Senior Sustainability Engineer

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    London Bridge

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    £60k per year

  • Contact:

    Danny Ewart

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Intermediate/Senior Sustainability Engineer. This role is suitable for a candidate with existing experience of delivering residential/mixed-use projects with detailed knowledge of low carbon technologies and sustainable design. The role will provide you with an opportunity to become an integral part of the successful Sustainability Team. You will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of projects including sustainability assessments (BREEAM, HQM, Passive House), planning reports and client liaison. The culture in the team is to be a trusted client advisor, selected for our professional quality service, enthusiasm and expertise in the built environment.

Out client is a leading multi-disciplined construction and property consultancy providing a definitive range of services to the UK building and construction industry covering civil & structural engineering, chartered building & quantity surveying, project management, architecture & master planning, mechanical & electrical engineering, sustainability, building information modelling and health & safety.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work on a wide range of projects including residential, mixed-use, commercial, industrial and educational.
  • Attend meetings with clients and multidisciplinary design teams as Sustainability Consultant.
  • Develop and present project sustainability design proposals to the project team and client.
  • Undertake project assessments including Part L (SAP, SBEM), BREEAM, HQM, PassiveHouse.
  • Undertake Overheating simulations using IES VE software and present report findings.
  • Undertake energy surveys of buildings.
  • Undertake BREEAM Assessments.
  • Assess project designs for BREEAM compliance and recording evidence.
  • Prepare high quality information including sustainability assessments, planning reports, presentations.
  • Maintain regular contact with clients.
  • Continue to improve your own technical knowledge.
  • Report resource information to senior group managers.
  • The successful candidate will also be responsible for ongoing monitoring

Person Specification - Essential Criteria:

  • Hold an academic or industry qualification related to sustainability or design. Not a requirement
  • Detailed knowledge of low carbon and sustainable design and London Plan Energy Policy.
  • Qualified Part L Assessor (SAP/SBEM).
  • BREEAM Qualified Assesses with experience of conducting BREEAM Assessments under both BREEAM New Construction 2018 and BREEAM Refurbishment & Fit-out 2014.
  • Ability to use sustainability software such as IES VE.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

The team consists of individuals who are willing to go the extra mile to deliver the best results and are ultimately why our clients choose to work with us time and time again.

Our client offers hybrid working on 95% of roles and have recently committed to enhanced Family Leave schemes (after a qualifying period). Heavy investment in Leadership and Management Development and Female Leadership Programmes.

A highly competitive package is on offer along with CPD. For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Danny Ewart on 07756 401156 / danny.ewart@buildrec.com


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