We are CBG Consultants, we Invest in People.

CBG are an ambitious Sustainable Building Services and Lighting Design Consultancy operating in Oxford, London, Cambridge and Manchester, covering a wide range of mechanical and electrical engineering solutions including sustainability, building physics, and Passivhaus. Our award-winning projects cover all sectors across the industry including cultural, historic, education, healthcare, and rail.

We recognise that CBG Consultants wouldn’t be where it is today without the ideas and energy of our staff. Since 2008, we have maintained the Investors in People accreditation to show our commitment to developing our talented employees so that they can reach their full potential.

The opportunity.

Due to our continued growth, we are currently looking for a Principal Mechanical Engineer to join our Manchester team.

You will work closely with colleagues across our London, Oxford, Cambridge and Manchester offices. All under the guidance of your line manager, Principal Engineers, and project leaders.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who has confidence in the design of mechanical services and efficiency in design software.

What will you do?

You will be working closely with other team members seeing projects through from inception to completion and handover.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Leading project surveys
  • Feasibility studies
  • Project design
  • Specifications
  • On-site supervision
  • Contract administration
  • Management of mechanical services installations

What we are looking for.


  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience in building services design
  • Experience in managing and mentoring junior team members
  • Project experience across different sectors of the industry
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Accurate, good organisational, and prioritisation skills
  • Own transport and driving license
  • Competent in using Microsoft Office

 The benefits

  • 25 days paid holiday + bank holidays
  • Career growth & development – we enjoy promoting from within!
  • Excellent perks (but not limited to):
  • Paid for social events such as summer parties, Christmas parties, team lunches, and activity days
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonusly reward scheme, Perks at work, platforms offering gift vouchers from top leading brands of your choice
  • Additional holiday purchase
  • Bike to work scheme

We are an equal opportunities employer and always looking to enhance diversity within the company.

For more information about this role, please send your CV and cover email to jobs@cbgc.com

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29 Feb

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