Leading East Midlands mechanical and electrical engineering firm Built Environment Consulting (BEC) has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Andy Weatherall as senior electrical engineer.
Castle Donnington-based BEC delivers projects across a range of sectors including sport and leisure, hotel and education, and provides leading sustainable solutions for the built environment.
With over 13 years of experience, Andy will be responsible for the management of the firm’s projects and takes BEC’s headcount to 19.
Andy joins BEC from Northampton firm Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services and prior to that spent 10 years working for the Ministry of Defence.
Andy, who lives in Chilwell, studied HND Electrical Engineering at the Royal School of Military Engineering in Chatham, Kent, and has training in NEBOSH construction and NEBOSH fire (the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health).
Andy said: “BEC is a firm I have had my eye on for a while because if its national client base and high profile projects. This is a great opportunity to work for an expanding firm and develop my skills as a building services engineer.
“There’s lots going on at BEC in terms of business growth and new offices on the horizon. I’m looking forward to being part of the team and helping to grow its service offer.”
Carl Ackers, director of BEC, said: “BEC has an ambitious growth strategy and Andy’s hire is part of that agenda. His wealth of experience as a senior electrical engineer will bring additional expertise into the team and enable us to service more clients with our range of services.
“Andy will be a real asset to the team and a great fit with our informal culture. I’m pleased to welcome him on board.”