Senior Mechanical Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter

Job Summary

We are currently looking for an Mechanical Engineer with proven post-qualification experience in mechanical engineering to work within the AECOM Building Services Team in one of our Plymouth or Exeter offices.

The Buildings and Places team is a multi-disciplinary office numbering more than 100 staff, and is expanding for the South West region. Along with its thriving sports and social club it is a friendly, busy and motivated office whose Buildings team get involved in local and national projects. In terms of Building Engineering, it is a UK centre of excellence for education, healthcare, defence and commercial buildings as well as sustainability.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive brief from Associate / Senior Engineers, be able to contribute to the fee proposal and determine resources.

  • Attend progress, design team and co-ordinate meetings.

  • Input to pre-qualification and selection of contractors, respond to tender queries, comment and review tender returns.

  • Attend site inspection meetings.

  • Ensure the project work complies with the Project Management Plan and Programme.

  • Prepare specifications, schedules, drawings and any other contract documents developed through the RIBA stages.

  • Be competent with mechanical engineering calculations (e.g IES, REVIT).

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants for the design to proceed.

  • Liaise with clients, professional organizations, contractors, suppliers, sub contractors and other design

  • Identify and meet effectively the requirements and expectations of clients

Minimum Requirements

  • A Mechanical Engineer or Building Services Engineer.

  • A track record of having worked on a variety of Building Services designs covering for example, Education, Defence, Healthcare and Commercial projects.

  • Experience of seeing conceptual designs through to completion and dealing directly with clients.

  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills and a member of a professional Institution or close to achieving professional chartered status.

  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English, able to inspire, influence and negotiate

  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way

  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients essential

Preferred Qualifications

Ideally should hold a degree in a relevant engineering discipline and which is accredited by CIBSE and/or IMechE. Should be either a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered Engineer status

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255550BR

Additional Locations UK - Plymouth - Plumer House

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.