Vacancy for Mechanical Services Design Engineer

9 May 2016



  1. Qualifications and experience


-          British or European citizen or otherwise working rights in UK without the need for visa

-          Degree in mechanical (building services) engineering

-          Minimum 5 years experience working as mechanical (building services) design engineer

-          Good design skills

-          Working knowledge of building regulations, especially Parts G, F and L

-          Working knowledge of British Standards

-          CSCS qualified

-          Chartered Engineer (preferential but not essential)

-          Schools or other naturally ventilated buildings (preferential but not essential)

-          Leisure centres (preferential but not essential)

-          NES specification writing (preferential but not essential)

-          Integrated Environmental Services (IES) (preferential but not necessity)

-          Thermal modelling and Part L calculations (preferential but not essential)

-          Familiarity with BREEAM, and implications for M&E design (preferential but not essential)

-          Revit MEP (preferential but not essential)


  1. Criteria


-          Reside locally to St Albans

-          Own transport available + valid driver’s licence

-          Permanent position



  1. Job Description


The engineer will be required to deal with projects in the UK and continental Europe from concept/feasibility stage, through design and construction to commissioning and handover under the guidance of a director.  Skills that will be developed include but are not limited to the following:


-          HVAC design calculation in accordance with CIBSE guidelines in conjunction with building physicist

-          Liaison with building physicist for thermal modelling input criteria and results

-          Design and specification of renewable technologies

-          Part L Compliance checking in conjunction with building physicist

-          Detail development of concept designs to include equipment selection and specification etc

-          Liaison with architects, clients, structural engineers and contractors

-          Project Management

-          Site inspections



  1. Package


-          Package negotiable to suit candidate, but in range of £45k to £50k

-          Travel costs for business covered

-          Mobile Phone



  1. The Company


The Company was founded in 1983 in South Africa.  The company is very strong in leisure, education, commercial, retail and residential sectors of the market. Our website address is: 

The candidate will report directly to the Director.  The candidate joins the company in the midst of exciting times, with a strong order book and growth opportunities. The candidate will be given the opportunity to manage their own projects, which will include managing a team of engineers, building physicist and technicians. The candidate will compete with other senior engineers for a recently vacated position of principal mechanical engineer.


Contact Paul Vorster or Lynne White to set up interviews: