Building Services Design Engineer - Degree Apprenticeship

Buro Happold
17 Newman Street, London, W1T 1PD
£24,200.00 annually
15 Apr 2021
22 Apr 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
You could help make a real difference on some of the most exciting and complex engineering challenges in the future.BuroHappold Engineering is best known for delivering some of the most iconic and inspiring projects worldwide. We are an international, integrated engineering consultancy operating in 21 locations worldwide.For over 40 years we've been building our reputation for delivering creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world.

We are recruiting for a Building Services Design Engineer Degree Apprentice to join our friendly and innovative London Building Services (MEP) team, who are involved in a wide variety of challenging and exciting projects.
  • You will embrace the latest energy and MEP technologies to improve performance and sustainability. Sustainable design is top of our corporate agenda
  • Undertake detailed mechanical engineering building services design and calculations (using both software and knowledge to verify robust calculations)
  • Ensuring service and project work are carried out to an excellent standard - within agreed deadlines and within budget
  • Prepare technical specifications and schedules, design development reports and innovative design solutions
  • Plan and manage input to Computer Aided Design programmes for production of design work
  • Represent the company as part of a team attending design team meetings or meetings with client and architects
  • Use Building information modelling software to design engineering services on projects learning from colleagues and in house training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills with a team orientated focus (including an ability to work in a team environment)

Personal qualities

  • Confident, enthusiastic, proactive and 'can do' attitude
  • Should have a positive and inquisitive approach and confidence to ask and respond to challenging questions

Desired qualifications

Apprenticeship candidates will have at least three A levels at Grades A*-C including Mathematics and Physical Science (either Physics or Chemistry) or will have completed a level 3 Apprenticeship BTEC National Diploma in a relevant field.

Candidates are also required to start the programme holding aLevel 2 Maths and English qualification (GSCE grade A*- C / new tariff grade 4 or above).

Future prospects

Many engineers who decide to progress through the apprenticeship route find that working during the day on projects whilst attending part-time study provides an invaluable experience and enables a work-focused programme of learning delivering increased technical skills and behaviours that are invaluable for their career.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: