Jacobs Senior Mechanical/HVAC/Building Services Engineer - Life Sciences in Cork, Ireland
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Pharmaceutical and biotechnology products impact all our lives in some way. The projects that we execute deliver lifesaving products to patients globally.
With 50 years of experience as innovators in biopharma facilities, our more than 3,800 skilled architectural, engineering and construction professionals continue to work with our clients to drive innovations in the industry. We provide a single-source of responsibility for all services, from strategy and concept through site selection and evaluation, regulatory compliance, design, constructability, construction management, commissioning, validation and startup. We also provide operations support and asset management services, including plant engineering, maintenance optimization and traditional maintenance and turnaround services.
As the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry, clients benefit from both our local presence and global reach. We offer a full range of design and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide, with a complete focus on providing maximum value for our clients.
About the opportunity
The successful candidate will report functionally to the Mechanical/HVAC Department Manager and on a project basis to the Lead Mechanical Engineer or Project Manager in accordance with the project structure.
You will be responsible for:
Independently lead plant design activities as an area/system leader and coordinate with multi-discipline designers.
Perform Mech/HVAC plant design work across several engineering disciplines in 2D/3D integrated design systems.
Perform quality review checks for 2D/3D modelling and Mech/HVAC deliverables.
Participate in design reviews, risk assessments and vendor bid evaluations.
Assist in the generation of proposals, scopes, schedules and budgets for projects.
Display strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with multiple deadlines.
Pharmaceutical experience preferable, large scale industrial, skill sets: wet and dry, calculations, specifications, detailing and sizing.
Proficient in spreadsheets, problem solving and solution creation.
Strong relevant engineering/design experience in industrial/advanced technology sector and mission critical systems.
Engineering/ design experience in the Mech/HVAC systems
Experience with start-up and commissioning will be an advantage.
Experience in equipment layout definition.
Excellent English level - written and spoken,
Knowledge of Mech/HVAC specific design standards (minimum UK/EU).
Ability to interact with other engineering disciplines, clients, and vendors at all levels.
Experience using Navisworks is desirable.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
- Primary degree in Building Services, Energy or Mechanical Engineering (Level 8) and either working towards or already gained chartered status
Ideally, you will also have;
The successful candidate will have proven experience of HVAC systems and utilities systems design in Pharmaceutical and/or Semiconductor industries in a lead capacity including:
HVAC systems for cleanrooms
Specification of AHU’s and other specialist air handling equipment
Chilled water and glycol systems
Hot water systems
Cooling water systems
Compressed air systems
Specification of mechanical plant including chillers, boilers, cooling towers, compressors, pumps
Risk assessments, safety and constructability reviews
Preparation of tender and construction packages
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