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Graduate Sustainability Consultant

Reference: 21119
Location: Cheshire
Town: Manchester
Sector: MEP and Building Services Design
Type: Permanent
Salary: £22-28k/annum
Benefits: pension and healthcare

The Job

The Company

One of my best clients within engineering and design practice is now looking for a Graduate Sustainability Consultant to join our expanding Sustainability Group in Manchester.

As part of the larger organisation, the Sustainability Group provides a wide range of services across building design to both the internal and external client. The company has got over 200 employees in the UK and Ireland and many offices located in Manchester, London, Bristol, Birmingham etc.

As a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists, my client offers a unique opportunity to work on large, high profile projects within interdisciplinary design teams. You will take a leading role on our diverse project portfolio, both now and in the future.

The Role

Providing high level consultation and solutions for zero carbon development (both operational and embodied).
Producing zero carbon energy and climate change strategies, frameworks and briefing documents.
Assisting the wider team in undertaking environmental assessments such as BREEAM and SKA.
IES Virtual Environment
Autodesk BIM / CAD software
Low carbon energy assessor
BREEAM accredited assessor or experience in delivering environmental assessments.
WELL Building Standard accreditation.

Qualifications & Experience

You should have a relevant qualification in environmental design and/or a sustainability related subject.

Required technical skills include:

The production of professional reports, and design guidance as appropriate, at the early stage of building design.
Working knowledge of environmental and sustainability legislation and its applicability to UK development.
Knowledge of environmental assessments such as BREEAM, SKA and LEED.
Advanced Excel skills.