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Mechanical Critical Systems Engineer
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Birmingham – Europe
Engineer / Consultant

The Team

Our dedicated Critical Systems team play a key role in making mission critical buildings more energy efficient, sustainable and cost effective to operate. The team works solely in the data centre field, keeping abreast of current best practice while researching breakthrough technologies that shape future trends.

As a leader in this market, we work with our clients to develop innovative design solutions as evidenced by our work with Meta (Facebook) on their Odense Data Centre which picked up awards from Data Cloud (Sustainable Data Centre 2021), Data Centre Dynamics (Hyperscale Data Centre Innovation) and Data Centre World (Green Data Centre of the Year 2021 & Special Contribution to Energy Efficiency 2021). Our legacy of producing innovative designs has seen us working with the client R&D teams to provide their DC solutions of the future.

The team are a source of world leading expertise – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a mechanical engineer ( no data centre experience to date is necessary) to join our critical systems team, and to play a role in ensuring the successful delivery of innovative mechanical design solutions for some of the most notable and large-scale data centre projects in the world.

You will collaborate within our critical systems team and work closely with colleagues of various disciplines to help the delivery of technically excellent and profitable projects.

You will be supported by senior engineers and management staff within the team.

The Skills

Educated to Masters degree level in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services Engineering (MEng), you have gained some experience in a mechanical engineering role within the consultancy design field, having worked on a range of complex bespoke projects.

We would expect that you have the skills and curiosity to gain an understanding of the principals of data centre design and delivery. Training will be provided by the senior engineers in the team to develop your knowledge and experience. In your previous role you will have experience in working within a team.

You have proven ability in producing calculations, schedules, schematic diagrams, technical drawings, project reports and detail design development. Through this experience, you can support your project teams to design and develop detailed and accurate designs.

Essential traits for the successful candidate include:

the ability to take ownership for tasks

the capacity to think around problems and help guide the team towards solutions

be an organised and confident communicator with excellent client facing skills.

Job Description

Why Join Cundall?

We know that to be the best at what we do we need a diverse workforce underpinned by an inclusive culture. Creating environments where everyone can find joy doing their best work is also great for everyone. That’s why we positively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities, and encourage, support, and celebrate the diverse voices of our people.