Mechanical Engineer


Job summary

Bluetownonline Ltd
Business Management, Mechanical
Construction/Building Services
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Engineer

Location: York

Salary: Competitive Salary DOE

Job type: Full time, Permanent

Stage One is a unique, innovative and exciting company to work for. We undertake projects worldwide specialising in the architectural, construction, exhibition, and live event sectors. Our clients come to us for help solving complex design challenges, turning their exciting concepts and visions into a manufacturable reality.

The Engineering department plays an important role helping to facilitate the successful delivery of complex projects. The team is made up of multi-disciplined engineers, designers and technical specialists, who collaborate with each other to provide coordinated engineering solutions that meets the defined objectives.

The Role:

We currently have an opportunity for an enthusiastic & highly motivated, Mechanical Engineer within our Engineering department.

As a member of the Engineering department, the role will be based at our Tockwith office, York, with primary focus on the design and engineering of projects spanning the architectural, construction, exhibition, and live event sectors. Whilst experience within these fields would be a distinct advantage, consideration will be given to candidates with exceptional skillsets from other sectors.

This role is ideal for an experienced Mechanical Engineer capable of guiding and advising a team of designers and drafts people. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. The department is amid an exciting transformation programme, which will benefit candidates that can be flexible, resourceful and adaptable to change.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptual design of stage, performance and special machines to meet client concepts or specifications
  • Undertake, update and review design risk assessments
  • Produce or supervise creation of conceptual models in Autodesk Inventor including FEA
  • Develop designs and produce engineered solutions with supporting calculations and analysis to achieve better than regulatory standards and guidelines including Eurocodes, Machinery Directive, CDM Regulations and Entertainment Technology - Machinery for Stages and CE/UKCA Standards
  • Select and verify third party products to integrate into machines
  • Check engineering solutions, calculations and drawings of other designers
  • With project managers ensure machines are built and tested to design and standards
  • Produce testing schedules and witness and or verify tests including factory tests and site commissioning
  • Act as design lead on single and multi-disciplined projects as and when required
  • Liaise with other members of the project team and the client and other stakeholders to achieve a coordinated engineering solution that meets the defined objectives
  • Produce or supervise production of technical documentation
  • Project cost control and effective management of project resources
  • Ensure that quality and consistency of output (drawings, reports, calcs etc.) is always maintained
  • Assist in the development of processes to improve efficiency and project delivery
  • Mentor and develop junior team members

The above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post.

Person specification:


  • HND or Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or similar discipline -E
  • Chartered Engineer Status, or working towards it -D


  • Understanding of the design process, and its associated documentation -E
  • Extensive knowledge of British Standards and Design Regulations -E
  • Extensive knowledge of designing and detailing mechanical systems/components -E
  • Knowledge of designing with other materials -D

Skills, experience, abilities and competencies

  • Mechanical calculations / methodical problem-solving ability -E
  • Extensive experience using Autodesk Inventor -D
  • FE analysis software (preferably Autodesk Nastran / Autodesk Inventor) -D
  • Technical drawing to BS 8888 or other professional standards -E
  • Minimum of 5 years experience designing mechanical systems/components (gained in the UK)-E
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people -E
  • Drafting and modelling in Autodesk Inventor (gained in a working environment)-D
  • Autodesk Vault, and/or Revit, and/or AutoCAD (gained in a working environment) -D
  • Previous supervisory experience and experience of leading a design team -D

Personal attributes

  • Positive attitude to work -E
  • Highly organised and able to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight deadlines -E
  • Drive, enthusiasm and commitment -E
  • Willingness to undertake relevant training as appropriate -E
  • Enthusiasm to support other areas of the department as required - E

Additional information: 08:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday, with occasional overtime.

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience of Transmission Builder, Motor Engineer, Engineer, CAD, Motor Service Engineer, Vehicle Technician, Vehicle Operative, Mechanical Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Design Engineer, SolidWorks Engineer, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Design Engineer, Civil Design Engineer, Highways Design Engineer, Engineering Graduate and Graduate Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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