Senior Mechanical / HVAC Engineer - EPCM - Ireland

Location: Ireland

EUR 55 - 65 Per Hour

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34356

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Senior Mechanical / HVAC Design Engineer with Experience of practical application of mechanical engineering, including HVAC, fire protection, plumbing, and related mechanical building systems?

This a long term contract role and can be based in Cork or Dublin

If interested in this role, please send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-9696684

Senior Mechanical / HVAC Engineer - EPCM - Ireland 

Job Description

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

The candidate will be the discipline lead on the assigned project – scope will include:

Conceptual and detailed design of Mechanical and HVAC systems for Pharmaceutical, Semiconductor or other similar industrial production facilities;

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

The successful candidate will have proven experience of HVAC systems and utilities systems design in Pharmaceutical and/or 

Semiconductor industries in a lead capacity including

HVAC systems for cleanrooms

Specification of AHU’s and other specialist air handling equipment

Chilled water and glycol systems

Steam systems

Hot water systems

Cooling water systems

Compressed air systems

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

Risk assessments, safety and constructability reviews

Preparation of tender and construction packages

Job Responsibilities

Independently lead plant design activities as an area/system leader and coordinate with multi-discipline designers.

Perform Mech/HVAC plant design work across several engineering disciplines in 2D/3D integrated design systems.

Perform quality review checks for 2D/3D modelling and Mech/HVAC deliverables.

Participate in design reviews, risk assessments and vendor bid evaluations.

Assist in the generation of proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets for projects.

Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.


Pharmaceutical experience preferable, large scale industrial, skill sets: wet and dry, calculations, specifications, detailing and sizing.

Proficient in spreadsheets, problem solving and solution creation.

Strong relevant engineering/design experience in industrial/advanced technology sector and mission critical systems.

Engineering/ design experience in the Mech/HVAC systems

Experience with start-up and commissioning will be an advantage.

Experience in equipment layout definition.

Excellent English level - written and spoken,

Knowledge of Mech/HVAC specific design standards (minimum UK/EU).

Ability to interact with other engineering disciplines, clients, and vendors at all levels.

Experience using Navisworks is desirable.

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


Contract rates of €55 - €65 per hour

Long term contract roles min 12 months


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

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

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