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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Building Services Design

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Building Services Design

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £32 - 35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Charlie Weeks

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    023 93 876 048

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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My client is seeking a senior mechanical engineer to join their team on a contract basis.
The role will be initially for 3 months with high likelihood of extension following this. The role is inside IR35.
Office hours: 37.5 per week with flexible working from home available.
The role will be based in Epsom within the Building Services team, covering a full spectrum of environmental, mechanical and electrical engineering design and consultancy services both locally and nationally and globally.
The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day to day design and management of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced design engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.
·Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc.
·Carry out (& managing others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools inc. Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.
·Preparing technical specifications using NBS.
·Preparing drawings for drafting by the BiM team a working understanding / use of Autodesk (& Revit).
·Representing the company at meetings with clients and contractors.
·Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.
·Report & technical note writing.
·Liaise with architects and other designers in interpreting input information and applying it to generate a comprehensive mechanical design
·Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
·Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.
·Managing own workload
·Lead and manage your projects independently with little assistance within budget.
·Reviewing progress, inc. reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the line manager.
·Help & assist with technical development of junior staff
·Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering or related subjects.
·Chartered Engineer with CIBSE / IMechE, or working towards Chartership.
·Sufficient experience working on Building Services projects
·Sufficient experience working in a design consultancy - some experience of working within a contractor environment is additionally welcome
·Good knowledge and skills designing in a 3D environment, including experience in 3D software packages including Revit.
·Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools inc.; IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, NBS and Microsoft packages, Bluebeam, and an understanding of AutoCAD for infrequent use.
·Experience working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential
·Have a 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 client is essential.
·Due to the nature of projects, you must be eligible for security clearance and will be provided to undergo a security vetting process.
To apply, please send your CV to Charlie Weeks at