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Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) - Dublin (23-24)

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25d ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You need a min 2:1 in Mech, Elect, Building Services, Arch Environment Eng or Public Health Eng, A-Levels in Maths and Sciences, experience in Microstation, AutoCad and/or Revit, and industry work experience.
  • You will be responsible for system load calculations, sizing plantrooms, writing reports, compiling technical specifications, using REVIT & AutoCad, attending meetings and workshops, learning from others, assisting in project development, inspecting installations, and taking on more responsibility.

Graduate Job



When a graduate starts with us we pair them with an experienced engineer who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects.

The following description lists a fairly typical approach to foundational training in your discipline; however, business needs, project task availability, and your training interests will also influence the scope and order of training. For your first year you will learn the following skills:

  • Variety of analyses for different buildings from Offices to Hospitals to Data Centre’s and Hotels
  • AECOM standards and symbols
  • Microstation, AutoCad and REVIT
  • Load calculation and Modelling software
  • How to use Technical Practice Network
  • Learning to navigate through codes and/or guidelines
  • Complete our Safety Training


  • An accredited Bachelor degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Mechanical, Electrical, Building Services, Architectural Environment Engineering or Public Health Engineering with honors, plus either an appropriate Masters degree or Engineering Doctorate (EngD) accredited by a professional engineering institution or an accredited integrated MEng degree, to pass or higher. Accreditation being with CIBSE, IMechE or IET.
  • Good Bachelor’s degrees may be acceptable for an Electrical or Public Health Engineering position depending on an applicant’s other merits.
  • Maths and Sciences A-Levels (or equivalent) would be advantageous, at grade ‘B’ or above
  • Microstation, AutoCad and/or Revit would be advantageous
  • Relevant Industry related work experience would be advantageous

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • System load calculations to enable central and secondary plant to be accurately sized
  • Ensuring plantrooms and distribution routes are adequately sized
  • Report writing for the appropriate RIBA stage
  • Compiling technical specifications appropriate for the system components selected
  • Determining the best technical solution and evidencing reasoning.
  • Working on projects using REVIT & AutoCad
  • Giving structure to ideas – lots of 'taking a first pass' at spreadsheets, reports and analyses for discussion later rather than instruction
  • Attending meetings and workshops, learning from listening, asking questions and discussion
  • Working with people from other disciplines to gain knowledge on new subjects
  • Assisting in developing our designs through the different stages
  • Inspecting and monitoring installations during the construction phase.
  • Taking on more responsibility


Work type

Full time

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