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  • UK, Yorkshire and the Humber, Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Industry: Building & Construction, Building Services, Energy
  • Discipline: Revit, Building Engineer, Site Management, Mechanical Engineering, Design & Build, Design Engineering, BIM
  • Qualifications: Professional / Chartered
  • Languages: English

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies who has a requirement for an experienced Senior Mechanical Building Services Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis. This role will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Commercial, Residential, Education or Transportation sectors would be a benefit. The role will focus on Energy and Carbon and on decarbonising of the built environment, improving air quality and implementing energy efficient design and delivering sustainable solutions.  


Our client is looking for multiple professionals working on flexible basis across the United Kingdom, in Epsom, London, Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Warrington, Leeds or Glasgow.  


The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design and management of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced design engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.  




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.  

Collaborate with our BIM team to prepare models and drawings, with a working understanding of Autodesk Revit.  

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.


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, in order to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

  • Contact: Nisa Hamid
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 15.08.2022
  • Deadline: 29.08.2022
  • Quote ref: 1061/71907

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