Sustainability and Building Consultant vacancy located in Birmingham within a internationally recognised firm
Our sustainability & building physics team is at the heart of the built environment's response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Collaborating with organisation like the World and UK Green Building Council to create a better, healthier more sustainable built environment, utilising the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs). We are a One Planet Company and we are committed to pushing beyond standard compliance and solutions on every project we deliver. We pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative, sustainable and energy efficient solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources.
Your new role
This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated engineer to join our team in Birmingham, to work on some of the most exciting sustainable design projects in the UK and around the world. Working under the guidance and supervision of more experienced staff, you will develop your existing knowledge and skills in energy modelling, and assist with the development of energy and sustainability strategies for new build and existing buildings. Over time you will be supported and encouraged to work towards Chartership, through one of our accredited training schemes. The role will include supporting and developing some of our key work streams:
- Building physics and parametric modelling
- Design for performance, predictive energy modelling and operational energy assessments (TM54 and DfP)
- Planning and Building Regulations
- Bespoke sustainability services
You will be expected to support our One Planet Living aspirations.
What you'll need to succeed
Educated to Masters level in Engineering and having gained relevant practical experience in a similar role, you have demonstrable knowledge and experience of building physics, particularly in relation to heat transfer, energy, comfort criteria, CIBSE Guidance and other industry standards.
An in depth-knowledge of dynamic simulation software and the UK Building Regulations, including a complete understanding of the National Calculation Methodology is fundamental.
A good understanding of mechanical design is essential.
An appreciation of coding or a modern programming language is a requirement.
Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, effective communication skills and some experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.
What you'll get in return
- Pension scheme
- Flexible Working
- Bike to work scheme
- Income protection scheme
- Gym membership
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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