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Associate Building Services

Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England
£60000.0 - £70000.0 per annum + £60,000 - £70,000 DoE
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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Specialist area
Building services (general)
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At AtkinsRéalis, we offer more than just a job.
We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery, we are playing a leading role in some of the world's most challenging and exciting engineering projects in sectors including Aviation, Energy, Cities and Development, Education, Transportation and Defence.AtkinsRéalis' Building Design Practice are looking for an experienced, motivated Associate Building Services Design Engineer seeking to develop their career in a positive environment and join our team where talent is encouraged and growth opportunities unrivalled. This role will be based in the Newcastle Office but presents the opportunity to join a national delivery team and work with designers across the UK and internationally through our Global Technical Centre.As an Associate Building Services Engineer, you will take a lead role in providing both technical and team leadership for buildings and infrastructure related projects within the region. The structure of the Building Design business means that you could be taking up a lead role in both local and global engineering projects.Responsibilities:* Responsible for effective delivery of engineering project teams, including teams based in the UK and overseas.* Provide technological input and supervise technical input by others within the Building Services team.* Undertake periodic project reviews to ensure technical and programme constraints are met.* Undertake Client/Design Team briefings to establish project criteria.* Assist in the preparation of fee proposals for submission to potential clients.Provide regular advice to the Practice Manager regarding staff levels, present and future workload, operating standards, etc.* Involved in the preparation of reports, designs, specifications, and contract documents.* Promote and incorporate sustainable design wherever possible.* Promote and improve inter-discipline working with other disciplines such as Architecture,Building Surveying, Civil and Structural Engineering.* Liaise with clients, professional organisations, contractors, suppliers, and subcontractors.* Operate the Quality Assurance system, quality control and document management in line with current policy.*Develop, in conjunction with other colleagues, existing client contacts to maintain and develop the client base.* Be able to 'own' the necessary responses to project opportunities and provide both strategic & specific input into bids and proposals. Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with new and existing clients. Able to discuss the operating and business unit technologies and markets.* Responsible for the preparation of fee proposals for submission to potential clients with an ability to realistically estimate pricing and produce successful responses to bids across a range of expertise.* Assisting in the monitoring of and reporting on capital and fee expenditure.

Requirements:* Degree in Building Services / Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent qualification).* Chartered Engineer and membership of CIBSE, IMechE or equivalent institution.* Similar experience working in a design consultancy, with experience of concept, scheme and detail design across a range of sectors.*Good awareness of energy reduction methods and approaches to decarbonise new and existing buildings.* Knowledge of energy related contracts and funding mechanisms such as SALIX.* Thorough understanding of energy and carbon-related data capture and analytics.Familiarity with the principles of building physics such as passive design solutions and fabric first approaches.* Competent in designing for energy measurement and verification, including experience of commissioning and post-installation evaluation of performance.* Working knowledge and use of relevant software packages such as Revit, One Click,Navisworks, IES, etc.* Proven ability to build-up and maintain client and team relationships.* Ability to manage projects and design commissions relating to building services, including project finances.* Good understanding of quality assurance, safety, and environmental sustainability.* Financial awareness and the ability to control project finances.* Effective team worker, contributing to the team and wider objectives.* Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to understand and express technical concepts clearly and accurately.* Making a positive contribution to how the image and efficiency of the company can be improved.* Acting as an ambassador for the company.* Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time, to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

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