Mechanical Engineering Manager

Location Cork
Discipline: Engineering
Vacancy Type Permanent-Full Time
Contact name: Jennifer Ahern

Contact email:
Job ref: 002503

Dornan is recruiting for a Mechanical Engineering Manager to be based in our Engineering Offices.


Reporting to the Group Engineering Director, the successful candidate will provide key technical design input for HVAC, plant and clean utilities systems, ensuring designing for fabrication and installation, through to successful commissioning.

The Engineering manager will interface with the client’s representatives and the supply chain on site. They would also work effectively with the project manager and project teams to review and support the project from inception to handover whilst ensuring that the Dornan vision, mission and values are fulfilled.


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Preparing / Checking / Peer Reviewing of HVAC, Plant and Clean Utility designs.
  • Providing oversight of design across multiple projects including checking and carrying out peer reviews.
  • Reviewing designs for their commissionability.
  • Ensuring that the technical issues are resolved without delay.
  • Procurement from equipment enquires though requisitioning and monitoring manufacture through to delivery to site whilst maintaining a comprehensive audit train
  • Prepare design risk assessments and provide support to developing method statements and all aspects relating to Health and Safety on site.
  • Liaise with the design and construction teams and supply chain to ensure correct operation of the plant on site and successful handover.
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety, Environment and quality procedures are followed and adequate records maintained.
  • To liaise with the project manager and prepare the project close out report.

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent essential

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Minimum 10 years of design and construction experience essential

  • Experience working in prefabrication, modularisation, or commissioning services preferred

  • Understanding of mechanical calculations.

  • 3D literate using the latest software platforms

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems in the field

  • Knowledgeable on Health, Safety and Environmental systems

  • Commercial understanding

  • Interest in furthering your expertise

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

*Travel to site will be required