Redefine the boundaries of ambition
This is our purpose. This is our promise. This is our legacy.
At Mace, we’re global experts in shaping the built environment – helping to lead the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world. From development and consultancy, to construction and operations, we connect expertise across the entire property lifecycle to help our clients, people, communities and society achieve more than they believe is possible.
Glass ceilings? Smashed.
Our impact can be seen everywhere from the skylines that form cities around the world to vital infrastructure that communities depend on to live, work and play. Our team are experts at applying their knowledge of mechanical, electrical and public health (MEP) within a diverse range of sectors including commercial, residential, research, education and infrastructure. We are involved with the design, supply, installation and commissioning of all MEP systems.
We have proven, tried and tested management procedures which we tailor to our client’s needs in order to deliver best in-class MEP designed installations. The range of services available is totally flexible to suit our client’s requirements, the aim being to design and install state of the art MEP controls. Utilising energy efficient systems modelled within the latest computer software programmes such as BIM360, Navisworks and more.
We pride ourselves on the great quality of our specialist people. We have a handpicked MEP team renowned for their technical knowledge and specialism in utilising the very latest technologies and pre-fabrication. The MEP team are used to being part of one integrated construction team, we actively pursue and encourage all our employees to make use of new environmentally friendly methods of construction to preserve buildings for future generations.
As an Apprentice Building Services Engineer you will be involved in the project management of all MEP related services and any other interfacing trades. Apprentices will be given the opportunity to experience all sectors of the business to gain a solid understanding of the industry whilst become competent and well-rounded in all aspects. Apprentices are given the opportunity to work on exciting projects in and around London gaining experience of managing MEP systems. Modern buildings are full of complex engineering systems from heating and cooling to lighting control, audio visual, IT, power systems as well as Building Management Systems; these systems make up the heart of every building.
Responsibilities will include:
- Being an integral part of the project delivery team specialising in technical services.
- Developing and Implementing MEP strategies on a project from pre-construction to post completion.
- Actively engaging with a variety of stakeholders including clients, local communities, team members and suppliers.
- Find solutions to any problems that arise in the construction phase.
- Assisting in procurement of the integral parts and packages associated with building services.
- Advising the design teams on co-ordination and pre-fabrication of services within building design.
- Assisting in planning and programming building services within the construction programme
- Management of sub-contractors/ trades
- Management of health & safety on site
- Assisting with the production of monthly project audits and reports
- Delivering building service engineering for a range of different buildings and clients
- Commissioning management and witnessing
- Testing integrated systems including building control sign off
- Assist in gaining practical completion
- Managing project close out and the defect period.
This role will be based at Heathrow Airport. You will gain exposure to all aspects of project delivery from concept design, through to construction, commissioning, validation handover and into operation.
The start date for this programme is September 2023.
Professional qualifications and membership
On this programme you’ll work towards completing a Level 4 Building Services Engineering Senior Technician apprenticeship, where you’ll achieve a HNC in Building Services Engineering. We’ll also support you in gaining professional membership of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).
We’re looking for ambitious people who want to make a difference in the world. Proactive people who aren’t afraid of barriers, innovate, and have a genuine passion for service excellence. And those who embody the same values, behaviours and competencies as us to proudly move our industry forward:
Values – safety first, client focus, create opportunity, and integrity
Behaviours – curious, collaborators, contributors, and champions
Competencies – build effective teams, embrace change, solve problems, and build trusted relationships
You’ll also need at least five GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English, as well at least 96 UCAS points.
What’s in it for you
At Mace, we see every challenge as an opportunity to dream bigger and bring ambitions to life. When you start your journey with us, you’ll get structured on-the-job training and real responsibility, right from the get-go. With support from industry-leading colleagues, and a wealth of exposure to the variety of services we offer our clients, we’ll invest in you and your future. No holding back.
As well as benefiting from our development programme, we offer:
- Competitive salary + fully funded qualification + professional membership
- 22 days annual leave + bank holidays
- 2 additional ‘Mace Days’ off + 3 days paid Christmas shutdown
- One volunteering day a year
- Company pension (with up to 7% employer contribution)
- Life assurance
- Private medical insurance cover
- Annual health screening
- Cycle to work scheme
- Green car scheme
- Season ticket loan
- Discounts and savings for retailers, gyms, cafes, restaurants, cinemas, etc.
- A number of other flexible benefits
Our ways of working
At Mace, we believe agile working plays an important part in creating an inclusive work culture and maintaining a diverse and productive workforce, and we’re committed to giving people more choice about how and where they work through our agile working policy.
The amount of time you’ll need to spend in the office, at project locations, client sites or other locations will depend on your role, with the recognition that working around other people will be key to your development and an invaluable way for you to get to know our business and your colleagues. Our programmes take a hybrid approach of remote and in-person learning, with some roles involving more travel to client sites than others.
A world of opportunity
Here at Mace, you have the power to create a long-lasting and diverse career. From London to Hong Kong, New York to Nairobi, we work with clients around the world to shape cities and build sustainable communities that meet the needs of the future.
Upon completion of our graduate or apprenticeship programme, using our internal Global Opportunities Portal, you can uncover and apply for your next adventure. Whether you’re looking to travel the world, or step into a new sector, there’s plenty of opportunity for you to explore.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Our culture respects equality, values diversity and encourages individuality – accepting and appreciating all views and beliefs and providing an environment for ideas to come alive. We welcome everyone who shares the Mace values, regardless of background, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Drawing on a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and expertise to challenge convention is our strength. It’s the reason why we continue to grow and it’s the secret to how we’ve built some of the world’s most renowned buildings.
Should you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments or require guidance about our recruitment process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to speak to a member of our team. You can read our diversity and inclusion strategy here.
Help us shape the world of tomorrow
If you’d like to develop a rewarding career and be part of helping our clients, people, communities and society achieve more than they believe is possible, apply today via the link below. We recruit on a rolling basis, so the earlier you apply, the stronger chance you’ll have.