Reference Number: JO-2405-535692
Mechanical Design Engineer – Construction
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Central London / West End

Attention Senior Mechanical Design Engineers, Are you looking for a new opportunity to develop your career? Make a difference – Shape not only your future, but the environment around you?. Then this might be the opportunity you are looking for. Our clients goal is to foster a work environment that empowers you to channel your creativity, innovation, and skills, while doing what you are passionate about every day.

About our client,

Our client was established in 2003 and thanks to our quality-driven approach to engineering and early-adopter ethos they have grown during a period when most companies in this sector have struggled.

They have continued to increase their workload and deliver quality, innovative engineering. As pioneers in the design of low-energy, high- performance buildings and systems, our client fully supports the importance placed on sustainability and welcomes the challenges this presents.

Our client is a first BIM Level 2 Certified Consultancy in the UK and Ireland and deliver projects from their four offices in Ireland – Cork, Limerick, Galway & Dublin, their UK office based in London and their Istanbul Office based in Turkey. Our client has also seen significant recent expansion overseas in the African Market.

Our clients mission is to be progressive for their clients and their employees. They embrace innovation to drive efficiency in construction by leading the way. They cultivate an open, dynamic internal culture where good people and good ideas will always be heard. Our client is a truly progressive consulting engineering firm.

They are industry innovators, striving to deliver the most striking and dynamic work possible for their clients. They are also recognised throughout the industry as being at the forefront of sustainable design and as a consultancy, it is a way of thinking that they promote and encourage across all design teams.


For this role, we are looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer who can lead change and mentor engineers within their team ensuring best-in-class engineering. As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be expected to have a thorough understanding of the theoretical and practical application of their engineering discipline, and a strong understanding of the other disciplines offered by the company while also leading and managing the full Mechanical Design on projects of all sizes.

  • Lead and manage full Mechanical Design on projects of all sizes always demonstrating Client care.
  • Provide quality control for Mechanical Engineering projects across all offices.
  • Project cost control.
  • Management of both project teams and cross-functional teams within the organisational structure.
  • Travel to client and project locations as required to represent our client for meetings/ surveys/training etc.
  • Liaise and collaborate with other offices for all matters as appropriate.


Minimum Degree level in Mechanical Engineering

6 + years Building Services Consultancy Design experience.

Expert user of Microsoft Office

Experience with thermal modelling, energy assessment, dynamic energy modelling software advantageous. Commercial sector knowledge and BIM experience a strong advantage.

Chartership Desirable


  • Proven experience of delivering detailed designs through the full design cycle.
  • Expert knowledge and experience in the following Mechanical design areas:
  • Water Services, Heating / LTHW, HVAC, Fuel, above- ground drainage and BMS.
  • Deep knowledge of Irish building regulations, particularly TGD part B, F, G, L and the ability to demonstrate this knowledge in design and project lead.
  • Excel at working on several projects simultaneously and show the ability to prioritise and plan work.
  • Ability to lead projects internally and externally and be responsible for project performances, including satisfied clients, profitable projects, and maintaining our clients reputation to enable repeat work.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of other building disciplines in the design and installation of buildings.
  • Exhibit leadership qualities while working as part of a team.
  • Ability to make prompt, disciplined project decisions. Excellent attention to detail and interpersonal skills. Commercial Awareness.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Time In Lieu / Flextime
  • Performance & Development Management, including Annual salary reviews and Annual Performance related Bonus Payment
  • Wellbeing Allowance
  • Pension Scheme & Death in Service
  • Life Balance days
  • Educational support 1 extra week’s paid leave on reaching 5th Anniversary
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