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Principal Enginer – Mechanical Building Services

  • Location: Plymouth, PL2 2BG
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Deborah Power
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01942 323277
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 December 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038215

NRL are currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer to be responsible for the delivery of the Mechanical Building Services aspects and structural packages on the main 10 Dock Building.

This position will be an initial 6 month contract.


  • Management of the Mechanical elements of the Buildings and 10 Dock structural packages

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert advice for mechanical engineering aspects within the Buildings MEP design

  • Provide Technical design guidance and review of mechanical design of elements including but not limited to mechanical building services (domestic water, steam, industrial gases), and HVAC systems

  • Manage and review inter-discipline and inter-system interfaces in the built environment using the integrated BIM model of the dockyard facility.

  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and effectively contributing to the project’s technical planning process.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant subject

  • Nuclear, defence or marine system experience

  • Experience of design and substantiation of mechanical building services, including:

    • General HVAC systems and radiological implicated ventilation systems

    • Pressurised fluid systems such as domestic water, industrial gas and steam systems

    • Hydraulic gates and valves

  • Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering (Desirable)

  • Chartered Engineer (Desirable)

Whats in it for you?

  • High profile projects

  • Competitive rate