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Associate Mechanical Engineer

  • Job reference: IF-002292
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Infrastructure, Urban Development
  • Location: Leeds
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Atkins Infrastructure business are looking to appoint an Associate Mechanical Engineer (Building Services) who is looking to further develop their career in a forward-thinking Building Design practice. The role will be based in our Leeds office but presents the opportunity to join a national delivery team and work with designers across the UK and internationally through our Global Design Centre.

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. Our Building Design practice works on projects across all our focus markets, including Aviation, Cities & Development, Commercial, Defence, Education, Energy, Rail and Transportation.

As an Associate Engineer you will work closely with bid teams to capture internal and external business opportunities in the above referenced sectors. You will have the capability to take a brief, provide a comprehensive Building Services bid response and manage a team to deliver multi disciplinary project design services.


• Full technical responsibility and operational accountability for Building Services production information on projects
• Bidding opportunities and generally contributing to the win-work effort
• Commercial responsibility for the delivery of the Building Services team engaged on projects
• Responsibility for key client management for specific clients
• Managing the performance of others to ensure clients receive an excellent service
• Providing management, motivation, inspiration and leadership for other members of the Building Services team
• Undertaking appraisals and personal development plans for line management members
• identify and nurture talent in others to build a high performing and technically sound team
• Develops contribute towards marketing material and bid documents
• Quality management
• Implementation of and adherence to governance systems.


• Degree or equivalent qualification in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering and Chartered with a relevant institution
• Ability to influence senior management and peers within the industry and positively challenge
• Experience in either Airports, Education, Retail, Commercial or Defence sectors
• A minimum of ten years post graduate experience, involving high levels of technical competence
• Experience working on a variety of multi-discipline design projects
• Demonstrable leadership and people management skills with the ability to run a team
•Excellent commercial awareness, business management skills and results orientation
• Customer focused
• Good communication skills and a professional approach to clients and other Atkins employees
• Ability to collate information and have a clear and structured approach to report writing.

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.

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.

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