Vital Energi
Blackburn, Glasgow, Manchester, Burton-upon-Trent, Birmingham or Bristol
Competitive Salary DOE (£30-£45k Intermediate, £40-£60k Senior, £50-£70k Principal)
Closing date
22 May 2022

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Vital Energi are at the forefront of the UK's low carbon energy generating systems of the future. We essentially work in the construction industry, in a rapidly expanding market for Heat and Power Solutions from renewable energy. As a leading turnkey engineering contractor, we design, install, operate and maintain environmentally friendly energy generating systems and networks.

Due to Vital Energi's continued growth, we require Intermediate, Senior & Principal Mechanical Design Engineers, based at our Head Office in Blackburn or in our offices in Glasgow, Manchester, Burton-upon-Trent, Birmingham or Bristol to work in this exciting and growing sector of the industry.

The Role:

These roles involve a broad range of detailed design including District Heating systems, energy centre design and HVAC / Building Services design. This will include taking concept designs and producing a fully detailed energy centre and district network design for the projects team to install. This will at times include initial project conceptual work, site investigations and surveys, client meetings and input into project submissions and presentations.

Familiarity with large-scale thermal generating plant such as large shell & tube boilers, CHP engines, biomass boilers, heat pumps, ventilation systems, flue systems, and general HVAC is beneficial.

Key Duties: All subject to grade:

  • Contribute or lead the design of distributed energy schemes, energy centres, DH networks up to the point of heat delivery
  • Commercial awareness
  • Ability to design systems in the form of calculations, equipment selection and process operation
  • Awareness and appreciation of other disciplines including electrical, structural and architectural
  • Awareness of BIM and the ability to coordinate multi-disciplines with our in-house CAD team
  • Awareness of good understanding of current Building Regulations, industry guidance such as CIBSE, BSRIA, RIBA Plan of Work, etc, and all pertinent legislation
  • Undertake site inspection reports and providing technical support during construction
  • Develop commissioning plans and oversee commissioning activities with internal and external commissioning engineers

The Person:

The successful candidates will ideally be qualified at Degree level, with a minimum of:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience for Intermediate Engineer (qualified at Degree level or similar)
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience for Senior Design Engineer (Chartered if possible but not essential, member of a recognised Institute)
  • 7 to 10 years’ experience for Principal Engineer (Chartered)

The Package:

  • Competitive Salary DOE (£30-£45k Intermediate, £40-£60k Senior, £50-£70k Principal)
  • Contributory Company Pension Scheme
  • Non-contributory death-in-service insurance
  • 33 Days Holiday including BH
  • Flexible working hours patterns

Applications will be processed within 28 days of receipt. If you have not heard from us within this time period it will mean that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in Vital Energi.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives:

Vital Energi Utilities Ltd is not accepting unsolicited CVs from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. CVs submitted to any Vital Energi Utilities Ltd employee by a third-party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Vital Energi Utilities Ltd. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Applicants must be eligible to work and reside in the UK


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