Intermediate Design Engineer - Nottingham

upto £32,500 per annum - Perm - Renewable Energy
Ref: 178 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jun 2022
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A well-established Manufacturer has an excellent opportunity for a candidate to join their Contracting Division as an Intermediate Design Engineer, ideally based between the Midlands and the North of England, however the role can be home based.

Our client provides a fully MCS accredited ground source heat pump installation service that fits with existing supply chains and client requirements. They can deliver a turnkey package and flexible contractual solutions.

They assume responsibility for the entire project, spanning the ground array, heat pump, and heat distribution system, including sizing, design, purchasing, installation, and management of sub-contractors across the three stages of the heat pump installation. 

Main Purpose of Job:

As Intermediate Design Engineer, you will assist the Commercial Design Engineer on HVAC designs for large-scale GSHP projects, assisting with the full life cycle of commercial designs from client consultation to M&E Design.

Key Tasks: 

  • Assist client consultation and assist clients in creating a clear design brief
  • Analyse and ensure that client M&E Specifications and ERs are met
  • Gather construction information got existing or planned properties using a variety of resources including architects' plans, client consultation and direct surveys.
  • Develop AutoCAD construction stage P&ID
  • Produce AutoCAD construction details including plans and layouts of existing heat and hot water infrastructure, site access, proposed equipment
  • Assess existing HVAC installations and tailor design proposals accordingly
  • Coordinate surveyors and third-party design consultants, reviewing work and overseeing design technical correctness
  • Perform relevant heating/cooling calculations as required
  • Prepare equipment schedules, specification for plant, ductwork, pipework, and associated datasheets
  • Undertake and compile technical requisitions and specifications for GSHP heating /cooling systems and HVAC equipment such as fan coil units, air handling units

Person Specification:

  • You will have a good knowledge of HVAC componentry and instrumentation and the ability to leverage this in your design
  • You will have a developed understanding of building physics
  • Experience using relevant software packages such as AutoCAD, HevaComp
  • Relevant Engineering Degree qualification
  • Working knowledge of GSHP Systems (Advantageous)
  • You will have a good knowledge of HVAC componentry and instrumentation
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • You will have a sound understanding of engineering principles
  • Ability to work with clients, suppliers, and specialist subcontractors to create working controls specifications


  • Basic Salary upto £39,200 per annum
  • Pension
  • 25 Days holiday plus Statutory
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Flexible working – Home or Office
  • Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • Employee assistance programme for you and your immediate family
  • Development opportunities are encouraged, and courses offered