Technical Author Mechanical Building Services

Newcastle Upon Tyne / Remote
26 Mar 2021
23 Apr 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Author
Mechanical Building Services
Salary: Competitive
Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne / Remote
Full Time, Permanent
Closing Date: 23 April 2021


NBS is an integrated global platform for everyone involved in the design, supply and construction of the built environment.


To be the information platform for the global construction industry.


Use the power of connected data to add value and enable a safe, efficient, high quality industry.

The role

Are you a mechanical building services engineer interested in trying something different?

This role is essential to the development of the technical content in NBS specification products and platforms.

As a Technical Author, you will be an established construction professional who will use your extensive industry experience and knowledge to review, research, develop and author mechanical building services engineering specification content and guidance for NBS products. You will manage your content sets to ensure currency to industry standards and developments in technology, as well as to support the overall development of content to support and align with Uniclass 2015.

You will support the integration of manufacturer products from within your construction specialism, providing the ability for them to be added to specifications.

You will represent the company and your profession at standards committees, trade bodies and industry professional meetings, research events, and in website and wider industry published content. You will be seen by NBS as an internal specialist in your profession, and the go-to person for the wider company to learn from their industry knowledge and experience.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in a construction-related discipline (mechanical building services engineering).
  • Comprehensive construction project experience.
  • Experience in writing construction industry documentation.
  • Knowledge and experience of writing and managing project specifications.
  • Understanding of prescriptive and performance specifications for a variety of project types.
  • Knowledge in the structure and organization of technical data and its application.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry standards and Building Regulations.
  • Knowledge and experience of BIM in practice.

To apply or to request further information about the role before you apply, please contact us,

Why work for NBS?

As well as having an award winning office in Newcastle City Centre, we offer a great range of benefits including, for this role, remote working, flexible working, 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, birthday day off, excellent pension provisions.

At NBS, we are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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