This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled mechanical or M&E engineer with at least 3 years’ experience working in an engineering practice, who is looking to develop their experience, knowledge, and career.

We are looking for a mechanical or building services engineer with experience of HVAC design, to work on the mechanical design for a wide range of projects in a variety of sectors.

Based in our Manchester Office, this role involves working as part of a specialist group of mechanical engineers, providing support and expertise as well as helping to train and develop graduates.

At Max Fordham we are passionate about providing beautifully engineered, low energy buildings, and pride ourselves on providing an open and supportive environment for our employees and partners.

To produce the highest quality and most innovative engineering, we are seeking engineers who can think both creatively and practically, with a thoughtful and rigorous approach to design and delivery.


You will have at least 3 years of experience working in an engineering practice. With an understanding of HVAC system design, you will be motivated and capable of working well under pressure.

You will have a strong desire to communicate and work collaboratively with others; contribute positively to the team and practice and demonstrate your ability to prioritise a varied workload. You will handle a wide range of technical issues be able to contribute to generating and developing ideas.

Holding a relevant degree qualification, you are likely to be working towards chartered status and will have a sound understanding of building services system design. You will also have experience working with digital design tools like AutoCAD and Revit.


  • Excellent growth opportunities for your personal and career development in a knowledge driven environment
  • Mentored support towards professional accreditation
  • Interesting and technically challenging projects
  • An inclusive culture and cooperative environment
  • Opportunities for involvement in business-running activities
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee bonus
  • Future opportunities for Partnership
  • Six weeks holiday (including Bank holidays)
  • Max Fordham Pension Scheme
  • Other benefits include generous paid parental leave, sick pay, and treatment pay.

Salary - dependent on experience

Closing date

3rd April 2023


This position is available for an immediate start.

If you are interested in working with us, we are keen to hear from you. In addition to providing your CV, please apply with a conversational letter that tells us how your skills match our criteria and your interests align with our vision of a beautifully engineered net zero carbon world.

Please use this link to apply.

If you have any additional queries, please contact Lavinia Tutuianu at