Job Description

Job Title: Principal Mechanical Engineer
Directly reports to: Associate/ Associate Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Warrington

Position Summary:

Proficient and self-motivated engineer, with good time management skills and a track record for consistent project delivery – with strong technical knowledge and competence discipline. Works well with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Undertake mechanical design and consultancy work including systems design, production, specifications and schedules; provide reports and advice to clients.
  • Liaise with other design team members internal and external, represent the business at meetings.
  • Liaise with and provide focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are more effectively fulfilled.
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work.
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project management and actively undertake training of subordinate staff.
  • Regularly review personal and subordinates forward programme workload. Develop and frequently review priority lists of programmed tasks.
  • Check adequacy and accuracy of information and documentation produced by others.
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures.
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects and reporting on a monthly basis particular project fee input information.
  • Manage projects including organisation of trainee staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements.
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties.
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors.
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation.

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably BEng (Hons) Degree in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering.
  • Chartered or working towards chartership with IMECHE/CIBSE.
  • Minimum engineering HNC/HND or equivalent qualification.
  • Competent in AutoCad and knowledge of Revit


  • Technically competent engineer with excellent communication and time management skills. Good team ethic approach and the ability to financially control and project manage.
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