Job Title: Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + + car/allowance (7K) + benefits.
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JE64223_1494437967
Contact Name: Jade Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 10, 2017 18:39

Job Description

Job title: Associate

Location: Oxford

Industry: M&E (Building Services)

Salary: £60-67K + car/allowance (7K) + benefits.

Job Reference: JE64223


Our client is a well-established Mechanical and Electrical consulting practice based in Oxford. Due to being at the forefront of engineering design they can offer a full range of design services to clients. Offering an impressive project portfolio they can provide stability and opportunity at the same time they recognise culture, flexibility and organic growth.


As an Associate you will take responsibility for the operational delivery of projects, the management of client relationships and the line management of team. From the Oxford office you must support the busy team of MEP Engineers on a number of their design schemes across a wide spread of sectors. You will also be responsible for supporting the internal support functions such as HR, Finance, Marketing and Legal as well as being heavily focused on external clients. To be successful at this role you must be technically sound and work consistently on designing and delivering to client's needs.


The successful Associate Engineer will be chartered and be responsible for the financial management of projects and the clients. You will have a primary focus on delegation and supervision of work within the teams you monitor. The key focus of this role will be providing advice, guidance and coaching; this includes checking and verifying and signing off designated projects. You must also establish design concepts to ensure that designs are appropriate, deliverable and consistent with the client's brief. Before sign off you must review and verify designs produced by direct reports and provide feedback when required. You must participate in marketing, meetings and events, and contribute to company development when necessary. You will also be expected to assist with recruitment for instance, participating in careers events, interviews etc.

Essential Skills:

  • Relevant Degree in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and hold Chartered Status.
  • Come from either a Mechanical or Electrical bias in Building Services.
  • Effective management of finance, business development and other project responsibilities (including QA)
  • Excellent technical knowledge in your discipline
  • Thorough understanding of Building Services
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Experience in design and delivery of large to medium scale projects
  • Up to date with British Standards
  • Must offer a minimum of 10 years UK Building Services Design experience, ideally in a consultancy environment

Benefits / Salary:

Our client is willing to pay the ideal Associate £60-67K basic + car/allowance (7K) + benefits. This opportunity will provide you the scope to progress into a Partner.


If you are interested in the role of an Associate Engineer, please apply via this job board, alternatively you can call Jade Evans on 01189522240 or email


Project Resource Ltd offer an excellent payment scheme for any new and successful referrals.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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