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4 Sep 2019

Permanent Mechanical Building Services Engineer

 Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

Job Description


  • Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems – heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc.
  • Carry out (& managing others), in the production of detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools inc. Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.
  • Preparing technical specifications using NBS.
  • Working in partnership with the clients international Global Design Centre (GDC) to add value to building services projects where appropriate.
  • Preparing drawings for drafting by the CAD team a working understanding / use of Autodesk (& Revit).
  • Representing the client at meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.
  • Report & technical note writing.
  • Liaise with architects and other designers in interpreting input information and applying it to generate a comprehensive mechanical design
  • Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
  • Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.
  • Managing own workload
  • Lead and manage your projects independently with little assistance within budget.
  • Reviewing progress, inc. reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the line manager.
  • Help & assist with technical development of junior staff


  • Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering or related subjects.
  • Chartered Engineer with CIBSE / IMechE, or working towards chartership.
  • Sufficient experience working on Building Services projects
  • Sufficient experience working in a design consultancy – some experience of working within a contractor environment is additionally welcome
  • Good knowledge and skills designing in a 3D environment, including experience in 3D software packages including Revit.
  • Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools inc.; IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, NBS and Microsoft packages, Bluebeam, and an understanding of AutoCAD for infrequent use.
  • Experience working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential
  • Have a detailed knowledge of appropriate technical standards.
  • Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with client is essential.
  • Due to the nature of projects, you must be eligible for security clearance and will be provided to undergo a security vetting process.

How to Apply

Please contact Stewart Robbins 0117 973 8507

Job Categories: Consulting Engineering. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £30000 to £40000.

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