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Jacobs Mechanical Building Services Engineer in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Mechanical Building Services Engineer


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 77,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.

Aerospace Technology Environmental and Nuclear International’s Government Solutions operating unit provide a diverse range of services including civil and structural engineering, mechanical and electrical building services, mechanical handling, systems engineering, nuclear safety case development, and project and programme management.

Our core infrastructure engineering business is provision of design and management services supporting nuclear and defence clients. This includes supporting the UK submarine fleet, designing key facilities at, for example, Faslane, Barrow-in-Furness, and Devonport, and providing design services for the Atomic Weapons Establishment. We support to both existing and new build nuclear power stations.

We are looking to recruit high calibre staff to support our technical delivery capability to meet opportunities in the nuclear and defence industries.

Senior or Principal Mechanical Building Services engineer in the nuclear and defence industries. Responsibilities include:

  • Mechanical building services lead in large projects

  • Technical quality and excellence of your work and the work of those supporting you

  • Communication with clients and other design team members

  • Supporting business development activities including mechanical building services aspects of proposals

  • Adherence and contribution to business and quality management systems operational and design safety, and developing good safety culture

  • Delivering engineering design work to time and budget

  • Supporting and mentoring more junior colleagues



  • Degree in a Mechanical Engineering discipline

  • Experience of the use of CIBSE guides

  • Experience in designing and commissioning of a diverse range of mechanical building systems


  • Chartered Engineer (CIBSE/IMechE)

  • Experience of mechanical building services for the Nuclear Industry

  • Experience of nuclear safety and justification requirements

  • Familiarity with engineering software packages including CAD, BIM and simulation packages

  • Producing tender specification for mechanical building services

  • Experience of Value Engineering (VE)/Optioneering Workshops

  • Understanding of HAZOP/HAZID Workshops

  • Understanding of ALARP Reviews

  • Supervision of contractors in factory acceptance, site acceptance and commissioning mechanical services.

  • Experience of working for or with an engineering consultancy

  • Experience of coaching and mentoring junior staff.

Our Culture

At Jacobs we have celebrated over 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Req ID: ATE0001FY

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