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Mechanical Engineer

£35k - £45k, DOE

Mechanical Engineer

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £35k – £45k, DOE
Contract: Full time, Permanent
Benefits: Permanent Health insurance and life care (not health care) (AQP), Discretionary bonus scheme (AQP) Pension and Support to improve relevant qualifications and/or with the relevant chartership body.
Time Commitments: The role will require 37.5 hours per week usually between the hours of 9-5.30 but will require candidates to be flexible in their hours of work when required.

Our Client has been providing high quality consultancy in building engineering services within the UK ever since the business was formed in 2004. In this timeframe they have grown to be a highly successful business with an enviable client portfolio.

They are investing heavily in new technologies which keep them at the forefront of their field and profession which is spread over 3 core disciplines: M&E, Vertical Transportation and Facilities Management.

Over the last few years the business has expanded to complete a number of projects across countries in Northern Europe and continues to expand its operations within the UK in a number of areas. In order to achieve this, our client is looking for a skilled and highly motivated mechanical engineer to join their team in order to expand business whilst also working on projects for existing clients.

Position Summary – Mechanical Engineer

The position will involve working on projects for a range of clients including national and international blue chip organisations. The application of the latest technologies in mechanical engineering services design is a pre-requisite, as our Client uses MagiCAD and Revit as the norm for all design projects. The role will also involve working with the team in analysing problems with current installations and implementing improvements to existing systems. 50% of the deliverables of this organisation are reports – upon which clients make business decisions. A key element of the position will be client care and management. The role will involve time spent in the office designing solutions and also time working on site at clients’ premises.

Future Opportunities:

This is a full-time position offering long term prospects for the successful candidate to develop a successful career as the company continues to grow. The role will enable the successful applicant to progress their training through various means. This could include a chartership and a relevant professional qualification. The successful candidate will develop their experience and expertise by joining a growing company in an interesting and engaging sector.

There may also be the option for future progression into different sectors of the firm and different geographic regions.


This role would be based in the Midlands. However, as most of their clients have a national presence, travel is essential across the whole of the UK and occasionally into Europe.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate (by example) that they have the following Essential attributes:

  • You will typically have 3-4 years of experience in Mechanical engineering.
  • A very good technical understanding of Mechanical engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) in English in order produce reports.
  • Be highly organised
  • Sufficient engineering knowledge to question, listen and learn when needed.
  • A commitment to your own continued professional development.
  • Ability to review and comment in BIM 360.
  • The ability to work very effectively within a team environment.
  • Some project management experience.
  • The ability to think creatively and be able to develop innovative solutions to design problems.
  • Experience and knowledge of the building services sector.
  • Have experience using building services software such as IES, Cymap and MagiCAD

Main Responsibilities:

  • Take responsibility for all client projects assigned to you
  • Work with the team to assist in providing mechanical engineering solutions for clients such as designing new systems and troubleshooting existing installations.
  • Maintain customer relationships including dealing with any queries or problems
  • Client management and contact through direct mail and email, calls and networking.
  • Report to the directors on progress monthly
  • Undertake other duties as assigned
  • Represent the company at all times in a professional manner and maintain their reputation.


  • GCSE Grade A-C (4+) or equivalent including Maths English and a Science
  • Have a full clean driving licence – so you can drive to client sites if required.
  • 1st or Upper 2nd Class degree (1st or 2.1) in mechanical engineering or a very similar field

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to be successful in this role click on ‘APPLY’ today, forwarding an up to date copy of your CV for consideration in the first instance, alongside a covering letter explaining why you think you would be suited to this role.

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