Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: London
Location: Clapham, SW11
Salary: to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Ref: 6371

Job Description

Our client is an award-winning international studio for architecture and integrated design, with headquarters in London, and 14 offices worldwide employing c1400 people.  They have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to be part of their multidisciplinary engineering team in London. You will be required to work within a team to develop the successful projects through clear strategy and proactive commitment nationally and internationally. This is a fantastic opportunity with a top tier firm working on some of the most prestigious projects in the world which include projects in aviation, highrise, and pharmaceutical sectors.


  • Represent the company in professional and diligent manner always
  • To provide discipline leadership
  • To adhere to the design process and undertake mechanical engineering design activities relating to the project
  • To fulfil the Practice’s overall objective in producing first class architecture and engineering on time and on budget
  • To have thorough knowledge of, and comply with, company procedures and standards
  • Review and management of project from inception to post construction duties
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislations, standards, regulations, guides and good practise
  • To have thorough knowledge of and compliance with company procedures and standards
  • To contribute and assist, as required by the Project Leader or Senior Partner, or nominated Engineer.

Qualities and skills required:

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based
  • Qualified as or working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer
  • Solid technical understanding of own core engineering discipline and the role of the mechanical engineer within the design team
  • Broad understanding of other engineering disciplines engaged in the design of the built environment
  • Good understanding of UK Building Regulations and industry standard design reference material
  • Ability to use initiative in response to demands of project
  • Able to negotiate and communicate well in graphical, written or verbal forms including ability to listen and to understand others
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions
  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and a proven commitment to independent, lifelong learning
  • Self-organized and motivated
  • Developed problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to use Autodesk Revit and Microsoft ‘Office’ suite


  • International project experience
  • LEED qualified or having working familiarity with environmental assessment methods such as LEED/BREEAM/WELL etc.
  • Broad understanding of sustainable design and the role of HVAC systems design in the built environment with some knowledge on MEP embodied carbon
  • Familiarity with ASHRAE design standards, including 55, 62.1, 90.1 etc.
  • Ability to use some of the following software applications: IES, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Coding in python, dynamo, grasshopper, C+
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