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Net Zero Carbon Consultant

Reference: J0287
Location: Wales
Town: Cardiff
Sector: MEP and Building Services Design
Type: Permanent
Salary: £27-40k/annum
Benefits: pension and travel

The Job

The Company

The world’s first engineering consultant to be certified carbon neutral. Their mission is to provide a pathway to net-zero-carbon for all the buildings we design. They need engineers who share this passion for sustainability design. Winners of the 2021 CIBSE Innovation Award, they are at the forefront of the industry, priding ourselves on our exemplary track record of design and innovation. Their industry leading sustainability & building physics team is key to our global business. Collaborating with organisations like the World and UK Green Building Council to create a better, healthier more sustainable built environment.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated sustainability engineer/consultant to join our world leading sustainability team. They are looking for someone to help develop and deliver our Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) services, with a focus on the holistic environmental impact of materials.

As part of our established team of engineers and consultants, and working closely with colleagues of various disciplines, you will design, analyse, report, model and document sustainability projects as well as present to clients with the aim of expanding the sustainability project portfolio. You will work across a variety of projects and will have the opportunity over time to assume greater levels of responsibility and autonomy as we support the development of your professional skills.
Delivering LCA and the quantification of the environmental impact of buildings, across multiple consultancy projects

Appraisal of building fabric and materials
Writing technical summary reports and detailed technical reports
Client consulting; determining expectations and achieving deliverables
Analysis of large datasets, condensing into robust and digestible outputs
Supporting both junior level consultants and senior colleagues

Qualifications & Experience

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in engineering, architecture, or the built environment, you will show demonstrable knowledge of building materials and embodied carbon. You will possess comprehensive knowledge of the quantification of environmental impacts, EPDs and environmental science. Is it preferable to have experience of the Life Cycle Assessment tool and an appreciation of coding is desirable.

Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, excellent communication skills and experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.