel Supply is not essential but useful.
* Carry out (and managing of others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.
* Preparing technical specifications using NBS
* Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit - note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) is beneficial
* Attendance at meetings with clients and contractors
* Site surveys, inspections and monitoring of site works
* Report and technical note writing
* Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards
* Adherence to all quality, environmental and governance processes
* Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings
* Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead
* Contribute to the technical development of junior staff

Requirements Essential:

* Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or related subjects
* Chartered Engineer with CIBSE or IMechE
* Familiarity with the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches
* Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance
* Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools such as IES thermal modelling package, Navisworks, Hevacomp, One Click, NBS and Microsoft packages

Interested or know someone that could be? Please send an up-to-date CV and I will be in touch asap to discuss the role in more detail.

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Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC(phone number removed) England and Wales

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