Senior Sustainability and Building Consultant

Employer
Hays
Location
West Midlands, England, Birmingham
Salary
Pension scheme and income protection
Closing date
8 Jul 2022
Reference
4225770

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Specialist area
Sustainability
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

An internationally recognised consultancy is looking for a Senior Sustainability and Building consultant.

Your new company
Our sustainability & building physics team is at the heart of the built environment's response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Collaborating with organisation like the World and UK Green Building Council to create a better, healthier more sustainable built environment, utilising the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs). We are a One Planet Company and we are committed to pushing beyond standard compliance and solutions on every project we deliver. We pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative, sustainable and energy efficient solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources.


Your new role
This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated engineer to join our team in Birmingham, to work on some of the most exciting sustainable design projects in the UK and around the world. Working under the guidance and supervision of more experienced staff, you will develop your existing knowledge and skills in energy modelling, and assist with the development of energy and sustainability strategies for new build and existing buildings. Over time you will be supported and encouraged to work towards Chartership, through one of our accredited training schemes. The role will include supporting and developing some of our key work streams:

  • Building physics and parametric modelling
  • Design for performance, predictive energy modelling and operational energy assessments (TM54 and DfP)
  • Planning and Building Regulations
  • Bespoke sustainability services

You will be expected to support our One Planet Living aspirations.


What you'll need to succeed
Educated to Masters level in Engineering and having gained relevant practical experience in a similar role, you have demonstrable knowledge and experience of building physics, particularly in relation to heat transfer, energy, comfort criteria, CIBSE Guidance and other industry standards.
An in depth-knowledge of dynamic simulation software and the UK Building Regulations, including a complete understanding of the National Calculation Methodology is fundamental.
A good understanding of mechanical design is essential.
An appreciation of coding or a modern programming language is a requirement.
Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, effective communication skills and some experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.


What you'll get in return

  • Income protection
  • Pension scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Many more employee benefits available


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company

Hays Building Services has unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK building services jobs market. As a testament to our track record and ability to match the best building services professionals with the top building services jobs, Hays is the only recruitment consultancy endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

Our building services jobs that our experts are currently recruiting for include Mechanical Design Engineer jobs, Electrical Design Engineer jobs, Sustainability jobs, M&E CAD jobs, M&E Quantity Surveyor jobs, M&E Estimator jobs, Mechanical Project Manager jobs and Electrical Project Manager jobs.

We have offices and building services jobs across the UK, including London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Belfast, Southampton, Leicester, Bristol Cambridge, all of which are providing candidates with market leading career advice.

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