Do you want your work to make a difference? Do you enjoy being part of an inclusive team where respect for people is a priority? Then Sweco is the place to be. You will be working as part of our award-winning Building Sustainability team, delivering innovative sustainability solution inspired by our Scandinavian heritage.
We are currently looking for an approachable and committed Intermediate Thermal Modelling & Low Carbon Engineer, to join our Building Energy Performance Group. In this role, you'll be responsible for:
Interpreting energy-related systems found in architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings and specifications.
Developing building energy and thermal models and cost-benefit analyses to aid in high performance design and to assess compliance with BREEAM / LEED rating systems, projects aspirations towards zero carbon targets.
Undertaking energy conversion calculations for Part L2A, Part L1A of the building regulations, and EPC Compliance check using thermal modelling " training will be offered to become CIBSE Certified Assessor (LCEA).
Understanding building service systems and assist in the selection of plant to reduce energy consumption.
Supporting ongoing energy audits for ESOS, ISO 50001 and Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) and Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) studies to optimize building; operations, and support clients achieve their CO2 reduction targets.
Providing regular feedback of progress to the team leader to assist in the management of delivery and ensure that project delivery meets the client's objectives and requirements in terms of the agreed scope of works, timescales and budgets.
Ensuring that all work is carried out in full compliance with the Company's Integrated Management System (IMS).
Liaising with team members, clients and other disciplines to work together to deliver the project.
To be successful in this role, you will need to possess:
A strong engineering background and experience in energy modelling.
An understanding of BMS and IEMS systems, HVAC controls, metering and integrated systems design.
Ability to work with engineers from all disciplines and other professionals to optimise and develop bespoke, 'value for money' and innovative designs.
Understanding of Health and Safety within the workplace.
Familiarity with BREEAM / HQM / Code for Sustainable Homes / LEED / WELL (desirable).
Basic understanding in coding in machine learning software and parametric modelling (desirable).
Have experience in carrying out detailed calculation and whole building simulations for prediction of operational energy based on CIBSE TM54 / NABERS schemes (desirable).
Professional Membership and Qualifications:
Degree (preferably Masters) in relevant engineering discipline.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Good report writing skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills
The ability to communicate fluently and positively with other team members and to produce reports in clear English.
Ability to organise and prioritise own workload to ensure that timescales are met and support junior members of the team.
Good problem solving/contingency planning skills with the ability to find quick, innovative and practical solutions.
Take responsibility for personal development and enable and support the learning of others.
Project a professional image to clients and colleagues.
Able to work collaboratively with others to form strong positive working relationships with colleagues, clients and contractors.
Able to recognise own impact on others and adapt approach where appropriate.
Demonstrate pride in work, through accurate, timely delivery.
Support and drive our culture of added value and innovation.
Salary range: £30,000 to £33,000 per annum dependant on experience.
What's in it for you?
You'll be working for a top ten engineering firm (recognised by New Civil Engineer) (NCE). An open and friendly environment where colleagues are encouraged to grow and develop. A meaningful job where you'll help to develop and shape tomorrow's communities by being a trusted consultant to our clients. We are always open to a conversation around flexible working. Sweco is also delivery partner within the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) framework working with leading commercial property owners who are working together to improve the sustainability of existing and new commercial building stock.
Sweco's building sustainability team are pioneers in the industry with three times allocation of BREEAM Company of the year award by BRE. The team is responsible for low carbon design of building such as The Bloomberg HQ London, Universal Studio HQ London, LinkedIn HQ London etc.
If you believe you have the skill set required, are keen to join a business with genuine opportunities for career progression, then we'd love to hear from you.
More about us …….
Approachable and committed people are the core our business. Serving our clients in challenging projects is part of our daily work. Continuous development of your expertise is not an option but a requirement.
Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. Our work produces sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure and access to electricity and clean water. With 16,000 employees in Europe, we offer our clients the right expertise for every situation. We carry out projects in 70 countries annually throughout the world. Sweco is the leading engineering and architecture consultancy in Europe, with sales of approximately SEK 18.7 billion (EUR 1.8 billion). The company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.
Sweco is committed to achieving equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.