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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list Junior MEP Design Manager

£45000 - £55000 per annum Package 10 - 20% Bonus

I'm currently looking for a Junior MEP Design Manager to join a major international property developer based in London. You will assist in managing all MEP services packages of a £500M riverside project in London and ensure he project is delivered on time and to the required standard.

This role will suit a Mechanical Design Engineer (Intermediate to Senior level) who has at least four years experience in HVAC Design who wants to move into a dedicated client side role. Your core duties will include overseeing the design development and construction of a £500M mixed used development based in Central London.

Key Duties

- Reviewing the consultants design
- Attending pre tender and tender meetings
- Supporting the Senior Project Manager onsite
- Monitoring the quality of the contractor's installations
- Identifying and reducing any coordination issues
- Managing the flow of information from contractors and consultants

They are looking for a degree qualified Mechnaical Design Engineer with at least four years' experience in building services who has seen a few major (£50M ) projects through from design to construction.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest international property developers and really accelerate your career and work on one of the largest mixed-use developments currently in construction the UK.

list Mechanical Design Engineer

£35000 - £45000 per annum 25 days leave, CPD, Car Allowance, Bonus

Mechanical Design Engineer To £45K Package

We are working with a top 20, major Property Consultancy located in South London to find them a client facing Mechanical Design Engineer. This is a great opportunity to work on UK and international projects and be fast tracked towards a Senior Engineer within the next year or two.

Established over 50 years ago in the UK, they now employ around 600 from a network of 11 offices and are well known for their commitment to quality, staff development and ability to provide a truly integrated and completely inhouse, turn-key solution for their clients.

The role will involve;

  • Producing both concept and detailed HVAC designs.
  • Producing calculations, drawings, specifications and equipment schedules.
  • Managing your own time to ensure you deliver design and information packages according to programmes.
  • Overseeing and supervising the installation of mechanical building systems.
  • Liaising closely with the inhouse civil & structural engineers, architects, surveyors, Electrical Engineers, Environmental Engineers on projects.
  • Using tools such as Revit, IES and Hevacomp.
  • Selecting low, renewable or passive technologies to be used on projects.
  • Attending client, site and design team meetings.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in Building Services.
  • Broad range of experience spanning both private and public sector projects; including involvement in both new build and refurbishment projects.
  • Ideally have worked in a multi-disciplinary consultancy environment.

Benefits Package

  • 25 days
  • 5% Pension
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • 4 x Life Assurance
  • Payment of 1 x Professional Membership
  • Ongoing and structured CPD
  • 37.5 hours a week with flexible start and finish times

Ref 2137

list Senior Mechanical Engineer

£39999 - £50000 per annum Pkg Equity

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - To £50K Package

Due to succession planning, a thriving employee owned building services consultancy based in Cambridgeshire are seeking a Senior Mechanical (HVAC / Building Services) Design Engineer.

Working closely with the founding Directors, you will develop energy efficient HVAC design from concept to construction and take a lead role on a number of major projects. Current projects include new build retail developments, complex new build laboratories, student accommodation towers and also and some heavy industrial and commercial refurbishment projects.

In addition to developing HVAC designs, detailed calculations, co-ordinating MEP services, leading client and design team meetings, you will also carry out an overseeing role as you provide QA on less experienced Engineers work before it is issued.

It is likely that the Senior Mechanical (Building Services) Design Engineer will have around five years' experience and a track record in independently designing, coordinating, managing and delivering projects.

You will benefit from a clear career path to senior /associate, annual bonuses and the opportunity of earning equity. Ref#1332

list Electrical Associate

£55000 - £70000 per annum Package, Equity, Job Security

Electrical Associate - Kent - To £70 Package

I'm working with a well-established Building Services Consultancy based in Kent to find them an Electrical Associate; or potentially a Principal Electrical Engineer who is able to step up into this Associate role. This is a great opportunity to join a stable and well-known MEP Consultancy and continue to work on flagship London projects; from the convenience of an office in Kent.

Company

With an emphasis on new-build, major fit-out, and complex refurbishment projects within the Commercial and Leisure sectors they provide practical and innovative solutions coupled with a very high-level of personal service. Their Senior Management team is made up of very experience Engineers who have worked for contractors and consultancies and they have very good levels of staff retention.

Role

The role will suit an Electrical Associate who still enjoys being involved in design and being hands on; who likes seeing projects through form concept to handover, extensive autonomy and enjoys mentoring and developing younger engineers. In addition to attending design team meetings, leading projects, preparing fee proposals, monitoring the quality of the work produced by the Electrical team you will also assist with resource planning and act as a Project Director when required.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services or Electrical Engineer.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Building Services.
  • Client facing and a good communicator.
  • Technically solid, able to design and deliver projects independently.
  • Previous experience managing projects and teams.
  • Commercially aware; must have previous experience with fee proposals and resource planning.
  • Must have major (£50M ) project experience.

What they offer

  • Relaxed working environment, with an early finish every Friday.
  • Handy, central Kent office location.
  • Clear progression, equity also available for the right individual.
  • Good employee benefits package.
  • Opportunity to really influence and shape the future of the business.

Job #2134

list 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

list Environmental Designer (Building Physcis) - Grasshopper

£35000 - £43000 per annum Pension, Life Assuarance, Private Medical

Environmental Designer / Sustainability Engineer To £43K Package

I'm looking for an Environmental Designer with previous experience in Daylight modelling using Grasshopper or IES for a leading international Sustainability Consultancy who have championed Low and Zero Carbon Building Design.

This is a rare opportunity to join one of the true pioneers of Sustainable design and work in one of the most well respected, largest and most stable Environmental Design and Sustainability teams in the UK.

As an Environmental Designer, you will be responsible for using a range simulation based software to analyse, investigate, test and improve high-performance buildings and complex structures such as biodomes, stadiums, theatres, museums and high rise towers.

The ideal Environmental Designer will be Degree qualified in suitable discipline such as Architecture, Architectural Environmental Engineering, Building Services or Building Physics and have a minimum of three years' experience in a similar role involving complex daylight and parametric modelling.

Previous experience in automating repetitive processes; generating geometry through mathematical functions and creating complex forms through repetitions of simple geometry and a genuine interest in creating a more sustainable future is essential.

In addition to working on some of the most technically challenging construction projects in the world you will also benefit from a structured training and development programme, flexible hours, pension, up to 30 days' holidays ( 8 bank holidays), private medical and 4 x life assurance.

list Principal Electrical Design Engineer

£60000 - £75000 per annum 26 days leave, 5% pension, 37.5 hour week

Principal Electrical Design Engineer - To £75K Package

Established over 100 years ago our client is an independent multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy offering building services, Civil and Structural engineering and Revit from multiple offices across the UK.

They operate in commercial buildings, industrial plants, hotels & leisure developments, residential, education and healthcare. They have grown steadily over the years and have managed to retain their core staff by offering their engineers ongoing support, regular salary increases, annual performance based bonuses and the opportunity of leading their own projects from a very early stage of their careers.

Their business is built on relationships and a policy that all Directors within the firm are working Directors who actively participate in all stages of their projects and remains hands on. Their London office a modern, bright, open plan office with Graduates to Directors sharing the same work space and offers a relaxed yet professional working environment. Recent projects include a new build 1 million square foot office, a 800 unit luxury residential development incorporating Ground Source Heat pumps and District heating, a £10M new build Luxury Hotel and a CAT B fitout on a 200,000 square foot office.

As a Principal Electrical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for maintaining the technical quality of projects, manging the day to day running of the Electrical team, maintaining key client relationships and also supporting the Electrical Director with fee bids and resource planning. Additional duties will involve managing workload, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget, attending regular CPD seminars and remaining actively involved in all projects in a lead role and continue to work directly with both Client's and Project Team Members accordingly.

This is a design and management role and it is essential that you have the confidence in your own technical ability and can design, plan, manage and deliver a profitable project with limited supervision. Given the nature of the projects; recent hotel, commercial office, mixed use or high rise residential project experience is essential.

In return they offer extensive autonomy, a clear path to Associate or Associate Director and the opportunity of working closely in collaboration with developers or end user clients. This will expose you to all stages of a project lifecycle from pre-acquisition, design, construction and post occupancy and ensure you develop into a well-rounded and commercially aware Engineer.

Benefits

  • 37.5 hour working week
  • 26 days leave the usual 8 additional bank holidays.
  • 5% Pension

list Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£29000 - £45000 per annum 25 days, pension, CPD, progression

Human Capital Solutions have been retained by one of the most, innovative and forward thinking, global MEP Design Consultancies to find them an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer for their London studio.

Offering a clear path to Senior, zero office politics, ongoing training and support and the opportunity of working on projects across the UK, Middle East and Africa this role to a talented Intermediate Engineer who is passionate about passive design and enjoys collaborating with signature architects to create unique and healthy buildings that maximise space whilst minmising the need for fossil fuels.

Working closely with the Electrical Director and Principal Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for designing energy efficient lighting, small power, fire detection, CCTV, access control and containment systems across RIBA stages 2 - 5. Recent projects include masterplans, high rise offices in Europe, universities, a wellness retreat, two international museums and a exclusive members club.

As you progress, you will be given the opportunity of also learning about other MEP disciplines and BIM and the chance of leading your own smaller projects, ensuring both the technical and financial success of these projects.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services, Electrical Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • At least three years' experience in Building Services.
  • Good Amtech, Dialux and Relux skills
  • Understanding of Revit and appreciation of BIM.
  • Clear communication skills, comfortable in front of architects and developers.
  • Keen interest in passive design, energy efficiency and low or zero carbon buildings.
  • Flair for creative design / out of the box thinking.
  • Good hand sketching skills to illustrate ideas and options at concept design stage

Benefits

  • 25 days leave.
  • Pension.
  • Ongoing CPD and support, including day release.
  • Payment 2 x Professional memberships or subscriptions.
  • Annual discretionary bonus.
  • 37.5 hour working week.
  • Employment security; having already secured 80% of their required turnover for 2019.

list Electrical Design Engineer

£33000 - £45000 per annum CIBSE Training, 23 days leave, pension

Intermediate Electrical Engineer - To £40K Package

I'm currently recruiting for an Electrical Design Engineer for a medium sized, Building Services consultancy based in Zone 1, central London.

With over 250 staff over a network of over 10 offices they are large enough to win and deliver £100M projects, whilst still being small enough to recognise their staff as their most important assets.

Supported by a Senior or Principal Electrical Design Engineer, you will be given as much responsibility and autonomy as you desire and the opportunity of designing and delivering your own projects from concept to handover.

Key tasks

  • Producing schedules, specifications and scopes for work documents.
  • Designing LV distribution, fire alarms, intruder, access control, internal and external lighting and CCTV systems.
  • Producing working drawings.
  • Carrying out condition reports and preliminary load assessments.
  • Designing containment routes.
  • Carrying out cable sizing and discrimination studies.
  • Producing mains distribution and lighting/emergency lighting layouts.
  • Attending client and design team meetings.
  • Maintain a record of CFD and work towards achieving your CEng status.

Please note they do offer a full benefits package of 5% pension, 4 x life assurance, private healthcare, interest free season ticket loan, CIBSE approved training and development programme and a reduced 35 hour working week.

Ideally you will be Degree qualified in Building Services or Electrical Engineering, have at least three years UK experience and be able to design, co-ordinate, and deliver projects with minimal supervision.

list Sustainability Engineer

£29999 - £38000 per annum Pension, Car, Bonus, Flexible hours

Sustainability Engineer - Circa £30K to £38 Package

I'm working with a well-established, MEP and Sustainability Consultancy based in Buckinghamshire to find them a Sustainability Engineer.

This will be a diverse role involving Building Physics (Energy Modelling) and also BREEAM, however will initially be more focussed on Energy Modelling.

They are looking for a reliable Sustainability Engineer who has good communication skills, a good appreciation of building services, environmental analysis modelling, BREEAM and British standards.

Key tasks;

  • Using IES or TAS to carry for environmental modelling, overheating studies and daylight calculations.
  • Attending client and design team meetings.
  • Support the Senior Sustainability Engineers with the delivery of energy & sustainability project design strategies.
  • Develop an awareness of BREEAM.
  • Liaise with the MEP Engineers and ensure all projects meet Part L, national & local planning requirements.
  • Assist in producing energy strategies and design statements.
  • Assist in optimising the integration of Revit to IES for earlier analysis and BIM purposes.
  • Occasionally carry out energy audits and POE's on completed projects.

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Up to 35 days annual leave 8 days bank holidays.
  • Flexible start time, you can start work anytime between 8am - 9.30am
  • Discretionary, annual bonus
  • On-site parking
  • Supporting working environment and regular CPD's.
  • Very modern and spacious office.

list Public Health Design Engineer

£35000 - £55000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus, CPD

Public Health Engineer - To £55K Package

I'm looking for a PH Engineer with a good understanding of British Standards, IOP, BG6/2018, CIBSE guidelines (Part H) and Sustainability for a global, Building Services Consultancy based in London.

The role will appeal to an experienced PH Engineer who has at least three years' experience who wants to join a design led, innovative and employee owned firm offering UK and international projects, loads of autonomy, a structured training and development program and a fantastic working environment

Using a range of Building Services Software as Hevacomp, Gutterflow, Bluebeam and Revit you be responsible for

designing the full range of Public Health Services from RIBA Stages 2 - 5 and managing your own time and deliverables.

Main tasks will include;

  • Designing Hot and Cold-water services
  • Pipe sizing the water supply
  • Producing equipment schedules
  • Producing above ground drainage design for Foul & Rainwater services
  • Preparing mark-ups for the Revit Technicians and CAD staff.
  • Coordination with M&E team and external architects, reaching a mutually agreeable solution.
  • Tracking your time spent on projects versus the fee allocated to projects
  • Reviewing Architectural & Structural models and X-refs.
  • Reviewing the complete design / drawings as per RIBA/ BSRIA, commenting as required.
  • Attending site, client and design team meetings
  • Working as part of a team to hit company targets and objective
  • Taking full ownership and accountability for your allocated projects
  • Keeping the PH Director informed of any risks or potential delays on projects.

Benefits

  • 5% pension
  • Up to 38 days leave
  • Flexible holiday options
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Annual performance-based bonus
  • Payment of professional memberships
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Ongoing CPD
  • Vibrant and very relaxed working environment

list Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer

£29000 - £45000 per annum 25 days, pension, CPD, progression

Human Capital Solutions have been retained by one of the most, innovative and forward thinking, global MEP Design Consultancies to find them an Intermediate Electrical Design Engineer for their London studio.

Offering a clear path to Senior, zero office politics, ongoing training and support and the opportunity of working on projects across the UK, Middle East and Africa this role to a talented Intermediate Engineer who is passionate about passive design and enjoys collaborating with signature architects to create unique and healthy buildings that maximise space whilst minmising the need for fossil fuels.

Working closely with the Electrical Director and Principal Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for designing energy efficient lighting, small power, fire detection, CCTV, access control and containment systems across RIBA stages 2 - 5. Recent projects include masterplans, high rise offices in Europe, universities, a wellness retreat, two international museums and a exclusive members club.

As you progress, you will be given the opportunity of also learning about other MEP disciplines and BIM and the chance of leading your own smaller projects, ensuring both the technical and financial success of these projects.

Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Building Services, Electrical Engineering or Environmental Engineering.
  • At least three years' experience in Building Services.
  • Good Amtech, Dialux and Relux skills
  • Understanding of Revit and appreciation of BIM.
  • Clear communication skills, comfortable in front of architects and developers.
  • Keen interest in passive design, energy efficiency and low or zero carbon buildings.
  • Flair for creative design / out of the box thinking.
  • Good hand sketching skills to illustrate ideas and options at concept design stage

Benefits

  • 25 days leave.
  • Pension.
  • Ongoing CPD and support, including day release.
  • Payment 2 x Professional memberships or subscriptions.
  • Annual discretionary bonus.
  • 37.5 hour working week.
  • Employment security; having already secured 80% of their required turnover for 2019.