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  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Warrington
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies. They are currently looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis. This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK.  


This role will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Commercial, Residential, Education or Rail sectors would be a benefit.  


Location: Epsom, London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Warrington, Leeds and Glasgow (flexible working)  


The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for a design engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.  





Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.  

Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc.  

Carry out the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.  

Preparing technical specifications using NBS.  

Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit – note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) could be beneficial.  

Representing our client at meetings with its clients and contractors.  

Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.  

Report and technical note writing.  

Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.  

Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.  

Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.  

Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead.  

Assist with technical development of junior staff.  



Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or related subjects.  

Chartered Engineer (or working towards CEng) with CIBSE or IMechE.  

Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, Navisworks, NBS and Microsoft packages.  

Aware of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.  

Some knowledge of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics.  

Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.  

Some awareness of designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.  

Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or some experience of working within a contractor design environment is beneficial.  

Good knowledge of appropriate technical standards.  

Able to take charge of personal project deliverables, make decisions on developing the discipline design elements, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.  

Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients will be useful.  

Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings.  

Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time, in order to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 15.08.2022
  • Deadline: 29.08.2022
  • Quote ref: 1061/71901

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