Senior Sustainability / Building Physics Engineer

Water & Utilities
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies. Their Building Design Practice are looking to appoint a Senior Sustainability / Building Physics Engineer on permanent basis to provide their expertise and design knowledge on a variety of...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 1061/52024

Quote ref: 1061/52024

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and building services consultancies. Their Building Design Practice are looking to appoint a Senior Sustainability / Building Physics Engineer on permanent basis to provide their expertise and design knowledge on a variety of high profile multi-disciplinary projects across the UK and abroad. Although the role will be based in either Warrington or Manchester offices, you will be very much part of a national practice of Building Design professionals delivering design solutions to clients across the UK.  

The Building Design practice works on projects across all of client's key sectors, including Aviation, Cities & Development, Education, Energy and Transportation.  

This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer to join an internationally renowned consultancy and have the opportunity to work on large scale multidiscipline projects.  

 

Main Responsibilities:  

- Full technical responsibility and operational accountability for Building Physics output on projects across various sectors  

- Contribute to the development of client's in-house digital design tools  

- Technical Assurance of deliverables form the Building Performance Group and wider network of client's software users  

- Undertake building performance analysis including Part L compliance, overheating assessment (CIBSE TM59), BRUKL report, EPC, TM54 etc.  

- Develop and engage supply chain to meet requirement for specialist input into projects  

- Stay abreast of changes in legislation, regulations and guidance  

- Stay abreast of developments in vendors’ software

Requirements

- Well-rounded understanding of the principles of building physics, from concept design input, options comparisons and thermal modelling;  

- In-depth understanding of thermal analysis, including peak plant sizing, annual energy analysis, lighting control, daylighting, natural ventilation.  

- Working knowledge of BREEAM  

- Strong communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.  

- Interested in developing design tools to enable more efficient and accurate production of project deliverables.  

- Ability to undertake site inspections, covering thermal analysis inputs, including plant inspections and review of O&M manuals.  

 

Desirable:  

- Accreditation as Low Carbon Consultant (design and DSM) and Energy Assessor (level 5)  

- CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant

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