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Senior Building Physics Engineer

Conrad Consulting
Surrey, Caterham, England
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2023

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Senior Building Physics Engineer

£50,000 - £60,000 plus benefits


This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated engineer to join a growing team and work on some of the most exciting sustainable design projects in the UK across a variety of sectors including commercial, education, residential, etc.

Working under the guidance and supervision of more experienced staff, you will broaden your existing knowledge and skills in energy modeling and assist with the development of energy and sustainability strategies for new and existing buildings. You will be supported and encouraged to work toward Chartership over time with the help of other chartered engineers.

The primary responsibility of this position will be to assist in the delivery of some of our key work streams:

  • Building code compliance modeling (Part L/EPC)
  • Thermal comfort evaluation
  • Studies on passive design and low-carbon technology
  • IES experience.
  • Assisting with net-zero operational energy studies for new and retrofit projects.
  • Contribute to supporting planning documents and Energy strategies, for example.
  • Advising clients and architects on energy use and conservation in a variety of buildings and sites, with the goal of reducing environmental impact and carbon footprint.

Experience and abilities Required:

You have a bachelor's or master's degree in engineering and relevant practical experience in a similar role, as well as demonstrable knowledge and experience in building physics, particularly in relation to heat transfer, energy, comfort criteria, CIBSE Guidance, and other industry standards.

Good understanding of dynamic simulation software and the UK Building Regulations, including the National Calculation Methodology. Some knowledge of mechanical design would be advantageous.

Given the collaborative and client-focused nature of this role, effective communication skills and some experience overcoming challenges are required.


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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