District Heating – Energy Engineer Job (Client Side)

District Heating – Energy Engineer Job (Client Side)

Rare client-side District Heating Engineer Role – London £ DOE

Lewis Davey is delighted to be working with a leading developer that is looking to add to their district heating team.  You will have the unique opportunity of being able to work on projects that will give you valued insight into risk from a contractors / client perspective.  This is an exceptionally rare opportunity to work client side.

Our client utilises energy centres and district heating networks to provide heating and hot water for a large majority of their mixed-used developments.   Some of these developments are significant and challenging.

The role will be responsible for coordinating the design and construction sign off process between the designs, delivery and operational teams.   We are looking for Mechanical Engineers that can oversee the design being carried out and can essentially pick up on potential risks at the latter commissioning and hand-over stages, ensuring a smooth handover of the energy infrastructure.

Your responsibilities will include:

–           Managing the design reviews with multiple stakeholders and agreeing a common solution.

–          Review and sign off for the build package based on the agreed design and KPIs.

–          Providing technical assistance when required to divisional teams.

–          Coordinating the handover of the infrastructure to the operational organisation. Managing any snagging or adoption issues.

–          Collating the reviewing technical schedules for ESCO contracts

–          Assist with technical modification requests prior to adoption of historic sites.

–          Manage roll out of new heat metering regulations where required

–          Day to day management of the ESCO strategic partnership

–          Investigate and resolve site-specific communal energy related technical queries.

–          Share best practise across the business

Applicants should be able to draw on experience of designing and building district heating systems.  You should be able to manage a variety of sub-contractors and disputes across a multiple of stakeholders. 

You should ideally be able to take a lead on project managing the contract process, ensuring operational contracts are in place when required.  You will deal with both the ESCO and our clients in-house asset management team.

Applicants interested in applying should meet the following criteria:

–          Qualified Mechanical or Electrical Engineer

–          Experience of designing gas fired CHP communal energy centres and able to interrogate energy centre and distribution PI&Ds

–          Experience of working on site during construction – able to understand and check build quality issues.

–          Self starter who can manage their own time and take ownership and responsibility.

Ideally you should have some experience of contracts such as ESCO, JCT, and EPC and can project manage the execution of these contracts.

 Our cleantech & sustainability recruitment team are recruiting for various roles within district heating / community energy currently.  If you are interested in this role or want an informal, confidential chat about your career goals more generally, do not hesitate to contact the team on 020 7859 4246 x2.  Email us via info@lewisdavey.com

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