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Technical Director (mechanical)

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email: dlowe@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 486
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035571
 NRL are recruiting for a Technical Director (Mechanical) to work on a permanent basis with one of our clients in London, an expanding international M&E consultancy.



Role Responsibilities
  • Provides strategic level business management and leadership
  • Takes Team Management role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services
  • Responsible for critical business function (HR, Finance etc)
  • Carries out cost and profit diagnosis on projects
  • Reviews status advised by project personnel and external parties and modifies schedules or plans as required.
  • Prepares project reports for Management, Client or others
  • Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes
  • Surveys tests and reports on existing electrical/mechanical installations
  • Management of projects to ensure they return the target margin
  • Leadership and hands on delivery of monitoring of construction and installation on projects
  • Liaising with existing and future clients to establish and maintain long lasting relationships
  • Specifies activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing confirm to functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams
  • Carries out engineering calculations to ensure drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards
  • Involvement in local office management in conjunction with other members of the senior management team
  • Support clients in tender and procurement of MEP contractors and MEP equipment.
  • Leads on the coordination of engineering services, together with hands on delivery of concept and details designs
  • Ensures risk and performance monitoring analysis takes place through effective systems of internal control and delegation
  • Mentoring and development of younger members of the engineering team
  • Production of technical white papers to promote the technical capabilities of the company
  • Hands on involvement in the sector management team in conjunction with other members of the team
  • Surveys and due diligence reports of existing data centres
  • Presenting technical papers at industry events where the opportunity arises
  • Support the delivery of projects in accordance with the expectations of the Project Delivery Process from a Project Management, Financial Management, QA/QC and Technical Review perspective
What you will need:
  • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise workload and work to deadlines
  • BSc/BEng in appropriate engineering discipline/BEng General Building Services or have sufficient equivalent experience
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HND/HNC + appropriate experience or equivalent
  • Chartered Eng status
  • Experience of data centre or other mission critical projects
  • Significant experience of specification design for a range of building types
  • Experience of having managed projects abroad (desirable)
  • Sound knowledge & working application of key health and safety issues and legislation
  • Appreciation & working knowledge of contract and business law
  • Knowledge of MS office applications word, excel etc
  • Flexible and self-motivational approach to work
  • Good understanding of bs standards/ UK regulations/codes
  • Experience and understanding of invoicing and credit control
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership & mentoring skills
  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.
  • Act in an ethical manner and follow the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines of the Group
What is in it for you:
  • Opportunity to work in an exciting and rapidly expanding company
  • Competitive salary
  • Long contract