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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Technical Conservation

Human Capital Solutions
Wales / Scotland / England
Up to £53000 per annum + Home Working + 26% Pension + 36hr week
Closing date
21 Feb 2024

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Senior Mechanical Building Services Engineer - Technical Conservation - to £53,000 + Home Working + 26% Pension & 36 Flexible Hours

Human Capital Solutions are looking for an individual passionate about preserving and enhancing England's historic buildings. An experienced Senior Mechanical Building Services Engineer with the technical expertise to help implement sensitive approaches in building services engineering for both listed and non-listed buildings.

Working from home or in any of their UK offices with an existing M&E team that specialises in the building services upkeep and retro fit of historic and listed buildings. This team set the standards and provide specialist technical advice on all aspects of building services within the historic built environment.

They achieve this by creating and advocating technical policies, standards, and best practices founded on evidence, offering specialised guidance to those responsible for the preservation of the historic environment.

Working with UK wide planning authorities, you will provide expert technical advice on building services engineering for listed and non-listed buildings on a mixture of grant-aided projects, casework advice, and external commissions across a wide range of estates and portfolios. Identifying problems, recommending actionable design solutions, and supervising the implementation of engineering schemes.

The successful Senior Mechanical Building Services Engineer, will also have the opportunity to play a pivotal role in the team's applied research programmes, evaluating data and providing innovative solutions, whilst ensuring the programme adheres to professional standards. As part of this role, you will also have a real input into the funding applications for research that is of interest to you.

Working across low and zero carbon technologies to help decarbonise the UK's historic environment, you will use your expertise to provide engineering solutions that will make the buildings more sustainable without compromising their historical value.

The Senior Mechanical Building Services Engineer will also in due course, have the opportunity to represent the team on external committees regarding the historic built environment and raise the profile of the work they do via lectures, webinars, and public speaking.


  • Salary to £53,000
  • 26% non-contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days annual leave - rising to 30 days after 2 years
  • The option of purchasing an additional 10 days leave
  • A strict 36 hour working week, no evening or weekend work will be expected
  • Compressed hours are available, e.g. 36hrs worked in 4 days or a 9-day fortnight
  • The ability to work solely from home or hybrid from any one of their UK based offices
  • Annual budget for training and development on areas or technologies you feel passionate about.

If you are looking for a role that combines technical excellence with a passion for preserving UK heritage, please get in touch to become a part of shaping the future of England's historic 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
Company info
0203 848 6632
Level 5, 37 Sun Street

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