Mechanical Design Engineer
Exeter
TH12092021MDE
Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: Building Services, Design

Speciality: CIBSE

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £26000 - £35000 (negotiable)

Benefits: plus excellent benefits

Apply by: 25/11/2021

Min Experience: 3 years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Our client is a specialist property consultancy, providing the public, private and commercial sector with a multi-disciplined approach to a variety of property services including surveying, engineering and asset & estate management. Continued expansion has created a need for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join a team of expert building services engineers in a multi-disciplined environment.

 

Role purpose:

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for the design, specification and project management of mechanical services installations for new build, maintenance and/or refurbishment programmes of work. This may include taking the project lead or working as part of a larger design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Carry out the design and management of all types of mechanical services projects including producing budget estimates, drawings, detailed service specifications, tender documentation
  • Promote the use of renewable technologies.
  • Deliver mechanical projects in full in accordance with clients brief and professional standards.
  • Where required carry out condition surveys, dilapidation or specific surveys to provide information for stock condition/asset management system and/or to aid asset appraisal.
  • Prepare technical/feasibility reports and valuations, advising on options and recommendations in an advisory capacity.
  • Promote the competitive, efficient and effective delivery of mechanical services installations which will support carbon reduction strategies.
  • Assist with maintaining and developing professional standards and practices.

 

Qualifications:

  • Professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers and be working or prepared to work towards Chartered status
  • Membership of the Engineering Council
  • HNC/HND or equivalent in an Mechanical Engineering related discipline

 

Skills and knowledge:

  • Experience in a similar or related role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in Mechanical services design, specification and project management, and the maintenance of building services installations
  • Experience in designing and utilising sustainable and low carbon technologies, such as biomass boiler plants and air/ground source heat pumps
  • Experience of building energy management systems including upgrading and installation/extension of these systems on new projects
  • Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos
  • Proficient in using Hevacomp or IES and Revitt is preferable

 

 Benefits

  • 27 Days Annual Leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Competitive Company Pension Scheme, including Company Funded Life Assurance
  • Bupa Health Cash Plan
  • Annual support towards a relevant professional membership
  • Ongoing support towards your own continuous personal development
  • A wide range of additional employee flexible benefits, discounts and schemes

 

Apex Resourcing Solutions is a recruitment agency acting on behalf of this client

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in a similar or related role
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in Mechanical services design, specification and project management, and the maintenance of building services installations
  • Experience in designing and utilising sustainable and low carbon technologies, such as biomass boiler plants and air/ground source heat pumps
  • Experience of building energy management systems including upgrading and installation/extension of these systems on new projects
  • Familiar with relevant construction, health and safety legislation and risks and hazards associated with asbestos
  • Proficient in using Hevacomp or IES and Revitt is preferable

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Carry out the design and management of all types of mechanical services projects including producing budget estimates, drawings, detailed service specifications, tender documentation
  • Promote the use of renewable technologies.
  • Deliver mechanical projects in full in accordance with clients brief and professional standards.
  • Where required carry out condition surveys, dilapidation or specific surveys to provide information for stock condition/asset management system and/or to aid asset appraisal.
  • Prepare technical/feasibility reports and valuations, advising on options and recommendations in an advisory capacity.
  • Promote the competitive, efficient and effective delivery of mechanical services installations which will support carbon reduction strategies.
  • Assist with maintaining and developing professional standards and practices.