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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in Glasgow




£45000 - £55000 per annum




ARM are working with an international engineering consultancy that work across a wide variety of sectors including Commercial, Residential, Education, Transportation and Defence, to help find a Building Services Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join the experienced team in Glasgow.

About You:

  • A Degree or equivalent qualification in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or related subjects.
  • Chartered Engineer (or working towards CEng) with CIBSE or IMechE.
  • Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, NBS and Microsoft packages.
  • Familiar with energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.
  • Some knowledge of energy-related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.
  • Understanding of energy and carbon-related data capture and analytics.
  • Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric-first approaches.
  • Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post-installation evaluation of performance.
  • Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential.
  • Detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential.
  • Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings.

What you will be doing:

  • Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc. in line with project brief.
  • Responsible for the production of detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools inc. Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.
  • Preparing technical specifications using NBS.
  • Collaborate with the BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit.
  • Representing the company at meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.
  • Report and technical note writing.
  • Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
  • Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.
  • Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations.
  • Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.
  • Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead.
  • Assist with technical development of junior staff.

What you can expect in return:

  • Salary up to £55,000 depending on experience.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits package that includes season ticket loans, healthcare schemes, fitness funding, holiday buy/sell and lots more

This is a full-time permanent role based in the Glasgow office on a flexible working basis.

For this role, you must already be eligible to work in the UK without restriction. Eligibility to obtain Security Clearance would be advantageous, so as not to limit potential project exposure.

For more information on this position, please contact Sam Derham at ARM on 02392458029 or email your CV and covering letter .


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 121229_1701793735
Date posted 05 December 2023

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