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Mechanical Engineer (MEP) - Berlin (2192) in Berlin at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 2/18/2018

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Job Description

An interesting role for a skilled Mechanical Engineer within our busy Berlin team. The role will offer the opportunity for you to take ownership of delivering sustainable and innovative design solutions for building services projects led by the Berlin office. 

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Berlin – a city renowned for innovation, creativity and diversity is a natural home for BuroHappold’s distinctive approach to engineering. With projects ranging from the Zalando Headquarters to The Berlin State Opera House, our team in Germany’s exciting capital bring forward a design process offering a truly holistic approach to problem solving and delivering ever more sophisticated solutions for the built environment as a result. 

About the role...

Working as part of our dynamic, diverse building services team, this role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most challenging developments in Germany. Team work and a collaborative approach are key to any project at BuroHappold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.


  • Undertake detailed mechanical engineering building services design and calculations (using both software and knowledge to verify robust calculations). 
  • Ensure service and project work are carried out to an excellent standard - within agreed deadlines and within budget. 
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules, set out time frames for deliverables, design development reports and innovative design solutions.
  • Plan and manage CAD documentation of design work under guidance of more senior staff 
  • Represent BuroHappold at meetings with clients, other professionals and suppliers. 
  • Manage workload of Technicians (including verification of quality) and support less experienced engineers to achieve excellent standards

About you...

As an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer, it is expected that you would be able to demonstrate:

  • Evident experience in a consulting engineering environment working across a broad range of projects
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and be able to communicate internally and externally with clients in a confident and professional manner.
  • Working knowledge of CAD software, ideally teamed with familiarity with Revit experience. 
  • Demonstrate a passion for engineering and the built environment
  • Ideally educated to Bachelors or Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

What's in it for you...

In return, we can offer fantastic opportunities to...

  • Solve some of the most interesting challenges on world-class projects in collaboration with top architects in Germany and further afield.
  • Work within a truly multidisciplinary environment, capitalising on BuroHappold’s extensive knowledge base in CFD, building physics, micro-climate analysis, climate change mitigation and energy masterplanning to inform truly environmentally responsive MEP designs;
  • Advance your career within a forward-thinking, global community of engineering professionals. 

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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