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Senior Mechanical Coordination Engineer

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Management & Executive

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  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Davinia Farr

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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1st Step Solutions are seeking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Coordination Engineer. This is a full time/permanent role. Based in the London office primarily but once settled the candidate can utilise the home working policy of up to 3 days in the office and 2 at home. Flexibility is required for site visits.

Job Purpose:
* Responsible for CAD / Engineering duties.
* To manage the Project Team effectively to prepare coordinated building services drawings for engineering and site operative use.
* To be able to work with design information provided by the Project Design Team in terms of layout drawings, sections, equipment schedules and specifications to produce a fully coordinated building services set of drawings for the engineering department and to allow the site operatives to install the works on site.
* To be able to represent the company at design team meetings, site meetings, coordination meetings and other meetings as agreed at the start of each project.
* Co-operate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants providing technical support as required.
* Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans and personnel's performance) and report regularly on project status.
* Ability to manage a number of projects concurrently and to be able to oversee teams of coordinators and CAD draughtsmen working on their projects.
* To have a comprehensive technical knowledge as well as good knowledge of current legislation and applicable British Standards with the ability to attend technical meetings and be able to discuss such matters.
* To have a comprehensive technical knowledge of the use of AutoDesk 3D drafting software (Fabrication and Revit) and Navisworks suite of programmes.
* To have comprehensive understanding of BIM and its deliverables.
* Delivery of projects within budget and agreed timescales.
* To be commercially aware of costs and able to identify additional costs not included in the original appointment (variations) and in the production of monthly project reports.
* Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans and personnel's performance) and report regularly on project status.
* Assist other Company Departments such as Sales & Marketing and Estimating.
* To support the Department Management.
* Attend CPD's and offered training to gain experience and grow in ability.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
* The Senior Coordination Engineer is responsible for the following tasks, some of which they will implement directly or delegate to others. Those tasks delegated do not absolve ultimate responsibility.
* Take responsibility for the ownership of projects given to them in terms of programme, cost and quality.
* Plan, programme and organise all engineering and coordination activities necessary to implement the requirement of the project or client brief in accordance with the targets set.
* Ensure that departmental procedures and good practices are followed within the project team.
* Effectively manage the Project CAD Team (control, motivate, guide and provide leadership to ensure productivity and in accordance with the targets set.
* Research and liaise with the client to obtain all information necessary to fulfil the coordination process.
* To carry out calculations, report writing and basic CAD work
* To be able to review and technically check design information produce by others for correctness of operation.
* Manage the coordination of specialist sub-contractors systems within the Company's own coordination models and drawings.
* To review design information and manufacturer's technical information to ensure the model is functionally correct.
* Provide all drawings, schedules, specifications, schematics, etc. to ensure the installation is correctly and economically installed.
* The preparation and production of fully coordinated mechanical and electrical 3D models which are clash free.
* To work with the assigned CAD team to produce the required drawings for the project.
* To manage queries raised by the CAD coordination team.
* To raise Request For Information (RFI's) and implement the answers returned.
* To check the work undertaken by others within the Company prior to issue for correctness.
* Have the ability and knowledge to be able to carry out factory inspection and testing of such plant.
* To be able to understand technical specifications and be able to appraise technical submittals and technical quotations.
* Prepare tender submission if requested.
* To attend site to attend meetings and conduct surveys.
* Attend project performance reviews, as and when requested.
* Working within project deadlines / programmes to suit the Engineering activities.
* Help any member of the Company who requires engineering assistance and technical backup.
* Assist the Commercial Team to recover additional costs on projects.
* Control, motivate, guide and provide leadership to the staff allocated to you and ensure they work productively and in accordance with the targets set.
* The role may sometimes require works to be carried out on site.
* Ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with Company QA Design procedures.