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Head of Mechanical Building Services Design

  • Location: Watford
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Contact: Richard Torrance
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 19 March 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH81883_1707222190

A company that specialise in building services related design work for the Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverage industries is seeking to recruit a Head of Mechanical Building Services Design to work from their site in Watford.

The Role

This position will involve:

  • Leading the mechanical design team, plus supporting site delivery of our projects as part of a wider project team.
  • Taking on the role of Lead Designer on selected projects
  • Interacting with clients to obtain establish project and end user requirements.
  • Delivering engineering assignments ranging from initial concept and feasibility studies through to full detailed design on technically challenging projects.
  • Working on a variety of R&D and manufacturing projects including laboratories, manufacturing facilities, clean rooms, containment facilities and office /support accommodation
  • Working on several projects of varying size or complexity in parallel, leading and guiding the mechanical engineering team including associated CAD/Revit resources.
  • Taking ownership of the mechanical services design elements of the projects.
  • Allocating and managing the required resources to deliver the projects to an agreed cost plan and program.
  • Interacting with a multidisciplinary team of in-house architects, engineers and project managers, you will take a pro-active role in co-ordination and compliance with the project brief and key objectives.
  • Taking the lead in investigation and utilisation of the latest technologies and addressing complex design aspects of the life science sector projects
  • Monitoring the progress of your team members and identifying their training needs to develop specific skills or knowledge.
  • Working closely with the Director of Engineering and other Directors within the company to expand and enhance the department capabilities.
  • Supporting the Business Development (Sales) Team as and when required


Ideal candidates will be experienced in managing building services related mechanical design projects for the Pharmaceutical and / or Food & Beverage industries.


For more information on this position please email your CV