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BREEAM/LEED Sustainability Engineer

Job Title: BREEAM/LEED Sustainability Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH24032_1498663078
Contact Name: Kris Kobi
Contact Email: kkobi@allen-york.com
Job Published: 11 months ago

Sustainability Engineer
Purpose of Job:
We require an ambitious Sustainability Engineer to work within our Energy + Environment
Solutions team to deliver sustainable and low-energy design projects in our London office.
Candidates must have previous experience within the sustainability sector, in particular have
experience and practical knowledge of Building Research Establishment Environmental
Methodology (BREEAM) process and be a registered and experienced assessor in BREEAM
Refurbishment and Fit out 2014.
Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Liaise with client stakeholders to develop the Sustainability Strategy including criteria
for the delivery of the desired BREEAM/ LEED rating, identifying any sustainability
risks and appropriate mitigation measures and highlighting any opportunities to
increase sustainable credentials.
+ Provide strategic low energy design advice.
+ Be Client facing, proactive and solutions driven.
+ Conduct BREEAM Pre-Assessment and provide design advice.
+ Produce evidence requirements for BREEAM credits.
+ Undertake gap analysis report / schedule should the desired rating not be achievable.
+ Publish pre-assessment meeting minutes stating the potential building score
achievable and advise on techniques suitable for integration into the overall design.
+ Chair interim meetings with design team members to clarify requirements or reassess
the design if any changes take place impacting BREEAM rating.
+ Monitor the design process to ensure that the scheme design objectives are being
followed and the design reflects the client's requirements.
+ Prepare interim and final design assessment report for client review and submission
to the BRE.
+ Provide a delivery assurance / support process that the construction phase
sustainability plan is being followed and to verify the outcomes on behalf of the client.
+ Undertake a Post construction review to gather evidence that the design objectives
are reflected in the construction phase.
+ Support senior members of staff in client and design team relationships.
+ Commit to supporting the strategic company sustainability policies and the internal
environmental programme objectives.
This list is not exhaustive and we would expect the successful candidate to be willing to
undertake additional duties to support the team when necessary.
Training Programme requirements:
+ Commit to goals and objectives of career development programme including
attendance of in-house and external technical and non-technical training.
+ Commit to achieving or maintaining Chartered Engineer status through relevant
professional institution.
+ Support the same for other members of the engineering team, including mentoring.
+ Familiarise and learn about sustainable low energy initiatives and to share this with
other members of your team and wider within the Partnership.
Person Specification
Essential Desirable
Knowledge Awareness of energy and environmental
related EU and UK Directives /
Regulations.
Be conversant with renewable energy
subsidies such as the Government backed
Feed In Tariffs (FIT) and Renewable Heat
Incentive (RHI).
Good knowledge of Photo Voltaics (PV)
and Combined Heat and Power technology.
An appreciation of sustainable buildings
and how this can reflect upon design
principles.
Sound knowledge of how
buildings are built and the
design process that goes
into their design.
Skills A strategic thinker with a proactive attitude
and attention to detail as well as good
problem solving and communication skills.
Capable of researching new ideas and
technologies and look for opportunities to
expand the business work stream.
Engage with designers and sustainability
consultants, in order to challenge and verify
the design process.
Excellent team working and inter-personal
skills.
Time management and prioritisation.
Able to present and explain the thought and
process behind sustainability requirements.
Experience,
qualifications
and prospects
Qualifications:
+ BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc in
relevant sustainability or engineering
subject
Experience:
Demonstrable adequate experience
working within energy services.
Experience and accreditation in the
following;
+ BREEAM / CFH assessor capable
of registering the project
+ BRE Code for Sustainable Homes
scheme and / or LEED
+ BREEAM Accredited Professional
[AP]
Prospects:
TB+A is a growing practice, and
opportunities are constantly presenting
themselves, in addition, we are supportive
in providing training opportunities whenever
appropriate.
The successful candidate will be
encouraged to take on additional
responsibilities and ownership of the
project.
Attributes and
personal
characteristics
Logical thinker, scientific and analytical -
having a engineering approach to problem
solving
Methodical and thorough
Flexible attitude to work
Proactive team member
Works on own initiative but equally can
contribute to the team.
Approachable and personable
Commitment to maintaining high quality
standards with an eye for detail.
An interest in architecture,
landmark buildings and new
technologies