Mechanical Project Engineer - Kildare

Location: Ireland

EUR 40 - 50 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2208-30344

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Mechanical Project Engineer with over 5+ years experience?

This is an initial 12 month Contract Role based in Kildare, with possibility to extend.

If interested, please send your CV to or give Colm a call on


Mechanical Project Engineer - Kildare

Job Description

Our Client is one of Ireland's leading EPCm consultancies and a global player in the Semiconductor, Pharma and Biotech sectors.

The successful candidate will report functionally to the Mechanical/HVAC Department Manager and on a project basis to the Programme/Project Manager in accordance with the project structure.

Conceptual and detailed design of Mechanical systems within a pharmaceutical production facility, previous experience in OSD pharmaceuticals would be beneficial;

Development of P&ID’s for utilities systems through all design stages: Conceptual, Preliminary and Detailed engineering;

Specification of mechanical plant and piping;

Energy audits and energy efficiency reviews of existing and proposed installations;

Building Management Systems – development of systems architecture, specifications controls strategies, sequence of operations through all design stages.

The successful candidate will develop the detailed project scope and engage with vendors and subcontractors to develop cost estimates;

Project manage and oversee construction design and installation (through CQV) of small-scale individual projects (<4M), coordinating contractors and vendors and liaising with client reps;

As a Project Engineer working in a Process/Pharma environment for an in-house capital projects team the successful candidate will take ownership of and be responsible for taking projects from client project initiation through to close out;

The timely completion of all assigned Mechanical deliverables, specifications, drawings and technical requisitions within strenuous quality and safety criteria

Interfacing with clients, vendors, Jacobs project management and other disciplines ensuring the highest level of service is provided;

Job Requirements

Primary degree in Building Services/Mechanical Engineering (Level 8) and either working towards or already gained chartered status;

You will have design experience ideally gained within the Mechanical Utilities or related industries;

Sectoral knowledge of and experience in the pharmaceuticals (particularly OSD facilities) would be favorable;  

Proven track record in utilities systems design which should include some of the following:

Chilled water and glycol systems

Steam systems

Hot water systems

CIP/WIP systems

Cooling water systems

Compressed air systems

Vacuum systems

Specification of mechanical plant including chillers, boilers, cooling towers, compressors, pumps


PED and piping PMA's

Process equipment (familiarity with coaters, granulators etc…)

CE marking

Risk assessments, safety and constructability reviews

Preparation of tender and construction packages 


Hourly Rate €40 - €50 per hour

12 Month Contract Role


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are interested in this role you can contact Colm by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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