Senior Electrical Building Services Engineer

Company
Closing date
28/02/2020
Service line
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering - Buildings & Built Environment
Location
Leeds
Remaining vacancies/positions
01
 

About the role

BWB Consulting has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Electrical Building Services Engineer to be based in our Leeds Office.

The position is predominantly Leeds based although travel to projects through the UK and to BWB’s network of offices will form a normal part of the role. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to take active involvement in and lead the electrical design consecutively on a range of projects. You will need to have both the ability and appetite to mentor junior members of the engineering teams.

Although the successful candidates expertise will be in electrical building services engineering design they will also be required to take an interest, understand deliverables and issues regarding the mechanical building engineering systems including co-ordination between engineering systems to a point where they are comfortable and competent to report on these elements both internally and to external client and project teams.

The individual shall possess a ‘hands-on’ approach and capability in electrical building services design. They shall demonstrate a presentable image and ability to attend and where appropriate lead internal meetings; interface with sales representatives; attend external meetings with clients and project teams and undertake building services condition surveys. You must also demonstrate an aptitude, and preferably an ability, to effectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff. Responsibilities will include Client management in the provision of proposals, project planning, management of project resources, reporting and financial performance. 

About the team

We are in the middle of very exciting times for the mechanical and electrical building engineering services team in Leeds and indeed for BWB as a whole, consequently we are looking to grow this dynamic and integral team.

We provide a comprehensive design and advisory service focused on areas such as:

  • Pre-planning concept to detailed working design of all mechanical and electrical building engineering services for end users, developers and contractors
  • Expertise in delivery of projects in a BIM environment embedding production of both calculations and drawings into a common model
  • Holistic whole life asset cycle consultancy services from pre-acquisition surveys, building design and post-occupancy energy compliance for leading portfolio asset management funds

About you

We are looking for an ambitious, conscientious person who wants to be part of a vibrant team and is willing to learn. You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:

  • Proven ability to work sociably as a team player in an often busy environment.
  • Technical design background in electrical building services engineering with experience in managing M&E design teams and nurturing junior design engineering staff.
  • Keen to be actively involved in growth and development of the M&E service line throughout the business and have aspirations to progress their career.
  • Strong IT skills in the use of BIM focussed design software, Microsoft Office applications and AutoCAD combined with a practical approach. You will also be able to demonstrate ability to work well in a team environment whilst also having personal initiative.
  • Technical independence within the field of electrical building services engineering design and project management.
  • Be presentable and able to convey a professional image at client, project and internal team meetings and whilst surveying buildings.
  • Hold a full UK driving license.
 

Reasons to join BWB

At BWB, we invest in our people and give them fantastic career opportunities. Look at what we have been recognised for recently:

  • Investors in People Platinum standard
  • A Sunday Times Top 100 Best companies to work for
  • An NCE Top 100 Consultancy

Join BWB and your career will not conform to the traditional models of yesterday but will be a fulfilling and challenging journey into tomorrow’s digital age; a journey that you will Play an active role in defining!

At BWB you matter, and you will make a difference. A difference to the world you live in; the communities you engage with; even the development of your career and the profession.

We are on an exciting journey. Join Us.

What we can offer you

  • A competitive Salary – We benchmark all our salaries against the market and review these annually.
  • Holiday – 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and the option to buy extra days holiday per year to boost your entitlement
  • Life Assurance 4x salary.
  • Non-contributory Pension Scheme – we’ll pay an Employer Contribution, even if you don’t wish to contribute yet and the contribution will increase with years’ service.
  • Superb training – bespoke to you and your development needs.
  • Professional Subscription – BWB will make a payment for one professional subscription a year.
  • Social Fund – We will pay £25 per head per quarter to have a great time socialising with your colleagues outside of the work environment.
  • Health-care cash plan for all your everyday medical needs such as dentistry and optical care.
  • Loyalty bonus – bonus, additional holidays, pension enhancement and sabbaticals.
  • Perkbox rewards scheme - providing our people with access to a range of employee discounts and benefits. 
  • Cycle to Work – Get excellent rates for a new bike and accessories through our scheme.
  • 1 paid day of volunteering for a company-nominated charity
  • 2.5 paid days for STEM activity

Investors in People - Gold Disability confident committed 

BWB Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People (“Disability Confident Committed”) symbol.


We are committed to equal opportunities and will therefore consider employment applications on the basis of merit regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


To learn more about working for us and what we offer take a look at our careers pages http://www.bwbconsulting.com/discoveracareer


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