Intermediate Mechanical Design & Estimating Engineer

27000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
11 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
Intermediate Mechanical Design & Estimating Engineer

Main Purpose

Under a formal contract agreement, train and develop to be a specialist HVAC/Building Services systems Design & Estimating Engineer, to assist the design team with current ongoing/future projects and / or any task required to fulfil the roll. Full training to be given

Main Duties

* Be responsible for booking in of incoming enquiries onto the main enquiry log, save and print documents / drawings as required.

* Attend site (where required) with the Design Engineer / Project Delivery team to assist with surveying and generation of survey drawings / designs.

* Liaise with Sales Managers / Design Team and assist with initial conceptual design.

* Prepare concept sketches for development by drawing office team with inclusion of:

* P&IDs / System Schematics

* General Arrangement Drawings

* Fabrication Sketches / Proposals

* Attend project commencement/project review meetings when required.

* Learn to apply Value Engineering Practices (V.E) to a project at design stage and advise project team of opportunities.

* Learn how to interpret system designs and / or site sketches such that the specific project designs can be produced / amended.

* Learn to utilise inhouse software packages for Estimating and Design: Ensign, Heva, COMPIESCFD

* Assist and prepare design documentation and calculations as listed below but not limiting to:

* Pressure drop calculations

* Heatloss / Heatgain calculations

* Equipment selections

* Pipe / ductwork sizing

* Controls Philosophy / I.O Schedule

* Be responsible for external distribution of design packages / technical submissions to clients and suppliers alike.

* Assist design and sales team with the preparation of bids for project tenders, to include:

* Interpretation of project specifications / drawings /client requirements

* Equipment take-offs

* Supplier quotation requests

* Initial design conceptual calculations

* Preparation of master project estimation

* Preparation of master project tender

* Learn Quality Management aspect of the role. Learn what steps need to be followed on a project to ensure the correct quality is delivered.

* Learn to actively drive innovation through the department, from best working practices to new software packages.Actively demonstrate 'duty of care' with regards to H&S with specific emphasis at drawing stage what measures can be implemented to limit the hazards and risks on a project associated with works and works of others