Commercial UFH Design Engineer

Closing Date: 30/09/2021 @ 17:00

Position Description

Alternative Heat Underfloor Heating Division specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of underfloor heating solutions and floor build ups for large scale residential and commercial M&E sectors throughout Ireland and UK. Through continuous investment within our teams, and our facilities, we have grown strongly over the years and established ourselves as a leader within the industry throughout Ireland and the UK.

Due to continued growth, we are looking to integrate a Commercial Underfloor Heating Design Engineer to strengthen our growing Underfloor Heating Team, based in our new head office in Banbridge. This post is a permanent contract subject to a 6 months probationary review and offers an amazing opportunity for a candidate who wants to gain experience with a progressive and dynamic company.

Job Summary

The successful candidate will play a key role in providing design support to commercial underfloor heating projects, working in conjunction with an established design team who operate with the latest design software packages.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of design solutions in accordance with client and consultant requirements
  • Operate HT2000 software to develop detailed UFH designs in line with EN1264 regulations
  • Generate detailed heat loss calculations
  • Preparation of detailed CAD installation layout drawings
  • Attend project specific technical meetings to discuss proposed solutions / issues in design
  • Liaise with client / consultant to assist with contract negotiations
  • Assist installations Contract Manager to ensure effective design delivery
  • Assist with commissioning procedures and details
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Management.

Essential Criteria:

  • Third level education in Building services or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD & Excel
  • Computer literate including the ability to operate Microsoft Office.
  • Organised and structured approach to your work.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and cope with a varied portfolio of work.
  • Good interpersonal Skills.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Commercial awareness.
  • Previous experience in a similar environment.


Head Office, Banbridge


08:00-17:00, Mon – Thu; 08:00-15:00, Fri


Competitive depending on experience

Responsible to:

Underfloor Heating Manager

About Us

The opportunity has arisen to join an industry leader in UK's Building Services providers. We design, develop and deliver a wide range of offsite-prefabricated, innovative and sustainable building service solutions throughout the UK & Ireland.

Alternative Heat specialises in the design, supply and installation of a wide range of prefabricated energy solutions, typically built in NI and shipped throughout the UK and Ireland. We also offer turnkey design, build and operate solutions for commercial energy centers and large-scale district heating solutions and have experience with successfully procuring and delivering many similiar packages to a wide range of public body's throughout Ireland and UK.

Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Annual Health Check
  • 30 days Annual Leave
To apply for this role, send your CV and covering letter to Alternative Heat is an equal opportunities employer.
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