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Almondsbury, Gloucestershire Professional Hires

Sir Robert McAlpine are looking to recruit a highly experienced Building Services Manager for a £250m project in Bristol.

Why join us?

For over 155 years Sir Robert McAlpine has worked at the forefront of the construction world - gaining a reputation for engineering excellence and the respectful, honourable way of doing what we do. Our achievements through the decades are down to the people we employ and the opportunities we give them to succeed. With so many stand-out projects and opportunities ahead, now is the perfect time to join our family-owned business, and proudly build Britain's future heritage with us.

The Building Services Manager role:

  • A key member of the project team reporting to the Project Director you will be responsible for the successful delivery of the MEP package from construction, commissioning through to handover.
  • ME&PH services vary from project to project but may include lifts, statutory services, sprinklers, specialist sound, communication and theatre lighting, pool water systems, water treatment, specialist gases, renewable Energy systems and mechanical or manufacturing process systems.
  • You will be expected to use your technical, commercial, contractual, programming and time awareness skills as part of a project team, to deliver design, construction and commissioning solutions that meet our contractual obligations, making due allowance for the proposed construction budget, methodology and programme, whilst also ensuring that installations are of the right quality and recognise current legislation, standards and codes of practice.
  • Review sub-contractor drawings and technical submissions for compliance, buildability & commisionability in line with ERs, Regulations and Standards including BREEAM, CIBSE and BSRIA design guides and codes of practice.
  • Assist project team with management of co-ordination between ME&PH package works and other works packages on site with regards to hold points and sign off for ceiling, wall and floor closures etc.
  • Attend regular commissioning meetings.
  • Assist in ensuring timely clearance of any defects and snagging.

Your profile:

  • Experience covering design, construction and commissioning stages of complex projects
  • You must have high technical expertise in MEP services including process engineering
  • HNC or Degree in Building Services or related field.
  • Experienced at working in 3D and with off-site manufacturing approached.
  • Good knowledge of HTMs & HBMs.
  • Competent in use of 4projects or similar Common Data Environment
  • Knowledge of software including AutoCAD and BIM


We're ready to invest in you and your future, and offer wide-ranging, performance-related progression opportunities. Our competitive rewards packages feature flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities.

We'd love you to join us in proudly building Britain's future heritage. Apply online now.

Sir Robert McAlpine is focused on being a truly inclusive employer, even if you don't meet every single requirement, we'd still love to hear from you. Especially if you're part of a group that is under-represented in Construction. Our goal is for Sir Robert McAlpine to proportionally represent the diversity of the working population in society. As a family-run business with strong family values, our aim is to ensure that Sir Robert McAlpine is a supportive, empowering and inclusive environment for every member of our team.