Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) – Australia

  • Permanent
  • Ref #400744RB
  • Posted 4 days ago
  • Consulting - Electrical, Mechanical, Mining
Employer Description

Our client is a Melbourne based engineering consultancy offering Mechanical, Electrical, Fire and Hydraulics, Solar Generation & Security engineering consulting services.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director, You will be responsible for:

  • MEP documentation in Autodesk Revit and/or AutoCAD
  • Production of drawings and design for concept design through to construction documentation
  • Coordination and checking of other disciplines drawings for clashes and design consistency
  • Photo compositing of renders into photos
  • Project administration including assisting in contract administration
  • Site survey of existing buildings
  • Liaising with product suppliers, secondary and sub consultants
  • Consultant coordination and engagement
  • Attending sites and client meetings where required
  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations
  • Developing detailed designs
  • Assessing the potential risks of specific projects, as well as undertaking risk management in specialist roles
  • Assisting in tendering procedures and putting together proposals
  • Assisting in visiting contractors on site and advising on MEP design engineering issues
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, consultants, co-workers and clients
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems;
  • Assisting in budgets and other project resources
  • Assisting in change management
  • Compiling, checking and approving reports
  • Reviewing and approving project drawings
  • Using computer-aided design (including CAD & Revit) packages for designing projects
  • Undertaking complex and repetitive calculations
  • Assisting in attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role
  • Adopting all relevant requirements around issues such as building permits, environmental regulations, good design practices and safety on all work assignments
  • Ensuring that a project runs smoothly and that the MEP design is completed on time and within budget;
  • Correcting any project deficiencies that affect production, quality and safety requirements before final evaluation and project reviews


  • BSc/BEng Mechanical Engineering (non negotiable)


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Building Services - specifically HVAC, Wet, Fire and Hydraulics
  • Autodesk Revit and/or AutoCAD

Salary / Package

R700K - R900K CTC per annum