Mechanical Engineering Manager

Contact Mark Rigney
  • Salary: €80,000 - €100,000
  • Location: IrelandLeinsterDublin
  • Sector: Mission Critical

Sonas Technical are working with one of Ireland’s leading Mechanical, Electrical & Maintenance Contracting Companies on their recruitment of a Mechanical Engineering Manager to join their team in Dublin. Our client has established themselves as a leading multi-disciplined company and operate across a wide range of business sectors such as Pharmaceutical, Data Centres, Healthcare, and large Commercial Projects.

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  • Develop and maintain a library of company engineering and installation standard P&IDs and detail drawings.
  • Lead the engineering validation of performance specifications, ensuring compliance with the design intent, industry standards and local codes and regulations.
  • Lead the development of project specific P&IDs and equipment schedules.
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure successful integration of MEP systems and controls into the overall project.
  • Lead the development of MEP systems drawings and specifications for design and build projects, including load calculations, equipment selections, P&IDs, layouts and performance specifications and controls functional descriptions.
  • Encourage team members to share technical expertise through practical training, workshops, and case studies.
  • Identify cost effective alternative solutions without compromising on the quality or performance requirements of the project specification.
  • Develop value engineering proposals and provide technical support to the project management team presenting these proposals to external stakeholders.
  • Evaluate alternative materials, methods, and technologies to reduce project cost.
  • Lead the development of plant and systems commissioning plans (test packs), ensuring that systems are properly installed, inspected, tested, and documented.
  • Lead the review of commissioning reports to ensure that results are compliant with design intent and without compromising on reliability or efficiency.
  • Provide technical support to the project management team to overcome any issues or deficiencies identified during commissioning.
  • Provide technical assistance to the project turnover team where required.
  • Recruit, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of engineers.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation utilising internal and external providers.
  • Manage workloads, set priorities, and ensure the team meets project deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Qualification in Building Services Engineering or similar.
  • Professional Engineering licence is desirable.
  • 8+ years’ experience in similar role is desirable.
  • Proven experience in MEP engineering, commissioning management, and team leadership is highly desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of local building codes and regulations.
  • Proficiency in MEP design software and tools, particularly in AutoCAD, Navisworks and Microsoft Office packages.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a team to achieve project goals.
  • Demonstrated ability plan resources to achieve deadlines.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

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