Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Mechanical Building Services Design Consultant on behalf of our client based in Teesside. This is a full time permanent role.
Our client specialises in the design of mechanical and electrical services for construction projects, with a strong focus on sustainable design.
We have an opportunity for a mechanical designer to join our building services design consultancy based in our Durham or Teesside office.
We see a helpful, proactive, and collaborative approach as fundamentally crucial in ensuring we serve our clients and deliver our mission of being their first choice for building services design.
As our new Mechanical Design Consultant, you must be able to demonstrate relevant skills, knowledge, and experience to enhance our business. You will be someone who would relish the opportunity to progress within the practice, take ownership of projects and become an important member of the design team.
Mechanical Services Design:
Carry out mechanical services drawings using industry standard drafting software (AutoCAD, Revit)
Carry out mechanical calculations using industry standard software (Hevacomp, EDSL, Tas)
Produce mechanical services specifications and reports.
Co-ordinate designs with other services and construction elements
Liaise with specialist designers where required
Carry out mechanical load assessments and undertake utility enquiries
Visit sites and undertake site surveys
Attend meetings and carrying out agreed actions
Manage queries quickly and professionally
Keep self/others customer focused in delivery & performance
Keep up-to-date with innovative technologies
Work as part of project teams to ensure best performance from yourself and other team members
Develop and train team members
Ensure correspondence is handled and saved correctly
Ongoing progress analysis on live contracts
Customer and Supplier Relationships:
Build and enhance client and customer relationships
Enhance company image and reputation
Health, Safety and Environmental Standards:
Ensure all health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
Wear PPE on site to suit H&S requirements
Foster a culture of improving procedures and processes to increase productivity and improve performance.
Lead by example in delivering the company’s mission to be viewed by our clients as their first choice for building services design.
Understand the company ethos and ensure this is reflected in all activities on a day-to-day basis.
The Mechanical Building Services Design Consultant is expected to demonstrate the following behaviours:
Is passionate about the company and its mission
Proactively communicates useful information to others
Adapts communication style to match others’ needs
Encourages others to share their views, thoughts and feelings
Builds relationships with customers, gaining their trust
Works hard to anticipate, identify and meet customer needs
Encourages others to find ways to please customers
Keeps the team focused on clear priorities
Shows energy and determination in driving projects along
Acts decisively when faced with urgent issues
Adapts positively to change
Appears happy and enthusiastic about their work
Takes responsibility for and learns from mistakes
Introduces new ideas and approaches that improve work performance
Keeps own skills and knowledge updated
Motivation & Development:
Motivates others according to their own needs/wants
Demonstrates commitment to the development of other employees
Allocates tasks to best use of available resources
Approaches work in an orderly and systematic way
Contributes technical knowledge to problem solving
Checks own work and corrects prior to senior review
Ensures all work is checked prior to issue
Gives full attention to company procedures and legal requirements.
Education, Knowledge and Skills:
At least 1 year post graduate design experience.
B.Eng (Hons) in Building Services or an equivalent mechanical engineering degree.
Knowledge of industry standard software packages (Microsoft 365, Office, AutoCAD, Hevacomp, EDSL, Tas etc.)
Knowledge of Autodesk Revit an advantage but training can be given, however a willingness to learn Revit is essential.
Experience of key role in mechanical design projects up to £5m in value.
Knowledge of equipment and materials common to the mechanical services trade and use in compliance with health and safety and environmental guidelines.
Knowledge of applicable mechanical codes, standards and regulations.
Skills in verbal, written and mathematical communication.
Strong customer skills / helpful manner is essential.
General - All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.