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Senior Sustainability Engineer

£33000 - £45000 per annum Quick progression, meaningful projects

Job Description

As one of the leading low energy and MEP design consultancies, you'll become a key part of the building performance engineering team and work on £5 - £50M projects.

Supported by the Chartered Sustainability Director and Chartered Sustainability Associate; you'll develop a very holistic understanding of building sciences and building services.

You'll enjoy a diverse role consisting of building physics, Passivhaus, thermal and energy modelling, climate-based daylighting modelling, sunlight analysis, thermal comfort studies, indoor air quality studies, net zero energy building design and innovative energy strategies.

You'll take a holistic approach and ensure the buildings you model, achieve greater building performance and promote best practice low carbon design.


  • CIBSE Approved Training and Development program
  • 25 days leave 3 additional days for Xmas 8 Bank Holidays.
  • 8% employer pension
  • 5 hour working week with flexible hours and the option of a 9-day fortnight.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.

Key duties;

  • Ensuring Sustainability is integrated with the MEP design.
  • Liaising with clients and helping them achieve their sustainability aspirations.
  • Able to apply Passivhaus methods to large scale, education, hotel or mixed-use developments.
  • Prepare Sustainability Statement and energy strategies to support planning applications.
  • Assist with Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) to calculate embodied carbon assessments.
  • Use BREEAM, WELL, LEED or Greenstar environmental rating tools.
  • Carry our R&D work in order to develop new workstreams or tools.

Carry out Post Occupancy Evaluations (POE) and seek to close the energy performance gap.

  • Remain active in sustainability initiatives such as LETI, EPG or NLA.
  • Attend regular CPD's and work towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.


  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Sustainability, Architecture or Energy Engineering.
  • At least three years' experience in a similar role.
  • Able to use IESVe, PHPP and Revit.

Ref 2789

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    £43500 - £49999 per annum CIBSE Training, Ongoing CPD,Great projects

    Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - To £50K

    Tired of working for a consultancy that just doesn't value you? Bored of working on the same types of projects day after day?

    As one of the UK's leading MEP Design and Environmental Engineering Consultancy they have firmly established themselves as a leader in Building Performance Engineering.

    The founders and directors remain committed to innovation and actively encourage new ideas from all staff. Whether it's a suggestion of "why don't we set up a new specialist team that does…" or "we should start using ApacheHVAC for simulations" or "I think we could use ladybug or honeybee" they'll listen to and support you.

    You'll enjoy working on interesting and complex projects including science and research labs, listed buildings, zero carbon masterplans and five-star hotels. You'll also enjoy working on projects from RIBA stage 2 - 5 and also get the opportunity of leading your own projects technically and also from a financial control point of view.

    Their CIBSE Approved Training and Development Program will ensure you achieve your CEng and their enhanced employee benefits package is there to make sure you do enjoy a work life balance. After all a 9-day fortnight, up to 33 days annual leave, an annual performance-based bonus and ongoing technical and non-technical CPD sends a clear message that they do care about their employees.


    • At least six years' experience in building services.
    • Able to use Hevacomp, IES or Revit MEP.
    • Able to work in the UK without the need to be sponsored.

    For a confidential chat about their team structure, current projects, culture and plan for 2021 please message me. Or phone me on zero seven five nine five, zero seven one, three zero three.

    Please quote Job Ref #2799.

  • Building Physics Engineer

    Building Physics Engineer - London - To £45K

    Committed to biophilic design and driven by a passion to design better buildings that enhance occupants' lives; this consultancy has a reputation for designing iconic, highly sustainable buildings.

    As a Sustainability (Building Physics) Engineer, you'll help reduce the ecological footprint of the built environment whilst working closely with a team of 10 Sustainability Engineers. You'll feel good that you are using your expert IESVe skills to help design buildings for greater building performance; rather than just for Part L compliance and doing your bit to help save our planet.

    Working closely with architects from the feasibility stage, you'll use your creative hand sketching skills to help bring their ideas to life. You'll stay involved on your projects through to construction and also carry out POE's to determine how the building performs in use, compared to your original predictions.

    They will continue to grow in 2021 and can offer you quick progression, extensive autonomy and the opportunity of further developing your skills in LCA, Well and Passivhaus.


    • Advanced IES skills, preferably some experience with ApacheHVAC.
    • Degree qualified.
    • Previous experience preparing reports for BREEAM and planning applications.
    • Keen interest in Passivhaus, Climate Change and LETI.
    • Some experience in automation using Ladybug, Rhino, Honeybee etc.

    Please contact me directly via LinkedIn or our own website, or call me on zero seven five nine five zero seven one three zero three. I will respond to all applications and enquiries.

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    Senior Electrical Design Engineer - To £55K

    With 65 MEP Design Engineers this Building Services Consultancy are large enough to compete against multi-disciplinary practices.

    However, they still treat every employee as a valued asset and understand that a business is only as good as the quality of the projects they deliver; and the quality of the staff they employ.

    Following on from their continued success in 2020, they are continuing to expand in 2021 and are looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to work with them, rather than just to work for them.

    Established just after the last recession of 2009, they understand the importance of client care and pride themselves on the quality and detail of their designs. They also appreciate the importance of offering a rewarding working environment; a good work life balance and a comprehensive employee benefits package.

    With an additional three offices across the UK, you'll get to work on a very broad range of projects across all RIBA Stages. Current projects include schools, hospitals, listed buildings, universities, science and research labs, high spec commercial offices and zero carbon residential developments.

    Reporting to the Technical Director, you'll help lead projects ranging from £5 to £50M and also assist in further developing and sharpening the future direction of the M&E Team.


    • Able to lead projects and assist with resource planning.
    • Good awareness of BIM, Environmental Design and MEP Coordination.
    • Previous experience working on projects from RIBA stages 1 - 5.


    • Up to 38 days holidays
    • 8% Pension
    • 37.5-hour week with the opportunity to work a 9-day fortnight
    • CIBSE registered training and development program
    • Flexible working hours
    • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Payment of 1 x Professional registration