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Sustainability Engineer (Building Physics) - To £45K 9-day fortnight Having recently won the CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services) "Building Performance Consultancy of the Year" award, this global Sustainability Consultancy is continuing to expand all four, of their dedicated Energy and Sustainability teams.Reporting to an Associate you'll enjoy a diverse role involving Building Physics (Building Performance Engineering) day light and sun light modelling, overheating studies, adaptive thermal comfort studies, wind and micro climate analysis, indoor air quality studies, natural ventilation modelling and also predicting the operational energy and carbon over a building's lifespan.You'll use of both off the shelf building simulation software such as IES ( IESVe and IES ApacheHVAC), Rhino and Grasshopper ( Ladybug, Honeybee, Butterfly etc.) and also Revit; and also program you own scripts or codes in other packages such as Python to help automate or improve the modelling process.On a daily basis you'll interact with the three other Energy and Sustainability teams and develop a good overall awareness of topics such as Life Cycle Analysis, Whole-Life Carbon, low energy strategies, Low master planning, environmental engineering, energy efficiency assessments, LZC technologies, BREEAM, LEED and Nabers, air source, and ground source heat pumps, natural ventilation, heat recovery, biomass boilers, district heating systems and PV's.You'll get to work on a diverse range of projects, everything from one off competition bids with signature architects, to dedicated funded R&D projects, to masterplans, hotels and resorts and zero energy schools or places of worship.For more information, please feel free to send me a private message of phone me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one , three zero three and quote Job Opportunity #3202
Building Physics Engineer - To £45K 9-day fortnight Annual salary increaseAs a Building Physics Engineer, you'll use your passion and knowledge in Architectural and Environmental Engineering to help model a blend of NZC buildings all around the world.In return you'll receive 25 days annual leave, get paid to have every second Friday off (as they operate a 9-day fortnight) and enjoy a hybrid working week of two days from the office.You'll enjoy a diverse role as you undertake urban modelling, microclimate and energy studies, environmental data analysis and conduct R&D into new or emerging technologies and modern methods of construction.Working closely with the Building Performance Engineers and Sustainability Consultants, you'll use IES to model and improve the energy performance of both new buildings and existing buildings too.Where possible, you'll promote the use of natural ventilation or passive methods; and help integrate the most suitable range of renewable technologies into these developments.You'll also work closely with the inhouse team of MEP (Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health) Design Engineers and help the Mechanical Engineers optimise the most suitable cooling and ventilation strategies.Working to Nabers, WELL or BREEAM standards you'll help model buildings that minimise energy and carbon; and are fit for purpose.You'll enjoy consulting directly with architects and clients through all RIBA Stages 2 - 7 of a project and carry out POE's to ensure that completed projects, perform in use as they were intended to during the early design stages. You'll also benefit from working on a range of UK and international projects; and get to really influence the sustainability elements on projects, and enjoy working in a close knit, social and friendly team.RequirementsGood modelling skills using IESVe (Or IES Apache HVAC), TAS or Design Builder.Good awareness of Embodied Carbon and LCA.Keen interest in topics such as Sustainable design, building services, digital twins, parametric modelling, and architectural and environmental engineering.
Assistant Engineering Manager - Client Side - to £45k Package ( c.20% Bonus/12% Pension)Human Capital Solutions is working on a unique opportunity in the market to source an Assistant Engineering Manager to join an Engineering Services team within a leading global Property Consultancy.You will begin your management journey on the Kings Cross estate as an Assistant Engineering Manager covering 2 state of the art commercial buildings, each solely occupied by a blue-chip client. There will also be the opportunity to get exposure to work on the other buildings in the estate on an ad hoc basis.The previous Assistant Engineering Manager has just been promoted to Engineering Manager after joining the business just 18 months ago. This role will follow a similar path, you would be joining at Assistant level and be given the training and support to progress to manager within 18 months (salary at Engineering Manager level circa. £60k)You will be predominately managing the supply chain and the performance of the M&E and additional specialist contractors. Working with the Engineering Manager you will attend the monthly performance meetings with contractors and service providers, ensure technical compliance guidelines are being met, trouble shooting and assisting the FM/Property Management team in looking after the occupiers.The role will be based (although there is flexible to work from home) at Kings Cross multi-arts venue in the heart of London, this environmentally focused building was named the UKs 'Best of the Best'. Opening in 2008 the award-winning event space has been designed as a major arts venue and creative hub. With sections for music, visual arts and a seven floor Grade A office complex.In addition to being an iconic mixed-use building, with a range of bars, dining areas and waterfront restaurant, it has been planned and designed as an environmentally sustainable development from the start. Ultimately a fantastic steppingstone for someone with technical engineering management experience to move Client Side.What you'll be doing:Contract Management. Organise and attend Monthly meetings with associated service partners. Attend site during shutdowns and essential works as necessary. Attend site as necessary in the event of any emergency work or call out.Assist the Engineering Manager in maintaining Compliance with all current legislation and recommended standards.Verify service partners Risk Assessments are up to date and appropriate to building and maintenance tasks.Bring to the attention of the building management team items that are due for test inspection and agree timetable of actions responsibilitiesProvide day-to-day technical and operational support to Property Managers and Tenants.Liaise with Building Management and tenants regarding operational and technical matters such as plant shutdowns and work impacting on tenants' operation.Support the Engineering Manager in reviewing Tenant License Applications. Review and comment on drawings, collate replies from submittals and questions raised on specification and reports submitted by the Tenants and advise the Landlord accordingly of any impact on base build operations or any technical or lease concerns. Liaise with tenant consultants on any technical or operational revisions.Monitor tenant fit-out work and liaise as necessary to ensure that work complies with the approved License for Alteration and reduces impact to other occupiers through noise, access, deliveries etc. Carry out random inspection of fit-out works for safety and compliance issues and report, liaise on findings as necessary.Undertake regular audits of maintenance programme. Review call out sheets and investigate as necessary. Review CAFM PPM sheets / reports and investigate as necessary. Carry out random inspections of PPM / reactive works completed and in progress.Preparation and Management of engineering service charge budgets, to include procurement as per clients' policies.To develop, implement and manage Environmental and Energy Conservation Programmes, (working with others where necessary) ensuring optimum usage of energy.Analysis and management of all engineering data/reports, ensuring that appropriate action/follow up is achieved.Management and development of the CAFM planned maintenance system, ensuring information, plant history, drawings and technical information is accurate and up to date.Review and maintain the base building asset register.Prepare contract documentation to include: - Tender Documents, agreements and specifications. In conjunction with Engineering Manager / Senior Engineering Manager / Client Director, manage tendering procedures.To ensure that the Client Director, Head of Technical Services, Engineering Manager, and Property Management are regularly appraised of any new developments or issues of a problematic nature.To ensure that the Client Director, Head of Technical Services, Engineering Manager, and Property Management are regularly appraised of any new developments or issues of a problematic nature.Report on any emergency incident that occurs.To liaise with the Engineering Manager, Property Manager and Security Contractor to ensure that the Property's Electronic Security Systems are fully operational and maintained as per the Manufacturer's guidance and current best practice.We are looking for an individual who takes a huge amount of pride in in their role and can demonstrate a relevant experience in a similar role and someone that operates with a sense of pride and passion and integrity.
Associate Director Building Services Engineer - Birmingham - Salary to £65K PackageA chance to join the Senior Management team of the worlds leading commercial property consultancy. They are a growing and visionary organisation, comprised of the best and brightest professionals.Client Side OpportunitySalary up to £65kCar AllowanceBonus (circa. 10% of salary)Private Medical CoverPension (up to 15% of salary - matched contribution)28 days Annual LeaveState of the art working environmentFlexibility to work from homeWith one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry, this respected Consultancy offer are recognised leader in employee engagement they have always considered their employees to be their greatest assets.Due to growth, they are now looking for an Associate Director for their Birmingham office.We are looking for an experienced, Associate Director level, Building Services Engineer ideally with TDD skills and an understanding of design (not essential).You will be responsible for:Due Diligence, Condition Surveys, Performance Specifications, Plant Replacement projects, Maintenance Strategies, Life Cycle Costing, and Development Monitoring.Building and maintaining a deep understanding of existing and target clients.Working effectively with and supports other team members and departments to achieve seamless client service.Contributing to resource planning and management discussions in own area.Planning, prioritising and resourcing own work effectively to meet client needs and budgets.They passionately believe people are their foundation upon which their success is built. They understand that a career is about more than just hard work. It's about achievement, rewards, job satisfaction and work/life balance.Please get in touch for more details.
Building Services Engineer - Birmingham - Salary to £50K PackageGreat people, ongoing training and progression.Client Side Career OpportunitySalary up to £50kCar AllowanceBonus (circa. 10% of salary)Private Medical CoverPension (up to 15% of salary - matched contribution)28 days Annual LeaveState of the art working environmentFlexibility to work from homeWith one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry, this respected Consultancy offer are recognised leader in employee engagement they have always considered their employees to be their greatest assets.Due to growth, they are now looking for a Building Services Engineer for their Birmingham office.We are looking for an experienced Senior Engineer (Building Services) ideally with TDD skills and an understanding of design (not essential).You will be responsible for:Due Diligence, Condition Surveys, Performance Specifications, Plant Replacement projects, Maintenance Strategies, Life Cycle Costing, and Development Monitoring.Building and maintaining a deep understanding of existing and target clients.Working effectively with and supports other team members and departments to achieve seamless client service.Contributing to resource planning and management discussions in own area.Planning, prioritising and resourcing own work effectively to meet client needs and budgets.They are a growing and visionary organisation, comprised of the best and brightest professionals.They passionately believe people are their foundation upon which their success is built. They understand that a career is about more than just hard work. It's about achievement, rewards, job satisfaction and work/life balance.Please get in touch for more details.
Energy Engineer / Energy Analyst - To £45K Package Imagine being able to personally contribute towards helping address our climate emergency; whilst also never having to worry about where your next project comes from?As the worlds leading Commercial Real Estate Consultancy, this fortune 500 firm helps the majority of the FTSE 250 firms reduce their energy and embodied carbon; and provide expert advice across five key vertical markets.Working closely with their head of NZC Design and also alongside a team of motivated, friendly and supportive Energy Engineers and Energy Auditors; you will get involved in;Carrying out onsite energy audits across a range of complex buildings, across London and the South East.Analysing current energy and carbon use.Producing technical reports outlining the current state of the MEP and Plant and equipment.Work with clients to help educate them regarding what is needed to develop net zero carbon strategies.Utilise their propriety in-house building optimisation software and provide complete energy saving calculations.Monitor buildings energy use and trends.Provide remote analytical support to resolve higher than expected energy use.Analyse occupancy levels, peak demand times etc and ensure BMS systems are configured correctly.Provide input into fee proposals by providing an estimate of how many hours will be required.Maintain a professional register of CPD, with the aim of ensuring you stay up to date.Attend seminars or webinars on topics such as Nabers, WELL, Passivhaus, Decarbonisation, the Circular Economy and Operational Energy.As a commercial real estate advisor, they cover absolutely every aspect of commercial property ownership, operation, and investment. Virtually all their work is secured internally by recommendation which means that your knowledge of the whole industry will also improve; and it also means that you will never have to worry about where your next project is coming from.However, they don't like people working overtime as they appreciate the importance of a work / life balance; and also provide one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry; including27 days leaveFree onsite Spin Studio5% employer pension3 x Life Assurance and Private Healthcare.Interest free season ticket loan or cycle to work schemeSecure cycle storage facility (and showers / lockers)Ongoing CPD including access to LinkedIn learning access, Harvard business school online courses and their inhouse learning platform for you to use as you like.Global knowledge sharing initiatives with lots of opportunities to meet and connect with colleagues across continents.Annual bonus (Typically between 7.5% to 10%).Company Car or Car / Travel allowance35-hour working week.Option of working from home up to three days a week.Opportunity to join the Junior BoardAccess to the Energy and Sustainability Network - where people meet and share ideas, both personal and professional to stay and live "Green" - Recent topics are Electric Cars, Net Zero Carbon, Vegan, PV, and Heat Pumps.Access a wide range of networks such as Family, Pride, Faith, Diversity NetworksWeekly monthly social and team building activities
Senior Electrical Engineer to £60k PackageTired of being overlooked for a promotion?Due to the promotion of their current Senior/Principal engineer (who started off as a Graduate) to Associate level, we have an opportunity for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer.As Europe's leading architecture and engineering consultancy they employ over 10,000 employees across 14 countries and provide expertise across Buildings, Infrastructure, Architecture and Environmental Engineering.With access to a network of over 200 MEP Engineers across the UK, there is no end of support and mentoring available for you to develop your skills and knowledge and progress your career.You'll experience an inclusive, friendly, and flexible working environment where you will be encouraged to grow and develop.There is a clear path to Associate level and, as they are planning continued growth, you could see yourself stepping up into this role in as little as two years.The London office has around 20 MEP engineers working on a wide variety of small and large schemes including Residential, a mixture of new build and Refurbishment projects and Commercial, which includes new build and CAT A and CAT B offices. Outside of this they have recently worked on Science and Research projects, a 10-year framework with the British Antarctic Survey, and a refurbishment of a Grade II listed building for Hammersmith and Fulham Town HallIn addition to creating designs, you will get to manage and deliver your own projects, take control of resources, and deal directly with clients.You'll benefit from a hybrid working scheme that allows you to work 2 or 3 days from the office and the remainder of the week from home.Package 4 x Life AssurancePrivate Medical InsuranceIncome Protection5% PensionDiscretionary annual bonusInterest free season ticket loanCycle to work scheme25 days leave as standard.Laptop and Mobile phoneOption of working from home three days a week.If this sounds interesting, please call me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three or send me a private message via LinkedIn.
Junior Electrical Engineer - To £35K CIBSE Approved Training Get Paid to have every second Friday off Quick Progression. This Building Services Consultancy appreciates the importance of a work life balance and offer a nine-day fortnight, so you'll also be able to take every second Friday off, and still get paid.As an employee focussed business, they are great at attracting, developing, and retaining their employees and believe that "your health is your wealth." As a Junior Electrical Design Engineer, you'll support the senior or principal engineers with the design of a range of projects including colleges, science and research facilities, listed buildings, leisure centres and universities. You'll also have access to a network of over 100 MEP Design and Sustainability Engineers, which will ensure you are always supported and have someone to ask for help when you need it.You'll use a variety of industry software such as Amtech, AutoCAD or Revit MEP to help design the electrical building services within buildings. As you develop, you'll start taking on more responsibilities such as producing technical reports, specifications and schedules and start attending design team, client, or progress meetings.You'll also benefit from their CIBSE Approved, Training and Development Scheme as they will support you in becoming a Chartered Engineer, ensuring you develop into a technically competent and commercially aware, Building Services Engineer.In return they offer. 12% Pension25 days leaveFlexible working hours and a hybrid working policy9-day fortnight (you still get paid to have every second Friday off)CIBSE Approved, Training and Development Program.Payment of 2 x Professional MembershipsLife AssuranceA supportive and friendly culture; that will allow you to flourishRequirements HND or Degree qualified with at least one years' experience in design.Previous experience working in the building services industry (for an engineering consultancy, property consultancy or a contractor)Willing to work in their central Norwich office, three to four days a week. To apply, please feel free to apply via our own website or phone Richard on Zero Seven Five Nine Five, Zero Seven One, Three Zero Three.Please note; all applications or enquiries will receive a response.
Junior Mechanical (HVAC) Design Engineer - To £35K CIBSE Approved Training Day Release Get Paid to have every second Friday off. This Sustainability led, Building Services Consultancy has a reputation for attracting, developing, and retaining their employees and offer a CIBSE Approved, Training and Development Scheme. They will support you in becoming a Chartered Engineer and ensure that you develop into a technically competent and commercially, and sustainability aware Building Services Engineer.They are also happy to pay for you to compete your degree and do offer the option of day release and ongoing training and CPD. You'll also have access to a network of over 100 MEP Design and Sustainability Engineers, which will ensure you are always supported and have someone to ask for help when you need it.They also appreciate the importance of a work life balance and do offer a nine-day fortnight, so you'll also be able to take every second Friday off, and still get paid.As a Junior Mechanical Design Engineer, you'll support the senior or principal engineers with the design of a range of projects including colleges, science and research facilities, listed buildings, leisure centres and universities.You'll use a variety of industry software such as IESVe, Hevacomp, AutoCAD or Revit to help calculate heat losses or heat gains, carry out duct sizing and pipe sizing, produce technical drawings showing the location of HVAC services within a building, calculate cooling and heating loads, design of hot and cold-water services and above ground drainage and assist with dynamic thermal modelling.As you develop, you'll start taking on more responsibilities such as producing technical reports, specifications and schedules and start attending design team, client, or progress meetings.In return they offer.12% Pension25 days leaveFlexible working hours and a hybrid working policy9-day fortnight (you still get paid to have every second Friday off)CIBSE Approved, Training and Development Program.Payment of 2 x Professional MembershipsLife AssuranceA supportive and friendly culture; that will allow you to flourishRequirements HND or Degree qualified with at least one years' experience in design.Previous experience working in the building services industry (for an engineering consultancy, property consultancy or a contractor)Willing to work in their central Norwich office, three to four days a week. To apply, please feel free to apply via our own website or phone Richard on Zero Seven Five Nine Five, Zero Seven One, Three Zero Three.Please note; all applications or enquiries will receive a response.
Senior Sustainability Engineer ( R&D and Sustainability Consulting) £50 to £60KAs a recognised global leader in classical architecture, this medium sized Architectural practice are looking for a Senior Sustainability Engineer / Senior Sustainability Consultant for their London studio.As a Senior Sustainability Engineer / Consultant you'll establish a new R&D focussed, Sustainability team in their London studio. You'll be responsible for undertaking R&D activities in sustainability, new technology, materials, modern methods of construction and building performance engineering; and then help integrate these aspects into classical and traditional buildings.You'll use your knowledge of holistic design principals, energy efficient buildings, and embodied carbon to help educate the rest of the practice on upcoming trends, changes to legislation and help future proof their buildings.As a Senior Sustainability Engineer / Senior Sustainability Consultant you'll be to go to person for colleagues and clients on topics such as Life Cycle Analysis, Operation Carbon, Natural Ventilation, Renewables, Sustainable Design, Phase change materials, Emerging technologies and automation.As our first dedicated R&D focussed, Senior Sustainability Consultant you'll be instrumental in developing this offering; and of course, also instrumental in developing a team around you.You'll drive their thought leadership in low and zero carbon building design and help our clients establish energy efficient solutions to across both traditional / classical architecture and also urban design / new build developments.You'll carry out post-occupancy studies to check and qualify how the building is operating in use (from an energy and carbon perspective) compared to the original IES model.RequirementsDegree qualified in a suitable field such as Architectural and Environmental Engineering, Building Services, Energy, Renewable Energy, Environmental or Mechanical EngineeringDetailed understanding embodied carbon and energy efficient retrofit options.Previous experience implementing energy and carbon savings within existing buildings.Comfortable presenting to clients and colleagues.Good appreciation of Passivhaus, BREEAM, Well and Nabers building rating methodologies.Able to discuss the importance of thermal performance, daylight/sunlight, natural ventilation, embodied carbon and onsite renewable to clients.Be able to develop their "sustainability offering" within the practice and help upskill their knowledge across energy, sustainability, building physics and embodied carbon. Ref #3190
"I have known Paul for over 25 years having initially spoken with him when I was looking to secure my first position within Building Services Engineering. Paul offered me a role which I accepted and has enabled me to develop a vast career within Building Services. We have continued to remain in contact and Paul has successfully recruited key staff for Cura Energy who have remained with me for over 10 years."
Carly Higglesden – Managing Director
“The talent sourced by Human Capital Solutions has added a significant commercial advantage to my business unit at Savills and has enabled us to start and scale a number of strategic revenue streams. Their passive head hunt approach, their understanding of our market, our organisation and their ability to match our very specific requirements to exceptional candidates, sets them apart from any other recruitment organisations I have dealt with.”
Jarrod Griffiths - Head of Engineering & Design Consultancy
"I have known Paul since the 1990's when he secured me employment at Michael J Lonsdale in 1994. We have remained in contact and Paul has continued to support our company by providing me with Mechanical and Electrical Estimators over the last twenty years. Paul has an excellent understanding of my requirements and I am confident that whoever he puts forward will meet my brief and our company ethos. I am confident that Paul will continue to supply me with quality staff in the future and look forward to continuing our successful association.”
Mark Heath – Group Director, Michael J Lonsdale Limited
"Human Capital Solutions have recruited over 70% of our Engineering Services business unit. In a challenging and competitive market the level of professionalism, honesty and the A grade talent presented has always impressed us. The individuals we have recruited have added a significant commercial advantage to our business unit. I have real confidence in Human Capital Solutions ability to represent CBRE"
Zahir Bocas – Senior Director, CBRE
"I spoke with Paul Bartlett at Human Capital Solutions when I was looking to appoint a Project Manager. Paul took a very detailed brief and delivered details on Michael Reilly who we met with and subsequently offered a position to. Paul has gained a very good understanding of Callisia, recognising our needs and always keeping me informed with capable and suitable individuals.
I contacted Paul again when we were looking to recruit another Project Manager, he presented a short list of extremely skilled individuals who we met with and another offer of employment was accepted. I am extremely happy to use Paul for any recruitment and confident that he can represent Callisia in our search for staff."
Mike Taverner – Managing Director, Callisia Limited
"Paul Bartlett at Human Capital Solutions has personally recruited for me for over 25 years. Staff range from M&E Project Engineers, Managers, Estimators and Quantity Surveyors. Paul understands what I need and has always presented quality individuals. I am extremely assured in Paul’s ability to represent Grant Walker Engineering moving forward."
Danny Leonard – Managing Director, Grant Walker Engineering
Richard has been a pleasure to work with during my time at Elementa. Relaxed, organised, knowledgeable about our industry and always at the end of the phone.
Rob Harris - Operations Director at Elementa Consulting
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
MLM 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