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Sustainability Engineer

Conrad Consulting
Scotland, Glasgow
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Closing date
6 Apr 2023

Job Details

We're searching for a sustainability expert to join the rapidly growing sustainability team of our client. Due to its solid reputation and the rising demand for its sustainability offering, our client, an M&E firm in Scotland, is proactively developing its employees. In accordance with the government's net-zero 2050 targets, they provide a wide range of sustainable design solutions, such as decarbonisation studies, building system sizing, dynamic thermal modeling, comfort and environmental analysis, and net-zero carbon building design.

To become leaders in building decarbonisation and sustainable design, they engage with ongoing and upcoming construction projects in the building services and construction industry on both a local and a national level.

The chosen candidate will have prior experience working in the fields of architectural or building design advice, and will also:

  • Have a significant interest in sustainability, green buildings, and energy modeling for buildings.
  • Possess a relevant degree in building physics, building engineering, energy modeling, or a related field.
  • Strong report-writing skills are appropriate for both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Have a firm grasp on energy flow and building systems.
  • Have a strong work ethic and know-how to manage your time.
  • Be computer proficient and have a strong understanding of Microsoft Office software.

An ideal applicant will:

  • Have a thorough understanding of the building energy modeling process and a working familiarity with the IES VE or EDSL TAS modeling software.
  • Have produced thermal comfort, daylight, and airflow modeling studies in the past.
  • Know how to use the REVIT program from Autodesk.
  • Have a thorough understanding of building design, energy, and emissions regulations.
  • Have a working understanding of green building certifications (LEED, BREEAM, WELL, NABERS, Passivhaus)
  • Have excellent communication abilities, both verbally and in writing.

Please contact Jed Canham via the following email address: jed @


Conrad Consulting is a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel to engineering consultancies and contractors throughout the UK on both a permanent and contract basis. As a company dedicated solely to recruiting for technical engineering consultancies, we have accumulated a wealth of invaluable specialist knowledge since our inception in 2001,  and believe that clear communication with both the client - particularly the key decision maker - and the potential candidate has been fundamental in our overall success.

Our experienced team of consultants pride themselves on taking time to understand the needs of every candidate on an individual basis, providing a tailor-made service for applicants at every level within the industry. Because we are extremely successful at finding the right candidate for a particular job vacancy, we find that many of our clients in the Building services industry use our services exclusively which enables us to offer potential candidates some of the most unprecedented roles in the industry.

Contact Martin today to find out if the grass really is greener..

For further information on the services we can provide for you visit or contact our team today 01728 726120.

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