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Senior / Principal Mechanical Engineer - Manchester (2484) in Manchester at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Job Description

Our successful Manchester MEP team is growing, creating an opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer. Working on a number of high-profile and technically challenging projects, this position will give you a great opportunity to further develop your career in a global community of driven, world leading engineering professionals.  

Type of contract

Senior, Principal

Area of Expertise
Building Environment


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About BuroHappold in Manchester

HOME Cultural and Arts CentreThe FactoryThe Whitworth Art GalleryUniversity of Salford Adelphi Building. All innovative staples of Manchester, all brought to you by BuroHappold Engineering. Our office in Manchester is growing – and we want you to join us for the journey. This growth has been the product of organic success in the North West market, and as we continue to deliver a diverse range of inspiring projects, including Lancaster University Business School, Kampus Neighbourhood, we invite you to come with us as we all develop and grow.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior or Principal Mechanical Engineer to join our friendly and innovative team. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented and ambitious engineer with strong leadership skills to play a key role on some of our most iconic projects in the UK and further afield. 

What will I be doing?

Input to the projects is likely to be varied but will include the requirement to:

  • Lead the team on your projects and work with engineers from a variety of disciplines on major schemes
  • Communicate directly with Clients, offering innovative design solutions and managing expectations. Further developing relationships with existing and new clients including contractors, architects and developers.
  • Preparing technical and financial proposals for new work.
  • Managing workload of engineers and technicians
  • Preparing Technical Specifications.
  • Monitor financial performance of jobs as well as setting up and managing job/project administrative systems, including planning and monitoring job resourcing/expenditure.

More about you...

As an experienced Building Services Engineer, it is expected that you will be able to demonstrate: 

  • Extensive experience of mechanical building services design.
  • Experience leading and developing more junior engineers. 
  • Varied sector experience. 
  • Specialism in a particular area of design engineering welcomed 
  • Awareness of specialist software will be an advantage and existing Revit usage is highly desirable. 
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered Status
  • Bachelors degree (BEng) / BSc or Masters degree (MEng) / MSc

In return...

CIBSE's Building performance consultancy of the year can offer a stimulating and challenging environment, excellent scope for progression and the opportunity to work on a wide range of outstanding projects in the UK and further afield. With a plethora of high-profile clients, we can offer an interesting range of work and an excellent personal challenge as we support you to develop your career to new heights.

For more information and a confidential discussion please get in touch with Thomas White in the recruitment team (

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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