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Building Services Engineer

circa £55,000 to 60,000 doe
Closing date
3 Aug 2024

Job Details


MBDA is seeking a skilled and experienced Building Services Engineer. This role presents an outstanding opportunity for you to demonstrate your engineering expertise and make meaningful contributions to innovative projects!

Job Title: Building Services Engineer

Salary: Circa £60,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage or Bolton (we may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2 to 3 days per week on-site, due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship .

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

Coming from a strong MEP design background, you will assume ownership of the suite of MBDA Building Design Guides; reviewing and updating them periodically.
  • Engage with domain experts to incorporate standardised engineering solutions into project conception
  • Review and assess proposed deviations from the design guides
  • Prepare estate major maintenance and lifecycle plan budgets
  • Advise on the condition of the MBDA estate and conduct ongoing detailed assessments of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing services
  • Work with FM site operations managers to prioritise works based on business objectives and building conditions
  • Lead the transition towards a proactive approach to asset management in line with ISO55001 principles
  • Represent the FM Operations team as the ultimate recipient of any new installations

What we're looking for from you:
  • Proven experience in the field of Building Services Engineering; in particular Mechanical Engineering and the design and specification of Mechanical installations.
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Experience in the preparation of scope of works and performance specifications for planned maintenance and Capital works packages.
  • Knowledge of asset management principles, such as ISO550001.
  • Ability to efficiently implement standardised engineering solutions
  • Familiarity with the assessment and implementation of energy-efficient solutions.
  • Ability to act as a Senior Authorising Person with responsibility for the Mechanical Safety Rules.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and collaboration abilities
  • CEng and Member of CIBSE would be desirable, but not critical.

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:
  • Company Bonus: Bonus of up to 21% of base salary
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more...
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), X (@MBDA_UK), Instagram (MBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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