Design engineer required for our client in Mayo


  • Ensure the system design performs as required.
  • Understand how and what type of heat pump to specify for a given building archetype and why
  • Understand the difference’s required of sizing heat pumps versus fossil fuel systems and develop an overview knowledge base of modeling techniques to size heat pumps to optimise capital and running costs
  • Encourage the use of low carbon heating systems.
  • Understand the impact of the various different fabric, air tightness and ventilation systems and their impact on heat pump design and sizing.
  • Optimise the installation of heat pumps for low running costs and pre-heating buildings
  • Specification / design knowledge of heating and hot systems:
  • Thermodynamics / energy flows
  • Heat cost calculations
  • Fluid mechanics / pipework and pump sizing
  • Heat emitters / heat exchangers


  • Qualifications in an engineering discipline such as Mechanical, energy or building services.
  • Excellent Communications skills
  • IT skills such as customer relationship management system (CRM) and computer-aided design (CAD)
  • Have knowledge of a trajectory of heating systems,
  • Strong customer focus and telephone manner
  • Be able to work well as part of a team whilst also having the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong IT and analytical skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Problem reframing and resolution.
  • Extensive health and safety knowledge, Building regulations and construction legislation.

For more information, Contact Mairéad at Arcon Recruitment

Mairead Kelly, marketing and recruitment consultant at Arcon Recruitment Services. PHOTO: ALISON LAREDO

Mairéad Kelly

Recruitment Consultant

Mairéad initially joined our team as Marketing and Recruitment Co-ordinator. She quickly progressed to Recruitment Consultant and currently manages our busy Technical division. Mairéad is a proud Castlebar woman and holds a B.B.S from ATU Sligo. Mairéad recruits for positions in all areas of Technical/ Engineering and I.T.  She has built excellent relationships with companies large and small and has proved herself invaluable in solving their recruitment issues.

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