Careers

We are always interested in hearing from talented individuals who can bring technical excellence and a high level of professionalism to our client projects. If this is you and you like what we do, please get in touch.

1. Building Physicist – Decarbonisation

Our Consultancy department is seeking a Building Physicist to join our Decarbonisation team due to a marked increase in demand for consultancy in this area.

Specifically, the role is intended to expand our existing energy modelling capacity to deliver building and organisational level decarbonisation plans, low carbon heating options appraisals, energy audits, renewable energy feasibility, and in use performance analyses.

You will have a detailed understanding of building services building fabric, renewable and low carbon technologies. You will be familiar with the calculation of carbon emissions relating to buildings. You will have experience of completing technical site surveys in particular dimensioning surveys and intrusive building fabric surveys.

You may occasionally be required to work across other consultancy teams (Energy Management and Compliance) and with other departments (Technical Services and Bureau).

Key responsibilities

  • Building thermal simulation modelling using IES VE (including Apache HVAC)
  • Undertaking technical site surveys
  • Report writing

Required skills, knowledge and experience

  • Significant knowledge and experience of building physics
  • Able to identify building services plant, equipment and operation strategy
  • Experience of delivering renewable energy and low carbon heating feasibility studies
  • Proficiency in energy simulation modelling using IES VE suite, including detailed HVAC modelling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Office365, Visio and Sharepoint)
  • Familiarity with UK Building Regulations (in particular Part L and Part F)
  • Must be able to work to deadlines and budgets
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Minimum qualifications

  • A relevant Degree in Engineering or a Mathematical science which must include a significant element of building physics.
  • Membership (working toward Chartered Status) of a relevant industry body (e.g. CIBSE)
  • Current UK driving license (essential due to travel)

Desirable

  • Experience of using the RETScreen software tool would be beneficial
  • Experience of Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA)
  • Experience of producing Energy Performance Certificates
  • Knowledge of heat networks

What we offer

  • Salary commensurate to experience
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Paid professional subscriptions
  • Death in service benefit
  • Home based role

We intend this role to be full time (37.5 hours per week), Monday to Friday, but are open to proposals for flexible working.

Due to the sites we work on (including schools) the post holder must be able to pass an Enhanced DBS check and must have the right to work in the UK.

We will not entertain applications from agencies

Applications (CV and cover letter) should be sent to info@conceptenergy.org with the subject line “Building physicist role”.

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