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Sustainability Engineer

Our fantastic client is looking for a Sustainability Engineer to complement their team of bright & experienced engineers and sustainability professionals at their head office in Milton Keynes.

They are a multi-disciplinary building services consultancy focused mainly within the UK industrial sector but broadening into residential, commercial and leisure.

The new role would best suit an intermediate engineer with at least 2 years’ experience as it is intended that the successful applicant will be able to pick up and develop several projects with a limited amount of assistance.

More about the role:

As a Sustainability Engineer your responsibilities will typically be expected to comprise:

  • Part L compliance analysis modelling using EDSL Tas DSM software (commercial & domestic)
  • Renewable energy technology feasibility studies
  • Producing planning reports and presentations with excellent visual and grammatical quality
  • Thermal comfort & overheating modelling (BREEAM, TM52, TM59, Guide A)
  • Heating & cooling load calculations
  • Complying with MBA internal quality assurance procedures
  • Understanding & working to current UK legislation, British Standards and Codes of Practice
  • Attending & organising meetings with architects, developers and the wider design team
  • Communicating progress on projects and any concerns
  • Working within the agreed budget on tasks as set by the lead consultant
  • Assisting graduates and new starters.

It is expected that you demonstrate:

  • Experience in Dynamic Thermal Modelling software (EDSL Tas or IES)
  • Working as part of multidisciplinary team.
  • Member of relevant professional institute
  • Degree in a relevant subject
  • Awareness of broad sustainability issues (e.g. passive design, health & wellbeing, post occupancy evaluation, low impact materials, water, waste, environmental economics etc.)
  • Ask questions to increase awareness of role
  • Willingness to learn about risk management, financial management and commercial awareness
  • Willingness to learn a variety of different sustainability assessment methods e.g. BREEAM, LEED, WELL, Fitwel etc, and/or modelling software such as IES, TAS, Revit etc, as well as interest in more strategic sustainability consulting


  • All employees may receive an annual bonus in December (this is based on company/ employee performance)
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday with the allowance rising 1 day per year (after a full year of service) up to 25 days. (Currently being reviewed and increases shortly)
  • Christmas shutdown which staff do not need to use their allowance for (average of 2 week off, but it just depends on the way in which Christmas falls in the year).
  • Summer party, currently organising the Christmas party and have work events throughout the year
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work Scheme

£30,000 - £40,000

Initially in their office to learn the role/team/client but then would allow working from home 2-3 days a week.

Fantastic opportunity for the right candidate.

Buckinghamshire, England, UK