Building Services Manager

  • Exeter
  • Permanent
Building Services Engineering, Project Engineer, HVAC, BSM, Building Services Manager
£45000 - £75000 per annum + DOE
Job ref: vbBSM1_1653908164

Building Services Manager – Southwest. Girling Jones are delighted to be supporting a leading tier one contractor with the appointment of a Building Services Manager to their Southwest team. We have a new opportunity for a Building Services Manager to join our clients successful Southwest business unit. Their current portfolio of live work includes the following sectors: Commercial, Residential, Rail, Education and Healthcare ranging in value up to £30M.

Day to Day,

  • The management of the design, installation, testing & commissioning of the Mechanical & Electrical services on a specific bid or projects
  • Manage the building services design / installation process to comply with the ERs/CPs, specification, policies and procedures contained within the business BMS governance systems
  • Support the project ESP & client KPIs

Responsibilities ranging from pre-construction to construction as detailed below,


  • Identify design requirements for the bid from the client’s brief
  • To deliver the correct design by realising the design opportunities and mitigating the risks to ensure bid winning solutions on projects can be delivered within budget undertaking due diligence checks at each stage for compliance/completeness
  • Lead appointment of M&E designer ensuring BSRIA work stages incorporated & robust appointment in place within 1 month of 2nd stage appointment
  • Develop and compile the design proposals for inclusion within the contractor’s proposals
  • Lead scope production for M&E S/C, participate in procurement strategy & review tender returns for technical compliance


  • Manage the M&E design team, the design development and technical submission approval process
  • Contribute to value engineering & buildability of the Project/s
  • Control and co-ordinate the delivery of Building Services on specific projects ensuring compliance
  • Provide operational and technical solutions to projects that improve service and value for the business, customers and business partners in line with financial forecasts and operational requirements
  • Co-ordinate the activities of the Building Services element of the Design Team
  • Manage the delivery of Building Services elements of Projects for customers through establishing Programmes, Planning, Key Performance Indicators and Progress Reports where appropriate
  • Attend/input to monthly PRMs
  • Manage sub-contractor resources in an efficient manner to ensure the highest possible level of service, productivity and control for each Project
  • Review Sub Contractors construction protocols, RAMS, I&TPs for Projects to ensure a safe, secure, compliant and efficient operation/installation
  • Undertake regular site inspections to ensure compliance, take appropriate corrective action where necessary & issue regular progress reports
  • Lead and manage the Commissioning of systems and equipment and control and co-ordinate Client demonstrations, collation of all necessary certification

What you’ll need to succeed,

  • Experience of managing the design consultants and MEP sub contractors at project level
  • Experience of working in the Education, Health and core sectors mentioned above
  • Proven mechanical and electrical / building services engineering experience
  • Mechanical or Electrical Degree / HND, or equivalent in building services engineering
  • CSCS card will be required

In return, we are offering a competitive package whilst joining a progressive business offering further professional development and exposure to large construction schemes.

Interested? Click APPLY and contact Vic Bekker @ Girling Jones for further information

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: vbBSM1_1653908164
Salary From: £45000
Salary To: £75000
Job Industries: Construction
Job Locations: Exeter
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Building Services Engineering, Project Engineer, HVAC, BSM, Building Services Manager

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