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Principal Engineer

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Principal Engineer

JobID: 23339-1158470

Location: Bristol, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Energy

**Position Title** Principal Engineer

United Kingdom - Somerset


**Job Summary**

AECOM is currently recruiting for a Principal Power Engineer from a Mechanical, Process or Chemical Engineering background to join our established Power and Energy team based in Bristol to work on power, energy and desalination projects in the Europe, Middle East, India and Africa region.

Recent projects within the team have included Owner’s Engineer for a major LNG fuelled power station, undertaking the conceptual development of a Combined Heat and Power plant, provision of technical support to new power plant DCO submissions, undertaking due diligence of potential power asset acquisitions and performing O&M audits of a portfolio of combined power and water facilities.

As a Principal Power Engineer, you will be a senior member of our Process Mechanical Engineering team involved in the design, development and construction of power, energy and desalination projects .

Our projects involve working as part of a multi-disciplinary engineering team and you will at times find yourself leading these teams and being responsible for the successful completion of projects.

You will ideally have a background in the power and energy industry and have worked with either power utilities, independent power or distributed power generators and have an appreciation of the challenges and rewards of working in an engineering consultancy business.

The successful candidate will have a willingness to work on UK, European and International based projects and is willing to undertake overseas travel and working.

**Minimum Requirements**

You will have demonstrable experience including:

* Project and engineering management of power plant developments including pre-feasibility and feasibility studies, concept design, design review and technical advisor roles, specification, detailed design, site supervision, commissioning, testing and acceptance

* Leading and managing a multidiscipline team of engineers and technicians

* Knowledge of the major power generation technologies and the major equipment OEMs and plant suppliers

* Familiarity with the private power project development process, in both the UK and internationally

* Familiarity with thermal analysis software, such as ThermoFlow, Gate Cycle, PEACE as a user or manager

* Experience in the preparation of technical specifications for EPC, EPC-M and BOO contracts for the implementation of power projects

* Familiarity with power station concepts, layout and ancillary systems

* An interest and willingness to take part in the business development activities of the team is essential

* Process equipment design

* Generation of Process Flow Diagram’s, P&IDs & Mass / Energy balances,

* Experience of steam plant, gas turbines, medium sized gas reciprocating engines and rotating plant in the full power range

An appreciation of other power generation technologies, e.g. solar, energy storage, circulating fluidised beds, and gasification would be advantageous.

You will have:-

* The ability to write technical and tender specifications in English,

* The ability and experience to lead decision making and process troubleshooting,

* Experience in the preparation of technical specifications for EPC, EPC-M and BOP contracts for the implementation of power projects,

* Familiarity with power station concepts, layout and ancillary systems

* An appreciation of relevant laws, regulations, processes and procedures

**Preferred Qualifications**

You will be a Process, Mechanical or Chemical Engineer and will ideally be chartered and degree educated in one of those disciplines.

Ideally you will hold a valid UK driving licence

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Mechanical_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _159927BR_


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