Mechanical Engineer

Job Overview

We are recruiting on behalf of an international multi-disciplinary engineering services contractor operating across Ireland, UK and Europe, a leading player in large scale pharmaceutical, data centre, power transmission distribution projects.

You will have the opportunity to grow and develop in a company committed to developing talent and rewarding performance.

Role Purpose
You will be responsible for the engineering activities on a specific construction project. You will co-ordinate the technical design with the onsite installation through to the successful commissioning ensuring that the company vision, mission & values are fulfilled.
Mechanical Engineer Responsibilities
In conjunction with your project team, you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of the project as follows:

  • Attend project Handover Meetings
  • Evaluate value engineering or cost saving opportunities
  • Review and understand project design specifications and drawings and access compliance of co-ordinated drawings and technical submittals.
  • Assist in the production of weekly progress reports
  • Assist in the compilation and assessment of Technical Submittals.
  • Processing requisitions, generation of purchase orders.
  • Receipt verification (RV) of equipment and materials arriving on site.
  • Seek to clarify queries with the design team through the request for information (RFI) system.
  • Understand the commercial fundamentals of a project including profit plans, potential variation logs and take offs’ etc
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with members of the design team, contractors and in-house project team on technical and commercial issues.
  • Attend technical meetings with members of the design team, contractors, and in-house project team
  • Carry out document control, recording & transmitting information utilising File Key.
  • Prepare method statements and risk assessments for production activities
  • Organise and assess the work of sub-contractors.
  • Carry out Quality Control through inspections and snagging including walking down of P&ID’s, and layout drawings.
  • Population of test packs and tracking of same

Necessary requirements for this role:

  • 3rd level qualification in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or Senior Trades qualification or equivalent
  • Significant Project Engineering experience of 4 years+ with a mechanical contractor.
  • Previous record of delivering mechanical projects within Commercial, Industrial, pharma, data centre sector
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Capability of walking down mechanical systems to ensure compliance with specification
  • Experience developing technical submittals, completing technical reviews and assessments.
  • Knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental systems and procedures – knowledge of the team, their strengths and weaknesses
  • The ability to multi-task and manage many priorities
  • Excellent communicator/strong interpersonal skills/communicates with impact
  • Excellent record keeper and administration skills
  • Leads and influences others.
  • Innovates and leads in mechanical/technical activity and challenges.
  • Plans and effectively manages projects.
  • Solves problems analytically and acts decisively
  • Is process driven and focuses on EHS and Quality Work Management Systems and Processes
  • Mentor and Coach to junior engineers and graduates


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