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Design Engineer

Sheffield, South Yorkshire

£45000 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits


Sector: Power

Posted: 20/11/2023

Ref: BBBH24019_1700490858

Design Engineer - Low Carbon Heat Networks and Building Services
£45,000 - £55,000 + yearly bonus + benefits
Full Time - Permanent
About the role:

Astute's Power team is partnering with an innovative company that focusses on low carbon heat networks and building services to recruit a design engineer for its Sheffield site.

The exciting design engineer role comes with £45,000 - £55,000 + yearly bonus + benefits.

If you're a design engineer and are looking to work for an organisation that puts integrity and people at the forefront of everything it does then upload your CV to apply today.
Responsibilities and duties:
Reporting to the Director of Engineering you will:
  • Be working on the design and implementation of low carbon energy systems, heat distribution networks, plant rooms, controls, thermal storage and fuel storage on medium to large scale projects.
  • Evaluate design inception and project scope.
  • Produce detailed drawings, reports, and specifications.
  • Evaluate existing energy system designs and on existing buildings and produce design changes to increase efficiency of operations at lower temperatures.
  • Report feasibility and viability of projects.
  • Evaluate post construction and produce reports.
Professional qualifications:
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • Degree in mechanical, energy engineering or building services.
  • 3-5 years post graduate experience in relevant industries of building services engineering design.
  • High understanding of heat transfer, fluid mechanics and fluid hydraulics.
  • Experience in the design of mechanical services for multi-apartment buildings.
  • Experience of energy centremechanical services design, such as CHP, district heating and renewables.
  • Experience in low carbon technologies such as ASHP and GSHP.
  • Good understanding of energy legislation and compliance.
  • Competent with AutoCAD, Revit and Procore.
Personal skills:
The design engineer role would suit someone who is:
  • Able to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Creative and innovative with a desire to learn and solve problems, as well as question conventional design methods.
Salary and benefits of the design engineer role:
  • £45,000 - £55,000
  • Discretionary yearly bonus
  • An inclusive culture that promotes diversity
  • Design Team is Sheffield based but location is flexible and will consider remote and flexible arrangements.
  • Permanent full time but we would consider a shorter working week and can be flexible.
  • Holidays 25 days a year plus stats.
  • Pension plan provision.
  • Private health care scheme available
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Electric Car lease scheme.
  • Health and well-being support
  • Company phone, laptop, etc.
  • Continuing learning and development opportunities.
  • Community volunteering opportunities
How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02393 910118 to speak to Kelsey Nineham 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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