Senior Town Planner – North London – Clientside

We are supporting an independent residential developer based in North London with the appointment of a Senior Town Planner into the existing planning team to assist in the delivery of a wide range of residential developments throughout London.

You will be required to have achieved a degree in Town Planning and will be expected that you have gained MRTPI status. It is required that you hold up to date and relevant residential experience within the London area.


* Preparation of planning appraisals, applications and planning statements
* Site research and analysis
* Liaise with the wider Land & Planning team to ensure effective planning delivery
* Liaise with Local authorities

The successful applicant will join an expanding planning team and work on an array of residential developments throughout the London area. You will receive a competitive package to match your relevant Town Planning experience.

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

Associate Sustainability Consultant

Associate Sustainability Consultant


Starting Salary up to £42,000 per annum + benefits

Ref: SH1026

Penguin Recruitment is delighted to be working alongside a global real estate service provider as they look for an experienced and passionate Associate Sustainability Consultant to join their Property Management based in London. In your new role, you will support the Sustainability Team in the delivery and development of industry-leading sustainability consultancy services for the real estate sector.

This Associate Sustainability Consultant role will have a focus on the undertaking of Energy Audits, ISO 50001, net-zero strategy and building optimisation along with supporting the current team. You will also have a range of duties and responsibilities, such as:

* Acting as the internal lead Energy Auditor for Energy Audits.
* Support the Sustainability Team on client accounts contracted on a retained basis for several existing and potential retained Sustainability support roles for the client base
* Delivering and supporting additional business requirements relating to fee-earning business generated by the Sustainability Team

The role would be based in London City Office, as part of the wider Sustainability Team, but the candidate would be required to travel to operational sites, client’s offices and other key offices.

To be considered for this Associate Sustainability Consultant role, you should:

* Have at least 3 years’ experience within energy, preferably in a simial role
* Have experience with ISO 50001, ISO 14001, and other sustainability disciplines relating to the built environment
* Be an ESOS Lead Assessor
* Be a Qualified Energy Assessor
* Have experience in working on GHG Reporting and/or Company CRC Reporting

Our client is pleased to offer their new Associate Sustainability Consultant a competitive starting salary, along with an excellent benefits package, and professional progression opportunities.

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.

Commercial Gas Engineer – £45k + Package (van mobile)

Van Mobile Commercial Gas Engineer

My client is a London-based organisation delivering M&E services for both the public and private sector. Providing a variety of services from one off installations and servicing, to capital investment schemes and planned preventative maintenance programs with an emergency call out service 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. They are looking to expand the commercial gas team by hiring a Commercial Gas Engineer to deliver exceptional workmanship across the London Boroughs.


* Undertake all allocated gas related reactive and planned maintenance tasks to a high standard.
* Complete tasks raised by the planning team within SLA requirements, with work orders raised and completed in real time,
* Providing updates of job statuses to planning team through the use of a PDA device for each job.
* Complete engineering surveys and technical reports as necessary, distributing all key data to relevant personnel, and uploading to a PDA.
* Ensure appropriate checks are carried out in line with current gas safety legislation and standards.


Gas Safe Registered.

Candidates must be in possession of the following ACS qualifications:


It would be desirable for candidates to be in possession of ACS qualifications: CORT1, ICPN1.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

* Thorough knowledge and experience (at least 5 years) with commission, service, repair and breakdown of pumps, pressurisation units, plate heat exchangers.
* Thorough knowledge and experience (at least 5 years) with forced draft burners (such as Riello, Nuway, Wieshaupt)
* Thorough knowledge and experience (at least 5 years) with boilers (such as Remeha, Hoval, Cochran, Potterton, Hamworthy) of sizes between 65Kw to 6Mw (combined).
* Mechanical and electrical components, BMS controls (Trend, Honeywell, Seachange) and electrical interlock systems (such as Gastech, Medam) and flue proving systems.
* BMS experience is also necessary.
* Use of a PDA to communicate and report back to a planning/support team.
* Safe working knowledge and experience of single and three phase electrical systems/testing.
* Experience with repairs and installation works on plant equipment.
* Knowledge of HASAWA 1974 and working practices in a construction or building services sector.
* Function and appreciation of gas fired water heaters in a commercial setting.

If this sounds like a good match for you, please call Abi Macnamara at Penguin Recruitment on 01792 365009

Residential Licensing Officer

Role: Residential Licensing Officer

Location: North-West London

Salary: Negotiable

I am working with a Local Authority in North-West London to bring in a Residential Licensing Officer on an initial 3-month contract, to start as soon as possible

Role requirements:

* A working knowledge of residential licensing legislation and requirements the ability to demonstrate a specialist working and up to date knowledge and application of legislation in this area.
* A working knowledge of relevant Health, Safety and Welfare legislation and approved Codes of Practices.
* Experience as an Officer in Residential Licensing / Private Sector Housing Enforcement including conducting enforcement.
* Experience of conducting technical inspections of residential properties and producing necessary reports, notices, work schedules etc. from the inspections and in line with legislation.
* Hold a Housing Health & Safety Rating Scheme qualification to allow inspection under HHSRS
* Hold a recognised formal qualification in the associated area (e.g. Environmental Health) OR substantial experience of a minimum of 2 years in residential / private sector housing enforcement.
* Hold a full UK driving license.

What will you be doing in the role?

* Determining compliance with residential licensing legislation, to determine the need for and to initiate enforcement action, including inspection of premises and determination of legislative requirements and the need for further action
* Carrying out technical inspections of residential premises to ensure compliance with licensing and housing legislation, including assessment of fitness and safety
* Representing the Council at public inquiries, public meetings, external organisations and Council committee meetings, providing technical information and reports for service-related issues
* Identifying and carry out of investigations and preparing appropriate solutions for professional problems, within the relevant discipline, including consultation, liaison and partnership working
* Supporting Technical Support Officers and members of the team from time to time to ensure continuous improvement in service delivery, meet business needs and support the continuing professional development of staff

The purpose of the role is to carry out the duties of a Residential Licensing Officer, involving enforcement, advisory and educational activities covered primarily under the Housing Acts and associated regulations with regards licensing of residential premises.

If you are interested then please contact Jack Green on 01792 365104 or email [email protected] where you will be met with a friendly and professional service to help you proceed your application.

Principal Acoustic Consultant – London

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Principal Acoustic Consultant to join an extremely successful and highly recognized multidisciplinary engineering consultancy with an enviable reputation as being one of the UK’s leading engineering and development consultancy serving both public and private sectors across the globe. Due to an increase in workload they currently require a highly experienced and skilled environmental acoustician with a proven track record of project management in the transportation sector particularly relating to highway schemes in addition to previous experience of technical leadership, mentoring and business development.

Degree or similar in acoustics/vibration related field
Member of the IOA
Ideally second Degree in acoustics/vibration related field
Preferably Chartered status.

Significant acoustic consultancy experience at Principal level within the environmental sector
The ability to demonstrate a proven track record in effective project and people management.
Proven technical ability in terms of problem solving and analytical thinking
Ability to manage time, resources and projects effectively
A proven track record of business development
An extensive and detailed understanding of Environmental Acoustics regarding transport schemes
The ability to nurture and develop the technical capabilities of a team through effective management.

Overall Project Management responsibilities for project of various sizes
Develop and secure new business, negotiating with clients and contractors in order to develop existing relationships and to forge new business relationships
Managing project teams to ensure production of deliverables to agreed timelines
Responding to enquiries, communicating with clients to establish their needs and drafting fee proposals
Provide technical leadership
Lead on project delivery and take responsibility for the support team and associated recruitment, performance appraisals and personal development plans
Expert advice in inquiries and planning appeals

Highway schemes

Bonus scheme
Private healthcare
Personal pension scheme
Generous salary
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to work Scheme

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, South East, London.

Interested in this or other roles in Acoustics? Please do not hesitate to contact Amir Gharaati on amir.ghar[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.

Structural Engineer – London

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Office Location: London

Salary Range: Up to £35,000

An opportunity has arisen for a Structural Engineer with a couple of years’ post-graduate experience to join an independent structural engineering consultancy in London.

The organisation is a well-established consultancy, who offers specialist services across residential, commercial and new build projects to clients across London.

Candidate Specification:

* Degree level education in civil/structural engineering;
* A couple of years’ post-graduate experience;
* Experience in temporary works;
* Experience designing reinforced concrete, masonry, steelwork & timber;
* Proficiency with AutoCAD;
* Strong communication & presentation skills.

The successful applicant will join a skilled engineering team, with an interesting variety of projects and support in-house in working toward Chartership.

For more information on this opportunity or to find out how to get involved with this opportunity, please contact David Redfern on 07531 290 613.

Commutable Locations:

London, Chessington, Wembley, Farringdon, Hammersmith, Fulham, Watford, Surrey, Croydon, Clapham, Kings Cross, Covent Garden, Tottenham, Edgware, Barnet, Kent

Commercial Heating Engineer , van mobile – £30-£36k + Package

Commercial Heating Engineer – £30k-£36k+ depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Westminster Borough

Benefits: Pension Scheme, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Discounts & Employee Referral Scheme

To carry out servicing and remedial repairs to commercial heating boilers within occupied and void buildings to meet the requirement and expectations of the client in a timely fashion and in compliance with current gas legislation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* To have detailed knowledge and experience of main boiler manufacturer’s installation and servicing requirements and instructions
* To be proficient in carrying out full commissioning of gas heating boilers and associated controls on completion of installation or servicing works
* To be able to demonstrate and have a good general fault finding/diagnostic skill and the ability to carry out necessary repairs/replacement of defective parts etc.
* To be competent of draining down and re-filling of heating system/s in order to remove and replace defective/leaking radiators or associated isolation valves
* To ensure that all work carried out complies with the relevant sections of the ‘Health and Safety at Work Act’ (risk assessment, asbestos awareness etc.)
* To carry out on a rota basis (as required) out-of-hours emergency call outs
* Any other duties as reasonably requested

Person Specification

The Ideal Candidate Will

* Have good practical and problem-solving skills
* Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of commercial boilers and associated controls
* Have experience working on HIU’S, not essential
* Have Domestic ACS qualifications, not essential
* Be self-motivated
* Have asbestos awareness
* Have knowledge of the Risk Assessment process
* Be a team player

Essential Qualifications/Skills

* Current/Valid Commercial Gas Qualifications – COCN1 or CODNCO1, CIGA1, CDGA1, CORT1, ICPN1 TPCP1A
* A relevant City and Guilds Level 3 Qualification
* Full UK Driving licence

Working for Us

* 21 days holiday increasing by 1 day every 2 years’ service up to a maximum of 25 days, plus statutory days
* Pension Scheme – auto enrolment
* Life Insurance
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Staff Discounts
* Employee Referral Scheme
* Company mobile phone
* Company van
* Uniform

You will be part of a friendly and busy team.

You will receive excellent training and support in this role and there will be plenty of scope to improve and enhance your current abilities. In addition, as the company continues to grow there are plenty of opportunities for career progression and advancement. If you believe that you have the talent, energy and spirit and are eager to learn, then we want to hear from you!

Foot Mobile Engineer – London – £37K plus package

Multi-Skilled Foot Mobile Engineer £37k

City Of London/ West End


Job Type / Category

To undertake PPM, proactive and reactive works issued through the help desk within set time frames so that the customer expectations are met

To provide call out response for the client as required.

To provide a professional service and represent the company in a way which ensures customer satisfaction.

To evaluate performance and ensure the proper servicing and maintenance of equipment under contract to the company is carried out, including completing required documents and paperwork.

To take a pro-active approach to client liaison and ensure that concerns are dealt with or relayed to management and FM help desk as necessary.

To assist the site team, when required, with additional duties which you are competent to complete such as preparing meeting rooms, delivering beverages to meeting rooms, general basic plumbing and all other duties required by Management to ensure the smooth running of the site.

Provide care and maintenance of Client site as defined by Contracts Manager

To maintain a high degree of customer service for all tasks undertaken

Ad hoc duties as requested by site facilities operations management team

Required Education, Skills and Qualifications

17th/18th Edition required

2391 Test and Inspection is desirable

Proven experience within a Commercial FM environment

Experience of working in a client-facing setting would be highly desirable

‘Hands’ on’, practical and technically-minded you will be a capable problem-solver

An awareness of customer service and the capability to work well under pressure and to achieve targets and meet challenging deadlines


Up to £37k per annum basic salary

All travel paid

Pension and paid holiday

Unlimited overtime

Our client has excellent staff retention rates and opportunity to develop your career, all work is undertaken in high end facilities within the City of London.

To apply for this position please contact Russ Cleverley at Penguin Recruitment.

Landscape Architect – London

Landscape Architect


I’m currently looking for a Landscape Architect to join a multi-disciplinary company based in London.

You will be working alongside a team oworking on a variety of projects including residential, public realm, education, LVIA and urban design. You will ideally be looking to undertake Business Development in the South East.

Whilst working as a Landscape Architect, you will be;

* Involved in Client liaison,
* Involved in the project at all stages from masterplanning through to detailed design/implementation,
* Landscape planning,
* Supporting the Planning and Urban Design teams.

To be considered for this Landscape Architect role, you will ideally have;

* A degree in Landscape Architecture or a related discipline,
* Demonstrable experience of landscape planning,
* Chartered membership of the Landscape Institute
* Good hand-drawing skill,
* Demonstrable experience of undertaking LVIA is advantageous,
* Proficiency in the use of AutoCAD, Photoshop or InDesign,
* Driving licence will be beneficial, but not necessary.

An attractive salary as well as excellent benefits are available for the successful candidate.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please do not hesitate to contact Ashleigh Garner on 07595373560 or please email an up to date CV to [email protected]

Senior Structural Engineer – South London

Job Title: Senior Structural Engineer

Office Location: South London

Salary: £35,000 to £45,000

A London based Civil & Structural Engineering Consultancy is looking to appoint a Senior Structural Engineer who is either Chartered or close to achieving Chartered status.

The organisation typically specialises in smaller commercial developments and so experience in the area would be beneficial.

Candidate Specification:

* Degree level education& Chartered/close to Chartered status;
* Strong background in structural engineering in London;
* Proficiency with AutoCAD & Tekkla Tedds;
* Experience of working on commercial developments;
* Experience working with concrete, steel & composite beams;
* Strong numerical & analytical skills.

If successful, your position will involve site surveys, detailed design, structural calculations & analysis and producing structural reports. You will liaise with client contacts across London and also be involved with some temporary works design.

For more information on this position, please feel free to contact David Redfern on 07531 290 613 or via [email protected]

Commutable Locations:

London, Clapham, Covent Garden, Kings Cross, Fulham, Hammersmith, Croydon, Farringdon, Watford, St Albans, Surrey, Chessington, Crystal Palace, Tottenham