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Mechanical Project Engineer



9d ago

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years)
  • Engineering
  • Dublin

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  • You should have a Level 8 Mechanical Engineering degree, 3+ years in consultancy, sector experience, BIM proficiency, design skills, and a passion for sustainable engineering practices. Dedication to client relationships and team collaboration is essential.
  • You will contribute to design, feasibility studies, and site visits, using software like AutoCAD and Revit. Collaborate with the wider team and attend client meetings.


  • Industry related Level 8 Degree in Mechanical, Building Services or Energy Engineering.
  • Membership of a professional body such as Engineers Ireland or CIBSE, advantageous.
  • Essential Requirements:
  • Minimum 3 years’ operating within a consultancy practice.
  • Experience and design skills in various sectors (Commercial, Industrial, Pharmaceutical, Educational, Healthcare, Hospitality, Residential, Data Centres);
  • Proven track record in the design and co-ordination of mechanical building services engineering projects;
  • Good knowledge of low-carbon design principles, nZEB, Part L compliance.
  • Established working relationships with public and private sector clients;
  • Track record of working in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Experience of projects undertaken in a BIM environment using Revits
  • Key Skills:
  • Technically skilled in all core building services design elements including HVAC, controls, piped utilities, and above ground drainage.
  • Preparation of feasibility studies incorporating Energy Efficient Design principles, scheme design drawings and reports, detail design packages including specifications and equipment data sheets, cost estimating, tender process, construction and commissioning/validation monitoring and handover.
  • Formal and informal interactions with Clients, design team members and contractors.
  • Applying BIM Level 2 procedures to projects and coordinating with other discipline models.
  • Effective team player delivering projects from inception through to completion.
  • Knowledge of thermal modelling software such as IES, calculation software and the use of detailed calculation spreadsheets.
  • Mentoring junior staff.
  • Assist in developing business opportunities.
  • Personal Attributes:
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;
  • Builds effective relationships;
  • Self-motivated and career focused.
  • Committed to learning and development.


  • You will contribute to feasibility studies, option appraisals, scheme and detail design using calculation spreadsheets and IES thermal modelling software, AutoCAD and Revit. The role also involves visiting sites during the construction stage to monitor progress and quality of the installation works. You will work closely with other team members both in RPS and the wider design team such as architects and structural engineers and you will be expected to attend client meetings and demonstrate RPS values and behaviours.


Where will the Mechanical Project Engineer be primarily based?

The Mechanical Project Engineer will be primarily based in either Dublin or Cork, with offices also available in Galway, Kilkenny, and Sligo.

What will be the main responsibilities of the Mechanical Project Engineer?

The Mechanical Project Engineer will contribute as a key member of the Building Services Team and work on all aspects of project delivery from concept to hand-over under the supervision of a senior engineer.

Is this a remote or on-site position?

This is a hybrid role, primarily based in Dublin or Cork, with the option to work remotely some of the time.

Are there opportunities for career advancement for the Mechanical Project Engineer?

Yes, the Mechanical Project Engineer will have opportunities for career advancement within the company.

Is travel required for this position?

Some travel may be required for site visits and meetings, but the majority of the work will be based in the office.

We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

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Mission & Purpose

Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 consultants and service providers. Operating in 125 countries, working across six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. We work across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. Our services span twelve clusters: project and program management; design and development; water services; environment; advisory and management consulting; exploration and development; planning and approvals; health, safety and risk; oceans and coastal; laboratories; training and communication and creative services. We stand out for our clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand and by being easy to work with.