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 Electrical Design Engineer

£29000 - £35000 per annum 23 days leave,Revit training, job security

Established in the 1970's, this privately-owned building services engineering consultancy operate from a network of seven offices and currently employ around 125 staff. Over the years they have developed a reputation for designing, managing and delivering innovative projects across the commercial, healthcare, education sectors and have pioneered a number of developments in BIM and Low Energy Design.

Having already secured 80% of their required fee income for the next 12 months they are now looking for a degree qualified, Junior or Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer for the London office, based near Euston.

Reporting to a Chartered Principal Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for designing innovative electrical building services solutions through RIBA stages 2-5. This will involve;

  • Designing of electrical engineering projects in accordance with clients' requirements.
  • Using a range of software such as Amtech, Revit and Dialux to design small power, lighting, data, fire alarm, CCTV, security, BMS and standby power.
  • Liasing with Mechanical and Sustainability Engineers to ensure all designs are properly coordinated and a integrated MEP design solution is specified.
  • Producing schematics, design proposals, performance specifications, full designs, technical reports and feasibility studies.
  • Attending site meetings and resolving unforeseen challenges on projects.
  • Ensuring your projects or tasks are delivered within agreed timescales and budgets.
  • Developing your skills and understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
  • Maintaining a register of your CPD and being proactive in terms of achieving your CEng status.

This is a great opportunity to work for a well respected, stable and employee ownded Building Services Consultancy and work on a range of high profile education, healthcare and commercial projects.

Benefits

  • 37.5 hours a wee
  • 23 days holiday
  • Private Healthcare
  • Ongoing CPD / Day release
  • Pension
  • Annual salary review

Requirements

  • Degree qualified
  • At least one years experience in electrical design within a consulting environment.
  • Must be able to use Amtech, AutoCAD and Dialux.

Electrical Associate

£58000 - £70000 per annum Car, Pension, Life Assurance

Due to an internal promotion, I'm looking for a commercially aware, Electrical Associate for a well-established Building Services consultancy based in Buckinghamshire.

Established over 30 years ago, they have developed a reputation for innovation, quality and the ability to design and deliver a project of any scale or complexity. With a core MEP Team of around 35 staff they are large enough to be able to secure the larger projects; whilst still being small enough to provide a personalised level of service to their clients.

This role will appeal to a career driven Electrical Associate who can lead by example and who wants to be instrumental in the future success and direction of the office; and take over the day to day running of the Electrical team. Working closely with the Directors and Partners you will be expected to;

  • Manage key client accounts.
  • Prepare bid and contract documentation.
  • Design, plan, coordinate and manage major projects (£5M to £50M) through all RIBA stages
  • Assume full responsibility for all Electrical Designs and provide a QA function on all electrical work.
  • Assume full P L / Financial responsibility for projects under your control.
  • Take a lead role in resource planning.
  • Mentor and manage the Electrical Engineers and technicians.
  • Assist with business development / securing repeat business.

With a steady order book of varied projects across the UK and abroad on their books; this role will suit an ambitious Associate who wants to work in a friendly and relaxed environment and work towards a Director role over the next two to three years.

It is likely that you will be degree qualified and Chartered, have a minimum of eight years' experience in Building Services and have a good overview of Electrical Building Services including and LV and MV systems.

Electrical Design Engineer

£40000 - £50000 per annum 5% pension, life assurance, healthcare

Human Capital Solutions are recruiting for an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer to start asap. The role will be based in the City of London and it will be working for a well-known and well-respected building services consultancy who employ around 250 staff across multiple offices across the UK.

As an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer, you will assist in the design and delivery of projects, co-ordinate your designs with the other disciplines, attend design and client meetings, attend internal CPD's and assist in mentoring Junior or Graduate Engineers. You will also plan your own time and keep a track hours logged on each project versus the allocated fees on the project. You will also actively look at securing repeat business from existing clients by ensuring all of your designs meet the clients brief, meet CIBSE and British standards and represent good value for money.

As you progress you will be expected to take more responsibility and start assisting with defining and developing design briefs, carrying out site surveys and feasibility studies, producing specifications as part of the tendering process and also carrying out snagging of completed works and witnessing of testing and commissioning of MEP Services.

Requirements

  • At least four years' experience working for a consultancy.
  • Good awareness of BCO, CIBSE rules of thumb, 17th / 18th Edition and British standards.
  • Able to use Amtech, Dialux and Revit to produce calculations, coordinated drawings and layouts.
  • Able to work as part of a team to achieve common goals.

Employee Benefits

  • 5% pension
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 35 hour working week
  • CIBSE approved training and development scheme
  • Day release for continued CPD

Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer

£33000 - £45000 per annum Package

I'm looking for a creative Intermediate Mechanical Engineer with at least two years' experience for an innovative, employee owned international Building Services Consultancy located in London.

Based in their vibrant, open plan London studio in the heart of the London's design district, you will collaborate closely with signature architects on unique, landmark projects across the UK, Europe and SE Asia and Africa.

Offering a clear route to Senior in as little as a year, a flat structure, a fascinating range of projects and no office politics, this role will appeal to a creative Intermediate Mechanical Engineer who is passionate about designing architecturally pleasing, low and zero carbon buildings.

As a key member of the Mechanical team you will be able to influence projects from the earliest possible design stage and enjoy seeing your projects through to construction.

Key duties;

  • Designing, managing and delivery of projects from feasibility to practical completion.
  • Actively encourage out of the box thinking and seek to consistently achieve better performing buildings.
  • Developing an understanding of building physics, building services, environmental engineering and architecture.
  • Designing buildings that promote health and well-being and holistic MEP design.
  • Guide and mentor Graduate and Junior Engineers, allocate and delegate work to them.
  • Attend site and design team meetings.
  • Maintain an active role in the industry and attend industry events or workshops.

With over 80% of their required fee income already secured for the year, they are using this period of growth to focus on employing individuals

This role would suit an Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer who wants to create award winning and innovative buildings by combining sound HVAC design principals, Building Physics and BIM methodologies.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services, Architectural Engineering or similar.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' experience in Building Services.
  • Able to convoy concept designs using hand sketches.
  • Good understanding of high performance building design and BIM.
  • Confident speaking to clients, architects, developers and colleagues.JOB 2173

Mechanical Associate

£60000 - £72500 per annum Pension, 25 days leave, Equity

Due to recent promotions, this global building services and sustainability consultancy are looking for a client facing Mechanical Associate to take over the day to day running of the Mechanical team.

The Mechanical Associate can expect to Lead an interesting mixture of projects such as embassies, marinas, hotels, luxury resorts and high rise residential and commercial offices.

This is a great time for a Mechanical Associate or experienced Principal Mechanical Engineer to join a well-established consultancy who continue to win multiple awards for their unique approach to MEP design, and ability constantly push the boundaries of sustainability design.

You will be responsible for;

  • Leading Projects from inception to completion for large scale developments.
  • Prepare fee bids and fee proposals.
  • Develop existing client relationships and also seek to generate new clients.
  • Assume profit and loss responsibility for all projects under your control.
  • Producing concept, preliminary and detailed design of HVAC systems.
  • Managing the Mechanical team, ensure their designs meet the briefs.
  • Conducting regular 1-2-1's with staff and regular appraisals.
  • Reviewing resource levels and current skills.
  • Interviewing and recruiting additional staff when required.
  • Delegating key project duties to Engineers, managing the flow of information.
  • Freeing up the Directors time
  • Assuming the role of MEP Project Director when required.

This role will appeal to a switched on and ambitious Principal or Associate level Mechanical Engineer who is passionate about designing low and zero carbon projects, and wants to continue to develop their management skills within a refreshingly laid back company.

It is essential that you are Degree qualified, have a minimum of ten years' experience in Building Services and are used to working in close collaboration with Architects on a range prestigious and technically challenging projects across the UK and abroad. Ref 1427

Electrical Associate

£59999 - £70000 per annum Package

Electrical Associate - To £70K Package

Due to an internal transfer we are now looking for a commercially aware, recently promoted Associate for a well-known global multidisciplinary services and sustainability consultancy based in Central London.

Established over 70 years ago, they have developed a reputation for innovation, quality and the ability to design and deliver a project of any scale or complexity. With almost 15,000 staff globally and a core MEP Team of around 70 staff in London this role will appeal to a career driven individual who wants to be instrumental in the future success and direction of the London office.

Working closely with the Directors and Partners you will be expected to;

* Manage key client accounts
* Prepare bid and contract documentation.
* Design, plan, coordinate and manage major projects (£50M to £500M) through all RIBA stages
* Assume full responsibility for all Electrical Design and QA
* Assume full P L / Financial responsibility
* Take a lead role in resource planning
* Mentoring and managing the Electrical Engineers
* Assist with business development / securing repeat business

With a steady order book of commercial, hotels & leisure, mixed-use and on their books; this role will suit an ambitious Associate who wants to work on landmark projects, work in a friendly and relaxed environment and work towards a Director role over the next two to three years.

Given the nature of the role it is likely that you will be degree qualified and Chartered, have a minimum of eight years' experience in Building Services and have a good overview of MEP and Sustainability.

Senior Electrical Design Engineer

£45000 - £60000 per annum 5% Pension, 25 days leave, private medical

Senior Electrical Engineer - To £60K Package

We are looking for a client facing Senior Electrical Design Engineer with at least five years' experience for a quality driven, specialist building services consultancy based in West London.

Operating from multiple UK offices they have a full order book consisting of £10 - £200M projects such as hotels, hospitals, universities, commercial offices, mixed-use developments and major regeneration schemes.

They are looking for an established Senior Electrical Design Engineer to take a lead in the design and delivery of projects, mentor, manage and grow the electrical team, assist with resource planning and fee proposals and lead client and design team meetings.

This is a great opportunity to join a quality and employee led business that has tripled in size over the past five years and work with signature architects such as Allies and Morrison, HOK and Sheppard Robson on projects from feasibility to construction.

In return they are offering a basic salary of up to £60K, 5% non-contribution pension, flexible working hours, private medical, 4 x life assurance and a clear path to Associate.

Ref 2014

Senior Public Health Design Engineer

£45000 - £60000 per annum 24 days leave, 5% pension, flexible hours

Public Health Engineer / Senior Public Health Engineer - To £60K

I'm working exclusively with a high-profile MEP Design Consultancy to find them a Public Health Design Engineer for their London studio. They have a huge focus on employee health and well-being and offer free fruit and free tea and coffee, a cycle to work scheme, flexible working hours and a discounted gym membership to ensure you stay fit and healthy.

They offer;

  • Flat management structure, no glass ceiling.
  • Very relaxed working environment and excellent levels of staff retention.
  • Stunning office, loads of natural light, spacious desks all open plan.
  • Hands on Directors who still take an active role in project delivery.
  • Diverse projects ranging from master-plans, museums, hospitals, schools and flagship retail developments.
  • Genuine opportunity of stepping up to the Lead PH Engineer within a year.
  • Very supportive environment that promotes continuous learning.

Unlike most other firms they actively encourage (and train) all Engineers to become true Building Services Engineers rather than just being single discipline.

In addition they also offer;

  • 5% pension
  • Up to 30 days leave
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Annual bonus
  • Payment of professional memberships
  • Ongoing support for becoming a CEng or IEng etc.

All they ask in return is that you remain passionate about creating innovative and energy efficient solutions for PH Services that comply with UK regulations, can manage your own time and deadlines and are able to lead a project from inception to handover.

Ref 1968

Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£30000 - £38000 per annum Pension, Private Medical, Day Release

Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer - To £38K Package

An award winning, national Building Services Engineering Consultancy based in Hertfordshire with a reputation staff retention and development are looking for an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer.

Over the past 25 years they have undertaken the design, management and delivery of a range of complex projects ranging from universities, hotels and resorts, golf courses, laboratories, race courses and large scale commercial office developments.

The ideal Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer will be degree qualified, have a minimum of three months experience in a similar role and will be able to design the usual electrical building services such as lighting, small power, fire alarms, CCTV, access control, LV distribution, Intruder detection systems and emergency lighting.

Joining this well-established and employee owned building services consultancy will ensure you develop quickly as you will work in a team of Chartered and degree qualified engineers and receive full support to undertake further studies and on-going CPD's. Additionally you will be also be mentored and developed in other areas such as site surveys, project budgets and fees, coordination and will have the opportunity of leading your own smaller projects; again ensuring your progression is fast tracked.

In addition to a fantastic working culture, they also provide pension, private medical and review performance and salaries annually.

Electrical Design Engineer

£33000 - £45000 per annum 5% pension, life assurance, healthcare

Human Capital Solutions are recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer to start asap. The role will be based in the City of London and it will be working for a well-known and well-respected building services consultancy who employ around 250 staff across multiple offices across the UK.

As an Electrical Design Engineer, you will assist in the design and delivery of projects, co-ordinate your designs with the other disciplines, attend design and client meetings, attend internal CPD's and assist in mentoring Junior or Graduate Engineers. You will also plan your own time and keep a track hours logged on each project versus the allocated fees on the project. You will also actively look at securing repeat business from existing clients by ensuring all of your designs meet the clients brief, meet CIBSE and British standards and represent good value for money.

As you progress you will be expected to take more responsibility and start assisting with defining and developing design briefs, carrying out site surveys and feasibility studies, producing specifications as part of the tendering process and also carrying out snagging of completed works and witnessing of testing and commissioning of MEP Services.

Requirements

  • At least four years' experience working for a consultancy.
  • Good awareness of BCO, CIBSE rules of thumb, 17th / 18th Edition and British standards.
  • Able to use Amtech, Dialux and Revit to produce calculations, coordinated drawings and layouts.
  • Able to work as part of a team to achieve common goals.

Employee Benefits

  • 5% pension
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 35 hour working week
  • CIBSE approved training and development scheme
  • Day release for continued CPD

Mechanical Associate

£59999 - £70000 per annum

Mechanical Associate - To £70K Package.

Great opportunity for a client facing Principal Mechanical Engineer to step up into Associate role now, or within the next 12 months.

The company

  • Award winning, national MEP and Sustainability Consultancy.
  • Experts in carbon reduction and low energy design.
  • Network of five UK offices.
  • Privately owned, quality driven practice run and owned by hands-on Directors.

The role

  • Largely autonomous role, you will lead projects and manage the resources, delivery and profitability of your projects.
  • Assist with the management and mentoring of the Mechanical team.
  • Provide input into fee bids and assist with resource planning and resource allocation.
  • Encourage innovation, low energy design and collaboration on all projects.
  • Continue to develop relationships with architects, developers and project managers.

Benefits

  • Basic salary of up to £70K
  • 8% non-contribution pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical insurance
  • 4 x life assurance
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Clear path to Director within five years.

Job Ref 2207

Public Health Design Engineer

£35000 - £50000 per annum 25 days, 5% pension,Revit training

Intermediate Public Health Design Engineer

I'm looking for an Intermediate Public Health (Building Services) Design Engineer to join one on the UK's most admired and well-respected Building Services consultancies. Offering MEP, BIM, Building Physics, Lighting, Fire and Sustainability they are widely regarded as a market leader and have a fantastic reputation for attracting, developing their staff and designing net zero carbon buildings.

Based in their London office, you will be responsible for designig innovative Public Health services on a variety of education, healthcare, hotel, commercial, retail, residential and leisure projects. You will benefit greatly from working in a very stable and exprienced team of PH Engineers and also from thier CIBSE approved training and development program.

Duties

*Creating sustainable, energy efficient and practical PH Design solutions.
*Prepare detailed design drawings in AutoCAD or Revit MEP.
*Attend meetings with clients and use sketches to illustrate concept designs.
*Carry out calculations by hand and also using software.
*Assist with equipment selection, specifications and reports.
*Ensuring all projects meet or exceed LEED, BREEAM or Well standards.
*Carrying out site surveys on PH installations and comment on the quality and progress.
*Continuing to stay abreast of new technologies, materials and construction methods.

Benefits
*Pension scheme
*Private Medical Insurance
*Payment of 1 x Professional Membership
*25 days annual leave
*Flexible working hours
*Ongoing CPD and support for day release.

Essential selection criteria

- Degree or HND qualified.
- Able to use Revit MEP and Navisworks.
- Previous experience working on projects from feasibility to construction.
- Previous experience writing technical specifications and schedules.
- Previous experience coordinating MEP services.
- Previous experience workinbg on UK and international projects.