Mechanical Engineer

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Full Time, Permanent


Commercial, Engineering

The Role 

Designer Group is looking to recruit an experienced Mechanical Project Engineer to join its growing Engineering Department. You will join a team of ambitious, innovative engineers challenged with delivering projects from our diverse range of clients from a commercial office fit out, to a prefabricated modular plant room, to a biomass boiler plant in Africa.

About Our Company

Designer Group is a leading international mechanical & electrical provider specialising in turnkey packages for the design, supply, and installation of M&E services. Headquartered in Dublin, we employ in excess of 1000 experienced and dedicated colleagues across the Group. As an industry leader, we work with some of the world’s largest multinational companies and our common purpose is delivering ambitious, innovative and sustainable engineering solutions, building client partnerships that bear testament to the standards we uphold.

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry.  Our approach to everything we do is underpinned by our Values of:






This is an exciting time for Designer Group, with the fruits of our Engineering Our Future Strategy 2025 reflected in our substantial pipeline of work in Ireland, Europe, Africa and South America.

The Engineering Team is an essential department within Designer Group and forms part of the foundation of every project. The Engineering Team is directly responsible for a number of key components in a project, delivering the highest standard of safety and quality.

Designer Group is always at the forefront of the latest design and construction technology. From utilising design software, 3D modelling, point cloud scanning and 3D printing, Designer Group ensures their Engineering Team are equipped with the latest and best technology to ensure innovative solutions.

Overview of Duties

  • Undertake a full design review of drawings, specifications and schedules to ensure compliance with the applicable standards and industry guides.
  • Responsible for developing engineering alternative solutions, including detailed calculations and sketches for client approval.
  • Review of the coordinated construction drawings and documentation.
  • Prepare RFI’s and issue to the client.
  • Detailed review of specialist supplier packages for compliance with project specification and applicable industry standards.
  • Prepare and monitor procurement schedule in conjunction with the procurement team.
  • Prepare and monitor technical submittals for approval by the client.
  • Review BCAR preliminary inspection plan and coordinate with the quality team.
  • Monitor LEED and BREEAM requirements and submittals as required.
  • Preparation of operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Assistance with client demonstrations.
  • Review and provide attendance during commissioning stage.

Key Requirements

  • A Level 7/8 Degree in Building Services Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in mechanical project engineering or a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of mechanical systems from a design or construction perspective.
  • Capable of working as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Good knowledge of the current mechanical standards within Ireland and UK.


  • Health Care.
  • Pension.
  • Career Progression within the wider group.
  • Accredited Engineers Ireland Employer for CPD.
  • Pathway to Chartership with the SCSI.
  • International Travel Opportunities.
  • WrkIt lifestyle savings, learning and wellbeing platform membership.
  • Overseas project placement opportunities after completion of the programme.

How can you develop your career in Designer Group

Our people are the foundation for our continued growth and so encouraging continuous professional development and pathway to Professional Chartership is a top priority. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry.

Our Head of Engineering began his career with Designer Group as a Graduate Electrical Engineer. His drive and ambition have allowed him to develop within Designer Group and we encourage all our staff to do the same.

Application Process

If you are excited about this opportunity and meet the qualifications mentioned above, we would love to hear from you.  Our recruitment team will review applications and reach out to qualified candidates for further consideration.


Designer Group is an equal ​opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


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