Senior Legionella Risk Assessor

Senior Legionella Risk Assessor
Location: South East, Romford
Salary: £26k-£34k

We are currently looking for a Senior Legionella Risk Assessor due to rapid expansion, and winning multiple new contracts. This candidate will be experienced in Legionella Risk Assessing, ideally with City & Guilds qualifications in Risk Assessing (BS4) who has experience in performing the Assessments to a wide variety of commercial sites.

Essential Skills:
As a Senior Legionella Risk Assessor you will require:
*An experienced Legionella Risk Assessor.
*Full Drivers Licence.
*City & Guilds qualifications relevant to Legionella Assessing (ideally 3 Day – BS4 Course)
*Desirably a member of Water Management Society (WMSoc)

The Role:

As a Senior Legionella Risk Assessor, you will be responsible for:
*Developing new relationships and maintaining existing ones.
*Performing Legionella Risk Assessments of domestic hot & cold water systems to the guidelines of ACOP L8.
*Producing Schematic Drawings to support the Assessments.

You will receive a salary between £26,000-£34,000 depending on experience.
Superb career progression and industry leading training including professional certifications are all of offer for the right candidates as well as a full benefits package
If interested in this role please contact below.
Phone: 0121 442 0643 – Nathan Turley
Email: [email protected]

Sustainability Consultant

Sustainability Consultant


Competitive Starting Salary + Benefits

Ref: SH1024

We at Penguin Recruitment are currently working alongside a specialised Environmental and Sustainability Consultancy, who provide environmental services to clients throughout the South East, as they look to add an experienced and qualified Sustainability Consultant to join their Sustainability Team based near Stansted.

Your new role as a Sustainability Consultant will see you take the lead on a variety of BREEAM Projects as you will be involved in these projects from the pre-assessment stage, all the way through to post-construction/completion.

Some of the main duties of this Sustainability Consultant role will see you:

* To carry out BREEAM projects in full.
* To assist in developing the BREEAM knowledge base.
* To assist with Code, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment & HQM assessments as required.
* To assist with mentoring other Sustainability Team members as required.
* To achieve project priorities and financial targets set.

To be considered for this position, you will ideally have:

* Minimum of 2 years’ experience with an energy/sustainability consultancy, in a similar position.
* Ability to write BREEAM reports
* An understanding of SBEM methodology and London Plan requirements
* Ability to use basic modelling software

Our client is pleased to offer their new Sustainability Consultant a competitive salary, generous benefits package, and exciting career development opportunities, as they look for you to progress within the company to associate level.

Interested? To discuss this position or other roles in the Sustainability Sector, please contact Sam Harris on 01792 365008, or email a copy of your CV over to [email protected] and we will be in touch shortly.

Associate Town Planner – Private sector – Essex

Penguin Recruitment are supporting an independent Town Planning Consultancy who work across a range of mixed-use and commercial projects across the UK and is seeking to develop their existing team with the appointment of an Associate Town Planner in their offices located in Essex.

The role will suit an individual who holds a strong desire to further progress your technical understanding of the Town Planning system and assist in the delivery of a range of planning projects across the UK. It is expected you will be a Chartered member of the RTPI and hold up to date and relevant private sector planning experience.

You are required to have achieved a Town Planning degree at Masters level and hold over 5 years Private sector planning experience working and delivering mixed-use and commercial planning projects.

To be considered for the role please send your CV to [email protected] or alternatively call 01792 365106 to discuss the role or further Town Planning opportunities in greater detail.

Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist

Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist


Colchester, Essex

Salary up to £34,000

Benefits: Competitive salary, 23 days holidays + bank holidays, company pension scheme, exciting variety of projects, career progression

Penguin Recruitment are delighted to be working alongside an established RIBA Chartered architectural practice based near Central Colchester, who are currently recruiting for a Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist to join their team on a permanent basis.

Working directly alongside the Directors, you will get the chance to work on a variety of residential projects, from smaller scale domestic all the way through to large scale residential developments, commercial and retail. You must already have a number of years’ worth of experience in a UK based architectural practice.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain excellent experience as part of an exceptional team of individuals. There is a clear cut progression path and an excellent benefits package on offer for the right candidate.

Essential skills/ qualifications for this Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist role:

* Be suitably qualified and ideally you will already have experience within a UK based practice.
* You must have strong AutoCad experience. Knowledge of SketchUp and PhotoShop is desirable.
* Sound knowledge of UK Building regulations alongside preparing and submitting planning applications.
* NBS experience is desirable.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* A UK driving licence & ideally your own transport.

To work as a Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist you will be:

* Working as part of a small team, producing CAD drawings and producing and submitting planning applications
* Conducting measured surveys
* Assisting in the preparation of drawings, reports, visualisations, schedules and specifications
* Producing planning application drawings and develop further detailed stages suitable for Building Regulation applications, tender and construction
* Liaising with clients and other consultants to develop designs and prepare documentation for tender purposes, including specification writing
* Alongside more senior members of staff, overseeing construction works on site and liaising with clients and contractors to produce complete building projects

Commutable locations for this Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist role:

Colchester, Ipswich, Sudbury, Braintree, Witham, Maldon, Chelmsford

If you are interested in this Senior Architectural Technician/ Technologist position, please call ALICE on 07565894322/ (01792) 365 109 or alternatively please could you send an up-to-date CV and portfolio to: [email protected]

Town Planner | Essex | Consultancy

Penguin Recruitment is pleased to be working with a thriving firm of chartered surveyors, planners and property advisors on the hire of a Town Planner to their team in Essex.

The company has three offices in the South East and are proud to be considered the leading firm of rural surveyors in the county. Their strength lies in the depth of expertise across the rural property sector, with their planning department being integral to their success. The team of expert planners work closely with the land development team and the professional advisors to generate creative planning and diversification opportunities for their clients. This job offers the right candidate a welcoming and supportive working environment, where hard work is recognised and rewarded.

Ideal Candidate

-Have previous planning experience gained in either a planning consultancy or the public sector

-MRTPI or RTPI accredited qualification

-Have an interest in rural planning

-Be an imaginative problem solver

-Have a strong ability to communicate articulately and accurately in person and in writing

-Be dynamic and ambitious and keen to take on responsibility

Job Role

-Deliver expert planning advice to a wide range of clients on varied sites

-Preparation of planning applications, appeals and site appraisals

-Provide effective project management of external consultant teams whilst fulfilling clients’ needs

-Creative problem solving of clients’ planning issues

-Monitoring and preparation of local plan representations

-Manage own workload effectively but reporting as part of a team

Training & Development

The role will include ongoing coaching from the Planning Director who will work with you to help you realise your career objectives.

Why Apply?

On top of joining an established consultancy, there are flexible working options (part-time or full-time), and you would receive a competitive starting salary of £25,000 – £40,000 depending on experience. You will also access the company’s benefits scheme which includes 25 days AL (plus BH).


The Director leading this recruitment is keen to speak with suitable Planners asap so please express your interest below by clicking ‘apply’.

For further information on this role or others in the region, please contact me on 01792 341 104 or [email protected]

Acoustic Tester – Harlow

An urgent opportunity has arisen within an independent acoustic consultancy working in a wide variety of sectors but primarily known for their work related to the planning process, construction and entertainment industries. Due to a continued increase in workload an Acoustic Tester/Technician with previous experience of pre completion Sound InsulationTesting in compliance of Document E of the Building Regulations is required to carry out testing nationwide from their office near Harlow. This well established firm is unique in providing the full range of consultancy duties from planning through to project completion.


Ideally ANC accredited

Ideally Technician Member of the IOA


Previous acoustic testing experience

Technically competent and IT proficient

Commercially aware and team player

Good communication and client liaison skills

The ability to produce technically accurate reports

Specialist understanding of the required standards and regulations

Resourceful and ambitious with the ability to self manage


Sound insulation tests to ANC and Building Regulation compliance requirements

Prepare test schedules in accordance with Part E

Liaison with Building Inspectors

Remedial advice in the case of failed tests

Technical report writing

Use of relevant equipment to carry out these tests including sound level meters

Accurate collection & analysis of data in accordance with methods and guidelines as published in the relevant building regulations

Subsequent report writing for submission to Local Authorities / Building Control and clients

Organising of site visits & test dates with clients and those involved with the projects such as architects, surveyors, builders, property developers & local councils


Career development opportunities

Acoustic Consultancy training opportunities

Excellent salary + Benefits

Friendly and flexible work environment

KEY WORDS – Acoustics, Acoustic consultant, Noise, Sound, Vibration, CADNA-A, Noise monitoring, Noise modeling, IOA, sound reduction index testing, amioa, mioa, ppg24, BB93, ppg24, end 2002/49/ce, bs4142, ISO 17025, Harlow, Sawbridgeworth, Essex.

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics? Please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on [email protected] or call 07526480557. We have many more vacancies available on our website. Please refer to
This is a permanent role.
Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

Graduate Planning Support | Essex | Private Sector

Job title: Planning Support Assistant

Location: Essex

Salary: £16,000-£20,000

An excellent role has opened for a Planning Support Assistant to join a multidisciplinary practice. My client is a small independent practice therefore you must have the enthusiasm to work as part of a small team.

Your role will consist of the following:-

* Providing administrative support to senior consultants
* Answering telephone calls, updating databases and scanning information to electronic files.
* Attending site visits & learning about the planning process
* Completing application forms
* Submitting applications
* Enthusiastic & interested in the Planning sector

If you are interested in this role then please call Katy on 01792365107 and forward your CV to [email protected] and I will be in touch!

BREEAM Assessor

BREEAM Assessor


Competitive Salary

Ref: TJ1007

Penguin Recruitment are pleased to be working with a multi-discipline Health and Safety Consultancy. This successful firm provides testing, energy, analysis and sustainability requirements for clients throughout the UK.

The employer is seeking a qualified BREEAM assessor to join their Sustainability team.

Your role:

* Completing Construction Assessments
* Assisting in developing the BREEAM knowledge base
* Assisting with mentoring other team members
* Achieving set project targets
* Promoting the work of the company
* Assisting with Code
* Assisting with HQM assessments
* Assisting with BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment

You will need:

* BREEAM UK New Construction Assessor Qualification
* Ability to understand SBEM methodology
* Knowledge of London Plan requirements
* Ability to use modelling software
* Full UK driving licence

Interested? To discuss this position or other roles in the Sustainability Sector, please contact Tessa James on 01792 365000, or email a copy of your CV over to [email protected] and we will be in touch shortly.

Architectural Technician/Technologist

Architectural Technician/Technologist

Colchester, Essex


Salary – 28k – 35k (Depending on experience)

Penguin Recruitment are delighted to be supporting this RIBA charted practice, currently recruiting an Architectural Technician/Technologist.

The office has been open since 1975 and they work within the commercial, residential and retail sectors across Essex and the surrounding counties. Our clients portfolio is diverse, covering small scale refurbishment projects to multi-million pound new buildings.

The company understand that providing high quality care matters, this ensures completed projects are created that are both, original and practical.

Essential skills / qualifications:

* Degree Qualified (Relevant Architectural Qualification is acceptable).
* Minimum 3 years’ experience.
* Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
* Knowledge of UK Building Regs, producing and submitting planning applications.
* Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketchup, photoshop.
* Skilled in measured surveys.
* Experience in NBS.
* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
* Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
* Full UK Driving licence and own transport.

Key jobs duties for this role:

* Producing detailed CAD drawings.
* Producing planning applications.
* Developing tender packaging.
* Producing detailed construction drawings.
* Managing small tenders.
* Communicating with clients.

Why Apply?

On top of joining an established, stable and busy architectural practice in the region, the role will attract a competitive starting salary.

If you are interested in hearing more about this Architectural Technician/Technologist opportunity, please call Emilio for a friendly and confidential conversation on 01792 365000. Could you please send an updated C.V and portfolio to [email protected]

Town Planner | Rayleigh | Private Sector

Job title: Town Planner

Location: Essex

Salary: Flexible

An excellent opportunity has presented itself in the market for a Town Planner to join a team of professionals in a well-known chartered surveying practice. To be considered for this position you must convey an interest in Rural Planning or an MSc specialising in the rural sector.

My client works on a variety of projects within rural, commercial, planning and development and renewable projects.

This opportunity can provide the right candidate who is at a Graduate level looking for that next step in their career as my client is very supportive and is looking to help the successful individual through their APC to achieve charteredship.

On offer is joining a close knit team with an excellent salary package.

If you are interested in this position then please call Katy on 07982620231 or 01792365107 and forward your CV to [email protected] and I will be in touch.