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Head of Engineering (District Heating & Decarbonisation)

Employment type: Permanent, full-time

Location: London

Salary: £60,000-£90,000 p.a. + company benefits  

My client is currently recruiting for an experienced, lead engineer to join their business on a permanent basis as a Head of Engineering at their office in London.

My client is a building services engineering consultancy, utilising renewable technologies to help their clients achieve carbon reductions.

The role

The Head of Engineering will work on large scales projects from conception to completion, as well as leading the wider Engineering team. Responsibilities will include:

  • Line managing all M&E Engineers, ensuring engineering activities are completed to deadlines and required standards.
  • Managing a portfolio of projects.
  • Driving continued high-quality design from the engineering team.
  • Allocating work across the engineering team.
  • Overseeing the quality of completed work.
  • Communicating progress updates to directors.
  • Providing input on technical design and report writing as part of tender responses, project work, and construction as-built documentation.

Experience/ skills required

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) with CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers), IMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers), or IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology).
  • Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Building Services Engineering.
  • Previous experience in a senior engineering role.
  • Leadership/ management experience.
  • Experience working on commercial building system design, district/ communal heating projects, decarbonisation, or similar.
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business with an excellent reputation in their field. If you meet the above criteria, please apply today to be considered for the role.

Key words: Head of Engineering, Lead Engineer, Engineering Manager, M&E Engineer, Mechanical Design Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Heating Systems, Plant Rooms, District Heating, Communal Heating, Retrofit Heating, Ground Source Heat Pumps, GSHP, Air Source Heat Pumps, ASHP, Low Carbon Technology, Combined Heat and Power, CHP, Decarbonisation


    • Job type: Permanent
    • Location: London
    • Date posted:
    • Salary: £60000 - £90000