BMS Engineer in Atkins at Epsom, England, United Kingdom

Website Atkins

This listing is about Atkins in Epsom, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

The Building Technologies Group are part of the Atkins Building Design Practice and are looking for an experienced, motivated BEMS Engineer looking to develop their career in a positive environment and join our team where talent is encouraged and growth opportunities unrivalled. This role will be based at either our Epsom, Surrey or Warrington, Cheshire offices, and presents the opportunity to join a national delivery team and work with designers across the UK and internationally through our Global Technology Centre.

This opportunity will involve working as part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering engineering design solutions to clients across the UK. The Building Design practice work on projects across all our focus markets, including Aviation, Cities & Development, Education, Energy and Transportation.

The opportunity will require candidates to be client-facing as well as being involved in the day-to-day design and management of projects. It is an exciting opportunity for an experienced BEMS engineer to further develop their career within a leading building design consultancy.

Our focus is on developing our staff to realise their full potential, with development plans geared to individual needs and abilities. This role will allow development of existing technical skills as well as providing potential to expand digital skills and project management.

Our Practice is committed to developing our ways of working using emerging Digital Technology and the global reach offered by an organisation of our size and reach. Our ideal individual will bring strong technical skills to the role, as well as an enquiring mind able to contribute to the growth of our digital practice, and the ability to lead and manage large and diverse delivery teams, locally and remotely.

As part of the Building Technologies Group, the BEMS engineer role will enhance Atkin’s already established BEMS team, providing expert advice on appropriate control strategies for Building Services Systems and the application of Building Energy Management Systems. You will play a key role in developing and enhancing our in-house technical standards, details and specifications relating to building control systems.


  • Design and application of all Mechanical Building Services BEMS control systems across the full spectrum of building services.
  • Preparing functional design specifications and points schedules.
  • Work closely with our MEP teams.
  • Work in partnership with Atkins Global Technology Centre (GDC) to add value to building services projects where appropriate.
  • Preparing BEMS drawings for drafting by the CAD team.
  • Prepare design information and tender documentation including:
    • BEMS network schematics.
    • BEMS plant schematics including field device locations.
    • BEMS points lists and schedules.
    • BEMS sequence of operation descriptions for performance and functional design specifications.
    • BEMS materials and workmanship specifications.
  • Representing Atkins at meetings with clients and contractors.
  • Site surveys, inspections and monitor site works.
  • Carry out on-site inspections of BEMS installations and witnessing of BEMS control functionality Report writing.
  • Provide advice on appropriate control strategies for building services systems and application of the latest Building Energy Management technologies.
  • Maintaining records and archives to company standards.
  • Develop in-house technical standards, details and specifications.
  • Informal mentoring of less experienced team members as required.
  • Manage own workload.


  • Degree qualified, or equivalent qualification, in Building Services Engineering or related subjects is preferred but not essential.
  • A background in the BEMS controls industry gained within either a consultancy or contracting organisation.
  • A strong background in the design, application, and commissioning of BEMS control systems.
  • Site experience and familiarity with the installation and testing requirements of BEMS control systems and associated control devices including communication networks, communication protocols, field wiring and field devices.
  • Practical experience of control system commissioning, tuning and trouble shooting.
  • A strong background in the operation, functionality, and interrogation of BEMS supervisor servers and workstations, including graphics page management, dynamic graphics, alarm management and recorded data analysis.
  • A strong background in management level, device level and field level communications networks.
  • Able to take charge of project deliverables, make decisions, act on own initiative, and operate in a pro-active way.
  • Good report writing skills, experience of making presentations to and attending meetings with clients is essential.
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK for site visits and working at other Atkins office locations.

We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

What we offer?

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements. As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default Atkins offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards And Benefits

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.


Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Additional Information

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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Company: Atkins

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Job Location: Epsom, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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