Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    £40 - £45/hour

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Key Words / Skills: Senior Mechanical Engineer : Mechanical, Engineer, Building Services, Data Centre, HVAC, Heating, Ventilation, Air-conditioning, Hevacomp, Piping

Wilde Recruitment have an urgent requirement for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to start as soon as possible in Basingstoke and London for WSP. You will have the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting and prestigious projects in the world. WSP are currently involved in numerous projects which will reshape the landscape and skyline of London.

Duties will include:
The successful Senior Mechanical Engineer will work in a joint leadership capacity within a mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) discipline team providing design and technical advice in a WSP project manager capacity on a wide range of projects.
You, as the Senior Mechanical Engineer will, supervise the completion of detailed designs and supervise the work of others in this function.
Consider the feasibility of the project specific to the discipline and lead the overall feasibility study for the project.
Take responsibility for and direct others in the production of detailed and performance specification for the discipline subject to review by colleagues prior to issue.
Project Delivery
Regularly brief the project team, explaining the appointment. Ensure contracts / letters of intent are in place for all projects before work begins. Make sure all team members have access to the agreed appointment documents.
Review the detailed design programme and ensure that sufficient resource is available to complete the works.

The Candidate:
The successful candidate will possess an HNC in Building services Engineering or applicable discipline and showing commitment to continue with higher education.
The Senior Mechanical Engineer will ideally be a Chartered Building Services Engineer and will lead the completion and regular amendment to the project 'Cost to Complete' (CTC).
Monitor the work of the project engineers and compare weekly against the previously agreed CTC. Flag up any potential 'profit' or 'loss' to your DTL when compared to the agreed fee.

You will also have the following skill set:
Working knowledge of Hevacomp
U value calculations
Heat loss calculations
Heat gain calculations
Pipe sizing (LTHW, CHW, HWS, CWS etc)
Pump sizing
Duct sizing
Fan sizing
Fan sizing
Control valve sizing and authority
Thermal modelling
BMS Systems

To discuss this vacancy please contact:  Daniel Goddard

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