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Principal Building Services Engineer



Unity Partnership

Property Services

Principal Building Services Engineer

Ref: UNTY/OL-20907

Contract Type: Permanent,

Salary: up to 50K subject to qualifications and experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Based: Henshaw House, Cheapside, Oldham, Lancs, OL1 1NY

Closing date: 17 February 2019

Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC


Role overview 

The Principal Building Services Engineer reports to the Building Services Engineering Team Leader. The role will support and assist with leading the Building Services team to deliver effective building services design and maintenance solutions through technical excellence.


Key responsibilities

To assist with leading the Building Services team to deliver effective services through technical excellence. To support the development and implementation of innovative design processes that promotes the effective and efficient delivery of building services design and maintenance solutions. To provide design and supervise project delivery across a wide range of building services related activity.


To review specifications and design detail to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations, standards and established best practice. To assist with the delivery of asset management inspections, control of maintenance activities and the refurbishment of commercial properties.


To promote continued improvement in the Building Services team, providing mentoring as required to promote professional development of services graduates, technicians and engineers.


To support the implementation of Unity Partnerships strategic objectives whilst promoting and working within the established values framework.  


Key Requirements 

To succeed in this role you will need as a minimum:

  • Degree in Building Services Engineering (or an appropriate equivalent subject)  
  • Membership of Relevant Building Services Institution (IMechE,CIBSE,IET)
  • Professional registration as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng) with an ability to demonstrate significant progress towards attainment of registration as a Chartered Engineer (CEng)   

About Us

Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough.  Anyone joining the Unity Partnership is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.


To find out more about who we are, what we do and why you should join us please visit our website

To apply for this vacancy, please submit your CV and covering letter to Donna Simpson at .  If you would like further information, please contact Donna on 0161 770 4817.  

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working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

17th Feb 2019