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Associate Mechanical Engineer
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London – Europe

The Team

Our dedicated Critical Systems team play a key role in making mission critical buildings more energy efficient, sustainable and cost effective to operate. The team works solely in the data centre field, keeping abreast of current best practice while researching breakthrough technologies that shape future trends.

As a leader in this market, we work with our clients to develop innovative design solutions as evidenced by our work with Meta (Facebook) on their Odense Data Centre which picked up awards from Data Cloud (Sustainable Data Centre 2021), Data Centre Dynamics (Hyperscale Data Centre Innovation) and Data Centre World (Green Data Centre of the Year 2021 & Special Contribution to Energy Efficiency 2021). Our legacy of producing innovative designs has seen us working with the client R&D teams to provide their DC solutions of the future.

The team are a source of world leading expertise – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and client focused mechanical engineer to join our critical systems team, and to play a leading role in ensuring the successful delivery of innovative mechanical design solutions for some of the most notable and large-scale data centre projects in the world.

You will collaborate within our critical systems team and work closely with colleagues of various disciplines to help manage the delivery of technically excellent and profitable projects.

The role will include managing and helping mechanical engineers to deliver designs, maintaining fee and programme, checking designs and communication with the wider project / client team. You will be expected to be involved within the design process and produce design deliverables when required.

You will use your expertise and determination to manage, motivate and inspire less experienced engineers.

You will also support, and be supported by, senior management staff within the team.

Note: Whilst the preferred location is our London office, we will also consider applications for candidates to be located in the following Cundall office locations: Birmingham, Manchester or Newcastle.

The Skills

A Chartered Engineer, educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering (MEng or BEng), you have gained significant experience in an mechanical design engineering role within the consultancy design field, preferably in a data centre/critical systems context.

Ideally, you will have some experience in the data centre field including an understanding of the principals of data centre design and delivery. In your most recent position, you have consistently demonstrated your ability to manage multiple large-scale projects and less senior engineers to deliver to, and exceed, client expectations.

You have proven ability in producing schematic diagrams, preparing specifications and project reports, carrying out site inspections and surveys, detail design development as well as lead project meetings. Through this experience, you can support your project teams to design and develop detailed and accurate designs.

Essential traits for the successful candidate include:

  • the ability to take ownership for tasks
  • the capacity to think around problems and help guide the team towards solutions
  • be an organised and confident communicator with excellent client facing skills.

Job Description

Why Join Cundall?

We know that to be the best at what we do we need a diverse workforce underpinned by an inclusive culture. Creating environments where everyone can find joy doing their best work is also great for everyone. That’s why we positively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities, and encourage, support, and celebrate the diverse voices of our people.