Senior Mechanical Engineer


Senior Mechanical Engineer

Contract type

Full Time


Durham Office

TGA are an expert provider of professional design and consultancy services in the fields of Building Services Engineering, Building Performance and Low Carbon Design. As part of planned growth, TGA are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join the developing office in Durham. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established and innovative engineering practice within a growing market region.

The Senior Mechanical Engineer’s role is key to the structure and performance of the building services team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of mechanical design solutions, technical innovation, the management of projects and mentoring graduates/apprentices.

The engineer will form part of the delivery team associated with mechanical engineering services across a wide range of sectors including commercial, industrial, retail, healthcare, historic, education, retail and leisure, within both public and private domains and via traditional and design and build routes.

The position offers a competitive salary and benefits scheme, including hybrid working and flexible working hours as part of a 36.25 hour working week.

About You

You are to have the skillset and passion for both engineering and leadership, with the ability to manage and deliver mechanical engineering projects across a wide range of sectors.

Your key attributes will include:

  • Being educated to at least degree level in mechanical engineering or building services engineering.
  • Having at least 5 years relevant experience in mechanical engineering consultancy.
  • Experience in the management of building services projects from concept through to completion.
  • Being able to support the management of project resources, including the project engineering team and project time management / finances.
  • Being able to Line Manage and Mentor apprentice and graduate engineers.
  • Knowledge and experience of using industry standard software including Hevacomp, IES VE and have a willingness to learn new software skills including MEPworx and MagiCAD. Use of Revit software would be useful but not essential.

In addition to the above, you should ideally be a Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and Member of a relevant body, such as CIBSE. If you do not hold either of these, you should be in the process of making an application to become a Chartered Engineer or a Member of CIBSE.

Why TGA?

TGA are an expert provider of professional design and consultancy services in the fields of Building Services Engineering, Building Performance and Low Carbon Design, with specialist skills in Building Services Engineering, Building Performance, Building Information Modelling and Specialist Lighting.

Experience covers many sectors including healthcare, education (schools, colleges and universities), leisure, commercial offices, historic buildings, museums and galleries, retail accommodation, laboratories, industrial developments and others.

TGA work on a wide range of project types including new build and refurbishments, procured via traditional design team led commissions and via design and build contractors.

As a wholly owned private limited liability partnership, each Director is actively involved in each project and is directly accessible throughout the course of all projects.

TGA engineers strive to understand the needs and expectations of the Client, and to create environments for improved performance, comfort and efficiency.

TGA’s success is born from the ability to adapt in a continually changing environment, staying abreast of the latest technology, legislation and, of course, by maintaining close relationships with Clients and project stakeholders.

What TGA Offer

TGA operate a flexible working hours system (“flexitime”) and hours may be varied within the context of the 36.25 hour week and TGA core working hours.

When in agreement with your Line Manager, an Early Finish Friday is available to you with a finish time as early as 12:45pm, when the weekly 36.25 working hours are met.

TGA support hybrid working between the office and home, with an expectation that you would work 3 days within the office or on site/client workplace etc. to develop relationships internal and external to TGA, and to also improve design development and the mentoring of apprentice and graduate engineers.

This is an excellent position for an enthusiastic and ambitious engineer to join our team, aiding with the growth and development of the engineering team. With the support and encouragement of the wider practice, it offers the opportunity to enhance and develop your technical, management and mentoring skill sets in the next step of your career.

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