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Principal Electrical Design Engineer - To £75K Package With the majority of their senior leadership team having started off as Graduates or Intermediates, with an average tenure of six years, this is a great opportunity to join an entrepreneurial business and fast track your professional development.For the past 25 years they have continued to push the boundaries of high-performance building design and genuinely partner with their clients to create outstanding buildings and communities that blend seamlessly with their surroundings. Notable projects include low energy university campuses, net zero carbon research labs and even a naturally ventilated data centre.Key Duties Design, supervision and technical quality review of projects.Respond to client needs and managing recourses to achieve project requirements.Prepare fee submissions and project bids.Prepare detailed submissions and reports.Management and delivery of projects through design and construction phases.When appropriate, carry out Post Occupancy Evaluations.Financial management and reporting on project profitability.Continue to develop positive relationships with clients that will generate repeat business opportunities.Provide specialist technical advice and guidance on Electrical Engineering at a project and group level.Supervise, mentor and manage a team engineers and technicians.You'll enjoy working on a range of £10 - £150M projects such as airports, hotels, high-rise commercial offices, masterplans, universities and science and technology projects.Requirements Effective team leader, able to motivate a team and negotiate with clients.Solid commercial acumen.Good awareness of sustainability, BIM and good architecture.Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering.Minimum of six years' experience in a similar role.Benefits 5% PensionPrivate Medical insurance25 days annual leavePayment of Professional MembershipsOngoing CPD (Including a CIBSE Approved Training and Development program)Flexible working hours
Electrical Associate / Associate Director - To £85KI have an excellent opportunity for an Electrical Associate to join a very well known, well established and well run, global multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy.With around 2000 globally and almost 100 in London you'll enjoy working for a medium sized firm where everyone knows each other and benefit from the financial security, established processes and extensive benefits package that large international firm offers.Reporting to the Director, you'll work on complex UK and international projects such as hotels, commercial offices and data centres. And as they only bid on projects they want to work on and can deliver; rather than rushing projects out the door with no real QA process, you'll have enough time and fees to design projects properly.You'll join a professional team environment and be supported by a team of experienced engineers and enjoy a balanced workload of both new build and refurbishment projects.What they offer:Up to 36 days annual leave and option to buy or sell another five days.5% Pension life insurance.Annual bonus scheme which has paid out every year for the past six years.
Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £50K Car Allowance Package Established around 50 years ago this privately owned, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy offer a CIBSE Approved Training and Development program and a fast track route to Associate.With the majority of their projects still going ahead through RIBA Stages 3 and 4, they are looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to work closely with the Electrical Director. You will be responsible for leading projects, assisting with fee bids and resource planning, mentoring a few Electrical Engineers and also leading client and design team meetings.With almost 1000 staff based across the UK they provide Building Surveying, Project Management, Building Services Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Structural Engineering, Architecture and Sustainability all in-house; and provide a true turn key solution to both private and public sector clients.You'll enjoy working on a diverse range of projects including industrial, commercial, education, central and local government, healthcare and listed buildings from feasibility to post occupancy.Benefits 5% Pension, 25 days holiday, Private Healthcare, 4 x Life Assurance and Payment of 1 x Professional Membership.Regular CPD and an annual salary review / increase.Car or Car Allowance.
Senior Sustainability (BREEAM) Consultant / Sustainability Engineer Due to continued growth across London and SE Asia, I'm looking for a Senior Sustainability (BREEAM) Consultant or Senior Sustainability Engineer for a global leader in Low Energy Building Design.You will help lead the BREEAM team, carry out BREEAM Assessments (Pre-Assessments, Design and Construction stage), chair meetings, assist with business development and bids and also liaise closely with the MEP Engineers and other Sustainability Engineers and Building Physics Engineers.This is a hands-on role offering a lot of variety, a lot of autonomy and the opportunity of working on a fascinating range of projects ranging from hotels, masterplans, data centres, major regeneration schemes and large scale, mixed use developments.In addition the client has one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry, an impeccable reputation since their inception and has won over 25 awards.RequirementsClient facing Senior Sustainability (BREEAM) Consultant / Sustainability EngineerMinimum of five years' experience in BREEAM.Registered as a BREEAM AP, ideally some experience in LEED.Good understanding of building services, architecture and environmental design.Previous hotel, mixed-use, data centre or master-planning project experience. 2318
Principal Electrical Design Engineer - West London - To £67K Situated in South West London and easily reached from London, Surrey or Middlesex this multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy are genuinely looking for a Principal Electrical Design Engineer who can quickly step up into a Technical Director.Having already tested their remote working capabilities a few weeks ago, they are continuing to provide design duties on existing projects ss they have a number of large scale mixed-use, residential, hotel and education projects at early design stages.They are continuing to win new work and remain extremely upbeat about the future and are still planning on further developing their MEP capabilities on a regional basis.Reporting to the Chartered, MEP Director you will be responsible for managing projects and resources, mentoring the electrical team, acting as the main point of contact for the client and contractor and assisting with preparing fee proposals and agreeing programmes.You will also lead the co-ordination and management of other disciplines into multidisciplinary projects, agree any variations and ensure projects are delivered within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.Established in the UK over 35 years ago, they now operate from six offices across the UK and abroad and offer MEP, Civil and Structural, BIM and Environmental Design as their core services.This is an excellent opportunity to join a well established multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy and enjoy quick career progression, work on large scale projects and also be instrumental in the future development of the Electrical team.In addition to a competitive salary of up to £65K they also offer pension, ongoing CPD, flexible working hours, private healthcare, 32 days annual leave, option to buy additional leave and payment of Professional memberships.
Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £58KDespite the current situation, my client is still bidding and winning new projects and are still employing additional engineers for across the UK. Due to continued growth and increased demand for their approach to design and delivery; they are now looking for an additional Senior Electrical Engineer. You'll enjoy working for a well-led, well know and quality driven firm who have always invested heavily in the development and retention of their employees.Established in the UK in early 2000, they survived the 2008 / 2009 recession Established in the UK in early 2000 they survived the 2008 / 2009 recession unscathed and are seeing this current situation as just another challenge that they will overcome. With a network of over 5000 staff located in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and the US they remain very positive about the future, have a great forward order book and are continuing to employ staff across the UK.With Sustainability and BIM at the heart of every project they are committed to achieving a zero carbon future and will provide you with ongoing CPD, quick career progression and a really interesting range of UK and international projects.I appreciate changing jobs may feel like a big step into a bigger unknown, however I'm happy to have a confidential chat with you and explain how you will benefit from this career move.Ref 2489
Principal Electrical Engineer - To £75KAfrica, Cyprus, Dubai, Russia, Mexico or London?With projects currently in design stage in these countries; you'll enjoy leading the Electrical design on complex, high profile projects from feasibility to construction.Based in their London office in Zone 1 you'll enjoy extensive autonomy, a very enjoyable working environment and will be fast tracked to an Associate role within the next two years.Reporting to a Director, you'll be responsible for delivering projects, mentoring a team of electrical engineers and ensuring projects remain financially viable and meet the clients expectations and requirements.You'll get to use all your creative flair on a diverse range of projects including airports, museums, high rise commercial towers, retail developments, hotels and super prime residential developments.You're probably one of those rare Principal Electrical Engineers who can lead projects and teams, have UK and international project experience and enjoy designing projects just as much as you like developing business or developing new client relationships. If you have a good attitude, can work as part of a team to achieve common goals and want to work on complex, large scale (£10M - £500M) projects, please do get in touch.
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - To £75K Car PackageDue to succession planning, I'm looking for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer for a well-known, quality focussed M&E Contractor in South London.Reporting to a M&E Design Manager you will take a lead role for the detailed design and completion on projects up to £50M. You'll enjoy working on a fascinating range of projects including museums, universities, hotels, high rise offices, major residential schemes such as Chelsea Barracks and theatres.You will be rewarded with a generous basic salary of up to £75K, Company Car or a Car Allowance, onsite parking, up to 30 days leave, pension, private healthcare and a really relaxed yet professional working environment; definitely not a typical contractor!With their average length of service being almost a decade and a history of only promoting from within, they provide a full-turn key service and continue to secure virtually all of their work via repeat business.Quality, honest and integrity remain at the core of the business and they genuinely work on projects from tender, through to design, installation to post occupancy.RequirementsAt least eight years' experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer (Building Services).Previous experience working for a consultancy and a contractor; or working for a design and build contractor.Good understanding of HVAC, Public Health Services and BMS.Familiar with the project lifecycle from tender, through to design, installation and handover. 2436
Building Performance Leader - London - £70K to £90K Pkg 13% Pension, BUPA c.30% Annual BonusHuman Capital Solutions is working on a unique opportunity in the market to source a Building Performance Leader to play a key role in leading and developing a newly formed Building Performance team within one of the world's leading global Property Consultancies.With approximately 40% of carbon emissions arising from property, our client recognises the urgent necessity to work with their own client base, to improve environmental performance of their large portfolios of existing buildings.Our client recognises that the biggest challenge is not purely within new developments, where environmental sustainability neutrality can be achieved at a cost, but stripping emissions out of existing buildings. Aiming to retrofit buildings to improve environmental performance rather than to knock down and start again. Harnessing the rural sector, sourcing renewable energy, designing in sustainable transport and eliminating waste streams to remove emissions.They are looking to assist their clients in all aspects of operational improvements, thus reducing the carbon footprint of their building stock, helping them to address climate change with schemes that can avoid a negative impact.The new Building Performance team will sit alongside and work with an established and hugely successful M&E Asset Engineering team (TDD, Dilapidations, M&E Surveying) and a growing M&E Design & Projects team.You will be hands on, delivering projects and will involve working closely with the senior management, to build and grow the Building Performance team.Person:We are looking for an individual who currently specialises in building performance improvement across all aspects of sustainability, particularly carbon emissions. An individual who is committed and dedicated to building and developing a team that will have a significant impact on building performance and carbon emissions reductions within commercial buildings across the UK.An individual with experience of Sustainability, Carbon Strategy and Operational Improvement within existing building stock and operational portfolios.Candidates should be passionate about all aspects of building performance, an individual who understands legislation and new technologies that can be used to make a building more efficient.An individual who understands the smart buildings technologies in FM, data driven and moving away from fixed schedules towards performance based maintenance.You will be expected to be client facing at a level where you are comfortable pitching building performance solutions to clients independently across their large portfolio of blue-chip clients across a range of sectors including Commercial, Retail Industrial, Residential, Healthcare,Summary:A unique and significant career opportunity for an individual who is looking for a role in which they can build and shape their own future.The successful candidate will hold a key position with the group as it grows and develops. The role will also give you an opportunity to gain an understanding of the commercial property sector that will set you apart from your peers, within a business where there are no barriers to your career progression.Alongside a competitive salary you will receive a top-level package and a bonus structure of circa 50% of salary that is unrivalled in the industry.If this role interests you, please get in touch for a confidential discussion about the opportunity and its potential.
Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer - To £35K PackageEver wondered what it would be like moving to a Property and Construction Consultancy?With a few years' experience working as for a multi-disciplinary or building services consultancy you're probably wondering will the grass be greener if you join a Property and Construction company?Working in true collaboration with the in inhouse planners, project managers, surveyors, architects, Civil and Structural engineers you'll be involved in projects from feasibility to post occupancy.You'll develop a much better understanding of the building services and property market as a whole and enjoy working on projects where everyone is on the same team, rather than working on projects where every external discipline is trying to pick holes in the others designs and pass the buck.You'll also benefit from the internal knowledge network with access to building surveyors or Construction Design Managers and the opportunity of asking technical questions without undermining yourself. Supported by a Chartered Associate you'll develop your electrical design skills on a blend of new both build and refurbishment projects. Rather than being micro managed you'll be given a lot of autonomy an freedom to use your experience and initiative to design and progress projects.As a privately owned, stable and medium sized company; your career will be in good hands as they offer job security, 5% pension, private healthcare, 25 days leave, an early finish every Friday, Payment of 1 x Professional subscription and a structured CPD program.RequirementsAt least two years' experience as an Electrical (Building Services) Design Engineer.Able to use Amtech and Dialux or Relux.Able to attend site, client and progress meetings.For a confidential chat about this role or to request a detailed job description, please feel free to call me on zero seven five nine five zero seven one three zero three.You can also email me or send me a direct message on LinkedIn.
Richard has been a pleasure to work with. Relaxed, organised, knowledgeable about our industry and always at the end of the phone.
Rob Harris - Operations Director at Elementa Consulting
Stuart focused on the role and delivered on a brief for an Engineer to join with our Building Consultancy where others had tried and failed. I will be using their service again and would recommend the Human Capital Solution partnership approach.
Paul Naish Director of Buildings at GVA
Richard, has provided an excellent opportunity for me to join the Austin Company. He has provided me with support and knowledge through the whole interview process. I look forward to his support in my new role when I require additional staff for the business.
Ben Buckinger CEng MCIBSE MSc BEng (Hons) - Director of Engineering at The Austin Company
We have worked with Richard and Human Capital Solutions for over eight years and have found him very easy to work with and very knowledgeable within the building services market. He has taken the time to understand our business and culture and has placed a number of individuals with us over the years.
Chris Neeves - Managing Director Building Services at MLM