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Jacobs Principal Mechanical Engineer (Building Services), Manchester in Manchester, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About The Opportunity:

Due to our expanding portfolio and long-term framework expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for Mechanical Engineers with Building Services experience to join our Manchester based multi-disciplinary team. We are seeking someone who is looking to further develop their experience and responsibilities within the Building Services sector.

Jacobs is home to the very best and brightest design thinkers, disruptors, technical experts, visionaries and storytellers. Our Cities & Places business unit brings together engineers, architects, designers, specialists, surveyors, urban designers, project managers and transport planners to provide collaborative and coordinated value design solutions for our clients both nationally and internationally.

We have an immediate need for a Principal level Mechanical Engineer specialising in Building Services Engineering. You will report to the Regional MEP Lead and be responsible for both the support of your team as well as client facing work. You’ll need to be able to demonstrate professionalism and an inquisitive approach, showing a desire to explore innovative ideas while still understanding the need for a good commercial balance.

We are seeking a strategic thinker who can coordinate the designs of mechanical building services projects, providing an oversight of the project performance alongside an appreciation of quality assurance and business management. You should have considerable experience working within Building Services Engineering Design within a Consultancy, coupled with sound working knowledge of AutoCad & Revit MEP and thermal modelling software. There is a requirement to coordinate teams and mentor / coach more junior project members so being able to comfortably support the team whilst maintaining standards in work and efficiency is vital.

UK and international travel may be required depending on projects and client requirements.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • MCIBSE accreditation or working towards

  • Education to Degree Standard in a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience and knowledge

  • Experience of working within a Building Services Engineering Design Consultancy

  • Working knowledge of AutoCad & Revit MEP

  • Knowledge and experience of UK regulations

  • Sustainable technology integration knowledge and experience.

  • Good communication skills

  • Project Management experience

  • An enquiring approach with a desire to explore innovative ideas whilst still understanding the need for a good commercial balance

Our Culture:

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s. Find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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