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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Buro Happold

Buro Happold

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Manchester, UK
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Senior Mechanical Engineer

We are looking for an ambitious Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our Manchester Building Services team.

This role is suited to a candidate from a Buildings background looking for an opportunity to pursue industry leading designs within a vibrant multi-disciplinary practice.

Type of contract
Permanent
Grade
Engineer
Area of Expertise
Building Environment
Region
UK
Office / Project Location
Manchester
Ref No
7999

This role will see you leading the mechanical discipline on projects in the Northwest and further afield. This is a growing team with a strong pipeline of work across a range of sectors. Recent projects have included the new Everton FC stadium at Bramley Moore Dock in Liverpool, the School of Digital Arts for Manchester Metropolitan University, NOMA 4 Angel Square in Manchester, Space Studios in Manchester along with multiple other high-profile projects across the region and further.

You'll be collaborating with a wider UK MEP team of around 125 Engineers and Technicians and drawing upon the diverse skills and knowledge of other connected disciplines, including sustainability, building physics, fire engineering, facades, lighting, technology, and more. This role will give you a wide breadth of technical exposure and enable you to push the boundaries of sustainable design.

This is an opportunity to join a talented CIBSE award winning team renowned for achieving outstanding building performance.

The role

With us, your preconceptions will be tested, your resilience built, and your career enriched.

This role will see you technically and creatively challenged on some of the most interesting developments in the Northwest and further afield. Teamwork and a collaborative approach are key to any project at Buro Happold, so your strong communication skills and passion to succeed with others will serve you well.

What design work will I be doing?

  • Detailed design drawings with a specialisation in mechanical design.
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules and design development reports.
  • Plan and manage BIM documentation of design work.
  • Keep senior design team members informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the Buro Happold and the client are achieved.

Outside of design, what else will I do?

  • Manage project finances, monitor scope, and ensure quality
  • Plan and organise your workload to ensure that you are meeting and exceeding client’s expectations.
  • Attending client, site and external design team meetings.
  • Support the career and technical development of junior colleagues

Your Skills & Experience

We’ll help you meet your goals, respecting your ideas and fostering your creativity, collaboration and innovation.

As a talented building services engineer, it is expected that you would be able to demonstrate...

  • Extensive mechanical design experience in an MEP consultancy, with experience acting as Lead Engineer on projects.
  • Diverse sector experience, ideally with large scale project experience.
  • Bachelors or master’s degree in engineering
  • Ideally you will be chartered or working towards chartership with a relevant institution - e.g. CIBSE, IMechE, etc.
  • Proficient in Revit; digital engineering skills (e.g. coding) would be a big plus.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

From helping shape entire cities to adapting infrastructure to deal with the climate emergency, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our creativity and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Income Protection.

Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance and Corporate discounts.

We proudly support hybrid working however candidates are encouraged to travel to our Manchester office 2-3 days a week.

Why Buro Happold?

From helping shape entire cities to adapting infrastructure to deal with the climate emergency, a career at Buro Happold presents the chance to make a difference. With a world class reputation, our creativity and our people have delivered positive change to clients, the environment, and communities. If you want to be part of something bigger, this is your chance.

What we offer:

  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum, exclusive of Bank Holidays.
  • Hybrid working arrangements.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Flexible Benefits - including Cycle scheme, Dental insurance, Optical Cover, Travel insurance and Corporate discounts.
  • Buro Happold actively encourages its employees to finish at 3pm on the last Friday of each month (depending on business demands). These hours can equate to an additional 4 days leave per annum.

We proudly support hybrid working however candidates will be expected to travel to our Manchester office 2-3 days a week.

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A place for everyone

Buro Happold values individual's flexible approaches to working patterns as an important part of the way you work and achieve balance. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.

Our exceptional portfolio of projects is the result of the diversity of thought, identities, backgrounds and experiences that shape us. Appreciating each other’s differences is key, we want employees to feel they don’t have to mask elements of their identity to thrive.

We are working to change the lack of representation of marginalised groups in the built environment and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

Please let us know if there are any adjustments we could make to the application process to make it easier and more comfortable for you. Contact recruitment@burohappold.com so we can work with you to support you throughout your application.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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