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Mechanical Estimator (Building Services) - London (City) - £65 - 75k

To £75k, Penson, 25 Days Holiday

Looking for full autonomy with the support of flexible working?

This opportunity for a Mechanical Estimator offers just that and more!

Working from an office in The City, close to Moorgate and Liverpool Street, you will have the option not to be in the office 5 days a week.

The business was established by individuals who have previously worked together, bringing over 40 years of industry experience to the table. They established themselves within a rapid period achieving structured growth both in turnover and with the addition of new Clients.

Existing Clients return, offering repeat work where some prices are negotiated. Tenders typically range from £250k - £10m, the sweet spot is circa. £3-4m. Working alongside various established Tier 1 Main Contractors, sectors include Residential, Commercial, Hotels, Mission Critical and Healthcare.

You will take full responsibility for all aspects of the tender from initial enquiry to submittal.

You will attend pre, mid and post tender meetings. This role will suit an aspiring Mechanical Estimator who may be restricted in their current role and keen to step up where career progression will be encouraged.

Salary circa. £65/75k, 25 Days Holiday & Pension

list Sustainability Consultant

£28500 - £41500 per annum Lots of autonomy yet lots of support & CPD

Sustainability Engineer £30 to £40K - London

Do you know the difference between Neighbours and Nabers?

The former is a well-known Aussie TV show and the later measures the energy efficiency, water usage, waste management and indoor environment quality of a building and its environmental impact.

Anyway, if you're familiar with One Click LCA, have a genuine passion in helping to create low or zero carbon buildings and have experience in Daylight modelling (using IES); you're going to love working here.

Working closely with the Director of Sustainable design and Environmental Engineering you'll enjoy a fast-paced role. You'll advise clients, developers and investors on Buildings Life-Cycle Assessments, Embodied Carbon, Operational Carbon and help champion Low or Zero Carbon design and see projects from concept to POE's.

Rather than being a small cog in a big wheel, you'll be a big small in a small wheel as this hugely successful start-up is all about becoming better and bigger, not just bigger.

You'll use your holistic understanding of buildings, master planning, building physics and environmental assessments methods (BREEAM, Well, SKA, Greenstar or Nabers) and work closely with the M&E Design Engineers to help design and deliver exemplary buildings.

With a diverse portfolio of projects such as mixed-use, regeneration and major commercial projects ranging from £20 - £100M you will be involved in providing sustainable design solutions at the master planning, pre- planning and concept design stages.


  • Must have LCA (Life cycle Analysis / Life Cycle Assessment) experience in estimating embodied carbon.
  • Good awareness of environmental design and sustainability strategies.
  • Good awareness of BREEAM, LEED and WELL, ideally be a BREEAM New Construction 2018 or 2014 Assessor.
  • Experience in producing Daylight modelling using IES and experience producing lighting reports for daylighting.
  • Able to use One Click LCA.


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.

MEP Project Manager

£60/65k, Car Allowance, Penson, Healthcare, Bonus

The world is changing!! Our Client is responding!!

If you are an M&E Project Manager looking to escape Sub-Contracting , come to the “other side” I want to hear from you!

An opportunity has been created for a client-facing MEP Project Manager with a strong Building Services background working with a Financial Services Client for a major refurbishment project in London. They have an existing in-house team of Architects and Building Services Engineers who design and implement new build and refurbishment projects which can range extensively in scale.

You will have the flexibility of working between the Client office (site) and home. It is envisaged that the role will become more site-based during construction. It will be advantageous to you to have the capacity to work from home safely and in compliance with the DSE regulations.

You be able to demonstrate experience in managing construction (with an MEP focus) of live, listed buildings (Grade I or II). Have experience in a client facing role providing project management services (in particular strategic, front-end planning). Administering the JCT suite of contracts either as the Employer's Agent (JCT D&B) or Contract Administrator (JCT SBC).

Show a complete track record of delivering projects during all lifecycle phases using best practice project management standards with awareness or appreciation of construction management & methodologies (i.e. phasing and sequencing of construction activities as well as enabling works required to mitigate issues surrounding noisy and dusty works in an occupied building)

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Act as Agent to the Client in all construction project management activity. Projects are typically defined as works exceeding £50k in value for the purposes of this contract and range in value from £50k to £8m.
  • Advise on the recommended procurement route and project schedule as required
  • Responsible for the fit-out / construction schedule (using Microsoft Project) incorporating phasing and sequencing of works and details on staff transition/relocation plan.
  • Liaise with and co-ordinate the design and construction team and manage the overall Design, Construction and completion of the Project.
  • Acquire from the consultants, Main Contractor, Trade Contractors and others all documents, drawings, maps, models, photographs and other records necessary for the proper performance of the Project Management Services. 
  • Provide information emanating from the Client and its advisers to the consultants and to the Main Contractor from time to time to enable them to carry out their respective duties.
  • Maintain schedules of progress and review meetings and keep Client informed of same, attend all meetings called by the Client in relation to the Project. 
  • Provide such assistance as the Client may reasonably require in pursuing each remedy that it may have against any Main Contractor, Trade Contractor or his consultants.
  • Advise the Client of any material breach, of which the Project Manager becomes aware, by any of the consultants of any of their respective obligations in relation to the Project.
  • Ensure that that all projects comply with CDM 2015, and that all legislation and regulations have been adhered to.
  • Arrange for all necessary investigations of the Site to be carried out (including, but not limited to, line and level survey, rights of light, party walls.).

Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on the following:

  • Review and approve RAMS / liaise with the Front of House team to send out comms prior to any works being carried out.
  • Coordinate and align resources with FM and security team prior to any works being carried out.
  • Work closely with Cost Consultants to manage cost, address any commercial issues, and monitor project progress & cash flow.
  • Work closely with MEP Consultants to manage project scope and resolve any technical issues.
  • Work closely with internal Procurement team to appoint consultants and contractors, and procure client direct materials/items, etc.
  • Periodic reporting to Project Sponsor (Head of Projects).

Mechanical Project Manager (Small-Works)

£70-80k / £375-400 Day Rate

Mechanical Project Manager (Small-Works)


£70/80k / £400 Day rate

This opportunity offers full autonomy and great flexibility as you will have the entire work / life balance by splitting your week between Office / Site and home. You can be paid PAYE or a Day Rate through a Limited Company.

Reporting to the Managing Director, you will take complete ownership of all aspects of the Project from Pre-Construction, through Build to Delivery / Handover to the Client.

You will be able to demonstrate a stable employment history showing examples of this stages where you have delivered Mechanical Building Services Projects typically ranging from £50k - £2m.

This role has been created as a result of the business securing contracts, so it is an excellent time to join this company and moving forward play an integral part of their growth and success.

This role is immediate so please call me to be considered.


list Senior Mechanical Engineer

£39000 - £55000 per annum 36 hours a week every 2nd Friday off

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - £38 to £55K (Depending on experience and abilities)

Having just secured a number of new projects across London, Japan, Cuba and Saudi Arabia, this global MEP Design Consultancy can offer you job security, a great culture and a one of the best work life balances in the industry.

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you'll get stuck straight into a range of low and zero carbon developments including resorts, hotels, master-plans and high-end residential projects all across the globe.

You'll be required to attend their studio two days a week, which is a large, open plan and light filled studio where innovation and creativity thrive and information is shared freely across all teams.

You will also enjoy working in a social environment, where each team has their own large social budget and get together on a monthly basis, ensuring that you will enjoy coming to work and make lasting friendships.

What they offer
1. 36-hour week with every second Friday off.
2. 5% Pension.
3. Flexible working hours.
4. A structured Training and Development program, mirrored from the CIBSE program.
5. Annual trip away, paid for by the company.
6. Regular social activities.

Who you are;
With at least five years' experience you're able to lead projects holistically rather than just from a single discipline perspective. You enjoy working with architects from the early design and love seeing a project through from an initial hand sketch, through design and a detailed BIM model and finally through to post occupancy.

Electrical Project Engineer / Manager / TSM

To £70k & Excellent Benefits Package

Electrical Project Engineer / Manager / TSM - Essex / London

Can you see yourself responsible for all the Electrical aspects in a prestigious house in London valued in excess of £60m where one of the floors has an artist designing a 3D concrete rainforest on one of the walls costing circa. £1m?

Or providing the Electrical services for a well-recognised London Restaurateur where the setting is a Greek theme?

These will be your initial projects where you will take responsibility for managing the Design, Procurement, Installation and Commissioning where you will work alongside and be fully supported by a Mechanical TSM.

This Client has excelled within their space since their inception over 25 years ago where two colleagues established the business that has become a leader within specialist woodcraft producing high end innovative Joinery predominately within Luxury Residential, Hotels & Restaurants.

There was a demand to incorporate M&E Services, these are normally 10-15% of the project value. Typical M&E values range from £200k – 2m.

With over 100 staff, a turnover exceeding £40m, named as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer and having a project open by HM The Queen where they were responsible for the entire joinery fit out, they have become a business where people want to work.

Why would you want to work with them?

They made no pay cuts or any redundancies during the pandemic, they have continued to deliver high profile projects including this year their largest Residential development in London.

Staff retention is highly acknowledged and is much lower than the industry average, many of their staff have been with them for over 20 years

Offering an excellent work / life balance your typical week will comprise of working from home, office (Essex) or on site, typically in London. Ideally you will be Essex based for ease of working in the office close to Brentwood.


The rewards include:

·        A generous basic salary

·        25 Days Annual Holiday

·        Pension

·        Healthcare

·        Travel expenses to and from site

Senior / Lead Mechanical Estimator - London


Senior / Lead Mechanical Estimator – London (City)

Proud to be retained by a Director I have recruited for, for over 25 years to recruit a Mechanical Estimator for the London office.


Offering full autonomy where you will have daily access and a good working relationship with passionate owners of a extremely stable and progressive M&E Contractor who will support your every move. They are always in the news for the right reasons!

As a Mechanical Estimator you should be ambitious, hardworking and keen to develop your career to achieve Lead Estimator / Estimating Manager. status.

You will take responsibility for all aspects of a tender from enquiry to submittal. Projects could be a Pipework Package through to a complete Mechanical scheme ranging from £1-10m typically within Commercial, Residential, Mixed-Use and Healthcare schemes.

This role will suit an aspiring Estimator looking to step up or a seasoned Estimator who can demonstrate leadership whose next role is Estimating Manager.



Privately owned Building Services Contractor based near Liverpool Street, EC2 where the Directors and Owners are extremely hands on ensuring their visibility to staff. Offering a wealth of experience delivering high profile and innovative Projects across all work sectors in a vibrant and flexible working environment where all staff are treated as integral parts of the business. No glass ceiling is set as individuals are fully supported and encouraged to further their careers.

For a discreet conversation, call me and we can catch up over a coffee.

If you are looking for stability, the opportunity to work autonomously, career focussed this role ticks all the boxes.

Assistant M&E Estimators


Assistant Mechanical and Electrical Estimators - Suffolk
Feeling undervalued, not getting the support and career development you desire?
Want to join a practice where you are strongly encouraged to succeed?

Working alongside the Head of Estimating for a turnkey M&E Contractor based near Newmarket in Suffolk, you will be fully supported by Senior Estimators in the preparation and submittal of tenders typically ranging from £200k - £10m. In-house training and external courses will also be offered.

The business has been particularly successful in securing many new projects in 2021 and have an extremely healthy pipeline of enquires and secured work moving forward.
You will live within North Essex, Cambridgeshire and be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the Estimating including determining material and labour costs (as well as overheads), preparing and submitting project bids.
Duties will include:
·        Identifying and building up cost estimates by analysing the materials and labour needed to complete projects.
·        Liaising and communicating effectively with customers, suppliers and sub-contractors.
·        Reviewing residential, industrial and commercial building plans in order to determine the Mechanical or Electrical needs of a project.
·        Reviewing supplier prices in order to determine how much each individual element costs and then negotiating to establish the best prices.
·        Ability to analyse and assess multiple data points, including drawings, material costs and timelines to deliver an accurate estimate on time and within budget.
·        High analytical and mathematical skills which requires an estimator to ensure that their calculations are accurate and correct to keep jobs profitable.
·        Determining the potential profitability of projects to assist management in making sound bidding decisions.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£43000 - £55000 per annum Probably the best benefits package around

Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £55K

Want the very best?

This building services consultancy understands that in order to attract the best talent; they need to provide the best of everything.

That's why they offer up to 38 days leave, a CIBSE Approved training and development program, flexible working hours, the option of a 9 day fortnight, a cycle to work scheme, an annual bonus, 8% pension as standard, childcare vouchers, ongoing technical and non-technical CPD.

And it's not just their benefits that are great, their projects win CIBSE and RIBA awards and their Directors remain personally interested in the health and well-being of every employee.

Rather than getting bogged down filling in spread sheets and trying to account for every 15 minutes, you'll be trusted to just get on with what you do best. Ie working with architects and clients and then designing, planning, managing and delivering exemplary buildings that use the most suitable range of renewable energy options.

For a confidential chat about their team structure, current projects, culture and plan for 2021 please get in touch with me on 07505 071 303.

Ref #5972

Principal Mechanical Engineer

£55000 - £70000 per annum 25 days leave, pension, job security

Principal Mechanical Engineer - To £70K Package - London

I'm looking for a Principal Mechanical Design Engineer with previous experience designing, managing and delivering data centres for a global, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy. With a confirmed pipeline of 12 months of work already secured, you'll feel relieved that your job is secure and that you're working in an industry sector that will continue to boom for many years ahead.

Rather than being constrained by architects, you'll set the scope and direction of projects and will enjoy working on state-of-the-art projects, where typically up to 80% of the overall project budget is dedicated to just the M&E services.

You'll working in true partnership with some of the worlds leading data centre providers, technology firms and financial institutions and see projects through from feasibility to construction as you design and deliver data centre projects across the EMEA and APAC regions.

Their structured training and development program will ensure you continue to develop both technically and professionally and you'll also benefit from their extensive employee benefits package.


  • Degree qualified in Building Services or mechanical engineering.
  • Previous data centre design experience, gained with a consultancy or contractor.
  • Able to work in the UK without the need to be sponsored. Ie the client will not provide assistance with a Tier 2 Visa.

Public Health Design Engineer

£39000 - £45000 per annum UK & global projects autonomy security

Public Health Engineer - To £45K Package

Reporting to an experienced Public Health Associate who has over 20 years' experience, you'll assist with the design of above ground drainage services such as hot and cold water, sanitation, rainwater harvesting systems, solar hot water, grey water recycling and wet and dry risers.

Based in their modern, open plan and spacious office based near Covent Garden, you'll collaborate closely with the other 80 Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineers on a blend of high value and complex UK, and international projects.

You'll develop a good appreciation of other building services such as HVAC and Sustainable Design, legionella, CIBSE stanbdards, Part G, British Standards and Revit MEP.

Key Tasks

  • Produce calculations, schematics, drawings, diagrams and specifications relating to Public Health services (Above ground, ie within the building).
  • Attend site and client meetings.
  • Ensure your calculations and drawings adhere to British standards and best practices.
  • Attend regular CPD's to ensure you continue to develop as a PH Design Engineer.


  • Degree or HND qualified in Building Services, Public Health Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Ideally at least three or more years' experience in a similar role.
  • Able to use Revit or AutoCAD to amend drawings.
  • Previous hotel, commercial office, residential, mixed-use or data centre project experience.
  • Previous experience seeing a few projects through from concept to completion or construction.

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