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Mechanical Design Engineer

£38000 - £45000 per annum Package

Job Description

Mechanical Design Engineer £38K to £45K Package

Founded from a desire to deliver holistic, cost effective and innovative projects across the built environment, this specialist Building Services and Sustainability Consultancy has rapidly grown and have just secured the majority of projects they have recently bid for.

As a result, they are now looking for a client facing, Mechanical Building Services Design Engineer who is able to work on a range of complex projects from inception, through to detailed design and handover. In addition to HVAC Design you will also have the opportunity of assisting with passive design, Energy strategies and above ground drainage ensuring you develop a true understanding of how a building goes together and how MEP services integrate with other disciplines.

Based in their stunning and spacious London Studio offering waterfront views and lots of natural light and ventilation. The studio is in the heart of London, in a vibrant location close to major transport links, parks and an International shopping centre. You will get involved in a number of exciting projects including a £50 million mixed use development, £14M Hotel project (Refurbishment), £15 million luxury residential project (New build) and a range of smaller commercial, listed and education projects.

They are a consultancy of circa. 20 employees and they work on broad range of projects. You will get to work directly with Architects on RIBA stages 1 & 2 and on alongside contractors for RIBA stages 3 & 4

Reporting to the Associate Director, a chartered engineer who has been with the company for over ten years, she will support you in being responsible for leading projects, producing calculations, specifications and reports and attending client and design team meetings. Although this is a hands-on design role you will have access to a team of three Intermediate Mechanical Engineers to assist you with calculations, IES modelling and Revit ensuring your time is utilised effectively and that you are not having to work overtime.

This is genuinely a great opportunity to join a stable, friendly and flexible consultancy that has a great culture, a healthy work / life balance and offers extensive autonomy. They champion diversity and inclusion and have a 60:40 male to female gender split.


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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

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Building Physics Engineer - To £45K 9-day fortnight Annual salary increase

As 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.


  • Good 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.

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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 responsibilities
  • Provide 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.