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Senior Mechanical Engineer

We currently have opportunity for an experienced senior mechanical engineer within our Edinburgh office who has the potential to progress their career to Associate level within the near future.


You will be an integral part of a multi-disciplined team working on a variety of projects covering all sectors within the construction industry. The position will be within our Edinburgh office situated at Newbridge, Edinburgh.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as project leader responsible for the mechanical services design development in accordance with project objectives.
  • Work competently on an independent basis or as part of a wider team and be responsible for reporting to senior staff.
  • Communicate directly with clients and other design team members, including attendance at meetings.
  • Undertake the preparation on complex calculations and comprehensive design associated with M&E Building installations.
  • Be responsible for the technical and financial (where applicable) reporting proposals to suit project needs.
  • Manage workload and support a team of engineers and technicians (including verification of design and quality).
  • Prepare and take responsibility for concept and preliminary engineering solutions for design.
  • Prepare technical reports, documents and specifications.
  • Assist in the set up and management including planning and monitoring job resourcing/expenditure.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with clients.
  • Be actively involved in compliance with RSP Business Management Systems.
  • Assist in the continued development of others within the Practice.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with mechanical services design on a varying range of projects.
  • Management and team leader experience within a multi-disciplined team.
  • Good and confident communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant industry design software (i.e. NBS, IES, Bentley Hevacomp or similar).
  • AutoCAD and Revit Experience.

Requirements:

  • Preferably Degree qualified and working towards MCIBSE CEng.
  • 5 years + experience at senior engineer level.
  • Valid UK Driving Licence.
  • Willingness to do overtime, when and if required.
  • Must be prepared to travel within the UK. This may involve early morning starts, late finishes and occasionally overnight stays.

To apply, download the application form below and e-mail it alongside a copy of your CV to enquiries@rsp.net