As part of an increase in workload my client is looking for a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their Building Services department delivering engineering solutions across a number of schemes. The Building Services team works on a variety of projects, ranging from conceptualisation to practical delivery.
The practice has grown steadily since 1987 and now has over 60 staff. They have worked on a diverse portfolio of projects ranging from individual private houses, large scale urban regeneration, commercial offices, education facilities and retail/leisure projects, with construction values ranging from £300,000 to £150,000,000.
As a Mechanical Engineer you should be technically capable of managing a portfolio of projects, including works at both planning and detailed design stages. You should also be able to communicate clearly and effectively with the internal management of the company from Graduate to Director Level. Externally you will be required to liaise with clients, architects and contractors, maintaining good business relationships with all members of the team and promoting other services provided by the company.
You should be degree qualified with a relevant industry qualification or have a HND in a relevant discipline. My client would like someone with a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role. Experience in the completion of ventilation, heating, cooling and water sizing, as well as knowledge of Building Regulations Part B, G, F & L. Knowledge of AutoCAD software and Sustainability assessment methods (BREEAM, Code for Sustainable Homes is also a requirement.
It would also be an advantage to have experience in delivering a mixture of development typologies, ranging from individual residential properties to commercial offices/hotels. Working knowledge of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and associated software User of IES Virtual Environment (IES-VE) software and experience in completion of SAP, iSBEM and/or Dynamic Simulation Modelling (DSM) calculations.
My client offers a unique place to work, where collaboration and support is provided from Junior through to Director Level. The company is a professional member of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and actively encourages staff to progress to Chartered status, supported through CPD events and in-house training. An excellent package with benefits if offered to all employees.