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Senior Associate / Director, Building Services Engineering

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The Opportunity

Peter Brett Associates (PBA), now part of Stantec, are seeking an experienced leader within M&E to join our busy and expanding multi-disciplinary practice in Reading.  Reading is consistently voted one of the top places to live and work in the UK, and we’re proud to have been at the heart of that community for many years.  Our offices are conveniently located 10 minutes’ walk from Reading Station, offering excellent travel links for commuters.

As a business we have an ambitious growth agenda in the UK, and by becoming part of Stantec, we have reinforced our ability to deliver our strategy, and created new opportunities for both our business and our people.  This position will play an important part in supporting and realising that growth within our M&E function.

As part of our broader Buildings group, you’ll be charged with the delivery of a range of diverse and often challenging multi-disciplinary projects, ensuring successful technical and commercial outcomes.  For further information on some of the varied projects we’ve been involved with, please visit

As a senior member of the team you’ll be using your ability to develop effective working relationships with external project stakeholders and colleagues, both in Reading and other PBA offices.  On occasion you may also represent the M&E discipline at board level, as required.

You’ll also be playing a role in overseeing our Reading-based team, and as such will embrace the challenge of leading, mentoring, and developing those around you to enhance our existing capabilities.

About You
  • You’ll be an experienced and forward-thinking M&E practitioner, with ambitions to play a leading role in the further development and growth of our capabilities
  • You'll hold a background in either mechanical or environmental engineering
  • You’ll be a confident leader with the agility and adaptability to work with a diverse portfolio of projects
  • You’ll have a demonstrable track record delivering successful technical and commercial results
  • Experience of working in and around the Thames Valley region would be advantageous
About PBA
 We offer a competitive salary and flexible benefits package, which includes contributory pension plan, discretionary bonus scheme and flexible benefits allowance.

PBA provides significant opportunity for career progression and personal development through the delivery of high value quality services to influential clients. It's a friendly and supportive environment for our employees where they can attain their personal career goals.

To find out more about PBA please visit

PBA is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunities.