Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: London
Location: Battersea, SW11
Salary: to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Ref: 6422

Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity for a Building Services Mechanical Design Engineer with a leading International multi-disciplinary design consultancy in Central London.  They are one of the UKs Top Employers for 5 years in a row according to Top Employer Institute.  Their multi-disciplined team includes MEP (30 strong), Environmental Design & Sustainability, VT, and Architectural Design Lighting.  They are involved in high profile and prestigious projects all over the world across a variety of sectors so the role may involve some travel.


  • 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.
  • Review and management of project from inception to post construction duties.
  • Good Knowledge of relevant legislations, standards, regulations, guides and good practise.
  • To develop 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.



  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities.
  • Legally able to work in the country in which the position is based.
  • Qualified as 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+.

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.

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