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M&E Engineering Team Lead (Commercial Decarbonisation Projects)

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Circa £80,000 p.a. dependent on experience

Location: The position can be based from offices in London, Leeds, Cardiff or Sunderland, with the opportunity for flexible and hybrid work models. Travel will be required on a regular basis to other operating locations as specified by the Company.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Benefits: 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays, Life Insurance, 4% Pension, Health Cash Plan


Our client operates within the renewable energy building services sector, dedicated to reducing carbon emissions through the use of innovative technology across various projects, including:

  • Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) and Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) systems
  • District and communal heating systems
  • Solar photovoltaic (PV) installations
  • Other low-carbon technologies


The M&E Engineering Team Lead will involve supporting the Business Development, Commercial, and Operations teams by providing technical and commercial expertise for project implementation, bid generation, and opportunity scoping. Key responsibilities include working on projects from conception to completion, performing design calculations, writing design reports, creating schematics, and maintaining customer communication throughout the project lifecycle.

Additionally, the postholder will manage the commercial engineering team, which handles a variety of projects including schools and hospitals. This requires close collaboration with the Head of Commercial Projects to align resources and track all activities. The role also involves training and mentoring new and junior engineers within the business

Experience/ Skills Required

  • Engineering degree (BEng/MEng) in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Building Services.
  • Experience in renewable and low-carbon technologies, including GSHP, ASHP, Solar PV, battery storage, and CHP/grid parallel connections
  • Obtained or working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers), IMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers) or IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) or already chartered.
  • Ideally experience of Retrofit Accelerator – Workplaces (formerly RE:FIT) and Salix Public Sector Decarbonisation projects
  • Skilled in building and plant room surveying
  • Experienced in designing commercial and domestic building systems
  • Proficient with AutoCAD software
  • Familiar with Revit software
  • UK Driving Licence
  • Must be eligible to work in the UK

This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation. My client continues to win new contracts across the UK, and they are developing an excellent reputation in their field. Given the growth of the organisation, there are also many opportunities for career development.

If you meet the above criteria, please apply today to be considered for the role.

Key words: M&E Project Manager, M&E Contracts Manager, Mechanical and Electrical, M&E Lead, Decarbonisation Engineering Manager, Renewable Energy, Solar, Heat Networks, District Heating

    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: Sunderland
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £80000 - £80000