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

Your Impact:

Due to our expanding portfolio and long-term local framework expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) to join our Midlands multi-disciplinary buildings team in Birmingham. We are looking for an individual who is looking to further develop their experience and responsibilities within the Building Services sector within our Birmingham Office portfolio.

As part of our multi-disciplinary design consultancy in Birmingham our Building Services team are involved in a variety of planned and reactive maintenance, refurbishment and new build projects including several multi-million-pound development schemes and framework agreements within the construction industry. These consist of multi-residential high, medium and low-rise infrastructure replacement projects, district heating upgrades, as well as education-based projects including new build schools and student accommodation both design and technical adviser roles.

The reach of this role is varied and there is also opportunity to support our Aviation, MoD, MoJ, Highways, Water, Gas and Rail teams throughout the UK and internationally on various schemes.

We are seeking a strategic thinker who can lead 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 vast experience working within building services engineering design within a consultancy, coupled with sound working knowledge of AutoCad & Revit MEP and thermal modelling software. A large focus of this position is being able to lead teams and mentor/coach more junior employees, being able to comfortably support the team whilst maintaining standards in work and efficiency.

You will report to the Regional MEP Lead where you will be responsible for the development of your team, as well as being client facing demonstrating professionalism and an inquisitive approach with a desire to explore innovative ideas whilst still understanding the need for a good commercial balance.

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

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • MCIBSE accreditation or working towards.

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

  • Knowledge and experience of UK regulations is essential

  • 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 ( .

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 ( .

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