Senior Mission Critical Mechanical Design Engineer, Croydon
London, United Kingdom
2d ago


HDR Hurley Palmer Flatt Group specialises in delivering smart solutions for your

toughest challenges. Our expertise spans more than 10,000 employees, in more than 200

locations around the world. We combine technical resources with flexibility to complete

your most complex and extensive projects. Our professionals represent hundreds of

disciplines to provide a spectrum of services including Building Services Engineering,

Structures & Civil Engineering, Energy & Sustainability, Smart Building, Commissioning

and Digital Management.


Design and supervise projectsdesignated by yourGroup Leader. Carry outdetailed design and calculations in accordance with industry guides.

Assistand prepare specifications, reportsand drawings to the design programme. Oversee project site works snagging and testing.


  • Design, manage and supervise projects, establish client brief, technical requirements, scope of works and provide information for cost plans as agreed with project lead
  • Understand and deliver to agreed deadlines i.e. reports, specifications and drawings etc to meet projects requirements
  • Agree level of service, and project design duties with your Line Manager, for each project, understand relationship with fee.
  • Assist project lead with monitoring engineering / CAD resource requirement for each project within your control.
  • Carry out concept design to detailed design through to tender and completion, ensuring projects are undertaken in accordance with design briefs and that completion deadlines are achieved.
  • Liaise with the design team to produce co-ordinated designs that are technically compliant, to a consistent quality and standard.
  • Provide positive contribution to design / project meetings. Maintain regular in-house’ design reviews and checks.

  • Monitor and control project progress and design variations.
  • Monitor contract staff or third-party appointments
  • Maintain excellent client and design team relationships to achieve high levels of satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Pursue new business opportunities where appropriate with existing and new clients.
  • When acting as design team leader, co-ordinate with other project disciplines.
  • Assist Line Manager with identifying and implementing your personal training / CPD requirements.
  • Implement and manage QA systems and procedures on all projects.
  • Implement Company Health and Safety. Ensure all designs respond to the CDM regulations.
  • Implement requirements for ISO9001 & ISO14001.
  • Qualifications

    Preferred Skills & Requirements

  • Broad experience comprising large scale projects including high rise, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Experienced user of industry standard design software (e.g. IES, Revit, Bluebeam etc)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
  • Extensive experience (c7 years), especially in designing and managing projects
  • Experience of monitoring contract staff or third-party appointments
  • Able to undertake computer modelling organise and direct the production of CAD (Navisworks, Revit) drawings and correspond effectively with opposite numbers with other consultants.
  • Skills in project managing on-going jobs with limited supervision.
  • Experience in the same or similar position is desired.
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.
  • The ability to project a positive and professional attitude.
  • Educational qualifications to a degree level or equivalent are desired.
  • Working towards CEng status
  • Good knowledge and use of appropriate project and design analysis software.
  • Personable and a can do’ attitude with resource management experience.
  • Able to establish rapport and good working relationships within the project team and Clients.
  • To be able to work as part as a team and collaboratively and co-operatively.
  • Employee Status

    RegularBusinessClass : Arch Bldg Engineering

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