AECOM Assistant Building Services Mechanical Engineer in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Derbyshire, Chesterfield

Alternate Locations UK - Leeds

Job Summary

We are currently looking for an Assistant Building Services Mechanical Engineer to join our established Building Services team in Chesterfield or Leeds.


  • Produce Mechanical building services engineering designs from concept design through to construction issue and site supervision.

  • Execute projects within defined design, programme and cost parameters

  • Carrying out designs on a variety of buildings within different sectors i.e. schools, healthcare, offices, leisure facilities, Government buildings, industrial etc

  • Prepare technical specifications, design risk assessments, reports and drawings.

  • Represent AECOM at meetings with clients and contractors.

  • Site surveys and inspections where appropriate.

  • Conduct design quality reviews/audits as required.

  • Maintaining records and archives to company standards

  • Assist with processes for the development of staff in order to enhance the standards, expertise and reputation of AECOM.

  • Promote and improve inter-discipline working with other disciplines such as Architecture, Building Surveying, Civil and Structural. Monitor emerging legislation and engineering standards relating to electrical building services and ensure their implementation.

  • Input to the design change control process and estimate cost and /or time implications where so delegated.

  • Cooperate with quality, safety and environmental objectives and contribute to the AECOM Property & Design commitment for continual improvement.

  • Assist in the production of fee estimates and bids.

Minimum Requirements

Required competencies: -

  • Proficient in the use of Hevacomp design or other appropriate software.

  • Familiar with and good working experience of IES Virtual Environment modelling software or equivalent.

  • Competent in the use of NBS specification writing software.

  • Good level of computer literacy, including being fully conversant with Microsoft office suite of software.

  • Competent in designing coordinated service runs and optimising ceiling spaces with electrical colleagues and other disciplines.

  • Familiar with and good working experience of BIM level 2 drawing outputs required for 3D modelling in Revit software.

  • Thorough knowledge of Water Bye Laws, CoPs and CIBSE Design Guides.

  • Possess an intuitive approach to initial loading estimates to generate utility quotations.

  • A good understanding of quality assurance, safety and environmental sustainability.

  • Familiar with and good working experience of Building Regulations requirements for energy conservation and low carbon technologies, ensuring that sustainability and compliance is achieved with all our projects.

  • Capable of managing a small project from start to finish, maintaining standards and being aware of fee and time constraints.

  • Strong communication skills both internally and within the design team environment

  • Design experience of hot and cold water systems and distribution, ventilation, heating, chilled water and above ground drainage.

  • Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a pro-active way.

  • Excellent report writing skills, experience of making presentations and attending meetings with clients is essential.

  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to understand and express technical concepts clearly and accurately.

  • A good understanding of sustainability issues including passive design and low and zero carbon technologies.

  • Good understanding and working knowledge of passive design techniques.

  • An inherently safety focussed individual, with safety integrated in everything they do.

  • Adopt and practise the ‘right 1st time’ methodology.

  • Organise and prioritise their own time and tasks to enable the simultaneous running of several projects

  • Be able to logically analyse problems from first principles to determine solutions.

  • Able to deal with clients and contractors at various levels effectively whilst protecting AECOM’s position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and Education Requirements: -

  • Honours Degree or Masters degree or equivalent in mechanical engineering to CIBSE educational requirements.

  • Experience of concept, scheme and detail design across a range of sectors.

  • At least two years experience in a design consultancy or contracting or equivalent environment.

  • Portfolio of relevant work experience demonstrating required competencies across broad sectors including industrial, defence, education, rail, commercial and healthcare.

  • Actively working towards CEng accreditation.

Salary £33,000 to £35,000

This role will close on the 7th January 2019

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200471BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.