Jacobs Senior Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) - Glasgow, UK in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Senior Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) - Glasgow, UK


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 organizations globally.

With more than 74,000 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.

Our extensive Energy & Industrial Europe Team consists of talented professionals in the UK, Ireland and offices throughout Europe.

Our focus is on the Building Structures, Semiconductor, Life Sciences and General Manufacturing markets.

To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our talented team in our impressive Glasgow office.

The candidate will have responsibility to support the project delivery including design management and the quality of deliverables. The position reports to the Technical Manager, as well as the respective Project Directors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of internal and external stakeholders

  • Liaison with other professional disciplines

  • Design and specification of mechanical services for industrial and high tech buildings.

  • Production of detailed Schematics

  • Develop the mechanical design standards within the organization

  • Mentoring of junior engineering staff

  • Provide fully detailed tender packages and monitor installation/quality on site until project completion

  • Tender report / analysis / recommendations

  • Develop project scope with design team / client

  • The role will be primarily office based but will involve some site attendances

  • Be capable of taking the lead on projects with minimal input from management team


  • Ideally a chartered Engineer with significant experience

  • Lead projects from concept stage to completion

  • Liaise with clients, architects and project managers

  • Specification and design of Mechanical Building Services systems for a range of projects: Research labs/office space, data centers, cleanrooms.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Position requires thorough knowledge of mechanical design and engineering techniques.

  • Deep knowledge of CIBSE, IEC, BS, and EN Standards.

  • Knowledge of BREEAM and LEED

  • Experience in working as part of a team

  • Very good proactive communicator.

Please note that for this role we are only considering applications from candidates with valid working rights for the UK. JACOBS will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Glasgow

Req ID: BIA00021R