Development Engineering Designer

Tozer Associates
£56,382.00 - £71,194.00
Closing date
10 Feb 2022

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Specialist area
Building services (general), Design
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Details

Location: Home Based - Salary: £56,382.00 - £71,194.00

  • Identify feasibility criteria for projects and work with sales team to ensure that they are met by opportunities presented to the customer.
  • Identify realistic and creative concept ideas when presented with initial customer information and present them in a way that is enticing for people with or without technical background.
  • Ensure customer’s technical requirements, challenges and profiles are met with the proposals with acceptable levels of client change and risk.
  • Draft programme from sales handover to final proposal / contract signature (in agreement with Design and Project Management).
  • Continuously keep knowledge on technological developments up to date and liaise with new/innovative stakeholders in the industry.
  • Ensure only potential projects that are technically and commercially promising are pursued further.
  • Develop sensible (commercially, technically and from a sales-perspective) LOI proposals to the customer together with Sales as required.
  • Lead the design phase to further develop/evaluate concept ideas.
  • Manage external design consultants to develop detailed designs.
  • Initiate/ prepare tender process (if required).
  • Suggest appropriate suppliers and liaise with Project Management about their selection, involve procurement/HSSE for their onboarding as required.
  • Write specifications (in conjunction with external engineering support as required) using the technical documents provided by Designers.
  • Evaluate Tenders.
  • Technical support in client and supplier contract negotiations.

What we need from you

  • Good overview of sustainable engineering concepts and working within an existing buildings portfolio to deliver change and betterment around utilities profiles and carbon footprints.
  • A client-side communications ability that allows for complex solutions to be translated to customers in a mix of technical / non-technical and commercial ways to suit the client.
  • Ability to think fast and quickly come up with viable ideas capable of high conversion ratios.
  • Strong understanding of the commercial impact of activities.
  • Numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information and produce it in a clear and logical format.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to take a confident and diplomatic approach with colleagues, contractors, customers and senior managers.
  • Willingness to continuously improve and to learn from mistakes.
  • Understanding of C(DM) responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of various forms of contract that could be applicable to the variety of offered projects preferable.
  • In-depth knowledge of commercial on-site generation technologies such as gas engines, steam boilers, absorption chillers, heat pumps, PV etc. preferable.
  • Engineering qualification at or working towards a Chartered level with a Degree level academic background.

Here’s what you’ll get in return

  • A Competitive salary
  • Business Needs Car/Car Allowance
  • Flexible working hours if you need it
  • You’ll get to work from home
  • 26 days’ holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • The renown of working for a world-leading energy supplier
  • The chance for real career progression
  • A generous pension scheme
  • The chance to choose from a variety of flexible benefits to suit you

Here’s what else you need to know

  • We actively encourage applicants from all diversities, including female applicants, those with neuro-diverse thought and those from BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. We also actively support flexible working.
  • Due to the nature of this role a Criminal Record Check will be required.
  • This is a permanent role.
  • This role will be Home Based


Working within the built environment we have job opportunities in building services with a large network of employers, both temporary and permanent for all levels of building services recruitment; design engineers, project engineers, managers, CAD technicians and associated technical staff.

Find Us
2 Clough Fold Barn,
Loveclough fold
United Kingdom

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