Senior Mechanical Engineer - M&E Consultancy - Cork

Location: Ireland

EUR 80,000 - 90,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2307-33523

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Mechanical Engineer with 5+ years of experience in a consulting engineering office working on projects in the Data Centre / Biopharma sectors?

This is a permanent role based in Cork.

If you are looking for a role with great scope to develop your career, please send your CV to or call Sam on +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

Senior Mechanical Engineer - M&E Consultancy - Cork

Job Description

Our client is a leading international M&E consultancy servicing clients in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical devices and healthcare sectors.

You will have the ability to run multiple concurrent medium-sized projects and undertake a client facing role in the development, design and co-ordination of engineering projects.

Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both with colleagues and clients, and experience working on a range of sector projects with leading client organisations. 

Contractors will equip you to take a future pro-active role in forging client relationships of our sector portfolio.

You will possess good commercial awareness, in addition to having robust technical knowledge relevant to building services design. 

The position will ideally suit someone who is currently working in a similar role who is prepared to work ‘hands on’.

The ideal candidate will be a Chartered Engineer or working towards, educated to degree level in Building Services Engineering or equivalent.

Develops and specifies applications of controls, instruments, and operating systems for all building engineering services purposes

Surveys, tests and reports on existing Mechanical installations

Specifies activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing confirm to functional specifications and customer requirements

Day to day decision making on project progress and direct liaison with and provides advice to client

Represents Company at technical meetings with customers, professional teams and contractors teams

Carries out engineering calculations to ensure drawings meet required robust industry and legal standards

Responsible for technical content and accuracy of Trainee, Graduates and Engineers

Validation and checking of designs and specifications

Carrying out technical review of contractor’s technical submissions, working drawings and samples.

Support the delivery of projects in accordance with the expectations of the RED Project Delivery Process from a Project Management, Financial Management, QA/QC and Technical Review perspective.


BEng, MSc or have sufficient experience

MCIBSE /MIET or HNC/HND with appropriate experience or equivalent

Chartered or working towards

Competent in specification design/drawing for several building types

Previous experience working for an MEP contractor would be advantageous

Good site based experience with a practical background preferred

Sound knowledge of CDM Regulations and production of Designers Risk Assessments

Good knowledge of key Health and Safety issues and legislation

Knowledge of MS Office applications – word, excel, etc.

Knowledge of REVIT and ability to mark up drawings using Bluebeam software or equivalent PDF editor.

Ability to use IT based calculation and spreadsheet software

Good understanding of British Standards

Ability to prioritise own workload whilst working on multiple concurrent projects

Ability to work to tight deadlines

Managerial skills

Ability to travel internationally

Background in consulting or construction preferred.

Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.


Salary €70k - €90k

Comprehensive benefits package


Sam Peter is the consultant managing this position.

If you are an Mechanical Engineer interested in roles based in Cork, you can contact Sam by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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