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Mechanical Design Engineer

Human Capital Solutions
Hertfordshire, England / England, London / England, North London, London
£34999 - £50000 per annum + Flexible working + WFH 2 days a week
Closing date
29 Oct 2021
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Mechanical Design Engineer - To £50K + Flexible working + Progression

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

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

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

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

Key elements of this role will involve;

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


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

Job Ref #3047

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


Human Capital Solutions was established by individuals, whom, from their own experiences felt there was a niche for a specialist recruiter to provide the in depth level of service of a retained head hunter to the full spectrum of a client’s organisation. Human Capital Solutions is a specialist Recruitment business focussing on within the built environment. 

Our business is founded on a passionate desire to assist clients to achieve their business objectives by attracting and retaining the best possible “Human Capital” in the market.  Our team has over 35 years recruitment experience within the ‘Built Environment’ serving well established global corporations to new and fast emerging start ups.   Human Capital Solutions forms strategic alliances with clients and utilises innovative candidate attraction methods to help organisations achieve their objectives and plans.

I have significant experience recruiting within the following sectors:

  • Acoustics
  • Building Physics Consultants
  • CAD (AutoCAD, Revit MEP, CAD-Duct, Microstation)
  • Electrical Design Engineers
  • Energy & Sustainability Consultants (EPC, DEC, ACI, BREEAM, LEED)
  • Data Centre Design Consultants (M&E and CFD)
  • Fire Engineering (Protection, Detection, Strategy)
  • HVAC Design Engineers
  • Public Heath Design Engineers
  • Vertical Transportation
Find Us
0203 848 6632
Level 5, 37 Sun Street
United Kingdom
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