Lead Mechanical Engineer (MCF/ Data Centres)

Engineer SpecialistsMechanical EngineeringData CentresExperienced
  • Nijmegen
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The global digital revolution is bringing prosperity to more and more countries and regions, benefiting millions of people. Data centers make this 21st century transformation possible and reliable systems and continuity are crucial. Royal HaskoningDHV is one of the five leading design and engineering firms in the data center industry and has a well-established Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) Data Centre team that collaborates with some of the largest and most prominent data center providers and users across the globe, including Europe, Africa, Asia, and the UK. Data centers are a strategic market for Royal HaskoningDHV, and the company aims to grow and establish innovative and sustainable data centers as one of its leading market sectors in the future. The company is expanding its business to support this growth and has many exciting opportunities for experienced and motivated professionals to join them in the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, or South Africa.

What you do as a Lead Mechanical Engineer (MCF/ Data Centres)

As a Lead Mechanical Engineer, you will be working with some of the most demanding customers in the world and collaborating proactively with colleagues across the globe. Our MCF projects require specific and advanced knowledge and skills beyond the standard features of a building. A proactive Lead Mechanical Engineer is what our clients need. They also require consultants and engineers who think along with them and increasingly demand more detailed designs in 3D up to working documentation level. You will be helping them with exactly that. Our Brown Field Services team is always working in a live Data Centre, and your daily work will include risk management, executing assessments, and testing and commissioning protocols. Your main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Managing and delivering mechanical work packages in multiple projects;

  • Identifying the scope, design, and management objectives and delivering project documentation while ensuring the quality and flow of information required for contractors, vendors, and regulatory authorities.
  • Writing technical specifications and reports;
  • Assisting the project manager in the preparation/review of project costs and risk assessments;
  • Developing and maintaining vendor relationships ensuring continuous technical professional development. You will also review contractor pre-qualifications and prepared tender evaluation summaries for tender reviews, evaluate proposals and recommendations to the client regarding vendor selection, write technical specifications for tenders, represent RHDHV on factory acceptance tests and site testing & commissioning activities, and communicate the status of projects to internal directors and external stakeholders (clients) on an ad-hoc and formal basis.

You will work within a multidisciplinary team where your work will be cross borders, native and home based. In addition to participating in projects, you naturally also contribute to the optimization of our internal business processes and to safeguarding and sharing knowledge within your field. In this way, we continue to develop ourselves continuously.

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV is a worldwide independent engineering, project management and consultancy firm which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. Our 6,000 colleagues are working from offices in more than 25 countries across the world. Through our mission Enhancing Society Together, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world. As our new Lead Mechanical Engineer (MCF/ Data Centres) you will become part of the team Mission Critical Facilities.

Our global Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) team provides a multidisciplinary package of consultancy services for our datacenter clients. We provide strategic, tactical, and operational advice to our clients, including colocation datacentres, internet service providers, and telecom companies. Our team consists of colleagues with all kinds of different expertise. For example, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, civil, structure, building, architecture, fire safety, control engineering, and security technology. Together we use our knowledge and expertise to develop integrated designs for Data Centres. Curious about our work? Here you will find examples of some our projects.

You will join a leading market and work with a dedicated and passionate team ranked as one of the best Data Centre design & engineering teams globally.

What you bring

You are an entrepreneurial, result oriented, proactive individual with a positive flexible and problem-solving attitude. Besides that, you have:

  • A bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;
  • At least 5-10 years of relevant working experience in mechanical design and/or installation;
  • Good knowledge of standard practices in the design and construction industry;
  • A good understanding of the daily operational business of our clients;
  • An entrepreneurial, proactive, and flexible attitude.

What we offer you

Within our company you will be able to develop yourself while working on challenging projects,
both in the Netherland and worldwide. Besides that, we also offer you:

  • A good work-life balance, including a laptop and company cell phone so you can work wherever and whenever you want;
  • 28 holidays based on a 40-hour work week;
  • A good primary salary ([salary range]) and pension accrual through our own pension fund;
  • A workplace in our office in [location(s)] and travel allowance or a NS-Business Card;
  • Lifelong learning by offering you plenty of training & development opportunities;
  • Personal budget which you can use to buy extra days off, to buy a bicycle or just to have some additional salary;
  • Bonusses based on company profit.

Are you our new colleague?

We would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your resume and motivation letter. For more information, you can always contact with Christian de Visser, Lead Recruiter Mission Critical Facilities, via [email protected].

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