Design Engineer
Integral UK Ltd
Manchester, GB
6d ago

Design Engineer - Hall & Kay Fire Services

Location - Manchester

Key Responsibilities :

  • Through conduct, behaviours and action support the implementation of Hall & Kay Fire Services business, through the design process.
  • Develop sprinkler system designs, co-ordinating with chief designers, sales engineers, project managers and client representatives and specifications.
  • Co-ordinate design programme by monitoring against the construction project programme / project plan.
  • Liaise with managers / site & department / divisional contacts as required through the development of the design life-cycle.
  • Liaise with client sites and attend project site meetings as required.
  • Prepare complete working drawings in accordance with the appropriate design codes including establishing pipe sizes by hydraulic calculations.
  • From design drawings, list off materials for various purposes including material procurement, estimating of variations, schedule of rates etc.
  • Forward drawings / quantities of materials listed to suppliers / subcontractors for procurement purposes.
  • Control document issue and revisions and ensure distribution to all relevant parties as required including design approval submission.
  • Support Hall & Kay Fire Services continued compliance to all relevant internal processes / procedures, appropriate schemes and applicable regulatory standards.
  • Maintain accurate, accessible and comprehensive design calculation records.
  • Undertake comprehensive design risk assessments and maintain records of of same.
  • Familiarise & comply with all company policies & procedures.
  • Support colleagues by undertaking independent & documented design validation / review as required (depending upon LPC qualification level)
  • Qualifications / Experience / Progression Pertinent to the Role :

    Familiarity with all standard MS applications.

    Strong communication skills in all disciplines including written, oral and email

    Strong time management skills

    Full driving license

    Full working knowledge of BS EN 12845 / BS9251 / FM / NFPA design principles

    Working knowledge of CAD

    Knowledge of sprinkler systems, constituent parts & their application

    Familiarity with FHC software eg. Canute

    Knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM) / 3D engineering drawing technics

    Working knowledge of Design Risk Assessments


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