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Technical Director (Mechanical)

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

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Advanced Facilities
  • Contact: Duncan Lowe
  • Contact Email: dlowe@nrl.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01483 400 486
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 21 May 2021
  • Job Ref: 1035687
NRL are recruiting for a Technical Director to work on a permanent basis with one of our clients in Manchester, an expanding international M&E consultancy.


 Possessing excellent commercial and entrepreneurial awareness, you must be able to identify and develop new opportunities for our client services in addition to having expert technical knowledge relevant to building services design, and capable of incorporating those technologies into the sector portfolios. The position will ideally suit someone who is currently working in consultancy and is prepared to work ‘hands on’. 

Role Responsibilities
  • Assist Directors  with business strategy and management
  • Team Management and leadership role in design, development and coordination of engineering project services
  • Carries out cost and profit diagnosis on projects including feasibility studies and preparation of project fee proposals
  • Working closely with clients and project team to establish project requirements and
  • 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
  • Fiscal and commercial management of projects to ensure they return the target margin
  • Leadership and hands on delivery of monitoring of construction and installation on projects
  • Liaise with existing and future clients to establish and build 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
  • Hands on 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 our client
  • Surveys and due diligence reports of existing data centres
  • Presenting technical papers at industry events where the opportunity arises
Role Requirements
  • 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
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to handle own workload and work to deadlines
  • Flexible and self-motivational approach to work
  • Ability to use it based calculation and spreadsheet software
  • Good understanding of bs standards/ UK regulations/codes
  • Experience and understanding of invoicing and credit control
  • 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 a rapidly expanding company
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • Long contract