Engineering

Using innovation and modern methods of construction to deliver engineering services for construction

We provide specialist engineering services on some of the most complex and exciting projects in the UK.

Our goal is to create innovative, intuitive and future-proofed spaces for a variety of customers, particularly in the challenging markets of energy, infrastructure, and science & research.

Through driving the use of modern methods of construction (MMC) and exploring digital technologies we offer bespoke, sustainable solutions for our customers.

Delivering bespoke engineering services for building projects

The complete package

Being a building contractor is a big part of what we do. But we also have 60 years solid experience providing market-leading engineering services for the built environment. 

Our flexible, open and honest approach has allowed us to build trust with our customers which has led to longstanding relationships, with an impressive 80% of our pipeline coming from repeat business.

Our early engagement on projects consistently leads to a reduction in costs and programme efficiency which enables us to meet the aspirations of our customers.

We are pioneers in digital engineering. Through technical innovation including virtual reality, smart building technology and Business Information Modelling (BIM), we have revolutionised design and improved operational performance. 

Our people

Our success is driven by our people. Our team boasts the best technical experts in the industry. Although we operate across the UK, we have a wealth of local knowledge and are passionate about positively impacting local communities.

Working across both public and private sectors

Our services

Engineering in action

Regents Wharf

Regent’s Wharf

Regent’s Wharf 10-18 All Saints Street is a mixed use commercial and retail refurbishment and extension including  the addition of a new six storey building, Thorley Works.

Commercial

HMP Stocken

Supporting the government’s plan to deliver 20,000 new prison places.

Justice

Aintree, Fire and Rescue station & training academy

Our fifth project with Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS), the new Fire and Rescue station and Training Academy and National Resilience Centre of Excellence is being constructed right in the heart of Aintree. 

Emergency Services
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CAREERS IN ENGINEERING

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Project Engineer

Location: Dalry

Job Type: Engineering

Application Deadline: 29-02-2024

SES Engineering Services are looking for a Project Engineer to join our team in Ayrshire focussing on high profile, technically complex mechanical and electrical projects across multiple sectors. If you are passionate about the engineering aspects of Construction and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together. This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team. ABOUT THE ROLE Our Project Engineers are a valuable part of our business, the focus of this role will be to manage the technical correctness of project progression, supervising the supply and co-ordination of all technical information, including Health and Safety information. As our Project Engineer you will: Be responsible for the mechanical and electrical services installation on projects from design through to Smart Landings. Work with the BIM department to assist and produce fully coordinated installation drawings to a standard which allows clear direction for site installation or production of offsite manufacturing. Deliver a quality installation, in line with our client’s expectations, maximising the profitability by smart design and early selection, driving our cost whilst maintaining our standards. Work with the planner to have a clear sequence of works with defined durations and resource loaded that is agreed with our client. Develop and maintain professional working relationship with customers, our design team, supply chain and relevant stakeholders. Ensuring effective communication at all times and present issues concisely and persuasively. Working as part of a team to work safely and economically by co-ordinating activities with others WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 6% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT SES Engineering Services please click on the following link https://www.ses-ltd.co.uk/careers/working-at-ses/ We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group. If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible. As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

Project Manager (Mech bias)

Location: Haddington

Job Type: Operational

Application Deadline: 29-02-2024

SES Engineering Services are looking for a Project Manager to join our team in Ayrshire focussing on high profile, technically complex mechanical projects across multiple sectors. If you are passionate about the procurement aspects of Construction and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together. This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team. ABOUT THE ROLE Our Project Managers are a valuable part of our business, the focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership, insight, direction and foresight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes, while also providing excellent customer satisfaction and successfully develop a team. As our Project Manager you will: Develop, control, and ensure delivery against the project budgets including profit, preliminaries and procurements. Implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress Secure and manage the appropriate resources to deliver the project / scheme effectively and efficiently in a professional manner to ensure successful delivery within project constraints. Implement and manage the development of the Project Quality Plan, Trade Quality Plans, and Defect rectification procedures Ensure there is a successful and smooth handover of the project, including support to customer/ end user throughout the handover process. WHAT WE OFFER Competitive salary & profit share scheme Flexible working Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade) Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates) Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 6% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more… Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression. Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT SES Engineering Services please click on the following link https://www.ses-ltd.co.uk/careers/working-at-ses/ We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group. If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible. As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

Senior Project Manager (Elec bias)

Location: Dalry

Job Type: Operational

Application Deadline: 29-02-2024

SES Engineering Services are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Ayrshire focussing on high profile, technically complex electrical projects across multiple sectors.If you are passionate about Construction and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.ABOUT THE ROLEOur Senior Project Managers are a valuable part of our business, the focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership, insight, direction and foresight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes, while also providing excellent customer satisfaction and successfully develop a team.As our Senior Project Manager you will:· Develop, control, and ensure delivery against the project budgets including profit, preliminaries and procurements. Implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress· Secure and manage the appropriate resources to deliver the project / scheme effectively and efficiently in a professional manner to ensure successful delivery within project constraints.· Implement and manage the development of the Project Quality Plan, Trade Quality Plans, and Defect rectification procedures· Ensure there is a successful and smooth handover of the project, including support to customer/ end user throughout the handover process.WHAT WE OFFER· Competitive salary & profit share scheme· Flexible working· Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade)· Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates)· Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 6% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more…· Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression.· Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT SES Engineering Services please click on the following link https://www.ses-ltd.co.uk/careers/working-at-ses/We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group.If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible.As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Location: Dalry

Job Type: Commercial

Application Deadline: 29-02-2024

SES Engineering Services are looking for a Senior Quantity Surveyor to join our team in Ayrshire focussing on high profile, technically complex mechanical and electrical projects across multiple sectors.If you are passionate about the commercial aspects of Construction and are looking for an opportunity to challenge the norm, bring fresh new ideas and elevate yourself within the industry then join us and help to create tomorrow together.This is a great opportunity to progress your career as part of a talented, diverse, and supportive team.ABOUT THE ROLEOur Senior Quantity Surveyors are a valuable part of our business, where they lead the team on a project or cluster of packages having full accountability for the development and implementation of all pre and post contract strategies, commercial functions and contract reporting. Senior Quantity Surveyors take the lead; working collaboratively with our customers and industry specialists with a firm focus on added value, compliance, commercial viability, and best practice.As our Senior Quantity Surveyor you will:· Develop and encourage project team performance, ensuring that SES main contractual obligations and/or strategies are executed and regularly reviewed· Actively engage with all internal and external stakeholders and ensure delivery of the commercial function within your assigned projects.· Producing internal and external commercial reportsWHAT WE OFFER· Competitive salary & profit share scheme· Flexible working· Car Allowance / Company Car (subject to Role/Grade)· Travel covered to any of our sites (subject to HMRC advisory rates)· Extensive corporate benefits including, Private Medical, Pension 6% employers’ contribution, Health and Wellness programme, 26 days holidays + bank holidays and much more…· Excellent range of learning and development activity to support your career progression.· Industry leading family leave benefits to included 26 weeks fully paid maternity, 8 weeks fully paid paternity. To find out more about LIFE AT SES Engineering Services please click on the following link https://www.ses-ltd.co.uk/careers/working-at-ses/We are always looking for a variety of new talent to join our teams, to help us grow and innovate as a business. Although you may not have all of the skills listed, many of them may be transferable to other roles within the WATES Group.If you would like clarity on any of our vacancies, discuss career opportunities in strict confidence or need anything to make our recruitment process easier, please contact our In-House Recruitment Team directly or via recruitment@wates.co.uk and one of us will get in touch as soon as possible.As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and are proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditation with Investors in People, we are also a Disability Confident employer. Being a family owned, business means we understand and value long term relationships.



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