Lead Design Engineer

Working for one of the UK's leading Facilities Management companies, who have traded for over 75 years. You will be working on various commercial contracts contract. The company can offer real job stability and career progression.

They are looking to recruit a Lead Design Engineer, some of the duties are, To upkeep and manage project drawing registers, Project document control & management in line with the company Quality Management System, Operate within and adhere to the company Health & Safety policy and procedures, Communicate the status of projects and tasks through the departmental reporting structure, An attention to detail and a high standard of verbal and written skills, A team player with an ability to self-manage and develop projects from an outline brief and specification, A keen interest in combined heat and power (CHP) installations, district energy networks and energy saving technology, A natural aptitude for undertaking engineering calculations, analysis and problem solving, An interest in fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, energy transfer and stress analysis


  • Writing system control philosophies, sequences and strategy
  • Writing technical specifications for system design, manufacture, installation and operation
  • Experience of managing both clients and suppliers with regards to Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) documentation
  • Delivery of technical toolbox talks and creation of good practice guidance to share knowledge
  • Full 3D modelling and detailed design of energy centre, CHP, boiler, chiller and district heating network installations in 3D AutoCAD & CADWorx Plant Professional
  • Experience of undertaking piping stress analysis using Caesar II or similar
  • Supplementary safety and industry specific training (such as CSCS card, IOSH, CIBSE courses)
  • Supplementary courses and qualifications in AutoCAD, CADWorx Plant Professional or other industry leading CAD and modelling packages
  • Knowledge of specialist design areas such as steam systems, PED, ATEX, DSEAR & COMAH


Specific Requirements:

  • CEng Chartered Engineer status and engaged on a programme of Continual Professional Development
  • Extensive experience in a relevant field, including  previous experience in a similar role
  • A thorough working knowledge of relevant CIBSE Guides, British Standards, BSRIA, IGEM and other industry authority publications
  • An appreciation and understanding of the Construction & Design Management Regulations 2015
  • An ability to size and specify valves, instruments and piping components
  • Experience with the creation and detailing of Bills of Material for plant equipment, valves and instrumentation
  • An ability to size and specify major plant such as boilers, CHP engines, pumps, heat exchangers and chillers
  • Detailed knowledge of the design and configuration of boiler plant, CHP engines and chillers
  • Experience of site visits and surveys to collect data for creating designs
  • Experience of site attendance for snagging activities and commissioning support
  • Liaison with both internal and external clients, contractors and suppliers
  • Participance in both internal and external design meetings, technical reviews, HAZID and HAZOP studies
  • Creation of Piping & instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs) and Engineering Schematics in 2D AutoCAD
  • Creation of conceptual layouts and designs for estimating and sales support in 2D AutoCAD
  • Technical ability to interpret and understand the outputs of piping stress analysis and to identify design improvements
  • Review and Approval of Design Engineer and Graduate calculations and drawings
  • Writing sub-contractor scopes and major plant tender documentation
  • Compilation and writing of Operation & Maintenance manual content for delivered designs
  • Review and Approval of Design Engineer and Graduate technical documentation
  • The ability to accept delegated tasks and responsibilities to assist the operation and management of the department
  • An ability and willingness to manage, mentor and assist the development of Design Engineers and Graduate Engineers
  • The responsibility for attending major project kick-off meetings, leading the projects forward and briefing supporting engineers

If this role is something you are interested in please apply or call and ask for Simon

Job Type Permanent Part Time
Location London
Sector Other Engineering
Start Date 13th December 2018
Advertiser remoteapi
Job Ref LDESimon

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