Sustainability Engineer

Highfield Professional Solutions Ltd
11 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sustainability Engineer


Up to £45,000 pa

An opportunity has arisen for a Sustainability Engineer to join a multidisciplinary consultancy in their growing Building Services division. This role represents the chance to work on a variety of project types including education, healthcare, commercial, residential, leisure & retail and your role will encompass various aspects of the design process.


* Be able to use proprietary energy related modelling software such as EDSL TAS (preferred), IES VE, Design Builder or equivalent to produce building compliance documents.
* Ideally be able to lodge your own EPCs but not essential (ideally registered Low Carbon Energy Assessor with an accreditation scheme such as CIBSE or Elmhurst).
* Display Energy Certificate experience (ideally accredited).
* SAP On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor experience (ideally accredited).
* Experience carrying out PV and other renewable energy financial feasibility studies.
* Have up to date working knowledge of relevant Climate Change, Energy and Building Legislation and Regulations.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Key Responsibilities

* The completion of EPC assessments.
* The completion of DEC assessments and reassessments.
* Provide guidance on the use of sustainable energy systems and strategies.
* Provide guidance on natural ventilation strategies, technologies (biomass, PV, heat pumps, etc.) and associated legislation (renewable energy tariffs, e.g. FiT, RHI).
* Assist the Sustainability and Energy Manager and the Associate Director with other projects.
* Help manage the Council’s Salix fund for use on sustainable energy projects.
* Investigate the technical and economic feasibility of renewable energy systems on Suffolk County Council buildings and integration with other technologies, e.g. battery storage.
* Investigate the integration of new technologies, such as battery storage on existing renewable energy systems on Council and ex council buildings, e.g. academies. Including the technical and economic feasibility.
* Carry out project management on the installation of small schemes and involvement with project management on the installation of larger schemes.

For further information or to apply please contact Natasha Ward on 0148774010 or

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