Associate / Principal Mechanical Engineer

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
£50000 - £65000 per year + Excellent Company Benefits
Job ref: 638325

Principal or Associate Mechanical Engineer sought in Plymouth. We are proud to be working aside a highly efficient and passionate design consultancy specialising in Building Services as they expand their Engineering team in the South West, adding to the senior management team. Right now, our client is seeking a Senior character, ideally of an Associate or Principal level of experience, to join them as a Mechanical Engineer. Required to be possessing relevant degrees, however open to discussions with those holding equivalent M&E construction experience, authority, and varying qualifications.   
Your new employer:

  • Established 50+ years’ ago, our client is a ‘Building Top 150 consultancy’ working across the UK and Europe. Well-recognised for their flexible and efficient approach, and for being a passionate, professional service.

Daily Duties of an Associate Mechanical Engineer:

  • Reporting to various Directors; responsible for resourcing within the mechanical team.
  • Managing a team of Engineers including Junior Engineers, Apprentices and Graduates
  • Produce design deliverables (including drawings, specifications & reports)
  • Check calculations and production of detailed drawings to ensure engineering designs meet appropriate quality and compliance controls, project briefs and customer requirements
  • Client-facing, making client presentations on selected projects
  • Plus, all traditional duties expected of a Senior / Associate Engineer

   What you’ll need to succeed as an Associate Mechanical Engineer:

  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering / Building Services Engineering or relevant equivalent
  • Relevant professional affiliation / chartership (MRICS / IEng / CEng / MCIBSE etc)
  • Demonstrating a minimum of 4 years’ Building Services design professional background
  • Understanding of commercial elements of projects
  • Experience in software design including IES, Revit or Hevacomp is highly desired but non-essential


In return, we are offering an exciting prospect for the right individual to join an existing team with this opportunity to take the lead as Associate Mechanical Engineer. Packages are strongly dependant on experience and appear as highly competitive.

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