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Mechanical Design Engineer

Reference: J0298
Location: Cheshire
Town: Manchester
Sector: MEP and Building Services Design
Type: Permanent
Salary: £28-37k/annum

The Job

The Company

A multi-disciplinary consultancy, offering a wide variety of engineering and sustainability services, together with complementary specialisms, from locations across the UK, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and North Africa seeking Mechanical Design Engineer to join their Building Services team in Manchester.

The Role

• Produce engineering designs, calculations and specifications, using appropriate software (e.g., AutoCAD, Revit)
• Supervise the production of technical drawings and check output
• Prepare technical reports in accordance with clients’ briefs
• Attend and participate in (internal and external) project meetings
• Undertake site visits to monitor the progress of works against Cundall’s specification, and highlight issues to the contractor, client and/or (internal or external) project manager as necessary •
• Co-ordinate input from other disciplines and specialisms as required
• Where appropriate, represent company as lead engineer at client / project meetings
• Correspond with external third parties (eg clients, contractors, architects and/or manufacturers) regarding information and technical queries
• Delegate work to Technicians and/or Graduate Engineers as required, and provide feedback on completed work
• Maintain awareness of the performance of projects against agreed project plans and budgets, at a level appropriate to role
• Comply with project management, Operational (QA), Environmental and Health and Safety procedures
• Proactively manage own continuing professional development (including, where appropriate, actively pursuing Chartership with an appropriate professional institution).
• Working primarily under the supervision of more senior building services engineers. Work will be checked and verified by more experienced staff.
• Responsibility for those aspects of project management and/or design work specifically delegated to the postholder.
• May lead key elements of specific projects on a day-to-day basis, under the guidance and supervision of a more experienced team member.
• Informal mentoring of less experienced team members as required.
• Pro-actively managing own professional development within the framework provided by accredited training agreements.

Qualifications & Experience

 Engineering qualification at Bachelor’s degree level or higher in a relevant discipline (Building Services)
 Previous experience in Building Services consultancy
 Demonstrable technical understanding of own discipline
 Proven ability to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines