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Building Services Engineer

Vacancy Salary £Competitive
Vacancy Location Leeds
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Department Overview:

We are a sector focused business actively operating and investing in Infrastructure, Commercial, Residential, Education, Health, Sports, Nuclear and Retail clients and projects. We work in close contact with our clients, advising them on financial, programme, procurement, risk and contractual matters that arise during the project.

We are currently recruiting Building Services Engineer to join the Building Surveying Team and wider Advisory Business.


Role Overview:


This Building Services Engineer position is needed to help develop / expand the design team, manage business demands and grow the office in Leeds/Sheffield, as well as the need to improve and maintain new client relationships.

As the Building Services Engineer, you will support the Senior Engineer with providing a full engineering service and project support for varied project workload, assisting with all aspects of the design process.

You'll get involved in projects from feasibility, through detail design, installation, commissioning and handover; ensuring you develop into a well-rounded and commercially aware engineer. You'll get involved in a range of new build, complex refurbishment or upgrade projects often working directly for the end user client, working on the client's behalf as part of the client team.



• Ensuring an understanding of project briefs
• Carry out detailed calculations using industry standard digital tools inc. Excel, IES, Hevacomp, in-house developed tools, etc.
• Preparing technical specifications using NBS and Microsoft Word
• Preparing drawings for design / use of AutoCAD (& Revit)
• Representing RLB at meetings with clients and contractors
• Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works
• Report & technical note writing
• Adherence to all quality, environmental & governance processes


• Industry relevant qualifications, for example in Building Services Engineering or related subjects
• Interested in working towards Chartered Engineer status with CIBSE / IMechE / IET
• Good level of computer literacy in a range of digital tools inc; IES thermal modelling package, Hevacomp, NBS and Microsoft packages
• Experience working in a design consultancy and/or experience of working within a contractor design environment is preferred but not essential.



At RLB, our aim is to create and enhance an inclusive workplace culture where diversity is not only accepted but valued and built into our company culture, creating opportunity for all. In order to support this, we recognise the importance of flexible and agile working and are open to having conversations on how this could work for you and our business from day one.


If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during any stage of the application or interview process, please contact our recruitment team at:

Confidence today inspires tomorrow

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.

RLB has released the 2019 edition of Perspective, a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world.

At the heart of everything we do

At Rider Levett Bucknall doing the right thing matters.

We believe we all have a responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work. Our global values are based on these seven insights:


Promote fairness, equality of opportunity and well-being, invest in our people and value everyone’s contribution.


Lead by example and shape the future of our industry in everything we do.


Support the communities in which we live and work and deliver sustainable social outcomes.


Challenge the norm, give fresh perspectives and deliver flawlessly.


Reduce our environmental footprint and collaborate to reduce the environmental impact of our industry.


Provide an inclusive, safe working environment.


Act with integrity, honesty and fairness in all our relationships.


Be a self-owned organisation, be financially robust, and deliver agreed financial plans.

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