Mechanical Building Services Engineer

Energy
  • UK, Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
This role is for one of the biggest building services consultancies, they are currently looking for a Mechanical Building Services Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. The role is located in Glasgow, Newcastle or...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/100792

Quote ref: 1061/100792

Job description

This role is for one of the biggest building services consultancies, they are currently looking for a Mechanical Building Services Engineer to join their growing team on a permanent basis to support the delivery of numerous projects all across the UK and internationally. The role is located in Glasgow, Newcastle or Warrington and supports flexible working.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Some of the main responsibilities for this role include:  

- Ensuring an understanding of project briefs.  

- Design and specification of all Mechanical Building Services systems - heating, cooling, ventilation, controls, etc.  

- Carry out the production of detailed calculations using industry standard software tools including 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 – note experience of Microstation (& AECOsim) is beneficial.  

- Representing Atkins 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.

Requirements

- Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or related subjects.  

- Chartered Engineer (or working towards CEng) with CIBSE or IMechE.  

- Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools including IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, Navisworks, NBS and Microsoft packages.  

- Aware of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonising new and existing buildings.  

- Some knowledge 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.  

- Some awareness of designing for measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post installation evaluation of performance.  

- Experience of working in a design consultancy and/or some experience of working within a contractor design environment is beneficial.  

- Good knowledge of appropriate technical standards.  

- Able to take charge of personal project deliverables, make decisions on developing the discipline design elements, 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 will be useful.  

- 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.

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