Mechanical Design Engineer – Building Services job vacancy in Manchester

Posted on: 10/02/2020
Ref: VAC-16259
  • Salary: £30,000 -£37,500 plus benefits
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Building Services
  • Discipline: Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Sub Discipline: Mechanical Design Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Job Description

Vertical Recruitment is currently working with a global multi-disciplinary consultant, our client is situated in Central Manchester with good tram, rail and road links making commuting from anywhere within the North West relatively straight forward. The office is within a short walk of Manchester Piccadilly station.
They are currently looking to appoint a permanent Mechanical Building Services engineer / Intermediate Mechanical Building Services engineer to join the building services team

Flexible working

Our client supports their staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. They are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.


Pension matched up to 7%
Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave
An annual professional institution subscription
Life insurance
Enhanced parental leave
Annual company performance bonus scheme – Subject to company performance
Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.

Job Description

As a Mechanical Building Services Engineer you will be involved in a range of small to large projects within the building services team. The role will be challenging, demanding, varied, and offer opportunities for skill set and career development.
You will work autonomously within a team carrying out building services projects. You will manage several projects and the work of others.
The key elements of the role are (but not limited to):
Contributing to the delivery of assigned Building Services projects.
Working and liaising with associated engineering disciplines as part of delivering projects.
Liaising with and contribution to the management of internal and external stakeholders.
Contributing to the achievement of client satisfaction and assistance with pursuing and promoting opportunities with potential and established clients.
Carrying out design and calculation work using relevant industry software (i.e. IES, Revit, Hevacomp).
Developing, maintaining and monitoring programmes for scheduling and reporting on deliverables across specific projects.
Maximising profitability of projects, monitoring against budget, anticipating and reacting to potential problems and communicating in line with client expectations.
Demonstrating technical expertise, providing in depth knowledge and leadership whilst proactively coaching and developing more junior team members.

Candidate Specification

Essential requirements to be considered for the role:
Degree in mechanical or building services related subject.
Working towards achievement of Chartered Engineer status.
Membership of UK IMechE or CIBSE
Previous experience working within a similar role
Ability to produce bespoke building services designs to British Standards.
Ability to communicate and present to internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner, both in writing and verbally.
Exhibit a collaborative approach to dealing with clients.
Ability to analyse information and offer solutions to clients that exceed expectations.
Positive ‘can-do’ attitude, to working with colleagues and clients.
Experience of working within an Integrated Management Systems environment.
Adaptable to working within different client environments/cultures.
Willing and able to travel within the UK and internationally.

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