Unispace Life Sciences is one of the leading engineering design and project management firms in the industry. We deliver process and utility facility as well as laboratory and workspace design and construction projects for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, advanced therapeutics, medical device, and other life sciences companies. Part of Unispace Group, our award-winning and multi-disciplinary engineering, design, and construction project teams design and build complex process-driven life sciences facilities, labs, and workplaces for the world’s top bio-pharma companies. We promote a culture of integrity, professional excellence, and teamwork that informs everything we do. If you're interested in joining our Centre of Excellence and working with top biopharma clients around the world, we'd love to hear from you.

We are seeking a proactive Senior HVAC Engineer to join our growing Unispace Life Sciences team. This role reports to our Centre of Excellence, based in Cork Ireland.  This person will be joining our MEP engineering team, focused on delivery successful process-lead design projects for multiple clients. The successful candidate will have full autonomy to lead, grow and develop the role. They will report to the MEP Engineering Manager. This role will work within GMT hours of 8am - 5.30pm, with a 12 noon finish on Friday. 


  • Detailing designs including sizing and routing of services, including some 2-D and 3-D CAD
  • Coordinating designs with all other disciplines
  • Specificating and selecting equipment
  • Collaborating with vendors and contractors
  • Supporting construction and commissioning including dealing with contractor queries, site coordination and supervision / inspections



  • Suitable qualification with a recognised Third-level Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Building Services
  • Experience of 2-D and 2-D AutoCAD will be an advantage
  • More than 5 years pharmaceutical/life sciences design office experience
  • Proven ability to successfully manage the delivery of designs for pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology projects
  • Proactive, a good communicator with the ability to work well with others in a multi-discipline project-delivery environment
  • Ambition to grow and develop within a thriving high-growth organisation where client service and individual excellence is paramount
  • Excellent level of attention to detail and accuracy


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