Project Engineering Manager

Location Netherlands
Discipline: Engineering
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Job ref: 012064

Dornan Engineering are currently recruiting for a Mechanically biased Project Engineering Manager to work with an established team delivering work in the Data Centre and Pharmaceutical industry.

Dornan are a leading Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation contractor with projects in Ireland, Mainland Europe, the Nordics and the UK.

Dornan are involved in projects across many sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Healthcare, Education, Commercial, and Power Generation.

You will join a hard-working ambitious team and you will benefit from a supportive culture, where your ideas and contributions will be recognised.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Lead (internal and external) Engineering Design and Design Management tasks on Projects as part of an integrated project team.
  • Strong technical ability in all aspects of Mechanical Engineering Services & Design.
  • Proactive with a strong ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Engineering specification of Building Servies Engineering Solutions to current regulations and design standards.
  • Working directly with clients and project engineers to define project requirements and develop technical solutions.
  • Develop and agree design processes and design deliverables.
  • Lead Pre-Construction Engineering activities and the production of information including, design development, construction details, services coordination, technical submittals, sub-contract scope of work documents, etc.
  • Assist in the continual improvement of the Quality Assurance system and execute project reviews.
  • Work with Commercial team for Value Engineering proposals, review project progress for payment applications including assistance in production of Variations.
  • Provide technical support to the estimating, procurement, commercial, marketing and project bid teams.
  • Provide off site technical support to construction teams on projects.
  • Familiarisation of Design/IFC specifications and drawings to fully understand the scope of the Project works.
  • Overseeing the Co-ordination process to transform design information into full installation drawings by BIM personnel ensuring specification compliance.
  • Assessment of Sub-contract and Supplier Tender returns for technical compliance with design intent specifications.
  • Familiarisation with the Project schedule and ensuring Engineering activities do not impact on same (e.g. Procurement, etc)
  • Ensure Works are installed in accordance with Project specifications and to the Project Quality Assurance plan (for e.g. pre-agreed benchmarking).
  • Evaluate and promote the use of new engineering practices and processes to enhance delivery time of the project.
  • Preparation and agreeing project completion criteria and close out documents.
  • Preparing Sub-contract and Supplier Tender Packages in conjunction with Project QS.
  • Manage the Work packs process from development, implementation and handover.
  • Manage BIM priorities i.e. isometrics generation and release.
  • Management and development of Off-Site Modularisation strategies.
  • Strengthen working relationships with existing clients and assist in securing future work.
  • Mentoring of Graduate / Junior Engineers assigned on allocated Projects.

Qualifications Required:

  • Degree in Building Services Engineering
  • Health & Safety qualifications (IOSH, SMSTS etc).
  • Professionally registered with Engineering institution (IET, iMECHE, CIBSE etc) would be advantageous.
  • Working towards Chartered Status (CEng) would be advantageous.

Experience Required:

  • 9-10 years Relevant Experience (minimum 5 years Post Graduate experience).
  • Knowledge of Building Services including but not limited to, LTHW, CHW, Domestic Services, Piped Distribution Services, Heat pumps, Steam, Condensate, HVAC, Refrigeration.
  • Knowledge & experience of current CIBSE, ASHRAE Design Guides, Building Regulations, EN Standards and IEC Standards.
  • Experience with MS Office packages.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety in a Construction environment.
  • Experience of client, vendor & contractor interaction & management
  • Proactive and a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multifunctional / multi-national project team.
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Commercial awareness.

Candidate Profile:

  • An exemplar ambassador for the company and it’s values; integrity, dependability, safety, pride, quality.
  • A positive “can do” approach, determined to succeed.
  • Recognises when requires help.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Build trust and maintains excellent working relationship.
  • Recognises own strengths and weaknesses and committed to ongoing development.
  • Acceptance of responsibility and accountability.
  • Sound balanced judgement.

Why Dornan? 

  • Dornan are a well-established company with a family feel and a down to earth team
  • Dornan offer a clear progression path, always seeking opportunities to promote from within
  • Dornan offer educational assistance and promote CPD
  • Dornan promote collaboration through various team building, social and charity events
  • Dornan are committed to employee wellbeing with our Employee Assistance Programme and an in-house Health & Wellbeing advisor