Associate Building Services Engineer

Energy
  • UK, West Midlands, Birmingham
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for an Associate Building Services Engineer located in Birmingham. Job...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/102542

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Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for multiple experienced professionals to join them on permanent basis. This role is for an Associate Building Services Engineer located in Birmingham.  

 

Job Description:  

 

As an Associate Building Services Engineer you will take the lead role in providing both technical and team leadership for buildings and infrastructure related projects within the region. The structure of the Building Design business means that you could be taking up a lead role on both local and global engineering projects.  

 

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. This role will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Commercial, Residential, Education and Defence sectors would be a benefit.  

 

The role will involve a focus on both project delivery and building client relationships in order to maximise client satisfaction and secure future work opportunities. It will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills and contribute to the development of their Building Design business.  

 

Energy and Carbon are an essential aspect of this position and with the rise in importance of decarbonising the built environment, improving air quality and implementing energy efficient design solutions, their team is expanding to deliver sustainable solutions for their growing portfolio of satisfied clients.  

 

Responsibilities:  

- Responsible for effective delivery of engineering project teams, including teams based in the UK and overseas.  

- Provide technological input and supervise technical input by others within the Building Services team.  

- Undertake periodic project reviews to ensure technical and programme constraints are met.  

- Undertake Client/Design Team briefings to establish project criteria.  

- Assist in the preparation of fee proposals for submission to potential Clients.  

- Provide regular advice to the Practice Manager regarding staff levels, present and future workload, operating standards, etc.  

- Involved in the preparation of reports, designs, specifications and contract documents.  

- Promote and incorporate sustainable design wherever possible.  

- Promote and improve inter-discipline working with other disciplines such as Architecture, Building Surveying, Civil and Structural Engineering.  

- Liaise with clients, professional organisations, contractors, suppliers and sub-contractors.  

- Operate the Quality Assurance system, quality control and document management in line with current policy.  

- Develop, in conjunction with other colleagues, existing Client contacts to maintain and develop Client base.  

- Be able to ‘own’ the necessary responses to project opportunities and provide both strategic & specific input into bids and proposals. Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with new and existing clients. Able to discuss the operating and business unit technologies and markets.  

- Responsible for the preparation of fee proposals for submission to potential Clients with an ability to realistically estimate pricing and produce successful responses to bids across a range of expertise.  

- Assisting in the monitoring of and reporting on capital and fee expenditure.  

- Demonstrate sound personnel management and staff development skills – ability to act as a line manager to a group of Building Services engineers within the team.

Requirements

- Degree in Building Services / Electrical Engineering (or equivalent qualification).  

- Chartered Engineer and membership of CIBSE, IET or equivalent institution.  

- Similar experience working in a design consultancy, with experience of concept, scheme and detail design across a range of sectors.  

- Good awareness of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonise new and existing buildings.  

- Knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.  

- Thorough understanding of energy and carbon related data capture and analytics.  

- Familiarity with the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.  

- Competent in designing for energy measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.  

- Working knowledge and use of relevant software packages such as Revit, One Click, Navisworks, IES, etc.  

- Established local Client contacts and Professional network beyond the office.  

- Able to demonstrate active participation in local industry and networking events to represent company and develop new contacts and opportunities.  

- Proven ability to build-up and maintain client and team relationships.  

- Ability to manage projects and design commissions relating to building services including project finances.  

- Good understanding of quality assurance, safety and environmental sustainability.  

- Financial awareness and the ability to control project finances.  

- Effective team worker, contributing to the team and wider objectives.  

- Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to understand and express technical concepts clearly and accurately.  

- Making a positive contribution on how image and efficiency of the company can be improved.  

- Acting as an ambassador for the company.  

- 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.

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