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29 Jun 2022

Permanent Senior Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer

 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are working in a partnership with one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies.

They have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer to join their offices in Epsom, London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Warrington, Leeds and Glasgow.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.
  • Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems – heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc.
  • Carry out (and managing of 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.
  • Work in partnership with the company’s international Global Technology Centre (GTC) to add value to building services projects where appropriate.
  • Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit.
  • Representing the company at meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.
  • Report and technical note writing.
  • Maintaining complete records and archives to company standards.
  • Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes.
  • Managing own workload, updating forward plan of workload regularly and working to time allocations.
  • Managing elements of project delivery and an understanding of budget costings.
  • Reviewing progress, including reporting any anomalies and changes of scope to the project lead.
  • Assist with technical development of junior staff.

What they are looking for:

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or related subjects.
  • Chartered Engineer with CIBSE or IMechE.
  • Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, NBS and Microsoft packages.
  • Familiar with energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.
  • Some knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.
  • Understanding of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics.
  • Awareness of the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.
  • Competent in designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.
  • Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is essential.
  • 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 clients is essential.
  • Comfortable working within time and cost budgets as agreed at project briefing meetings.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time, to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Flexi time
  • Hybrid Working


How to Apply

To apply please send your CV to Rossana Corbisiero or for more details call: 01179 738507.

Job Categories: Consulting Engineering. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £50000 to £60000.

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