IES Modeller

Location
Cardiff, Wales
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Ref
H4490
Contact
Chris Bennett
Specialist area
Environmental engineering
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An IES Modeller is required to join a team of engineers specialising in environmental, energy and sustainability analysis across a wide range of building projects. The role would suit a engineer or technican with a keen interest in simulation and sustainability within buildings who wishes to further their career within a leading consultancy environment.

Work sectors include major commercial schemes; high quality residential; healthcare; science and technology; education; retail; hotel; and transport projects.

Key duties and responsibilities will include the following:-

  • Simulation and thermal modelling including energy calculations, overheating analysis and generation of building thermal loads.
  • Design studies informing passive approaches to building design, low energy building services, and the integration of renewable energy sources and other low carbon technologies.
  • Carrying out dynamic thermal modelling to demonstrate compliance with Building Regulations assessments for new and existing buildings.
  • Supporting the production of Energy Strategies and Statements for submission to planning authorities.
  • Developing new capabilities and processes around the application of building simulation and performance analysis.
  • Providing support and guidance to engineering teams in the application of simulation tools to enhance the design process and contribute to improved outcomes.

Required experience and skills:

  • Good understanding of the range of building simulation approaches and their application to passive and low energy design; and a desire to contribute to the expansion of capabilities in this area.
  • Conversant in the use of IES software including ModelIT, Apache, Compliance, etc.
  • Good understanding of mechanical and electrical building services design.
  • Familiarity with the current Building Regulations including Part L and Part F documents.