£50000 - £65000 per annum Lots of autonomy and fascinating projects

Principal Sustainability Engineer / Sustainability Consultant - To £65K

Reporting to the Director of Sustainability and Environmental Design, you help champion sustainable design within the built environment on UK and international projects.

Key duties;

  • Writing Sustainability and Energy reports to support planning applications
  • Writing fee proposals, financial management of projects and invoicing
  • Life Cycle Costing and Life Cycle Analysis using One Click LCA or eTool
  • Low and zero carbon feasibility studies
  • Promoting LZC within the built environment and helping clients understand what they need to do to achieve their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Researching emerging sustainability trends, materials, technologies or software
  • Environmental strategy and reporting
  • Promoting the concept of a circular economy
  • Using a variety of environmental benchmarking methods such as Passivhaus, BREEAM, WELL Building Standard, LEED, Nabers or Fitwel
  • Carrying out site inspections, liaising with contractors and providing advice on how they will achieve their desired certification
  • Mentoring and managing a team of thermal modellers and environmental engineers
  • Willing to get involved in business development & marketing
  • Presenting workshops and presentations to the architects and design teams


  • MEng or MSc qualified
  • Expert IES skills, ideally some experience with ApacheHVAC
  • Ideally a registered Low Carbon Consultant or Low Carbon Energy Assessor
  • Keen interest in climate change, low and zero carbon building design and sustainable master planning.
  • Previous experience in mixed-use developments, commercial offices, student accommodation or hotel projects.
  • Comfortable in a client facing role.