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Mechanical Engineer in Building Services

  • Job reference: IF-000602
  • Sector: Buildings
  • Location: London, Epsom
  • Current salary If you do not wish to provide your salary please Input zero: 35000 to 45000
“We are working on some of the highest profile projects in the world, and there is a really positive vibe.” Richard, mechanical engineer
Our Building Services Practice is part of a multi-disciplinary division that is trusted to deliver some of the industry's most challenging and time critical engineering projects. Projects have seen our engineers involved in the design of Venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the design of the worlds largest airport.
Being a Mechanical Engineer at Atkins is an exciting place to be. Join our team and you’ll get to work on outstanding projects – like the Dubai Metro and Gatwick Pier 6 – that are transforming the world we live in.
When you join our Infrastructure division, you’ll get to see your ideas put into place on the design and engineering projects that keep the world turning. You’ll work with a growing team nationwide, who are all about making spaces and places work perfectly for people. Whether it’s an airport, transport interchange, university campus or the world’s first tidal lagoon, you’ll find that no project is too big or complex for us to handle.

  • Minimum BEng or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or related subject
  • Working towards with Membership of IET or CIBSE is desirable
  • Experience working in a design consultancy - experience of working within a contractor environment is additionally welcome
  • High level of technical skill in Mechanical Building Services is essential
  • Good level of computer literacy in Windows, Amtech, Relux, Dialux NES and Microsoft packages - an understanding of AutoCAD/Revit is beneficial
  • Wider knowledge of other disciplines is desirable
  • Able to see wider picture outside own discipline in projects
  • Able to understand and express technical concepts in written and verbal language
  • Able to innovate new solutions as well as applying existing solutions to problems
  • Be willing to be mobile, travel within the UK and abroad for project related work when required  


  • To undertake Mechanical Building Services design on UK and international projects with a good understanding of International standards
  • Preparation of design calculations on industry standard software
  • Preparation of technical specifications
  • Carrying out design calculations on a variety of buildings
  • Preparing drawings for drafting by our in-house CAD team
  • Report writing
  • Maintaining records and archives to company standards
  • Conducting design calculations, drawings and specifications on a variety of buildings within different sectors i.e. schools, hotels, offices, leisure facilities, MOD buildings, transportation buildings, airports etc
  • Site surveys and inspections
  • Ensure Mechanical design quality is maintained
We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations