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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

  • Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building Services
  • Job reference: BBBH374170_1511192011

Job description

To take the lead in the overall preparation and submission of detailed design and co-ordination of Building Services solutions, including Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Public Health.

Understand, appreciate and adopt the Company Core Values.


- To be competent in the full range of mechanical and public health design principles, calculations and current codes of practice and legislation.

- Able to lead a project of a mechanical nature internally and client facing.

- Liaise with the lead electrical engineer to ensure full coordination and integration of the engineering services design.

- Able to conduct and report upon existing mechanical systems and conduct site surveys of existing and new build projects.

- Problem solving of existing projects (designed and installed by others).


- Adopt Company Procedures throughout the design process.

- Production of concept design and concept design reports.

- Feasibility studies and system evaluation reports.

- Production of detailed designs and specifications.

- Maintain comprehensive design file.

- Production and checking of CAD drawings/BIM model.

- Produce scheme design drawings for CAD.

- Input design information into the thermal modelling process.

- Produce design sketches.

- Liaise with suppliers to obtain knowledge and costs.

- Adopt flexible attitude to project and design.

- Understanding of IES, TAS, AutoCAD and Revit.

- Understanding of BREEAM and discharging credits within the engineering design, including submission of relevant evidence.


- Adopt Company Procedures throughout the duration of the project.

- Taking the lead on all communications with clients.

- Advising on project progress to the team and the client.

- Interpreting project requirements.

- Communicating with design team members.

- Prepare written reports for DTM's.

- Convene technical domestic meetings with team.

- Fully familiarise with RIBA/BSRIA Stages of Work.

- Prepare project plan at outset.

- Prepare project programme for design/pre-construction.

- Produce design stage reports as appropriate.

- Produce cost plans and pre-tender estimates.

- Produce cost comparisons for systems/plant.

- Understand project costs and M&E ratios.

- Demonstrate our interest in financial matters.

- Fully brief Sub-Contractors.

- Adopt non-adversarial management approach internally and externally.

- Monitor and report site progress.

- Raise site instructions.

- Assist problem solving process on site.

- Respond to RFIs and queries.

- Control project finance and variation costs with PQS.


- Allocate and monitor project tasks and time.

- Engender a positive attitude with personnel.

- Encourage, listen and motivate staff.

- Fully brief team.

- Manage and coordinate activities.

- Hold team meetings.

- Manage deadlines.


- Relevant qualifications such as ONC/HNC/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering, working towards chartership status is preferable.

- Previous experience within a consultancy environment or design contractor.

- Ability to work both individually and as part of a team.

- Good communication skills.

- Ability to mentor/manage more junior staff members.

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