Job Description

Job Title: Sustainability Consultant
Directly reports to: Sustainability Director
No of Direct Reports: 0
Location: UK Wide

Position Summary:

To produce of sustainable building services solutions on individual projects. Be a proactive member of the sustainability team. Contribute to the development of the sustainability team assisting with research.

Responsibilities and authority:

  • Carry out the responsibilities of a Sustainability Consultant including delivery of Energy Strategies for new buildings to achieve compliance with energy and carbon targets; Delivery of IES energy and thermal models and the output reporting as required, including EPC’s
  • Adopt a responsible attitude to and actively undertake training
  • Regularly review personal programme workload. Develop and frequently review priority lists of programmed tasks.
  • Ensure application and maintenance of all Quality System procedures
  • Carry out all personal management duties including weekly recording of man-hour commitments to individual projects
  • Comply with all security procedures and commercial in-confidence restrictions associated with work duties
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the highest possible standards of design and reporting by developing a good working knowledge of proven building services systems and new developments in the Building Services industry
  • To contribute to ensuring operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant ISO and national legislation
  • To ensure contract compliance with the Integrated Management System, by supporting the administration of the Internal Audit programme, corrective action and customer feedback registers
  • To comply with strategy and actions which encourage and produce a safe working environment for all staff and which reduce the impact to the environment

Education and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a related discipline

Specific skills, knowledge, competencies and training

Essential:

  • Excellent communication skills, coupled with a flexible and proactive approach to work
  • Knowledge of low carbon building services design
  • Competent IES User – preferably Level 5 Qualified Accredited Energy Assessor
  • Knowledge of BREEAM, HQM and WELL assessments
  • The ability to produce and review high quality reports to predefined deadlines
  • The successful candidate will be required to deliver reports for clients and so attention to detail, reliability, good organisational skills are paramount
  • Ability to confidently attend external design team meetings and workshops, delivering expertise and advice in relation to sustainable building services solutions
  • Happy to work in local office and travel to other offices when required

Desirable:

  • Experience in the building services industry an advantage
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