Position title
Design Manager - Mechanical

Franklin Smith Australia is a specialist construction recruitment agency conducting this search on behalf of a private mechanical services company which has been in operation for over 25 years. This company works on on a wide range of HVAC Projects throughout the Greater Sydney area. This is an opportunity to join a national leader to head up the NSW design team during an exciting growth phase in 2021 and beyond.


About the company


This national business has been operating for more than 25 years and grown to become a well-respected leader in the market. Working across a diverse range of industry sectors they have successfully delivered many unique and technically complex mechanical projects across Australia from Commercial and D and C to Healthcare and Industrial projects. With a strong track record and a stellar reputation, this company has a high percentage of repeat work from satisfied clients and customers.


Due to internal restructuring and an increase in demand the opportunity has arisen for an experienced Mechanical Designer to step into a leading role and drive further growth throughout the NSW division of this already well-established business. You will lead and mentor mechanical engineering department design staff whilst working closely with the estimating department and senior management. This role is responsible for the quality review of all revisions of project drawings and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner as well as leading the production of design drawings within scope, budget and schedule.

The successful applicant will also be involved in, but not limited to, design, calculations, site visits, writing technical reports, training and development of design staff, liaising with architects, consultants, in-house operations team and other key stakeholders of the business.

  • Strong knowledge of HVAC and plumbing engineering
  • 5+ years designing HVAC, plumbing and fire systems
  • MEP engineering consulting firm or design-build contractor background
  • Ability to identify potential design flaws and come up with workable solutions
  • Capable of developing and updating design standards and specifications
  • Have knowledge of code compliance requirements and industry standards
  • Strong communicator, negotiator and team player
  • Detail orientated, highly organised and motivated to take ownership of your role

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Employment Type
Construction Contractor
Job Location
Sydney, Australia
Base Salary
Date posted
March 28, 2021
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