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Lead Mechanical Design Engineer


West London



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Job Description

Are you an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer looking to progress your career with a reputable M&E contractor on prestigious landmark schemes in London?

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Engineer to join our well-established team working on various projects. Working alongside our successful teams here, ARK M&E will give you the opportunity to gain experience as well as new skills to help you progress further and develop within the company & industry overall.

Whilst pushing you to perform your best, we offer great guidance & support to improve your career path with fantastic facilities such as a dedicated training & development department & various training courses.

As a thriving, leading contractor we are continuing to expand across London, Manchester and the Midlands with numerous exciting projects pursuing into 2020.

Role & Responsibilities:

· The design and detail modelling of a variety of suite components in order to meet the programme requirements

· Managing and meeting cost and weight targets

· Communicating effectively and professionally with customers and suppliers, translating technical information

· Participating in Design Reviews throughout each phase of the New Product Introduction process

· The selection and application of materials and processes appropriate to each design element

· Ensuring the successful integration of each design element with the product as a whole

· Checking engineering packages

· Generating and/or revising specification


· Demonstrable experience and knowledge/qualifications in Mechanical Building Services Engineering design

· Autodesk CAD and Microsoft Office packages

· Experience of site works including mechanical condition surveys and snagging/inspection during construction works, experience of commissioning witnessing

· Experience in specification writing (NBS or NES type) would be beneficial

· Experience in thermal modelling/EPC assessment would be beneficial

· Experience of sustainable design solutions

· Knowledge and application of Building Regulations (Part L, Part F etc.) and appropriate British Standards (heating, natural gas, pipework systems etc.)

· Knowledge of RIBA Plan of Work/BSRIA Building Services Design Framework process

· Ability to manage workload of multiple projects and prioritise workload

· Working as part of a team or autonomously

· Writing and verbal communications

· Analysing and problem solving

· Membership of professional engineering institution (CIBSE/IMechE/IET) – preferred but not essential. We will support candidates looking to progress to CEng/IEng or EngTech level

Benefits of working for the JRL Group:

· Competitive salary with confidence of working for an established and growing company

· Pension Scheme

· Possible career growth for the right candidate

· An opportunity to work on some of the nation’s most exciting Construction projects

· A stimulating & dynamic environment

· Dedicated Training & Development Department

· Team bonding events

· Newly refurbished Gym & Multi-purpose Studio in Head Office

· In-house barista

· Contemporary Lounge & Canteen area

· We endeavour to work closely with chosen charities which we encourage our employees to participate and contribute

· Sporting Events – perfect for the keen cyclist/runner