Senior Building Services Specialist

Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
Blyth, UK
14 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Building Services Specialist:


My client is recruiting for a Senior Building Services Specialist to both support and lead in a range of low carbon consultancy projects. Primarily the role will focus on the delivery of energy audits for SMEs across the North East LEP area, although there will be an opportunity to become involved in a range of other distributed energy projects across the UK.


Degree level in a related discipline, or relevant experience
Postgraduate qualification in a related discipline
Specialist professional, energy management and/or energy auditing qualifications
10+ years relevant experience
Delivering energy audits to organisations of all sizes
Writing technical reports and proposals to required standards
Data analysis and interpretation using spreadsheets
Engaging with both the public and private sector, including SMEs
Managing projects to time, quality & cost
Domestic and non-domestic heating systems and energy efficiency measures
Responding to tenders and carrying out business development activities
Knowledge of industrial, process and manufacturing sectors
Best practice in energy efficiency and renewable energy technology
Well organised and methodical, with attention to detail
Understanding of renewable energy systems (photovoltaics, heat pumps and solar thermal)
Ability to work to deadlines and manage challenging situations
High level of computer literacy, in particular Word and Excel
Proactive and flexible approach to work
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (team work)
Full UK driving licence and own transport for business use
Flexibility to travel within the UK.


Relevant chartership or professional membership (e.g. CIBSE, IEMA, IEE)
EPC, ESOS and DEC certified
Health and Safety qualification (e.g. NEBOSH certificate, IOSH Managing Safely, etc.)
Delivering EPCs, ESOS, DECs or similar certified building energy assessment.
HVAC, building services and BMS controls experience
European Regional Development Funded (ERDF) projects
Delivering techno-economic feasibility studies for renewable and low carbon technologies
Feasibility and design of low carbon heating systems (solar thermal, heat pumps, CHP, heat networks)
Experience of quality management systems
Competent 2D CAD user
Knowledge of the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP)
Detailed knowledge of Part L of the UK Building Regulations (for both dwellings and non-dwellings)
Ability to perform heat demand calculations
An in-depth knowledge and field expertise regarding renewable energy
Understanding of battery technologies
A genuine interest in the low carbon economy and wider sustainability issues


Delivery member of the Business Energy Support Team (BEST)
Deliver in-depth energy surveys/audits of SMEs, identifying opportunities for financial and CO2e savings through energy efficiency measures, on-site renewable energy generation and best practice.
Identify opportunities to deploy logging equipment
Provide advice & guidance to SMEs
Facilitate the completion of necessary funding paperwork with support from the project coordinator
Deliver energy audits on a consultancy basis for commercial and municipal buildings
Carry out a range of technical and strategic low carbon consultancy projects.
Undertake desktop-based surveys and carry out site visits
Manage the delivery of projects, including subcontractors during field trials.
Support in the management and delivery of projects, including subcontractors during field trials
Engage with clients from both the private and public sector
Respond to tenders and write proposals
Win and deliver work independently and as part of a team
Take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of proposals and reports
Follow policies and procedures, in particular; complete enquiry records, proposals and reports to the required standard
Contribute to the development of these policies and procedures
Lead technical projectsWorking hours: 37 hours/week

Additional benefits: 25 days annual leave & 8 bank holidays, 10% pension (5% employer & 5% employee), life assurance, health insurance, company mobile phone & laptop

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