Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + pension
Start Date: asap
Reference: 12003MG_1527153496
Contact Name: Matthew George
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2018 10:18

Job Description

Design Engineer - Building Services
£45,000-£50,000 plus benefits

We are currently recruiting a Design Engineer with expertise in building services/ mechanical engineering to assist in the design, project management and procurement of bespoke energy networks for new and existing developments, for example Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and District Heating.
Our client specialises in the provision of district energy systems and already has some established and successful projects. Due to the compact nature of this business, combined with ambitions to grow (for example the development of an entire design team) this positions offers very real career development opportunities.
As a Design Engineer, your responsibilities will include;

  • The design and implementation of medium to large scale energy systems, such as large steam or hot water boilers, combined heat and power (CHP), district heating, heat distribution networks, controls, plant-rooms, thermal storage and fuel storage.
  • Project management of renewable installations from biomass to ground/ water source heating systems
  • The design and delivery of on-site power generation and distribution systems, including selection of prime movers and plant sizing.
  • Energy utility procurement
  • The Integration of thermal and electrical energy generation into building developments.
  • The production of high quality reports and presentations, including design feasibility studies.
  • The production of drawings, reports and specifications.
  • Surveying and evaluating existing buildings and energy systems.
  • Keeping abreast with developments in the energy sector.
  • Coordinating the work of others and coordinating work with engineers of other disciplines.
  • Client and external team liaison.
  • The development of proposals for tender
  • Producing viability and feasibility reports of energy systems

To be considered for this exciting Design Engineer opportunity, candidates should be;

  • Highly motivated and flexible due to the dynamic nature of this role.
  • Experienced in the design of building services/ energy systems for example Combined Heat and Power (CHP), District Heating and renewable technologies.
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.
  • Proficient with Microsoft and GIS software products as well as design/ CAD software such as AutoCAD or Solid Works.

The successful candidate for our Design Engineer requirement will benefit from;

  • A competitive salary of up to £45,000 plus London weighting.
  • Company pension.
  • Excellent career development opportunities.

To apply for this vacancy please email a copy of your CV to, or for more information call 02392 288 206 and speak with Matt George.

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