Principal/ Associate Mechanical Engineer – Critical Systems Job, London

Job Summary

Principal/ Associate Mechanical Engineer – Critical Systems Job, London

An exciting opportunity for a talented Principal / Associate Mechanical Engineer - Critical Systems, who is looking to further their career within the data centre sector. You will join an expanding Critical Systems team in a modern London office. You will be challenged & certainly rewarded within a leading role in ensuring the successful delivery of innovative mechanical design solutions for some of the most exciting and high-profile projects in the Data centre and Critical Systems fields.

  • London (London, England)Job location
  • £65000 - £82000 per annumEstimated job salary
  • Permanent (Full-Time)Employment type
Job Description

Principal/ Associate Mechanical Engineer – Critical Systems Job, London

Your new employer and the Critical Systems Team:

Having recruited for this excellent organisation for over 10 years across the globe, placing a large number of engineers at all levels with the business and cannot recommend them any higher. Not only do they have a fantastic reputation for staff retention, engagement and employee satisfaction, inclusion & diversity, they are incredibly passionate about holistic design, offering a wide array of engineering & sustainability services across the globe.

The Critical Systems team play a key role in designing and delivering mission critical environments (data centres) in multiple international locations. 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, this consultancy have been the first within innovative technologies including designing air optimised data centres and are at the forefront of this cooling strategy, which has resulted in attaining the first ever BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating awarded to a data centre and significantly contributed to others achieving LEED ‘Gold’, or even targeting ‘Platinum’ status.

The team are a source of world leading expertise – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence. If you’ve got potential & want to push the boundaries of design, they will help you achieve it!

The role – Principal / Associate Mechanical Engineer – Critical Systems:

You will lead a team of critical systems engineers and work closely with colleagues of various disciplines to manage the delivery of technically excellent, profitable projects.

As part of an established team of expert engineers, and working closely with colleagues of various disciplines, you will prepare both scheme and detailed engineering designs for major data centre and other critical systems projects.

The skills/ experience required – Principal / Associate Mechanical Engineer – Critical Systems:

You will ideally be Chartered for this position.

Educated to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering (MEng or BEng or equivalent), and having gained experience in a Mechanical Engineering role within a data centre/critical system and building services context, you are already well versed in relevant design software including CYMAP and/or Hevacomp.

You have proven ability in producing low energy, creative design solutions, preparing specifications and project reports, carrying out site inspections and surveys, and detail design development and crucially – you have a passion for creative and intuitive design.

Given the collaborative and client focused nature of this role, excellent communication skills and experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.

Excellent company benefits, amazing projects & an enviable client portfolio will nourish your career. Not to mention a great team, excellent culture & attractive benefits package.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity, please contact Dominic Horne, Managing Consultant of Energi People.


Energi People are a privately owned global multi-disciplinary recruitment consultancy, established in 2002.

We are one of the most experienced and successful recruitment consultancies in the built environment & have successfully helped some of the largest and most technically advanced building construction projects across the world be completed by bringing the best technical people in our industry together. We strive to help companies grow & careers flourish.

Our Building Services consultancy team have in excess of 40 years recruitment experience within building services engineering recruitment within the UK & Internationally, including a previous building services design and project engineer as part of our dedicated, highly skilled & passionate team.