Sustainability Engineer

Job Description

Role

Primary function is to work with project engineers to develop the building services strategy in line with local planning requirements and building regulations. 

Produce planning energy reports, RIBA stage 1&2 project brief, sustainability strategy report and summertime over heating risks reports.

Convey the energy, sustainability and building services strategy to the client in meeting and via reports.

 

Qualification

Low Carbon Consultant or Charted Engineer or other similar related qualification.

Knowledge of BREEAM and energy related planning requirements.

BREEAM Approved Professional (AP) is an advantage.

 

Skills

Commercial Building Energy Software - Bentley Open Building, SBEM and Energy Plus or experience with IES, TAS, Design Builder.

Residential Building Energy Software - STROMA SAP 2012 and SAP 10

Use various different types of software to undertake thermal U value calculations, condensation risk and heat capacity.

Intermediate to advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.

Basic use of Autodesk CAD.

 

Experience

Worked in the building engineering environment and has 5 years’ experience with variety of large and small projects. 

Understands and can explain the advantages and disadvantages of various heating, cooling, ventilation and renewable energy systems.

Knowledge of building service utilities, application and installation requirements.

 

Abilities

Working knowledge of all aspects of building services.

Understand the energy analysis for various building types, calculating carbon emission.

Write various building specific reports including:

Planning Energy and Sustainability,

BREEAM related LZC, Indoor air quality, daylighting,

Building Service Technical reports,

Renewable energy and efficiency options appraisal report,

of lighting software