Design/Senior Engineer – Mechanical Building Services

Job Title: Design/Senior Engineer – Mechanical Building Services
Type: Permanent
Salary: Benefits package circa £70,000 dependant on experience
Location: Humber Quays, Hull
Hours: 40 hours

As a Senior Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer, you will be working within a prestigious office alongside experienced multi-discipline design teams who promote creativity and innovation. You shall be integral to delivering mechanical packages including feasibility, outline design, detailed design through to construction for many varied, exciting and challenging applications.

This opportunity allows the right candidate to develop and apply their mechanical building services knowledge to the commercial, industrial, energy and transport sector and in particular the Railway industry.


The successful candidate will be expected to show initiative and self-reliance.

  • Receive the Clients brief/remit, formulate the scope of works and develop the design philosophy
  • Assist with the compilation of the fee for design delivery
  • Provide best value working design solutions to technical problems
  • Participate within design review meetings and hazard workshops etc.
  • Liaise with client representatives, 3rd parties and supply chain
  • Manage members of the design team to ensure the timely delivery of information, checking the work of other members of staff and providing assistance to their continued learning and development
  • Utilise design software packages, including AutoCAD and Hevacomp, but also be capable of undertaking calculations by hand and utilising Microsoft suite
  • Use AutoCAD 2D to produce detailed design drawings suitable for construction and preferably be experienced in 3D packages such as Revit or AecoSIM
  • A working knowledge of CDM regulations to ensure that designs are compliant and be able to produce Designers Risk Assessments for projects
  • Produce written reports and specifications for works
  • Undertake site surveys and compile reports as many projects will be integrated with existing buildings/infrastructure
  • Assess existing utilities for capacity to extend and produce estimates and application for new or upgraded supplies
  • Coordinate the appointment of sub consultants/specialists necessary to complete the design process

Requirements and Qualifications

Person Specification

  • A self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and within a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to lead by example, with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Extensive knowledge of current markets conditions
  • Ability to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Working knowledge of;
    • Current standards expected for the principal building services systems used in the industry
    • Statutory Regulations and Codes of Practice
    • Low energy technologies and meeting requirements of Building Regulations & BREEAM

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of HNC/HND in Mechanical Building Services or equivalent vocational qualifications
  • Incorporated Membership of a relevant Institution (e.g. CIBSE)
  • Previous experience in a building services role in a design office environment or on site
  • Experience of Building Information Modelling Systems would be desirable but training will be given
  • Previous experience of Railway Infrastructure projects would be beneficial but not essential

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