SUSTAINABILITY ENGINEER

Location: MANCHESTER
Salary: Negotiable
Reference : 20457
Permanent

As the selected Senior Sustainability Engineer, you will have a number of key roles and responsibilities:

  • Take an active role in pushing forward the skills and abilities of team members, including supervising and training junior engineers
  • Lead building projects of various sizes, taking an active role in project leadership and client-facing activity
  • Take an active role in building services design elements for both small and major projects working closely with other team members
  • Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs
  • Offer consultancy advice and prepare design reports in a timely fashion and within budget
  • Support graduate engineers with technical expertise and mentor less experienced team members
  • Share and expand knowledge through participation at relevant skills networks

Essential Skills, experience and attributes:

A demonstrable track record of successful delivery of sustainability projects within Building Engineering environment including:

  • Low carbon building design
  • BREEAM
  • Alternative sustainability rating systems
  • Climate change adaptation strategies
  • The social sustainability aspects of building projects
  • A clear understanding of, or experience within, a consultancy environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • An excellent general understanding of current local and national issues within sustainability and climate change agendas
  • Adaptable, resilient and able to work in multidisciplinary settings
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to lead meetings and workshops
  • Professional, organised, and highly methodical
  • Knowledge of relevant design tools, techniques and related methods e.g. IT systems, BIM, thermal/energy analysis, calculation packages, etc.
  • Knowledge of  CAD and Revit MEP deliverables
  • Demonstrate an active CPD record

Qualifications:

  • Chartered status through CIBSE, IMechE, SoPHE or other relevant body and degree qualified; or
  • Working towards Chartership with a Masters Engineering Degree or equivalent

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK without visa restrictions.