Job Title: Senior Public Health Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Region: London
Location: London Bridge, SE1
Salary: to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Ref: 6349

Job Description

The Client:

MEP consulting engineers established for more than 95 years, with 600 specialists worldwide.   They create healthy, sustainable, smart and future-proof solutions in airports, real estate, health care, life sciences, electronics and data centres.  They are offering more than a job, they offer a career in an inspiring, knowledge-intensive working environment among highly skilled professionals.

The Role:

As a Public Health Engineer, you will work within various market sectors, with a focus of high performing buildings such as hospitals, commercial buildings, laboratories, airports, and data centres. Your contribution will be expected in all phases of the project including feasibility, design, execution, and in-use. You will be expected to handle multiple projects concurrently.

Reporting to directly to the Directors of these sectors, you will be responsible for designing Public Health Services across every stage of the project lifecycle, from the initial brief through to design, commissioning, and final sign off.

You will participate in design teams to provide innovative engineering solutions. As a design team member, you will hold regular meetings to inform and advise clients. This will require excellent interpersonal and conversational skills, making the complex simple. Keeping up with new developments in your field of expertise is a must for this role. If there is insufficient knowledge or new developments arise, it is expected that you will gain knowledge by research, contacts with suppliers, etc.

As an international firm, their teams and clients are based in the UK and around the world. Your role will see you providing Public Health systems design and consultancy within the UK engineering team, and to UK-based clients, but also collaborating as part of the firm-wide consultancy team that extends throughout their national office network, and potentially working with international clients on overseas projects.


You should be able to produce designs, drawings, schematics, diagrams, project survey, design reports and specifications and risk assessments for:

  • Medical Gases (Argon, Compressed Air, Helium, CO2, O2 and others), Manifold Gas Design
  • Laboratories water (different grades and applications)
  • Gas distribution systems include toxic, inert and flammable gas manifold distribution systems and specialist gas detection systems.
  • Liquid nitrogen, oxygen depletion calculations, to inform the requirements for gas detection
  • plug and play swagelok gas design.
  • Sanitary Plumbing, Sitewide Drainage, Radioactive Drainage, Laboratory Drainage.
  • Domestic water services, Laboratory water services, Treated Water services, Boiler feed water, Cooling tower make up water, Domestic Sanitary plumbing.
  • Fire suppression protection systems
  • Experience in the commissioning of these services and problem-solving of installed systems ensuring full operation and function prior to handover.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in any additional language(s) would be desirable but is not essential.


  • Proven experience working in a Public Health Engineering position for 3+ years (essential), preferably within the construction/design sector.
  • UK design experience necessary with knowledge of CIBSE, IEC, BS, ISO and EN Standards Familiarity with UK & EU regulations.
  • Excellent communicator, able to present complex information in a way that generates understanding.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of the MS Office suite, particularly Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Bluebeam/Revu and Excel. Experience with Revit would be desirable.
  • Excellent organisation skills, comfortable juggling multiple projects and priorities in a busy and dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines while under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to clearly articulate business requests with all levels of the business.
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