Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer
Directly reports to: Senior Engineer/Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: Edinburgh

Position Summary:

To support the Senior Engineer(s)/Director in producing robust design solutions including drawing and written deliverables with moderate supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Produce Mechanical Design drawings, calculations (Hevacomp, IES), reports, specifications and schedules
  • Contribute to BREEAM or equivalent legislation
  • Contribute to Building Regulations Section 6 Part L compliance modelling
  • Witness test the proving and commissioning procedures of final installations
  • Assist the development of trainee engineers
  • Work to internal and external project programs effectively
  • Work to company Quality Assurance management systems
  • Support Senior/ Associate Engineers and Management
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external design team members
  • Undertake non-intrusive surveys of existing installations
  • Undertake main plant area spatial allowance exercises
  • Ensure industry knowledge is kept up to date with new legislation, standards and regulations, product development and new technology
  • Attend and contribute to design team and project meetings
  • Study towards chartership and maintain CPD requirements
  • Quality checking/review of trainee staff work and equivalent grade engineers
  • Liaise with lead and/or support engineers to ensure that discipline designs are completed to expected quality and programme
  • Collaborate and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly timesheets
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties

Education and Experience:

  • Engineering degree preferred. Minimum engineering HNC/D or equivalent qualification.
  • Competent in AutoCad and knowledge of Revit

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training


  • Good numeracy, literacy and computing skills
  • Ability to manage own time and prioritise at busy times
  • Ability to produce neat and accurate technical drawings
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
  • Excellent communication skills within a team environment
  • Ability to present and explain the thought process behind your own design work
  • Competent in the use of Autocad Software and knowledge of Revit Software
  • Competent in the use of Word and Excel
  • Ambitious self-motivated individual with good team ethic, looking to excel and aspire
  • Online collaboration tool knowledge


  • Knowledge of energy and thermal modelling software such as IES
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