Senior Project Mechanical Engineer

Full Time / Permanent / Hybrid

Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character." It is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterise a community, nation, or ideology.

Ethos Engineering are mechanical and electrical consultants to the commercial, data centre, food and beverage, and light industrial sectors.

Our mission is to engineer systems that complement the purpose of each building we design, improve the immediate and surrounding community, and meet the objectives of its operations, inhabitants, patrons, operators, and staff.

We are ambitious, driven, innovative, and passionate about delivering excellence for our clients and their projects, and we never settle for delivering work quickly at the cost of quality. Our work environment is positive, professional, and supportive. We take our work seriously, but we like to have a lot of fun too and we place huge importance on having a great company culture. We have been recognised as a Great Place to Work 2020 and 2021 as well as Best Organisation to Work For 2022.

About Ethos - Urbanism

Ethos Urbanism group deliver high quality, innovative Mechanical, Electrical and Sustainable design solutions for clients within the residential and commercial sectors. Our talented team of engineers and technicians approach each project with enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude which fosters excellent relationships with colleagues and clients within the industry. Driving meaningful innovation and the development of our team are a key priority for us and our growth ambitions are rooted in providing opportunity for every member of our team.

Location: Dublin (office based) – Hybrid working
Group: Urbanism
Salary: € Negotiable
Minimum Qualifications: Honours Degree – Chartered an advantage but not essential
Essential Experience: 10+ years as a Senior Engineer
Sectors: Commercial, Data Centre, Food and Beverage, Light Industrial
Job Description: Senior Project Mechanical Engineer / Full-Time Permanent

About the Role – Senior Project Mechanical Engineer

Candidate Attributes

  • The candidate must be based in Ireland to be considered for this position

  • Lead projects from concept stage to completion

  • Liaise with clients, architects and project managers

  • Specification and design of Mechanical Building Services systems for a range of projects

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Position requires thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering techniques

  • Deep knowledge of Building Regulations, CIBSE, BS, IS and EN Standards

  • Experience in working as part of a team

  • Very good proactive communicator

Key Activities

  • Lead the mechanical services design for a range of projects

  • Design and specification of mechanical services for various types of buildings and sectors

  • Production of detailed schematics

  • Develop the mechanical design standards within the organisation

  • Mentoring of other engineering staff

  • Provide fully detailed tender packages and monitor installation/quality on site through to project completion

  • Tender report / analysis / recommendations

  • Develop project scope with design team / client

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Autocad, Dialux, Amtech, REVIT an advantage

  • Produce budgets and reports for clients

  • The role will be primarily office based but will involve some site attendance

  • Be capable of taking the lead on projects with minimal input from management team


  • Flexible working time

  • 20 Days holidays up to 25 days

  • Pension Scheme

  • Your own company laptop

  • Working travel out-of-pocket expenses

  • Travel tax scheme or bike-to-work scheme

  • Regular training/mentoring Further college support

  • Support for Chartership

  • A Professional Subscription Fee paid by the company

  • Heavily subsidised social committee (5 a side, golf society, climbing club and regular social events)

Here at Ethos, we believe in equal opportunities and that each individual can bring something ‘WoW’ to our organisation. So if you don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, but think you have what it takes, please still get in touch. We'd love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.


Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

Recruitment Agencies: Please do not reply to this job advert. Should Ethos require assistance with this posting you will be contacted by our Talent Acquisition Team.

At Ethos, our vision is to:

“Be the company people want to work with, and for”

Values Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

Values Our values differentiate and focus us every day to be EPIC - for our people and our customers.

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