Mechanical Project Engineer

Full Time Permanent Salary basedNegotiable

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 data centre, commercial, high-tech healthcare, and pharmaceutical 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 2019-2020 and again in 2020-2021.

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 opportunities for every member of our team.

Job Description: Mechanical Project Engineer / Full-Time Permanent

Group: Urbanism Group

Location: Dublin (office based) - Currently Work from Home - Hybrid Working

Salary: € Negotiable

Qualifications: Honours Degree

Essential Experience: 3rd Level College Degree, 2+ years as a Mechanical Design Engineer

Sectors: Urbanism, Industrial, High Tech, Commercial and Health Care

Candidate Attributes

  • Four (4) or more years of industry experience in the field of mechanical building services.  

  • Knowledge and experience working with Autodesk Revit, with exposure to mechanical layouts and systems.

  • Working knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD and Navisworks.

  • Knowledge of all Microsoft Office suites, particularly Word and Excel.

  • Working knowledge of various mechanical systems such as heating, air conditioning, plumbing systems, etc.

  • Familiar with structural, architectural, and electrical models to appreciate space limitations and interferences.

  • Familiar with relevant codes 

  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a fast-paced environment driven by project deadlines.

  • Highly innovative and motivated with an attention to detail.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate effectively with both internal and external clients.

  • Able to work independently and contribute to the team.

  • Knowledge of ETCI, CIBSE, IEC, BS, IS and EN Standards

  • Experience in working as part of a team

  • Excellent proactive communicator

Key Activities

  • Design mechanical building systems including heating, ventilation and air conditioning, plumbing and drainage systems in accordance with applicable codes and standards.

  • Complete calculations to size mechanical equipment (including boilers, heat pumps, air handling units, AC units, radiators, extract fans etc.).

  • Complete calculations to size ductwork, piping, plumbing and drainage, and refrigerant lines.

  • Prepare tender drawings, equipment schedules, and specifications. 

  • Co-ordinate the mechanical system layout with the architectural, structural, and electrical components of a building.

  • Prepare project specific details/sketches to clarify project scope and assist with interference coordination between building systems.

  • Respond to internal and external communication regarding project or design status.

  • Liaise with equipment suppliers/manufacturers for design support, and equipment/component selection.

  • Assist with construction administration by conducting site visits, reviewing shop drawing submittals, and preparing change notices, site instructions etc.

  • Assist with site reviews, snagging installations and witnessing system testing. 


  • Flexible working times

  • Ethos works a condensed working schedule.

  • 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)

  • Heavily subsidised gym membership

  • Paid Parental Leaves

  • Healthcare check-ups and flu vaccinations

    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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