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Associate Mechanical Engineer - Building Services

Vertical Recruitment Limited
Posted 20 days ago, valid for 14 days

Manchester, Greater Manchester M24WU, England


£65,000 - £80,000 per annum

Contract type

Full Time

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Sonic Summary

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Experience: 15 years of building services expertise
  • Role involves being a client facing Project lead for key schemes
  • Requirements include strong technical background in building services design and chartered engineer status
  • Associate must have excellent communication skills and ability to lead design teams

Associate - Mechanical Building Services

Vertical Recruitment is working closely with a leading Independent Building Services Consultancy. The company is experiencing significant growth which has led to an opportunity for an Associate with a Mechanical services background to join the team in Manchester.

The Role

The role will provide a client facing Project lead for a number of key schemes within the business and ensure the highest technical standards, client service and levels of quality.

Main Responsibilities

  • Be accountable for technical performance, quality and budget control on all projects within the team and have a hands-on approach to resolving technical issues.
  • Responsible for financial forecasting and resource allocation.
  • Managing client relationships and contributing to business development
  • Ensuring technical quality through implementation of best practice and continuous improvement processes
  • Providing technical leadership on bids and opportunities

Our client:

  • 15 years of building services expertise and reputation to deliver exceptional engineering solutions.
  • Offer nationally recognised, award winning services while retaining a family feel that has helped them grow their success.
  • Specialise in all aspect of Building Services Design and Sustainable Engineering Solutions.
  • Our client has worked on several successful high value projects, Mixed Use inner city regeneration scheme, Residential, Government Contracts, Laboratories and hotels across the UK.


  • A strong technical background in building Services design, construction and procurement;
  • Chartered Engineer and member of a relevant professional body or equivalent level of experience.
  • Experience in leading building services teams through all stages of work winning, design and procurement;
  • Ability to nurture excellent relationships with clients, with an ability to generate business, resolve problems and exceed client expectations;
  • Sound working knowledge of BIM within a project environment
  • Ability to lead design teams to eliminate health and safety risks in the design and financial risks during construction.


The Associate must be an excellent communicator, motivator and have well rounded people skills.

The job holder will need to:

  • Take responsibility for the culture of safety and caring within the team
  • Engage collaboratively with clients to deliver high value solutions
  • Be pro-active, and willing to take responsibility for the work of teams and individuals
  • Be focused on developing technical talent
  • Have effective supervisory and organisational skills
  • Be able to resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Be flexible and dependable
  • Be able to gain trust and respect of others.

On Offer

The company offers an attractive remuneration package this includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, and contribution towards professional subscriptions, and Bonus scheme.

The business organises a wide range of social, sporting and charitableactivities and encourages flexible working.

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