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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Human Capital Solutions
England, West Midlands / England / Birmingham, England, West Midlands
Up to £60000 per annum + + Package
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Specialist area
Building services (general), Mechanical engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Birmingham - to £60,000 + package

Are you interested in using your building services Mechanical Design skills in a role that will also allow you to have an impact on the energy efficiency of the built environment?

We are working with a consultancy that aligns design with energy reduction and the decarbonisation of the built environment, to help them find their next Senior Mechanical Engineer.

Established over 30 years ago they deliver M&E design consultancy services, energy efficiency, carbon management and cost reduction solutions to their clients across a range of sectors including Commercial, Residential, Education and Industrial.

You will be working as part of the mechanical design team to deliver projects from feasibility through to construction. This is a technical role and will enable you to work on all parts of the project from upfront strategic planning, right through to project management and implementation.

The role will give you the autonomy to lead projects, liaising directly with clients and working on the client's behalf to deliver projects in line with the targeted time scales and energy efficiency requirements.

Based in their Birmingham office and working directly with the Principal Engineer, you will be joining a M&E team of 15 engineers. The office is home to 60 employees, newly refurbished and open plan, so you will have the whole team around you for support.

As a business they strongly believe in supporting their staff to achieve their goals and encouraging promoting from within. Their current team have an average length of service of 8 years, and this is reflective of their commitment to providing a positive environment where people can grow and develop both professionally and personally.

What you'll do:

  • Design, specifications, and construction stage project management of mechanical projects (all aspects of mechanical Services), this will include all RIBA stages.
  • Run and lead your own projects. This will be multiple projects at any one time.
  • Ensuring all projects are designed and implemented to meet British Standards and other appropriate legislation.
  • Mechanical Services Feasibility Study and Energy Efficiency Reports, air source heat pumps, plant room refurbishments, heating and domestic hot water projects.
  • Attend project meetings.
  • Attend regular Design Department meetings where workload schedules will be planned.
  • Develop good relationships with each team member.
  • Assist with implementing QA procedures for all projects.
  • Become a Team Leader whom Junior and Graduate Engineers would report to. Help develop and train Junior and Graduate Engineers as required.
  • Assist The Design Manager with the implementation of the Design strategy.

What you'll need:

  • Ideally at least 10 years Design experience.
  • Professionally qualified to at least Higher National Certificate Level.
  • Ideally a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership status (the company would support in this).
  • Experience in Mechanical engineering, engineering consultancy and/or Mechanical installations
  • Experience in design calculation software packages e.g., Design Builder, Heavcomp, TAS.
  • Good working knowledge of utility services both new connections and disconnections
  • Good working knowledge of industry regulations, Mechanical design, and installations

What's in it for you:

  • 23 Days Holiday (Increasing to 25 after 5 years' service)
  • Pension 8%
  • Annual Bonus (KPI related)


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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