Design Engineer - Heat Pumps

Renewable Energy
£35000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, bonuses and pension
23-12-2021 11:17 AM

Design Engineer - Heat pumps

Renewable Energy

North West, Midlands and South West

£45,000 to £50,000 DOE + excellent benefits


Astute are working with one of the largest energy providers, who deliver sustainable energy solutions to homes and businesses across Ireland and internationally. We're looking for a Design Engineer, ideally located in and around the North West, Midlands or South West area, to be involved in all aspects of systems designs across a range of technologies.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, as a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Full system design from conception through to post installation design verification
  • Producing system schematics, layout drawings and materials requirements
  • Technical support to the sales and installations teams
  • Attend client meetings as required to finalise and co-ordinate system capabilities and interfaces
  • Manage workload effectively and adhere to deadlines in an environment where priorities can be shifting
  • Other duties as required

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This role will involve travel to sites around the UK, but will include a hybrid working model.

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • A good understanding of heat pump designs
  • A good understanding of HVAC mechanical system design principles
  • Experience working in at least 3 of the following: GSHP, ASHP, Solar Thermal, Solar PV, CHP, Biomass and Gas boilers
  • Experience in the use of AutoCad, Revit 3D and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Competitive salary of £45,000 to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Bonus scheme of up to 10%
  • Pension scheme of up to 8% matched
  • Car allowance of £5700

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 07441390252 and ask to speak to Aaron Rayner who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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