​What is a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer?

Senior Mechanical Design Engineers are professionals who have the ability to apply engineering principles, physics and materials science for the analysis, design, installation and maintenance of mechanical systems.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineers create solutions, which can range from small component designs to large-scale systems. More commonly you would be working on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems (HVAC).

Senior Mechanical Design Engineers have the opportunity to work on all stages of a system, from the early research, development and design all the way through to the installation and final commissioning.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer? 

From employer to employer the job description of a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Undertaking research

  • Testing and measuring the performance of systems

  • Designing and implementing systems to improve efficiency and sustainability

  • Keeping up to date with the latest building regulations

  • Solving complex problems

  • Liaising with suppliers, clients, architects and contractors

  • Analysing and interpreting data and information

  • Recommending modifications for systems

  • Creating reports and documentation

  • Going out on site

How can we help with your Senior Mechanical Design Engineer job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Senior Mechanical Design Engineer professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Senior Mechanical Design Engineers and secure the market's leading Senior Mechanical Design Engineer opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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