Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Gateshead

£45,000 - £50,000
Ref: 195 Date Posted: Monday 21 Aug 2023

Our client is a North East success story and is now a leading group that consists of several market leading companies covering a wide range of industry sectors including building services. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis.


This role, located in Gateshead, will work on a variety of building services projects which could include building thermal models, chilled water systems and fresh air handling amongst others.


The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer Role

The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be responsible for undertaking mechanical design elements for projects of varying scales.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a project team to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
  • Create specifications for Data Centre and Critical Environment projects.
  • Perform critical reviews of design drawings and specifications
  • Manage quotations from subcontractors and other specialists when required
  • Undertake site surveys and audits
  • Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team


About You

The successful Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be an experienced Design Engineer with experience in Building Services Engineering. You will be a confident leader with the ability to lead design teams on multi-disciplinary projects.

Other requirements include:

  • Experience with Data Centre Installations is essential
  • Ideally degree qualified in Building Services Engineering or similar
  • Experience in the field of mechanical building services design and experience across a range of small/medium to large scale projects and/or building types
  • Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects
  • You will be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas
    • Building Thermal Models
    • Chilled Water pipe loss & pressure calculations
    • Pumping strategies
    • Building Load Assessments
    • Chilled Water Systems
    • Fresh Air Handling


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