Senior Mechanical Engineer

Senior Mechanical Engineer

  • Position
    Senior Mechanical Engineer
    Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  • Category
    Engineering industry/Sector
  • Organisation
    Centrica Business Solutions Ireland Ltd
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  • Location
  • Country
    Dublin, Ireland
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  • Type of Position
  • Education Requirement
    Bachelor's degree
  • Experience Requirement
    5-10 years
  • Professional Title Requirement
  • Accreditation Requirement
  • Membership Requirement
    Does not matter
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Centrica Business Solutions

Job Title:

Senior Mechanical Engineer 




Job Advert Details

About Centrica Business Solutions

Centrica Business Solutions is a part of Centrica, a global FTSE 100 company with a heritage spanning over 200 years. Centrica employ over 36,000 employees worldwide, with a diverse range of talent that helps us to think differently and support our customers in the best ways possible. Bord Gais Energy became part of the Centrica family in 2014 and supplies electricity and gas to 650,000 residential and business customers across Ireland.

At Centrica, our role as a traditional energy supplier is changing. Centrica Business Solutions has been created to develop new thinking, new technologies and new ways of working to help our customers take control of their power, futureproof their business and deliver their long-term goals. Our energy intelligence, products and distributed energy solutions are already powering the ambitions of 2,000 large energy users around the world. From retail and manufacturing to health and education, we help our customers improve operational efficiency, increase resilience, and drive their business vision forward.


Centrica Business Solutions has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Mechanical Projects Engineer to join our team. Centrica is a leading provider of on-site distributed energy solutions and are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptive individual to join our quickly growing business.

  • Salary: competitive
  • Location: Dublin office, with travel to Ireland based client sites (occasional travel to UK)

The Role

This is a varied role supporting delivery of our growing portfolio of projects including Power Generation, CHP, Solar, Storage and energy efficient measures.  The successful candidate will be responsible for Mechanical design from initial concept, through detailed design, installation to commissioning and handover.

Specific accountabilities:

  • Develop solution design as per client requirement;
  • Develop appraisal for energy solutions including energy savings and payback models
  • Take ownership costing for packages;
  • Preparing Mechanical calculations, design and equipment specifications;
  • Undertake detailed design for engineered solution;
  • Co-ordinate design input from other specialists including Electrical, Civils and Structural;
  • Detailed design of Mechanical solutions;
  • Develop control philosophy and design for plant operation with client infrastructure and grid requirements;
  • Lead on liaison with ESB and other statutory bodies as required;
  • Defining the scope of work and interfaces for subcontract packages
  • Support the management of all HSE, technical and compliance risks associated with projects;
  • Develop testing and witnessing plans for handover;
  • Support project delivery taking responsibility for tendering and delivery of key installation packages;

The Person

The role requires the ability to produce Engineering deliverables on assigned projects.  A background in distributed generation, CHP, energy efficiency or a related field would be highly desired. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of a broad range of technologies (combined heat and power, energy efficiency, asset optimisation, on-site renewable generation and storage)

The ideal candidate:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline with CEng status would be advantageous
  • Experience in design of Energy Solutions for industrial and commercial customers and grid linked generation
  • Experience in project managing the installation of Mechanical packages
  • Knowledge of legislation, standards, safe working practices, and environmental best practice
  • Experience using Mechanical design software (AutoCAD) is desirable
  • Knowledge of machinery safety, electrical systems, BMS or metering would be an advantage but not essential;
  • Sound written and presentation skills as well as excellent general communications skills
  • Hold a full valid driving licence


How to Apply / Contact

Please email with CV and Cover letter.