Mechanical Design Manager

Posted 02 October 2023
Salary Competitive
Job type Permanent
Sectors Built EnvironmentBuilding Services
Contact NameAntonio Gonnella

Job description

My client is a dynamic medium-sized Building Services Contractor specializing in commercial fit-out projects. With a proven track record of delivering high-quality Building Services installations, they’ve built strong relationships with clients across various industries.

They pride themselves on the following things:

  • Full autonomy for Project Managers on how projects are run
  • Minimal red tape, meaning less admin and an easier way to run projects
  • Excellent relationships with long-standing clients
  • A family feel, everyone knows each other’s name and you’re not just a number!
Due to growth, an Mechanical Design Manager is required to join the business. This role will be based in the Central London office.

What will you be doing?
  • To take responsibility of assigned projects in terms of Cost, Programme, and Quality and oversee design completion in line with all company processes.
  • To manage project teams effectively in completing Stage 5 MEP design packages for installation by the delivery teams.
    • Management of the project CAD/Coordination teams shall be via the project designated CAD Manager.
    • Assigned project resources may be an internal design team or appointed consultant and/or CAD bureau.
  • To represent the Design Team at project meetings, both internal and external.
  • To monitor project deliverables programmes and report on their status.
  • To co-operate and communicate effectively with Project Managers and other team members providing technical support as required.
  • To be commercially aware of costs and able to identify additional costs not included in the original contract.
  • To oversee quality control of design submittals.
Qualifications and experience
  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject preferable.
  • Membership, or in process of gaining, to professional institute preferable .
  • UK commercial fit out experience essential.
  • Highly proficient in mechanical design principals of the below systems through to RIBA Stage 5.
    • General fresh air, dirty extract, and LEV ventilation services
    • Domestic services
    • Above ground drainage services
    • LTHW heating services
    • CHW, VRF and Hybrid VRF cooling services
  • Good understanding of electrical design principals also preferrable.
  • Experience working to BIM Level 2.
  • Good understanding of WELL, BREAM & NABERS requirements and their impact on design proposals.

What do you get in return?

A competitive renumeration package along with excellent benefits including private medical insurance allowance, professional subscription or membership fee reimbursement, a year. You will also be working for a forward-thinking innovative business that will give you the platform to excel.
If you would like to hear more about the position, then we'd love to hear from you.

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