Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location : Ashford, Kent, England
Job Ref : JR99
Consultant : Jack Rogers
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k - 60k per year


JR99: Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Location: Ashford

Salary: £30,000 – £60,000 DOE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer on behalf of one of our clients.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produce detailed design calculations, technical drawings, specifications and reports for heating, ventilation, cooling, domestic water, gas and above  ground drainage.
  • Carry out dynamic thermal modelling (via software) to influence  mechanical design and produce draft design stage SBEM/EPC’s
  • Be able to produce mechanical designs with limited supervision from  Principal engineer.
  • Use knowledge of relevant standards and guidance to influence  mechanical designs.
  • Co-ordinated with other design disciplines to produce fully co-ordinated  designs.
  • Carry out site surveys and produce reports.
  • Deal with site queries and review quality of workmanship during  construction phases.
  • Manage own time to support and deliver multiple projects to agreed time  scales and budget.
  • Take ownership of individual tasks and projects.
  • Manage CAD/Revit Technicians working on assigned projects
  • Communicate with team members, clients, and other construction professionals about projects.
  • Represent the company at design team meetings with clients and other  construction professionals.
  • Offer leadership, mentoring and motivation to apprentice and graduate  engineers.
  • Ensure design compliance with legislation, code etc keep up to date with  developing best practice.
  • Have awareness of other key disciplines (Architectural, Structural and civil)
  • Operate within IMS quality system for production and checking of design  work.
  • Assist in developing in-house standards for MEP.
  • Ensure the CDM regulations are followed and documented.
  • Attend relevant CPD’s.
  • Hold CSCS card at appropriate level.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and construction industry design processes.
  • Knowledge of current legislation and regulations e.g., Building Regulations, British Standards, etc.
  • Experience of designing to achieve BREEAM ratings.
  • Confident verbal communicator.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Driven for progressive and continued learning.
  • Team player.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering/Environmental/Building Services Engineering (Preferred)
  • HNC/HND level in Building Services Engineering or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Working towards Engineering Council Registration.

Location: Ashford

Salary: £30,000 – £60,000 DOE

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