Senior Sustainability Engineer

Oxfordshire, England / Swindon, England, Wiltshire
£33000 - £45000 per annum + Quick progression, meaningful projects
02 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
Richard Federer
Consultant, Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

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