13 Jun 2022

Permanent Principal Sustainability Consultant

 Birmingham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

We are working in a partnership with an award-winning nationwide engineering consultancy, which provide a full range of MEP, environmental and sustainability services.
They have a fantastic opportunity for a creative and driven Principal Sustainability Professional to join their South-West Sustainability Team and to be part of their broader Sustainability group which has a presence in every office across the country.

What you’ll be doing.

  • Leading building performance simulation and energy related workstreams, using a range of modelling approaches, tools, and techniques.
  • Supporting the development of junior staff in the team, helping them to improve their understanding and skills in the energy simulation and building performance arena.
  • Developing energy strategies with our clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of developments.
  • Supporting the day-to-day operations of the team.
  • Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies, where necessary.
  • Supporting the team with the completion of environmental assessments (such as BREEAM, WELL, etc), where necessary.
  • Working with other members of the Sustainability Group on business related research and development tasks.
  • As well as project-related work, the Group engages directly with industry undertaking research and development studies, and authoring industry guidance.
  • We hold key positions on national design commissions and influential industry bodies.
  • The role also presents the opportunity for involvement in this aspect of the Group’s work to those keen to have a direct influence on the industry.

What They Are Looking For:

Experience and competence in a selection of the following fields:

  • Extensive experience of modelling a range of building types using IES
  • Building Regulations Part L assessments using IES and Elmhurst (or similar)
  • Developing energy and carbon strategies
  • HVAC network modelling
  • In-Use energy modelling and assessment
  • Dynamic modelling for thermal comfort assessments and overheating risk assessments
  • Façade performance evaluation
  • Passvihaus – qualified PH Designer or Consultant, or a good working knowledge of the methodology
  • Parametric environmental design assessment
  • Renewable energy feasibility studies
  • Sustainable master-planning and energy network assessment

Advantageous Qualities:

  • Knowledge of BREEAM and / or other environmental assessment methodologies, from pre-assessment to post-construction stage assessments.
  • Appreciation of broader sustainability issues, such as sustainability governance and reporting, sustainability strategies, climate change adaptation, behaviour change, etc.
  • Leading all aspects of projects, both technical and commercial
  • Be part of their sustainability communities
  • Leading building performance simulation and energy related workstreams
  • Supporting the development of junior staff in the team
  • Developing energy strategies with their clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of developments.
  • Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies.
  • Supporting the team with the completion of environmental assessments

 

About you:

 

  • Experience working within the built environment sector.
  • Already working within a sustainability or engineering consultancy.

 

You will bring expertise (with a degree in engineering /science, and experience in the field) and a passion for creating sustainable solutions.

What they offer

Core benefits:

  • Private medical scheme –   Life Assurance –   Income protection
  • Car allowance and access to a wide range of lease cars
  • Profit and performance related bonus
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 with length of service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced Paternity, Maternity & Shared Parental Leave
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Professional membership subscription
  • Flexitime

    Flexible benefits

 

  • 9 day fortnight
  • Hybrid Working
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Holiday buy & sell up to 5 days
  • Study Assistance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Sabbatical Leave
  • Gym and retail discounts, travel & dental insurance

How to Apply

To apply please send your CV to rossana@itstechnicalrecruitment.co.uk or for more details please call on 01179738507.  

Job Categories: Consulting Engineering. Job Types: Permanent. Salaries: £50000 to £60000.

Job expires in 13 days.

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