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MEP Project Manager (Design & Construct)

& Excellent Package

MEP Project Manager (Design & Construct) – Pharmaceutical / Laboratories

Hertfordshire - To £75K & good benefits package

Reporting to the Building Services Project Director, you will initially take responsibility as a Design Lead, taking the brief and overseeing the early Design stage confirming a smooth transition into the Construction phase Co-ordinating and Managing the MEP Building Services packages.

You will demonstrate a previous experience in Mechanical (HVAC), Electrical (Building Services) or Public Health (Hot and Cold-Water Services, Medical Gasses, Purified Water, Steam etc) Design, ensuring the project you are responsible for is delivered within budget, on time and meets the Clients requirements.

There is flexibility as to where you work, either office based in Hertfordshire or site based typically twice a week where you will check the progress against the programme, check the quality of the Contractors installations and flag up any design issues to the MEP Design team and the Construction Managers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Processing of change orders
  • Preparing and reviewing job cost reports
  • Submit drawings to necessary authorities for approvals.
  • Co-ordinate all functions of design and engineering departments to ensure timely completion of the project.
  • Resolving any challenges with Clients and Sub-Contractor
  • Ensuring an efficient hand over to the client.

You will ideally be professionally qualified with a Degree in Building Services, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

Demonstrate a minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an Engineering, Design or Construction Environment. Holding a Project Management qualification such as Prince 2, APM or Agile would be advantageous.

An ability to produce a detailed Design, Construction and Commissioning programme.

Previous experience working on complex Life Science or Mission Critical type projects would be beneficial.

list Mechanical Design Engineer

£34999 - £50000 per annum Flexible working WFH 2 days a week

Mechanical Design Engineer - To £50K Flexible working Progression

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you'll initially assist with the design and delivery of a high spec, 100,000 square foot commercial office in London. Once that's done, you'll then get involved in a range of hotel, mixed-use, education and residential projects; which will include both new builds and refurbishment projects.

They allow flexible working times and do support home working and are currently operating a three, two split between working from the office and working from home.

As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you'll use a range of software such as Hevacomp or IES to carry out Duct sizing/pipe sizing/plant sizing/CWS/HWS/Heating and Chilled water calculations and also assisting with thermal modelling. You'll also use your knowledge of AutoCAD or Revit to check the drawings produced by the CAD / Revit team and use Bluebeam to do mark ups.

Supported by a Chartered Mechanical Associate or Principal Mechanical Engineer, you will act as the Lead Mechanical Engineer on projects.

Key elements of this role will involve;

  • Producing calculations, specifications, schedules and approving drawings.
  • Leading client and design team meetings.
  • Producing Stage 2 reports.
  • Developing the detailed design strategy.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports.
  • Agree any variations or additional fees.
  • Overseeing the contractors' installations once the project gets to site.
  • Site witnessing of various Mechanical and Electrical tests.
  • Approving the Practical completion and identifying any snagging issues prior to handover.


  • BSc, BEng, MSc or MEng in Building Services, Energy Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Able to use Hevacomp, IES or TAS.
  • Familiar with centralised heating with biomass boilers, CHP, district heating, natural ventilation and on-site renewables such as GSHP, ASHP or Solar Thermal.
  • Ideally already registered with the Engineering Council as a Chartered Engineer; or at least have the intention of working towards becoming Chartered over the next two years.
  • Familiar with RIBA Stage 2,3 and 4 work packages.
  • Familiar with BREEAM, Nabers, LEED or Well.

Job Ref #3047

Please note, this Mechanical Design Engineer opportunity is with a medium sized, Building Services Consultancy based in London who specialise in the design of Electrical, Mechanical (HVAC) and Public Health Services within the Built Environment.

Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£32000 - £44000 per annum Pension, Life Assurance, CPD

Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer required for a well-established multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy in Hertfordshire. You'll design design highly resilient electrical services on a range of £5M to £75M projects; and enjoy working on these complex projects from feasibility, concept, detail design to handover.


  • Producing concept, preliminary and detailed designs according to the specific project requirements.
  • Produce sketches and details that reflect the design calculations
  • Develop detailed calculations and functional layouts to meet the criteria outlined.
  • Select equipment and materials which will satisfy the design parameters, applicable codes and standards.
  • Carry out various site visits and surveys, attend client meetings, perform traditional office based design functions.
  • Write technical specifications and then attend site during the construction phase in order to review quality and to resolve unforeseen problems during construction phase.
  • Assist with project control, closely monitoring project fee and initial estimated hours versus actual hours. Report back to the Directors on a monthly basis.
  • Assist field staff and subcontractors to ensure compliance with drawings and specifications
  • Remain informed on the latest developments in technology, equipment and materials so that the designs produced integrate the most effective, economical and solution systems available within this heavily controlled and regulated industry.


  • Good understanding of Building Regulations, CIBSE guidelines and British standards.
  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering or Building Services Engineering.
  • Minimum of three years of experience in buildings services.

Senior or Principal Mechanical Design Engineer

£49999 - £65000 per annum

Senior or Principal Mechanical Design Engineer - To £65K Package

If you've been wanting to get experience in "Mission Critical" projects however keep getting rejected as you don't have any "Mission Critical" experience, this job is for you.

This multi-disciplinary design and build contractor has specialised in the design, management, construction and delivery of complex buildings for over 50 years.

Their client base includes most of the major leading pharmaceutical clients such as Pfizer, Astra Zeneca, Novartis, MSD, GlaxoSmithKline, Institute for Cancer Research, Medical Research Council, and a number of the top universities such as Imperial, Cambridge and Oxford. You'll enjoy working on really complex and ground breaking projects, the majority of which will be the first of their kind in the UK.

As a Senior / Principal Mechanical Design you'll be responsible for leading projects, overseeing the work produced by the mechanical team and maintaining relationships with existing clients. Rather than only getting involved at the early design stages, here you will get to see projects through from inception, through design, troubleshooting, commissioning and finally hand-over to the client.

You'll use your previous HVAC design knowledge, project management skills, good coordination skills, and understanding of BIM to ensure projects get built right first time. You'll also get involved in reviewing specifications, equipment schedules, approving costs and estimates and setting the programmes for the specialist consultants to follow.


  • Degree qualified in Mechanical or Building Services Engineering; or similar.
  • Minimum of five years' experience in HVAC Design.
  • Broad range of project experience, including complex refurbishments and new build developments.
  • Able to work in the UK, without the need to be sponsored under a Tier 2 Visa.

If this sounds interesting and you'd like to know more, please do get in touch with me directly.

Job Ref #3042

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