Senior Mechanical Engineer

Employer
Houses of Parliament
Location
London (Central), currently working from home. We operate a hybrid/flexible working model.   
Salary
£70k pa + excellent benefits package
Closing date
26 Jan 2022

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Specialist area
Building services (general), Mechanical engineering
Function
Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Mechanical Engineer
£70k pa + excellent benefits package
Location – This position is office-based but due to Covid 19 restrictions we are currently working from home. We operate a hybrid/flexible working model. 
 

The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority leads the biggest and most complex renovation programme ever seen in the UK. Our friendly and growing Engineering team is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join them on our exciting project.

You will work closely with the Head of Engineering to ensure that there is effective briefing and management of consultants to drive value for money, consistent quality and timely delivery of the various workstreams. You will work with other colleagues on overlapping areas and ensure that a clear strategy is in place. You will lead on the mechanical engineering design tasks, ensure that design-task outcomes and requirements are adequately defined and ensure that that the regulations, legislation, codes of practice, current design standards are applied.

To be successful, you will be a Chartered Member or an incorporate member of an appropriate professional institution such as CIBSE, IMech, IET, have a successful track record delivering a similar role, developing processes and guidelines for the diverse range of activities and able to demonstrate extensive and substantial technical experience in the field of building services engineering. You will also have a broad knowledge of the latest building regulations including health and safety standards and best practice in the delivery of Restoration & Renewal works within Historic buildings.

We are committed to promoting diversity and to equal opportunities in employment. We are building diverse teams and seek to attract and retain talented individuals from a range of backgrounds and cultures to join us on this hugely challenging and important project.

Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer 30 days annual leave, a generous pension, discretionary bonus scheme, life assurance and payment of professional membership.

Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter stating your current salary and benefits, your suitability for the role and if you believe you have any current or potential conflicts of interest relating to this role.

We look forward to receiving your application by 12:00 noon Wednesday 26th January 2022. 

Successful candidates will be required to complete security vetting to a minimum Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level obtained through the Parliamentary Security Department (PSD). Candidates are required to pass these checks before a start date can be confirmed. Depending on the role applied for, applicants should also be aware that if they have resided outside of the UK for a total of more than two of the last five years, they may not be eligible for vetting.

About Us
The Palace of Westminster is home to one of the busiest and most historic parliamentary institutions in the world and is an enduring symbol of our national identity. As one of the top 5 most recognisable buildings in the world, the Palace is visited by millions of tourists each year. 

The Houses of Parliament Restoration & Renewal Programme has been set up to tackle all the work necessary to protect and preserve this UNESCO World Heritage site. It will be the biggest renovation of an historic building ever undertaken in the UK.

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