Principal MEP Engineer


Minimum Requirements:

Degree qualified (as a minimum) in a relevant discipline. Minimum 15 years post graduate experience in a Design Group core discipline. Member of a Chartered institution (or equivalent) with associated relevant experience

Complete familiarity with all steps of the Atkins design process from pre concept to tender/contract documentation. Complete familiarity with company site construction documentation, forms of contract; Excellent team management and communication skills. Commercial awareness and Knowledge of the company Commercial Systems; In depth knowledge of the Atkins BMS systems and protocols. Ensure compliance with ITTO and RFP instructions

Participates in all aspects of workload delivery, regardless of task; setting an example of effective team working. Collaborative and able to work across regional and business boundaries; integrates with other Design Groups and disciplines. Understands the importance of accuracy and has high attention to detail. Customer focused, passionate about exceeding the requirements of internal and external stakeholders. Develops conceptually elegant solutions in close collaboration with other specialist and design groups and prepare these for Detailed Design Development in the India GDC. A confident presenter of concept designs. Demonstrate excellent planning and time management skills. Adaptive influencing skills, demonstrating tact, diplomacy, persuasion and the courage to challenge


Duties Performed

The Principal Engineer has two primary functions in their day to day responsibilities. They are responsible, under the guidance of their respective Design Director, for the development and implementation of the highest levels of Technical Excellence within their delivery environment/specialist area throughout the design centre and into the centre of expertise in Bangalore. In addition to this technical role, they are also charged with assuming the historical HoD responsibilities for the staff members in their nominated Design Group (circa 12-15 staff members).

As well as ensuring technical excellence and resource control, the Principal Engineers is responsible for ensuring BMS protocols are carried out by their Design Group in accordance with the company Principles. Whilst a certain level of autonomy is implied in their leadership position within a Design Group, a Principal Engineer maintains a reporting line to an associated Design Director at all times. Outside of their Design Group, the Principal Engineer is tasked with providing regional technical and enquiry/bid support for their discipline under the auspices of the Design Centre Dubai Management Team.

Responsibility for maintaining ITTO budgets as agreed by the Head of Design Operations & Design Director. Tracking and monitoring of these budgets is the responsibility of the Principal Engineer in the first instance with support from the associated Project Manager.

Lead the development of technical excellence within a Design Group under the auspices of the Design Director and Head of Design Operations; Manage the Design Group’s transition to a Revit (BIM) design environment, and adoption of the company Principles; Take responsibility for commercial management and technical quality of all projects within a Design Group/Project Team; Ensure that a Design Group works in an integrated and innovative manner that positively contributes to the core principles and the policies set by the Design Centre Dubai Management Team; Ensure that the Design Groups comply with company QA/QC (BMS) procedures and facilitate the implementation of these procedures; Identify technical training, development and support system requirements to the Design Director; Manage ITTO Proposals (as directed by the Design Director or Head of Design Operations); Manage, conduct or report on a Design Group’s performance with respect to: Productivity (As defined by the Design Operations Manager) and Design Cost, Training, ITTO Budgets and Cost of Deliverables, Non Productive Budgets, Discipline, Performance Reviews (PDR), Leave. Support business decisions taken by the Design Director or Head of Design Operations


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