Mechanical Design Engineer

- Engineering Services

- Northampton office - possible consideration for Cambridge or London office for the right candidate

- Full Time

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The Role

Due to a growing order book and opportunities, we are looking for Mechanical Design Engineers at all levels, from Intermediate to Senior/Principal, to work within the South East Design Department.

The successful candidates will be technically minded and self-motivated individuals that can work well within a team or work independently as necessary.

Main responsibilities dependent upon role would be:

  • Produce technical detailed design information including calculations, schematics and layout drawings.
  •  Be mindful of all services requirements to aid coordination and buildability
  •  Liaise and assist estimating and operations alike to ensure the projects are secure, designed and installed to an exemplary standard
  •  Provide support to the team and discipline leads
  •  Attend design team and/or client/contractor team meetings
  •  Able to understand a consultants design and offer alternatives/betterment
  •  Consider financial implications during design development

Senior Level Engineers additionally shall;

  • Review the work of Engineers and Graduates and provide support and guidance.
  • Act as a mentor to junior staff and promote CPD activities
  •  Be cognisant of risk and apply value engineering
  •  Consider resource and fee expenditure


  • Experience in mechanical building services design in a wide range of market sectors
  • The ability to provide technically sound design solutions
  • Knowledge of and/or background within a MEP contractor organisation
  • Understanding of; the calculation of loads and system duties including psychrometrics, sizing of pipework and ductwork, sizing of domestic water services, producing schematic diagrams, producing plant & equipment schedules
  • A working knowledge of Revit, and industry standard calculation software


25 days holidays plus bank holidays, flexible holiday scheme, private healthcare, performance related bonus, pension scheme.