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Principal Mechanical Engineer

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Principal Mechanical Engineer - Renewable Energy & Building Services


£60,000 - £70,000 + Vehicle Allowance + Company Pension + Specialist Training + 33 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Options + Flexibility On Hours

Are you an experienced Mechanical Engineer with knowledge of Building Services, Heating or Energy projects and looking to join one of the UK's largest Renewable Energy developers where you can play a pivotal role in their establishment of a brand new office in Newcastle?

This company has hundreds of employees spread across the UK and have established themselves as a leading EPC business within the Renewable Energy and Sustainability sectors, with projects covering things such as District Heating schemes as well as commercial and industrial-scale Solar PV and Heat Pump installations. They have exciting plans to grow by approximately 20% year-on-year supported by their reputation as an excellent business that is committed to the investment in their staff.

In this role you will be one of the first members of the company's brand-new team in Newcastle, taking a leading role in growing and then leading a team of Design Engineers from Mechanical Engineering, Building Services, HVAC and Energy backgrounds to deliver design and project engineering for major Energy & Sustainability projects in the North East.

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level (preferably with Chartership) in Mechanical Engineering, Building Service Engineering or similar, and will have previous experience carrying out design work for things such as HVAC, Solar, Heat Pumps, Boilers or Building Services.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is looking for a chance to reach the pinnacle of their career by immediately entering into a high-level position within a major UK Renewable Energy business that is at the forefront of some of the largest projects of their kind in the country.

The Role:
* Office-based with some hybrid working (to be discussed with management)
* Supporting in growing and leading a team of Design Engineers
* Supporting a range of projects such as District Heating schemes, Plantrooms, Energy Centres etc.
* Assisting with development of junior engineering staff
* Inputting into business development, bid and tender activities
* Reviewing costs and cost implications, lifecycle cost analysis etc.
* Assessing and interpreting client requirements
* Selecting equipment, carrying out calculations and producing specifications

The Person:
* Educated to Degree level in relevant Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Building Services etc)
* Chartered Engineer status or working towards this (desirable)
* Strong knowledge of equipment used in Heating, Energy or Building Services sectors e.g plantrooms, boilers, pipework, etc.
* Any experience with Renewables highly advantageous

Reference Number: BBBH221134

To apply for this role or to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Stuart Goble at Rise Technical Recruitment.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd acts an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.

The salary advertised is the bracket available for this position. The actual salary paid will be dependent on your level of experience, qualifications and skill set. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.