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Senior Sustainability Engineer - Building Services

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Senior Sustainability Engineer - Building Services

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Charlie Weeks

  • Contact email:

    Charlie.weeks@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    023 93 876 048

  • Job ref:

    JO0000026550

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-15

  • Startdate:

    12/05/2021

Are you an experienced Sustainability Engineer with experience in Building Services, looking to take the next step in your career?
Are you passionate and dedicated to providing the best energy efficient solutions to clients across the construction industry?
This business will be suited well to you.
A national multidisciplinary consultancy are looking to appoint a Sustainability Engineer to join their established engineering team. The role will focus on energy and thermal modelling, working across a diverse project portfolio.
About the role:
You will be working in the building services team but be part of a wider sustainability network producing a variety of energy and thermal models, LZC reports/feasibility reports. Your responsibilities will include undertaking part L compliance and carrying out EPCs, to level 5 on a diverse range of projects. Domestic experience such as SAP Assessments and Passivhaus would be favourable.
Responsibilities:
 
·Provide strategic low energy/carbon design advice with an emphasis on passive measures
·Undertake Dynamic Thermal Modelling using IES VE software, including comfort analysis, natural ventilation air-flow modelling, Building Regulations Part L assessments, and Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
·Prepare Energy Assessments for Local Authority approval as part of planning application
·Undertake energy audits on simple and complex buildings
·Prepare decarbonisation plans for whole sites
·Prepare Low and Zero Carbon (LZC) technology feasibility studies
·Produce evidence requirements for BREEAM credits requiring thermal modelling outputs: Potential for Natural Ventilation, Thermal Comfort, Reduction of energy use and carbon emissions, Energy Monitoring, Low Carbon Design, etc.
·Preparation of SALIX funding grants
·Support senior members of staff in client and design team relationships
·Understand client needs, interpret and confirm the project brief
·Commit to supporting the strategic company sustainability policies and the internal environmental programme objectives
 
Qualifications:
 
·You will be an experienced Sustainability Engineer, with a strong understanding of thermal modelling.
·You will ideally come from a Building Services engineering or architectural background and have a strong holistic understanding of sustainability in the built environment. 
·You will be a competent and experienced accredited EPC assessor.  
·You will require experience of using IES, Revit and AutoCAD software to a proficient level.
 
To be suitable for this role, you must have the right to work in the UK without visa sponsorship.
 
My client is looking to interview suitable candidates ASAP so please apply now to avoid disappointment.
 
To apply, please send your CV to Charlie Weeks at charlie.weeks@carringtonwest.com