Job Information


£40,000 - £55,000


North West




Building Services


Building Services Engineer

Sub Discipline:

Building Services Engineer



Job Description

Vertical Recruitment are working closely with an award winning environmental and engineering consultancy. As their business grows and continues to develop, they are looking to strengthen their Building Services team with the appointment of experienced Senior Mechanical Engineers in their Manchester office.

You will be looking to develop and progress in an environment where your efforts and talent are recognised. This is an exciting time for our client, they can offer the right individual the opportunity to work on a diverse range of projects with Blue-Chip Developers through a friendly and vibrant team.

They have contributed to the development on many notable projects in Manchester. They define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Here you’ll find work that is challenging and rewarding, and you’ll be supported every step of the way.

What you’ll be doing?

  • In this role you will produce detailed design calculations and sketches in accordance with the project requirements and as such a sound knowledge of technical engineering design relevant to the role is required – liaising with both Senior Engineers and Engineering Technicians regarding design and drawing as part of this dynamic team that believes in absolute delivery.
  • Carrying out detailed Mechanical Building Services Design Engineering on new build and refurbishment construction projects.
  • Assist senior staff in feasibility studies, concept and scheme design stages
  • Attend design team meetings alongside other staff members.
  • Inspect and report on mechanical building services systems.
  • Undertake Mechanical design work consisting of surveys, design, drawings and specifications for projects. Work in conjunction with other design team members as required as part of an overall project team. Ensure the design and maintenance of building systems meets legislative and health and safety requirements.
  • Utilise Building Services software for calculations.
  • Produce marked up drawings for CAD by others or direct CAD design drawings for issue.
  • Select and specify products, equipment and installation standards relating to Mechanical services suitable for the costing and installation by Contractors.
  • Attend project design meetings, technical meetings, value engineering workshops, and risk workshops as required by the project in conjunction with more senior staff.

Who we’re looking for?

To be successful in this role you will most likely have a degree (or equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering and experience commensurate with the underpinning and knowledge requirements for Incorporated Engineer aligned to either IMechE or CIBSE requirements.

Ability to design principle mechanical systems taken from a concept level of design through to detailed design (BSRIA BG6 Stage 4A) including:

– Ventilation design

– Chilled water

– Comfort Cooling design

– Domestic hot and cold-water systems / Public Health

– Heating systems

  • – Above Ground drainage
  • HVAC control principles
  • Use of Hevacomp / IES or equivalent
  • Ability to view and interpret drawings in AutoCAD.
  • Understanding of Building Regulations Part L compliance associated with the systems above.
  • Use of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel

What’s in it for you?

  • They an accredited training provider – from entry level to master’s degree level professional qualifications in leadership & management and executive coaching & mentoring, they support learning and development for everyone.
  • A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go.
  • They encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. They require a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. They respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.
  • They understand the need to work flexibly, with agile offices and hybrid working offered as standard and are happy to talk about flexible working. This is a workplace that works for you.

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