Date : 01/07/2023
About the role

Black & White Engineering (B&W) is a leading MEP design consultancy. Launched in the UAE in 2007, we became an independent company in 2014 and are now a true global consultancy with offices in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

Our engineering expertise reaches across all sectors of the construction industry, providing pragmatic and practical design solutions to ensure our projects are spatially and operationally efficient. Our design process fully considers the installation and maintenance practicalities on site.

Due to our continued growth, we are looking to recruit a Senior Mechanical Engineer within our commercial sector, to work as part of a young, energetic, and vibrant team on a number of already-secured, technically-challenging commercial, mixed-use, and residential projects within the North East region.

You will be undertaking a lead role in the buildings team, working collaboratively and closely with the management team on strategic development and growth. This role involves operating and representing Black & White in a client-facing capacity, whilst managing and mentoring staff.

Black & White Engineering is a company with exceptional culture. We want to excel with project design delivery and maintain an excellent reputation within the industry. We contribute to our community through local clients and projects whilst also being involved in some large-scale projects within the North East.

This role will be responsible for significantly contributing to projects to deliver excellent service levels to clients and assisting on the ongoing development and growth of the business as a whole, whilst providing sound technical, design, and contract management support.

We’re looking for an experienced engineering professional to provide sound technical, design, and contract management support on Mechanical Building Services Engineering disciplines, to ensure project requirements and clients’ specifications are fully met.

  • Contributes to the team to ensure successful preparation and delivery of project objectives, including providing technical support
  • Works with other senior engineers and less senior positions to ensure quality and timely operation delivery for clients
  • Compiles specifications, drawings, and relevant contract documents, maintaining the required technical quality of work, ensuring that designs comply with the relevant codes, standards, regulations and procedures
  • Delivers elements and components of projects from concept design through to completion, executing Building Services Engineering activities within the budget and schedule, whilst maintaining technical integrity
  • Provides Mechanical Building Services Engineering design to buildings and infrastructure
  • Identifies scope and scheduling changes in accordance with the change control process, maintaining planning and cost control on all scope
  • A relevant degree in Mechanical and/or Building Services Engineering, or equivalent qualification or sufficient suitable experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an MEP design consultancy
  • Ability to demonstrate extensive experience in a wide range of technical areas
  • Sound level of knowledge at the senior engineer level and managing a team
  • An appreciation of complementary specialisms such as acoustics, fire engineering, and computer modelling in the design of buildings
  • Associate or student member of an appropriate professional body such as CIBSE, IET
  • Achieved or working towards Chartered Engineer status
  • Technical mechanical knowledge and a thorough understanding of Building Services Engineering and interdisciplinary design through all stages of the design process
  • Results-oriented approach with strong problem-solving, technical realisation, and coordination skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer literacy which includes Autocad, REVIT, Navisworks, IES, Hevacomp, and Microsoft Office
  • Current UK driving licence
Our Values
  • Accountability: Everyone is accountable.
  • Integrity: We are straight-talking, respectful, and fair.
  • Simplicity: Both in our approach and solutions.
  • Supportive: We are approachable, inclusive, and we recognise success.
  • Quality: We strive to get it right first time, every time.
Our Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • 7% matched pension contribution
  • Annual discretionary bonus scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness coverage