Richard Federer

Director (Building Services Design)

Richard joined Human Capital Solutions in 2010 and possesses over 14 years’ experience recruiting MEP Building Services Design Engineers and Sustainability Consultants into the Built Environment. His clients include global multi-disciplinary engineering consultancies, global property developers, specialist building services and sustainability consultancies and design and build contractors. 

 
 
 

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Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer

£35000 - £45000 per annum

Intermediate Mechanical (Building Services) Design Engineer - London - To £45K

I'm looking for an Intermediate Mechanical (Building Services) Design Engineer to join a leading, medium sized multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy based in London. This role will appeal to an ambitious Mechanical Design Engineer who is looking for a CIBSE approved Training and Development program, interesting projects and quick career progression.

Client

  • Established over 50 years ago.
  • Almost 1000 staff located across 12 UK offices.
  • Have doubled in size as a business over the past five years, whilst still retaining one of the best levels of staff retention in the industry.
  • Passionate about attracting, developing and rewarding their staff.
  • Unique projects; everything from F1 facilities to hospitals, schools, offices, prisons and research labs.

Role

  • Hands on, HVAC Design role on a range of existing and new build projects.
  • Attending site surveys, producing specifications and equipment schedules.
  • Overseeing the installation / construction phase of your own projects.
  • Lead (Mechanically) your own smaller projects (£1M- £5M) and lead your own client meetings.
  • Coordinate your designs with other inhouse electrical, sustainability, civil, structural engineers, architects and project managers.
  • Use Revit, Hevacomp and IES to produce robust energy efficient HVAC designs.
  • Ensure your projects / designs meet British Standards, CIBSE guidelines and all health and safety requirements.
  • Running projects from conception through to completion including calculations, equipment selection, drawings and specifications.
  • Attending CPD's and willingness to become a Chartered Engineer.

Benefits

  • 5% Pension Contribution
  • 25 days holiday
  • Private Healthcare
  • Payment of 1 x Professional Membership (MCIBSE, MIMechE, Low Carbon Energy Assessor etc)
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Regular CPD
  • Annual salary review / increase
  • Car Allowance for Chartered Engineers

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of three years' experience as a consulting engineer.
  • Ability to use AutoCAD or Revit and IES or Hevacomp.
  • Able to work in the UK without any restrictions.

Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£35000 - £45000 per annum 25 days, pension, bonus, flexible hours

We are working with a privately owned, global Building Services Design Consultancy to find them an Electrical Design Engineer for their London studio. Now approaching their 10 year anniversary they employ 55 staff in London and have a very flat management structure, a very social and relaxed working environment and offer flexible start and finish times.

Due to continued growth, they are looking for a client facing Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer to work on a range of both UK and international projects; current projects include hotels, high rise commercial offices, schools, museums and luxury resorts.

Reporting to a Chartered Electrical Associate you will be responsible for designing and coordinating electrical building services including lighting designs, power designs, fire detection & alarm, data communications, cable sizing, maximum demands, security, lightning protection.

This will include full designs, producing specifications and equipment schedules, producing project room data sheets, Coordination with other services, reviewing technical submissions, liaising with clients and architects and designing straight into Revit.

In return they offer a very supportive environment, 25 days leave, annual salary review, annual bonus, payment for overtime, pension, monthly social activities (mini golf, go-carting, tough mudder, movie nights, pub quizzes etc) and an annual Xmas trip abroad.

This is a great opportunity to join an employee owned and employee led business, work on a range of interesting UK and international projects and actually start enjoying work again.

Junior to Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£26000 - £35000 per annum 23 days, pension, life assurance, CPD

Junior and Intermediate Electrical Design Engineers - Major healthcare projects.

I'm interested in speaking with Junior (Grad 1, Grad 2) or Intermediate Electrical Design Engineers with Healthcare, Laboratory, Stadium, Airport or Data Centre design experience. This is a great opportunity to work on some of the most complex projects available within the building services industry and work in a supportive, social, collaborative and fun working environment for a firm that genuinely considers their staff to be their greatest assets.

Client

- Well established, major MEP Consultancy with an excellent reputation.

- London office employs over 100 Engineers.

- Very social and fun place to work.

- Central London location.

Benefits

- Ongoing and regular training

- 35-hour week

- 23 days leave

- 4 x Life Assurance

- Private Medical Insurance

- Subsidised gym membership

- Interest free season ticket loan

- Cycle to work scheme

- Payment of Professional Memberships (Ie CIBSE, IET, IHEEM etc)

- Genuine job security

Requirements

- Degree qualified.

- Minimum of one years' experience in a similar role, ie working as a consulting electrical design engineer.

- Must be able to use two of the following; AutoCAD, Amtech, Cymap, Dialux, Relux, or Revit MEP.

BREEAM Assessor

£29000 - £30000 per annum

I'm working with a large, high profile, global MEP Consultancy to find them a Sustainability Engineer / BREEAM Assessor for their London office. Established over 15 years ago they now operate from a network of eight offices around the globe and have delivered projects in over 50 countries.

You will enjoy working as part of their supportive Sustainability team; and be able to use your experience in BREEAM to help deliver large scale sustainable and low-energy projects across the UK and also assist with LEED projects globally.

Key duties

  • Liaise with developers, architects and clients and provide strategic low energy design advice.
  • Conduct BREEAM Pre-Assessments and provide design advice.
  • Produce evidence requirements for BREEAM credits.
  • Monitor the design process to ensure that the scheme design objectives are being followed and the design reflects the client's overall requirements.
  • Prepare interim and final design assessment reports and submissions to the BRE.
  • Carry out Post construction reviews.
  • Mentor and support the development of team members.
  • Liaise with our teams of MEP Engineers and continue to develop your understanding of Building Services and the Built environment.
  • Use your IES modelling skills to help predict how buildings will perform.

It is essential that you are a registered BREEAM Assessor, have at least two years experience (Post graduation) are confident and have a genuine interest in Sustainability, Architecture and Integrated Design.

Benefits

  • 25 days leave
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Life Assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Interest free season ticket loan or Ride2Work scheme
  • Pension
  • Ongoing CPD's

This role will appeal to a client facing and outgoing BREEAM Assessor who wants to work for an employee focussed business offering job security, interesting global projects and excellent career development prospects.

Ref 2259

Graduate Electrical Design Engineer

£24000 - £30000 per annum Flexible hours, global projects,progressio

Graduate or Junior Electrical Design Engineer - £24 to £30K

Due to a recent internal promotion we are now looking for a creative, Graduate or Junior Electrical Design Engineer (Building Services ) for our London studio.

We describe ourselves as a collaborative group of MEP Engineers, architects and designers who partner with our clients from a very early design stage and always encourage the use of innovative, passive and low energy solutions.

We are not a "copy and paste" engineering firm and treat every project and client as unique; and always aspire to set new industry standards or create lower energy buildings than our competitors.

Based in the design hub of London we offer a relaxed office environment, flexible working hours, UK and international projects and a lot of autonomy.

Reporting to a Charted Principal Electrical Engineer, you will assist with the following tasks;

  • Design of Electrical Services directly into Revit.
  • Assisting with lighting design.
  • Attending DTM's and preparing hand sketches to illustrate concepts.
  • Preparing drawings in AutoCAD when required.
  • Producing innovative concept and detailed designs.
  • Producing specifications and schedules.
  • Attending projects during the installation stage to develop your understanding of MEP Services.
  • Attending completed projects after occupation and determine how the building is actually performing in use; compared to your original predictions.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services or Electrical Engineering, ideally a 1st or a 2.1.
  • At least six months current experience as an electrical building services design engineer.
  • Keen interest in the built environment and architecture.

Employee Benefits

  • Up to 30 days leave ( Bank Holidays)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Performance based, annual bonus
  • Employee referral program
  • Payment of professional memberships
  • Free fruit and free tea and coffee
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised gym membership.

Job 2254

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£45000 - £60000 per annum Up to 36 days leave, 5% Pension, Bonus

Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £60K Package

Due to continued success across the UK and the Middle East, my client is looking for an additional Senior Electrical Design Engineer for their London office.

As a well-established global multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy, they now employ over 5000 staff from a network of over 30 offices and provide expert advice on MEP Design, Sustainability, Building Physics and Environmental Engineering.

Having recently moved into a larger London office that can accommodate up to 100 staff, they continue to attract some of the best engineers in the industry and have an outstanding reputation for designing and delivering, unique low energy buildings across the globe.

Role

  • Design of all electrical building engineering services for new build and refurbishment projects.
  • Produce supporting engineering calculations.
  • Review engineering drawings and designs produced by Graduate and Junior Engineers.
  • Attend site and carry out surveys on existing electrical installations, resolve any issues onsite.
  • Assist with Project Management and the delivery of high value or complex projects.
  • Liaise with clients, developers and architects and further develop these relationships.
  • Monitor projects during the construction stage and ensure installations and design meet the original intended specifications and client's requirements
  • Carry out technical review of contractor's technical submissions, working drawings and samples.
  • Carry out QA inspections on site and produce technical reports
  • Attend witness testing prior to handover to the client.This is a great opportunity for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join a close-knit and supportive team and enjoy working in a relaxed yet professional working environment. You will also benefit from working on a diverse range of projects such as commercial offices, hotels, retail, mixed use developments, theatres, restaurant and sports facilities.

Employee benefits

  • Competitive salary of up to £60K, commensurate with experience.
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme.
  • Up to 36 days annual leave (Including 8 days banks holidays).
  • 5% Pension.
  • Group life insurance policy.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Ability to buy and sell up to 5 days holiday.
  • Employment security as their order book is full for the next 12 months.

Job Ref 2180

Electrical Design Engineer

£35000 - £50000 per annum 25 days, pension, BUPA, life assurance

Electrical Design Engineer - To £50K Package

I'm working with one of the UK's most well established and largest MEP Consultancies to find them an Electrical Design Engineer for their dedicated Healthcare Team.

Working in their central London office, you will benefit from working with around 100 other M&E Design Engineers, a CIBSE approved training and development program and will enjoy a great work life balance as they operate a 35 hour working week.

As an Electrical Design Engineer you will be responsible for leading your own projects, mentoring less experienced engineers and also leading both client and design team meetings.

Reporting to a Director or Partner you will be given as much responsibility as you like and can handle and will have a clear career path to Senior within two years.

In return they offer a very nice and relaxed working environment and a comprehensive employee benefits package including 25 days leave, 4 x life Assurance, private medical insurance, subsidised gym membership, interest free season ticket loan or Ride2Work scheme, pension and regular CPD's.

Job Ref 2075

Principal Building Physics Engineer - To £70K Package

£60000 - £70000 per annum 25 days leave, equity, 5% pension, CPD

Principal Building Physics Engineer - To £70K Package

I'm looking for a Principal Building Physics Engineer for a medium (circa 500 staff) sized, global MEP Design and Sustainability Consultancy based in London. The role has been created due to planned growth and recent promotions within the environmental team and offers quick progression, a stable team, a blend of UK and international projects and flexible working hours.

Reporting to the Director of Sustainability and Environmental Design; you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of Environmental Design Sustainability services such as Environmental Design and Analysis, IESVe and ASHRAE 90.1 LEED Energy Modelling, Master-planning design strategy and mentoring the team.

This is a great opportunity to use your expertise in Building physics, dynamic thermal modelling, CFD, building energy performance, thermal comfort, visual comfort, daylighting, microclimate and façade performance and optioneering and join one of the leaders in Low and Zero Carbon building design.

Thsi is a great opportunity to use your expertise in Building physics, dynamic thermal modelling, CFD, building energy performance, thermal comfort, visual comfort, daylighting, microclimate analysis and façade performance and join one of the global leaders in Low and Zero Carbon building design.

Key tasks

  • Carry out or review Building Physics simulations for both compliance and building performance engineering.
  • Assist with ASHRAE 90.1 modelling for LEED projects.
  • Modell a range of heating, ventilation and cooling (mechanical or passive) systems on projects
  • Develop bespoke analysis methodologies, tools or plug ins to meet project requirements.
  • Deliver workshops to clients on sustainable design themes, trends and emerging technologies.
  • Maintain your own CPD to ensure you stay current on topics such as building performance, environmental design and sustainability.
  • Analyse existing working practices and proactively suggest new ideas or more efficient ways of working.
  • Manage project finances, deliverables and deadlines.
  • Maintain HPC linux cluster - including installation of software and script updates.
  • Promote technical rigour, innovation and best practices across the business.
  • Maintain existing client relationships and actively seek out new opportunities.

Requirements

  • At least six years' experience as an Environmental Modeller / Building Physics Engineer.
  • Good understanding of Building Services, Building Sciences and a passion for good architecture.
  • Previous experience undertaking ASHRAE 90.1 Energy Modelling and Building Performance Engineering using IESVe and IES Apache HVAC.
  • Good awareness of BREEAM, LEED and Well Standards.
  • Previous experience using Rhino, Grasshopper, Honeybee or OpenFoam would be great.

Intermediate Building Physics Engineer

£28000 - £33000 per annum 23 days, Pension, CPD, CIBSE Training

Intermediate Building Physics Engineer - £28 to £33 Package

I'm currently looking for an Intermediate Building Physics Engineer with previous experience in IESVe to join one of the UK's largest Building Services Consultancies in the UK. They have always believed that the growth, development and promotion of their employees are the key to the future success of the business; and that everyone should have the opportunity of becoming a Partner in the future.

Company

  • Well known firm with over 50 years' experience.
  • Stable team lead by a Partner who has been with the firm for over 15 years.
  • Very diverse team consisting of energy engineers, architects, environmental engineers and Building Services Design Engineers.
  • Stunning office situated walking distance to Kings Cross.
  • Diverse range of commercial office, healthcare, education, mixed-use and defence projects.

Role

  • Provide IESVe Modelling to predict the energy use and air flow, overheating and air velocity within a range of commercial buildings.
  • Liaise with the M&E Design Engineers and ensure their designs use both passive and mechanical ventilation systems.
  • Also use IESVE for indoor comfort analysis, Part L assessments and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), mainly level 4 or 5 buildings.
  • Prepare Energy Assessments and Low and Zero Carbon (LZC) technology feasibility studies.

Benefits

  • 23 days holiday
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Interest free season ticket loan or Ride2Work scheme
  • Pension
  • Regular social activities.
  • 35 hour working week.

Summary

Great opportunity for an Intermediate Building Physics Engineer (Energy Engineer / Thermal Modeller) to join a major, building Services consultancy who are "Investors in People", "Good Employers" and offer a CIBSE Approved Training and Development program. In addition you will also work on interesting projects and also benefit from working in a relaxed yet professional, working environment.

LEED Assessor (ID C)

£25 - £35 per hour Overtime

LEED Assessor (ID C) - Immediate start - £Neg DOE.

I'm currently looking for an accredited LEED Assessor (LEED ID C) to join one of the worlds largest and oldest, commercial property advisory and investment firms based in London.

Working as part of their well-established inhouse, Sustainability Team you will be responsible for leading the LEED Assessments on two large scale, high specification commercial fit out (Commercial Interiors) projects in London.

This is a great opportunity for an accredited LEED Assessor (Interior Design and Construction) with previous experience in commercial office fit out projects to join a global leader and assist blue chip clients ensure their commercial property portfolios are performing as efficiently and environmentally friendly as possible.

It is essential that you have previous LEED project experience in the UK and that you have a good awareness of other certification methods such as BREEAM, Well and Water Efficiency, Energy use, Materials and resources, IAQ and MEP Services.

Document Controller - Building Services

£18999 - £25999 per annum 2

Document Controller - Building Services - To £25K

I have an excellent opportunity for a Document Controller to join one of the UK's largest Building Services Consultancy.

Based in their London office, you will benefit from ongoing training including, complex projects, a CIBSE Approved Training and Development program and a 35-hour working week. As both "Good Employers" and "Investors in People" they genuinely consider their staff as their greatest assets and provide a truly unique working environment and a fantastic work and life balance.

Key tasks

  • Support the MEP Design Engineers, CAD and BIM Technicians with all aspects of document control
  • Ensure CAD and Document Control standards are maintained.
  • Ensure all incoming documents are stored and tagged correctly on the relevant file servers and locations.
  • File all information for projects such as emails, drawings, schedules and deliverables.
  • Formally issue information when requested.
  • Manage all drawing and document control systems including, Dropbox, 4projects,business collaborator, OneZone ftp, Shondocs.
  • Binding, purging and auditing of drawings.
  • Commit to achieving or maintaining relevant professional memberships.
  • Develop an understanding of MEP Design and sustainability within building services.

Ideally, they would like the Document Controller to progress through the business and also be able assist with CAD, hence you will be trained on AutoCAD and also Revit.

This is a great opportunity for a Document Controller with a keen interest in Building Services, Architecture or sustainable design and at least one years' experience to join a very well-known Building Services Consultancy.

In return they offer 4 x life assurance, up to 27 days leave, pension, interest free season ticket loan, private medical insurance, ongoing CPD including Revit training and also a structured, CIBSE Approved development program.

Ref #2241

Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer

£33000 - £45000 per annum Pension, Flexible hours, CPD, Progression

Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer - To £45K

Due to a recent internal promotion we are now looking for an additional Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer for our London office. We describe ourselves as a collaborative group of MEP Engineers, architects and designers who partner with our clients from a very early design stage and always encourage the use of innovative, passive and low energy solutions.

We are not a "copy and paste" engineering firm and treat every project and client as unique and always aspire to set new industry standards or create lower energy buildings than our competitors.

Based in the design hub of London we offer a relaxed office environment, flexible working hours, a lot of autonomy and treat every member of staff equally.

Reporting to an Associate or Principal you will assist with the following;

  • Design of HVAC and above ground water services.
  • Assisting with dynamic thermal modelling.
  • Designing HVAC services directly in Revit.
  • Attending DTM's and preparing hand sketches to illustrate concepts.
  • Using your awareness of Building Physics and good environmental to design low-energy and low carbon buildings.
  • Producing specifications and schedules.
  • Monitoring projects during the installation stage to ensure our original design intent has been met.
  • Witnessing the commissioning prior to handover.
  • Carrying out POE's to compare how the building is actually performing.

If you'd like to be part of our continued success, have at least three years' experience in a similar role and are as passionate about good MEP design as we are; then please get in touch.

We appreciate that to get the best people we need to offer the best employee benefits package so we offer up to 30 days leave ( Bank Holidays), Private healthcare, pension, 4 x life assurance, flexible working hours, annual bonus, employee referral program, payment of professional memberships, free fruit and free tea and coffee and a cycle to work scheme and subsidised gym membership.

Keywords; Ventilation, Building Services, HVAC, Sustainability, Environmental Engineering, Heating, Cooling, Energy Efficiency, Building Energy Modeling, Renewable Energy. Revit MEP Modeling, Building Performance, Building Physics, MEP Design, Hevacomp, IES, EDSL TAS,

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