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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Building Services

Epsom, Surrey, England / England, Bristol
£45000.0 - £60000.0 per annum + £45,000 - £60,000 per annum
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Specialist area
Mechanical engineering
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Your new company
You'll be working for one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. This consultancy works on some of the largest and most interesting projects both in the UK and around the world. They're able to offer fantastic training and support, a competitive salary/ package, and flexibility to ensure you're able to maintain a healthy work/ life balance.
Your new role

  • Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.
  • Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, ventilation, domestic services, drainage calculations etc.
  • Carry out (and managing others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools such as IES etc.
  • Preparing technical specifications using NBS.
  • Work in partnership with the consultancies international Global Technology Centre (GTC) to add value to building services projects where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit.
  • Representing the consultancy at meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Site surveys, inspections and site monitoring.
  • Report and technical note writing.
  • Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
  • Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes
  • Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations.
  • 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.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related subjects.
  • Chartered Engineer with CIBSE or IMechE or working towards chartership.
  • Good level of computer literacy in IES, NBS and Microsoft packages
  • Familiar with energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.
  • Some knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.
  • Understanding 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.
  • Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of
  • commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.
  • Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential.
  • Detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.
  • Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, 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 is essential.
  • 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.
  • Due to the nature of projects, you must be eligible for security clearance and will be required to undergo a security vetting process.

What you'll get in return

This consultancy can offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year, plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
What you need to do now

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