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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Conrad Consulting
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17 Sep 2021
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Principal Mechanical Engineer

Our client is one of the leading multidisciplinary consultancies in the country working on projects across the country as well as getting involved with complex international schemes. They have been very busy through the lockdown period and have seen an influx of projects which have been green lit to go ahead in 2021 which has seen them need to bring a competent Principal Mechanical Design Engineer into their brand new Reading office. This is a really exciting opportunity to be a part of a well-established company in a brand new regional office. One notable project that you will get to be a part of is a very large development programme in Reading. One aspect of this development scheme is a large Office building, Health & Fitness Studio, Café & Lounge area and Roof terraces. They plan to design this using cutting edge technologies and strategies, aiming to put sustainability at the forefront of their designs hoping to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating. Our client has adopted a fully agile way of working, not enforcing set office hours and allowing you to be fully autonomous in the way you work. They feel they get the best out of their engineers when they leave them in control of their own workload.

It is vital that the successful engineer is confident of their own skills and attributes in order to always work collaboratively and efficiently. You will have the desire to optimise your technical ability of mechanical designs across an extensive range of building types. You will possess exceptional time management skills to guarantee the full project process from concept to completion is carried out to high standards in an effective and timely manner. Experience with the use of industry specific software such as Hevacomp, Cymap, IES. You will also display outstanding communication skills to positively impact design team meetings as well as building and sustaining a strong relationship between your team and the end client.

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer Requirements:

  • Degree in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years design experience in the building services industry
  • Ideally acted as project Lead on projects, used to working with clients, architects, developers and contractors
  • CEng or working towards ideally a member of a recognised body
  • Seen projects through all RIBA stage
  • Ability to manage own workload

This really is a brilliantly unique opportunity to work with one of the most well known names in the industry. If you are a Principal Mechanical Engineer looking for an exciting new role then get in touch with Kye Nessling 01728 726 125 - Kye @


Conrad Consulting is a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel to engineering consultancies and contractors throughout the UK on both a permanent and contract basis. As a company dedicated solely to recruiting for technical engineering consultancies, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge since our inception in 2001,  and believe that clear communication with both the client - particularly the key decision maker - and the potential candidate has been fundamental in our overall success.

Our experienced team of consultants pride themselves on taking time to understand the needs of every candidate on an individual basis, providing a tailor-made service for applicants at every level within the industry. Because we are extremely successful at finding the right candidate for a particular job vacancy, we find that many of our clients in the Building services industry use our services exclusively which enables us to offer potential candidates some of the most unprecedented roles in the industry.

Contact Martin today to find out if the grass really is greener..

For further information on the services we can provide for you visit or contact our team today 01728 726120.

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