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Senior Mechanical Project Engineer

  • Location:
    Manchester Airport
  • Salary:
    £55,000 - £62,000
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Building Services
  • Deadline:
    May 15, 2025

Senior Project Engineer – Mechanical
Manchester Airport
Car/Car Allowance + Flexible Benefits

The Client:

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanical Project Engineer to join one of the lead, independent engineering service businesses in the UK. They have a high value turnover and employ several thousand staff and believe in investing in training to develop their staff. They work within a variety of sectors within the building services engineering industry and work on fantastic ground-breaking projects, providing solutions using the latest tools and technologies. They value career progression and will make sure that when you join the team you have a clearly defined development path, supported by regular reviews, training and ongoing support to enable you to be the best you can be.


They have a new opportunity for a mechanically biased Senior Project Engineer to join their team and you will be working on a major project at Manchester Airport valued in excess of £100M. This involves the refurbishment of the existing terminal 2 on the site with a new construction of a departure pier.
In this role you will be responsible for the effective project engineering service, exclusively by the role holder or as part of a team of engineers under a project manager, to ensure that defined projects are engineered to specification and delivered in line with planned costs.
Some of the key deliverables in this role will include:
Participate and positively contribute to all the current pre-commencement/focus win company procedures for a project that has been allocated to the jobholder for execution and completion, to ensure that the company liabilities and risks on the project are minimised, fully adhering to the Delegated Authorities Matrix and Project Log requirements.
Review and evaluate the project works required by the specification and drawings, and re-engineer the installations and systems to ensure the precise provision of the customer’s requirements, and enhanced profitability for the company.
Ensure that all operational activities are carried out in compliance with internal procedure and external legislation.
Maintaining positive relationships with the project customer
Sub-contractor managements.
Manage the successful completion of the project/area under control in line with agreed quality and commercial plans to achieve targets within agreed timescales and cost constraints.
Team Leadership.

What we’re looking for:

Significant experience on large M&E / Building services projects.
Mechanically biased or in-depth knowledge in this area.
Experience of leading project team members with an area of control.


We’re always evolving our benefits to ensure we’re attracting and retaining great people. Some of what you can expect includes:
Car/Car allowance
Pension with a leading provider and up to 8% employer contribution
Personal Wellbeing and Volunteer Days
Private Medical Insurance
Free 24/7 365 Employee Assistance Program to support mental health and well-being (including counselling sessions and legal advice)
Flexible benefits to suit from Dental Insurance, Gym Memberships, Give As You Earn, Travel Insurance, Tax Free Bikes.
Personal development programme