Job Description

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

Position Summary:

Proficient and self-motivated engineer, with good time management skills and a track record for consistent project delivery – with strong technical knowledge and competence discipline. Works well with minimal supervision.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Liaise with and provide project focal point for clients and lead and/or support consultants to ensure that client interests are most effectively fulfilled
  • Maximise staff effectiveness and improve efficiency by enhancing client relationships, improving internal systems and developing staff skills
  • Interlink and work effectively with all others affecting or affected by your work
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to project manage and actively undertake training and development of subordinate staff
  • Effectively distribute project workload and liaise with technical and other support staff to ensure acceptable product delivery
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures
  • Ensure documentation issued from Wallace Whittle in respect of a project has been processed in accordance with all relevant procedures
  • Manage multiple projects including organisation of trainee staff and project delivery to time and cost requirements
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects and reporting on a monthly basis particular project fee input information
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the highest possible standards of design by maintaining a good working knowledge of proved building services systems and new developments in the Building Services Industry
  • Undertake all other duties as may be required to assist in the fulfilment of the primary objectives of the Directors
  • To manage the workload of junior staff resource ensuring all deadlines and project requirements are met
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation
  • To ensure contract compliance with the IMS, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers

Education and Experience:

  • Preferably BEng (Hons) Degree in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
  • Chartered or working towards chartership with IMECHE/CIBSE
  • Minimum engineering HNC/HND or equivalent qualification
  • Competent in AutoCad and knowledge of Revit

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training


  • Customer care
  • Technically competent
  • Project management
  • Excellent communication skills within a team environment
  • Good numeracy, literacy and computing skills
  • Ability to manage your own time and prioritise at busy times
  • Good team ethic approach