Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering - Stevenage

Ref: 6825 Date Posted: Thursday 28 Mar 2024
Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering 
Location:                 Stevenage
Work Policy:          Hybrid working with 2/3 days onsite (travel required to other sites in the UK)
Salary:                     Up to £60,000
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to 21%, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, world-leading, technical & scientific engineering organisation, with sites across Europe, that have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering.
Their order book stretches for many years, and they have healthy profits and a range of new projects in place. They’re stable with steady controlled growth, offer dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
The Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering role:
As the Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering, you will be responsible for the preparation of the estate’s major maintenance and lifecycle plan budgets, advising on the condition of the estate and carrying out an ongoing detailed assessment of the condition of the mechanical, electrical & plumbing services.
Working alongside the FM site operations managers to prioritise works taking into account business objectives and plans for the buildings, age of the buildings and degree of confidence in the condition of the asset. The Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering will own the move towards a proactive approach to asset management in line with the principles of ISO55001.
The Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering shall play a key role in representing the FM Operations team as the ultimate recipient of any new installations.
Coming from a strong MEP design background, you will assume ownership of the suite of Building Design Guides and shall be responsible for reviewing and updating periodically; engaging with domain experts where required and ensuring that the requirement for standardised engineering solutions is incorporated into the estate at project conception. You will also review and assess proposed deviations from the design guides.
Principal Engineer - Building Services Engineering experience required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Building Services Engineering or proven experience
  • CEng and Member of CIBSE would be desirable
  • Experience in the preparation of scope of works and performance specifications for planned maintenance and Capital works packages.
  • Experienced in the assessment and implementation of energy-efficient solutions and standard processes.
  • Experienced in assessing M&E asset condition and preparing planned maintenance programmes and the associated financial planning of 5-year maintenance budgets.
  • Familiar with the asset management principles of ISO550001.
  • Experienced in providing technical support to operations and maintenance teams.
  • Willingness to act as Senior Authorising Person with responsibility for the Mechanical Safety Rules
Please note:
Rules onsite require British Citizenship. Dual nationals can apply for this position, and you will be required to undergo UK Security Clearance.
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