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Principal Engineer

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Principal Engineer - District Heating

London, Glasgow or North West England

£60,000 - £80,000 + Vehicle Allowance + Company Pension + Specialist Training + 33 Days Holiday + Holiday Purchase Options + Flexibility On Hours

Are you an experienced Mechanical or Building Services Engineer with knowledge of decarbonisation schemes and district heating projects?

Are you interested in joining one of the UK's largest providers of both public and private sector decarbonisation schemes where you can immediately enter into a position of significant responsibility and where you can benefit from a clear development plan that'll support you in becoming an Associate or Director in the future?

This company has hundreds of employees spread across the UK and have established themselves as a leading EPC business within the Renewable Energy and Sustainability sectors, with projects covering things such as District Heating schemes as well as commercial and industrial-scale Solar PV and Heat Pump installations. Off the back of a significant amount of investment in recent months, they are looking to continue growing to solidify their already strong position in the industry.

In this role you will be playing a leading role in the delivery of major District Heating and other Renewable Energy projects for both public and private sector clients, such as at hospitals, universities and local councils.

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level (preferably with Chartership) in Mechanical Engineering, Building Service Engineering or similar, and will have demonstrable experience working on similar District Heating projects in a previous role.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated individual who is looking for a chance to reach the pinnacle of their career by immediately entering into a high-level position within a major UK Renewable Energy business that is at the forefront of some of the largest projects of their kind in the country.

The Role:
* Office-based with some hybrid working (to be discussed with management)
* Supporting in growing and leading a team of Design Engineers
* Supporting a range of projects such as District Heating schemes, Plantrooms, Energy Centres etc.
* Assisting with development of junior engineering staff
* Inputting into business development, bid and tender activities
* Reviewing costs and cost implications, lifecycle cost analysis etc.
* Assessing and interpreting client requirements
* Selecting equipment, carrying out calculations and producing specifications

The Person:
* Educated to Degree level in relevant Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Building Services etc)
* Chartered Engineer status or working towards this (desirable)
* Strong knowledge of equipment used in Heating, Energy or Building Services sectors e.g plantrooms, boilers, pipework, etc.

Reference Number: BBBH221536

To apply for this role or to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Stuart Goble at Rise Technical Recruitment.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd acts an employment agency for permanent roles and an employment business for temporary roles.

The salary advertised is the bracket available for this position. The actual salary paid will be dependent on your level of experience, qualifications and skill set. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitable candidates.