Job Ref: 3228 Recruiter: Tom Doyle
Country: Ireland Location: Dublin
Job Category: Building Services, Process, Pharma Life Science, Salary Range: €100k

Job Description

 Electrical Technical Director – Design Engineering (Dublin)

  • Hi Tech Projects: (Data Centre, Pharmaceutical)
  • Minimum 15 years experience.
  • Salary up to €100k+

kppm are looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Technical Director to be based in our clients  Dublin office with experience in the delivery of Hi Tech Projects including:  European data centres and mission-critical projects and or process pharmaceutical, healthcare, commercial, labs and/or clean rooms would be desirable.

Our client is an international M&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

Suitable Applicants will have the following professional and technical expertise:

  • BSc/BEng in appropriate engineering discipline/BEng General Building Services or have sufficient equivalent experience.
  • MCIBSE/MIEE or HND/HNC + appropriate experience or equivalent.
  • Chartered Eng status.
  • Experience of data centre or other mission critical projects.
  • Significant experience of specification design for a range of building types.
  • Experience of having managed projects abroad (desirable).
  • Sound knowledge & working application of key health and safety issues and legislation.
  • Appreciation & working knowledge of contract and business law.
  • Knowledge of MS office applications word, excel etc.
  • Flexible and self-motivational approach to work.
  • Ability to use it based calculation and spreadsheet software.
  • Good understanding of bs standards/ UK regulations/codes.
  • Experience and understanding of invoicing and credit control.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Leadership & mentoring skills.
  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.
  • Act in an ethical manner and follow the principles of the Ethics Charter and Ethics in Practice Guidelines of the Group

 Role Responsibilities

  • Takes Team Management and leadership role in the development and design and coordination of engineering project services. Assists the Directors with Business strategy and management.
  • Carries out cost and profit diagnosis on projects including feasibility studies and preparation of project fee proposals.
  • Working closely with clients and project team to establish project requirements.
  • Reviews status advised by project personnel and external parties and modifies schedules or plans as required. Prepares project reports for Management, Client or others.
  • Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes.
  • Surveys tests and reports on existing electrical/mechanical installations.
  • Fiscal and commercial management of projects to ensure they return the target margin.
  • Leadership and hands on delivery of monitoring of construction and installation on projects.
  • Liaising with existing clients to establish long term relationships and future upcoming projects.
  • Liaising with future client prospects and general business development.
  • Specifies activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing confirm to functional specifications and customer requirements.
  • Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams.
  • Carries out engineering calculations to ensure drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards.
  • Hands on involvement in local office management in conjunction with other members of the senior management team.
  • Support clients in tender and procurement of MEP contractors and MEP equipment.
  • Leads on the coordination of engineering services, together with hands on delivery of concept and details designs.
  • Ensures risk and performance monitoring analysis takes place through effective systems of internal control and delegation.
  • Mentoring and development of younger members of the engineering team.
  • Production of technical white papers to promote the technical capabilities of the company.
  • Hands on involvement in the sector management team in conjunction with other members of the team.
  • Surveys and due diligence reports of existing data centers.
  • Presenting technical papers at industry events where the opportunity arises.
  • Takes a holistic view in the selection and application of engineering concepts and solutions.
  • Support the delivery of projects in accordance with the expectations of the company Project Delivery Process from a Project Management, Financial Management, QA/QC and Technical Review perspective.

Remuneration: Ball park up to  €100k+ for the right candidate  plus comprehensive benefits package

For further information or to apply contact: Tom Doyle at kppm, P: 086 8205038.  E:

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