Senior Design Engineer

Full Time, Permanent

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Design Engineer (Mechanical & Electrical) to join our team to work on a range of exciting projects across multiple sectors.

Lawler Consulting is a successful multi-disciplinary engineering business. We are HQ’d in Kilkenny, with offices in Dublin and London, and a client base that stretches across Ireland, the UK, Europe, and the Middle East.

Our CIBSE award-winning practice has successfully completed in excess of 4,500 commissions, which has cultivated a wealth of in-house experience that is demonstrated through numerous projects. We place a great emphasis on our staff, learning and development, and progression. As we enter an accelerated growth phase across a number of business sectors we are seeking professional & enthusiastic Engineers to meet the demand for our services.


Senior Design Engineer




The Role:

The main responsibilities would be to deliver large complex and niche projects on time and to the highest technical standard along with management support.

  • You will be assisting other engineers by helping and encouraging graduates and less experienced engineers
  • Preparation of design and contract documentation and specifications
  • Designing and reviewing the design work of intermediate and junior engineers
  • Design of systems including but not limited to maximum demand calculations, cable sizing, lighting, emergency lighting, fire alarm systems, ICT systems, security systems, and vertical transport
  • Coordination of work with all members of design teams (architect, engineers of all disciplines, Q.S., etc.)
  • Attend Weekly Design Team meetings
  • Work with Project managers
  • Mark up of drawings
  • Ensuring that all designs and documents are prepared to the highest standards
  • Compiling project & design studies reports



Required Education, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Holder of a Trade Qualification in a Mechanical or Electrical field – Level 6 Advanced Craft Certification or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience
  • Holding a trade background (such as Mechanical/controls/electrical) is an advantage
  • Degree in Electrical Services Engineering or Electrical Engineering with several years of post-qualification design experience
  • Technically excellent with in-depth knowledge of relevant standards and regulations including extensive knowledge of IS10101 and ET101:2008 National rules for Electrical Installations
  • Good communication and report writing skills have the initiative to work alone.
  • Experience in leading design teams and a proven team player
  • Ability to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Working competency in design software: Dialux, Amtech, Revit, CAD



What We’re Looking For:

  • Revit would be a distinct advantage.
  • Highly motivated, proactive, and willing to take on new challenges
  • Mentor experience
  • Comfortable estimating and controlling costs



Why Choose Lawler Consulting:

Senior Design Engineer


  • Competitive salary and pension scheme
  • Remote working and bike to work scheme
  • Close working relationship with senior managers and directors
  • Direct exposure to clients
  • Private healthcare fully subsidised
  • Great work-life balance
  • Professional subscription fees paid monthly
  • A company that supports your personal and professional development (through internal and external CPD)
  • Support to Chartership
  • Fast-moving and challenging role
  • Great culture and company social club


Visit our Lawler Careers page for more reasons why Lawler Group in Kilkenny should be your next move. 





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