Mechanical Project Engineer

Location Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40000 - 55000 per year Bonus
Contact Matt Taylor
Call 07562 208 051
Reference MT - SPE

Mechanical Project Engineer (Structural design)


Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 (DOE)

+ Profit Share scheme

+ Performance related bonus

+ Private Healthcare

The company:

Our client is a leader in providing engineered solutions to the energy and renewable energy sectors, Including those in Hydrogen, Carbon Capture and waste energy.

Their team designs and fabricates a variety of mechanical components, including Structural supports, Heat Exchanges, Housing enclosers, Exhaust systems, Ventilation and Ducting.

The UK arm of the business currently employs around 30 members of staff, with 50% of the team being Design and Projects Engineers.

Internationally, the company employs over 800 members of staff, largely across their Manufacturing sites in Europe.

As a business they are experiencing growth and a consistent large volume of incoming projects globally within growing industries, what has seen their turnover grow from £30 million in 2018, to £80 million in 2023.

As such they are looking to expand their design team to allow them to run additional projects simultaneously.

The Role:

As a structural Project Engineer, you will be liaising with the structural design team, advising on concepts and improvements to current projects.

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Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing concept design drawings, and calculations
  • Attending customer meetings in the UK and overseas
  • Interpreting and working from customer requirements, specifications and drawings
  • Perform detailed engineering calculations using both software or hand calculations – These include: Structural, fluid dynamic, finite element analysis, and general mechanics
  • Support project management, engineering, quality, and supply chain teams
  • Assist in producing user manuals/instructions.
  • Conduct site surveys, condition assessments, and produce technical reports and recommendations.
  • Provide technical support to internal and external customers.
  • Research and development to maintain market leadership.

What we’re looking for in a candidate:

  • Substantial experience in a mechanical design role
  • Experience in structural analysis using Autodesk Robot or a similar analysis package
  • Familiar with ASCE and Eurocodes
  • Good understanding of fabricated structures/components and manufacturing techniques.
  • Pressure Vessel Design experience and familiarity with relevant international codes/standards.
  • Design experience in air handling/filtration systems, heat exchangers, and acoustical calculations.
  • Ability to interpret/create piping and instrumentation diagrams.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package - £40k - £55K Depending on experience.
    • More qualified candidates would be welcome to apply, and a more competitive salary would be discussed if additional experience can be brought to the role.
  • Profit share scheme and performance related Bonus’s
  • Private Personal healthcare – with ability to
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme available
  • Office-based role, however flexible working can be offered - Standard working hours of 8:30am – 5pm Monday to Friday
  • 24 days of annual leave + bank holidays
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development, career growth

How to Apply:

If you are a motivated and experienced Project Engineer looking to join a growing company, we want to hear from you!

Please send your CV to Matt Taylor at or give me a call on 0116 218 1644

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation