Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Job Summary

Responsible for acting as a Project Lead on a selection of projects, including responsibility for financial control, resourcing management, internal project coordination, administration and client liaison.

Responsible for acting as a Leader of the Mechanical section of the project team, including responsibility for the design, design quality, performance, work processes and resourcing management of the Project Team. Responsible for managing a selection of client accounts and carrying out business development activities for the business.

Responsible for assisting the Project Director in advising on the resourcing and performance of the group, setting mid-term goals, organising weekly team meetings and seeking ways of improving the efficiency and productivity of the team.

Promote the business ‘can-do’ attitude ensuring this is instilled in every project and imparted by all within the MEP design team.


Report to the Associate Director or project/business Director.

Manage the Electrical and Mechanical engineers within the Project Team, with technical support from the Electrical Associate Director or Project/Business Director.


The Engineer proves ability to manage multiple projects and organise themselves to meet all assigned deadlines.

The Engineer is responsible for full detailed mechanical design, should expect to complete these exercises on own or as lead of project group.

The Engineer is responsible for calculation works to prove design for domestics, ventilation, heating and cooling systems.

The Engineer is to coordinate design with electrical design members and have the ability to review the overall MEP design for completeness against project brief.

The Engineer is to attend design team meetings, report back to the wider design team on progress and actions.

The Engineer ability to clearly communicate to their clients and project teams is a key element to the role.

The Engineer is to manage internal design program against client target dates to ensure timely issue of information and project financial performance.

The Engineer constantly seeks ways of improving the efficiency of their work and of their team.

The Engineer is to Continually seek to adopt the most UpToDate practices and to be innovative in their application.

The Engineer is to assist sustainability engineers with modelling input data and criteria, this should also include the review of completed reports issued by the department for correctness.

The Engineer shows great involvement in teamwork and promote consultation and collaboration with their team fellows.

The Engineer is to contribute with the development of junior/intermediate team members.

The Engineer shows interest and seeks ways of developing their knowledge in other engineering disciplines.

The Engineer is to ensure all QA procedures and guidelines are followed.

The Engineer is to actively participates to the design verification process within the team and responsible for checking and sign off of junior/intermediate & engineers design.


The engineer is to ensure clients are satisfied with the performance and quality of service provided. The client’s concerns and problems are acted upon and resolved in a prompt, efficient and courteous manner.

The Engineer is to ensure good working relationships are established and maintained, and the Client’s current and future needs are assessed and acted upon.

The Engineer actively seeks opportunities for appointments to gain new, repeat and profitable business.

Technical Ability

The Engineer is to be fully conversant with current building regulations, CIBSE documentation, British standards, BISREA documentation and all other general design guides associated with the building services industry.

The Engineer is to be IT literate, with a working knowledge of office, AutoCAD, Hevacomp.

The engineer must be registered as a minimum Member of CIBSE or work towards accreditation.

We would expect a minimum of 6-7 years of experience in the associated specialism to be required for the candidate to be suitable for the role. This would generally ensure sufficient exposure to all technical aspects of the role and understanding of the industry.