Sustainability Consultant

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  • Permanent
  • Reading, UK
  • Salary: £28k - £35k

 

The Company:

Our client is a leading privately-owned multi-award-winning Energy Consultancy and Building Services Design Consultancy. Since inception, they have won numerous industry awards and worked with some of the world’s top brands and well-known development projects.  They are currently working on projects with a total GDV of £3billion+ with our largest project having a construction value of £100m.

They have ambitious growth plans and require a dynamic and ambitious candidate to join and lead our expanding team.   You must be a natural self-starter and a good communicator with commercial and business development acumen.  You must adopt a technically compliant and commercial attitude to projects with a strong focus on nurturing client relationships.  Running through the veins of our business is a focus on engineering excellence and a passion for sustainable buildings, innovation and disruptive technologies.

The successful candidate will have a degree in Building sustainability/Building physics/Environmental engineering.

We are looking for someone with a passion for sustainability and the desire to learn. You will have a good grounding in sustainable building design and energy policy/legislation to drive the company’s growth plans. We offer the potential for you to develop your career further within this interesting and unique organisation.

The Role:

  • Assist the sustainability team and associated services proposition
  • Liaise with project teams on contract award to highlight BREEAM requirements
  • Undertake Energy Statements and Energy Modelling Simulations for planning applications and lead responses to clients/local authorities
  • Undertake Daylight/Sunlight/Overshadowing Assessments
  • Complex Thermal Modelling analysis to assist with Environmental design
  • Develop and build relationships with industry peers, consultants and Clients

What you need to succeed – Essential

  • Engineering or Environmental Degree qualified
  • Knowledge of energy assessments for SAP and SBEM (commercial EPCs) Accreditation in at least one
  • Awareness of BREEAM, Understanding or part L requirements and the London Plan to undertake energy statements
  • Proficiency in using CAD, Sketchup
  • Good understanding of reading architectural drawings
  • Good understanding of Daylight and Sunlight assessment and BRE guideline
  • The capacity to work autonomously and proactively
  • Attention to detail

What you need to succeed – Preferable

  • Familiarity in using IES VE
  • Competent using IES for thermal modelling for Energy Assessments
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Experience in delivering daylight/sunlight/overshadowing analysis and internal daylight assessment, using Sketch-up and IES-VE

What’s on offer:

  • Market competitive salary, bonus, and pension
  • Dynamic and fast paced but talent nurturing environment
  • A structured CPD programme 1-2 per month
  • Full training and support for professional memberships
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