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Mechanical Building Services Engineer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168869

Our client based in Newcastle is looking for a Building Services Engineer to join them on a permanent basis.


To implement and manage a professional customer focused Mechanical Building Services Engineering design service within the Estate in order to deliver a safe and reliable environment, which will fulfil the current and future requirements of the organisation.


Job Role


  • You will undertake the lead role in multi discipline projects and will make decisions on the development and cost effective delivery

  • Preparation of feasibility reports, project budgets and supporting planning statements

  • Identify, investigate and recommend schemes where directed for funding bids for Improvement schemes and against Long Term Maintenance and reserves

  • Agree standards and costs for services provided to external clients ensuring full cost recover whenever possible

  • To prepare design and tender drawings, specifications and contract documents for building and engineering projects and procure works including tender analysis reports

  • Carry out contract administration of these projects to ensure successful completion including full cost control and settling of final accounts

  • Liaise with the Capital Development and Maintenance Divisions and persuade or advise of appropriate standards for plant, materials and equipment in order to optimise the whole life cost of projects

  • Check pre tender documentation form consultants prior to it being sent to contractors for tender and ensure that standards are being met

  • To monitor the performance and quality of works carried out by Consultants and Contractors and analyse client feedback to ensure that all works are managed in accordance with agreed Service Level Standards




  • Proficient in the use of relevant software packages such as those used in design and specification of engineering projects

  • Working knowledge of legislation and regulations relating to:- Employment, Procurement, Asbestos, Legionella, Gas, Electricity, H & S, Construction Design and Management (CDM), Equality Act, Building Regulations etc

  • High level of computer literacy, in particular AutoCAD and Office applications

  • The ability to match service level standards with available finance and review and modify systems and procedures in order to optimise the level of service provided

  • Budget management experience and the delivery of value for money projects


The role is full time Monday to Friday working 37 hours per week.