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Associate Building Services Engineer (Education Market)

  1. Cities & development
  2. London, Epsom
R-105565

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies, with over 50,000 employees worldwide. At Atkins, we offer more than just a job. We offer an opportunity to make a difference and shape the world to benefit future generations and the natural environment. Drawing upon a diverse skill set and a proven track record of delivery we are playing a leading role in some of the world’s most challenging and exciting engineering projects across sectors including Aviation, Defence, Energy, Cities and Development, Education, Rail and Water.

AtkinsRéalis' Building Design Practice are looking for an experienced, motivated Associate Building Services Design Engineer looking to develop their career in a positive environment and join our team where talent is encouraged and growth opportunities unrivalled. This role will be based in the London Office but presents the opportunity to join a national delivery team and work with designers all across the UK and internationally through our Global Technical Centre.

As an Associate Building Services Engineer you will take a lead role in providing both technical and team leadership for buildings and infrastructure related projects within the region. The structure of the Building Design business means that you could be taking up a lead role on both local and global engineering projects.

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. The Building Design practice work on projects across all of our focus markets, including Aviation, Cities & Development, Education, Energy and Transportation. This role will encompass a multi-sector experience, but expertise from working within the Rail, Residential, Education, Commercial sectors would be a benefit.

The role will involve a focus on both project delivery and building client relationships in order to maximise client satisfaction and secure future work opportunities. The role will offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to apply knowledge, experience and problem-solving skills and contribute to the development of the Atkins’ Building Design business.

Our Practice is committed to developing our ways of working using emerging Digital Technology and the global reach offered by an organisation of our size and reach. Our ideal individual will bring strong technical skills to the role, as well as an enquiring mind able to contribute to the growth of our digital practice, and the ability to lead and manage large and diverse delivery teams, locally and remotely.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the continued development of Atkins presence in the Education Market, with an ability to contribute to opportunities throughout the UK, with a particular focus on London and the SE.
  • A track record in the HE/FE sub-sector is desirable.
  • Contribute to the wider business development process within Atkins, both within the Building Design division and with the wider elements of Atkins organisation.
  • Support the business development team in contributing to campaigns including active participation in processes such as 100-day sprints.
  • Be outward facing to the Markets including liaising with clients, professional organisations, contractors, suppliers and sub-contractors - able to develop new and/or existing areas of business.
  • Develop, in conjunction with other colleagues, existing Client contacts to maintain and develop Client base.
  • Be able to ‘own’ the necessary responses to project opportunities and provide both strategic & specific input into bids and proposals.  Successful in identifying and following through on leads associated with new and existing clients. Able to discuss the operating and business unit technologies and markets.
  • Responsible for the preparation of fee proposals for submission to potential Clients with an ability to realistically estimate pricing and produce successful responses to bids across a range of expertise.
  • Provide regular advice to the Practice Manager / Market Director regarding opportunity pipelines, potential staff levels, present and future workload, operating standards, etc.
  • Maintain some responsibility for effective delivery of engineering project teams, including providing technical input and supervision of others within the Building Services team.
  • Undertake periodic project reviews to ensure technical and programme constraints are met. Detailed knowledge of multi-discipline design process.
  • Undertake Client/Design Team briefings to establish project criteria.
  • Involved in the preparation of reports, designs, specifications and contract documents.
  • Promote and incorporate sustainable design wherever possible.
  • Promote and improve inter-discipline working within the Building Design division (Architecture, Building Surveying, Civil and Structural Engineering).
  • Operate the Quality Assurance system, quality control and document management in line with current policy.
  • Assisting in the monitoring of and reporting on capital and fee expenditure.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Building Services / Mechanical / Electrical Engineering (or equivalent qualification).
  • Chartered Engineer.
  • Membership of CIBSE, IMechE, IET or equivalent institution.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Education Market Place and a track record of generating business opportunities whilst developing client relationships - proven ability to build up and maintain client and team relationships.
  • Similar experience working in a design consultancy, with experience of business development as well as design (concept, scheme and detail design across a range of sectors).
  • Ability to manage projects and design commissions relating to building services including project finances.
  • A good understanding of quality assurance, safety and environmental sustainability.
  • Working knowledge and use of relevant software packages – with an understanding of developing digital technologies.
  • Financial awareness and the ability to control project finances.
  • Effective team worker, contributing to the team and wider objectives.
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to understand and express technical concepts clearly and accurately.  Effective presenter/communicator able to author and deliver presentations/detailed reports.
  • Working knowledge of common forms of contract such as NEC, JCT etc.
  • Awareness of key legislation, regulations and industry standards relevant to Building Services, i.e. building regs, London Plan, BREEAM, etc.
  • Undertake any other reasonable tasks or duties as required by the management team from time to time in order to maintain flexibility in the organisation.

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

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Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Training:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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