Sustainability Consultant - Bristol
Employer: Hoare Lea (Building Services Consultancy of the year 2013)
Region: Aztec West, North Bristol
Expires: January 29th, 2013
Salary: Competitive with benefits
Hoare Lea Sustainability
Applications are invited for the above position. The position is full time and based within the Bristol office. The start date is negotiable.
The role will provide a diverse sustainability consultancy service for a range of project scales and types. There are opportunities to learn and explore exciting new opportunities within the sector.
We cover a wide spectrum of services, including:
• Sustainability appraisals
• BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Home assessments
• International assessment methods including LEED and passivhaus
• Energy strategies and Building Regulations Part L assessments
• SAP analysis using NHER and dynamic thermal modelling using IES and Tas
• Façade performance evaluation and renewable energy feasibility studies
• Post occupancy evaluation and predictive energy modelling
• Carbon foot printing and sustainable materials selection guidance
• Sustainable master planning and energy services procurement advice
• Water and waste management strategies
Applicants are expected to be experienced in the undertaking of these types of services and willing to learn new skills. In addition applicants should provide specific expertise in one or more of these services.
As well as project related work, the Group engages directly with industry undertaking research and development studies, and authoring industry guidance across a wide spectrum of sustainability related subjects. We hold key positions on national design commissions and influential industry bodies. The role also presents the opportunity for involvement in this aspect of the Group's work to those keen to have a direct influence on the industry.
With a heritage spanning over 150 years, Hoare Lea has a unique history of excellence. Specialising in a range of engineering design services, we have extensive UK coverage and a growing international presence. The approach to environmental sustainability, led by the work of the Sustainability Group, has been instrumental to the success of Hoare Lea.
Our Sustainability Group is an industry leader in its approach to sustainability design, construction and building operation. Focused on achieving ever greater standards of environmental sustainability, the Group thrives on its dynamic, innovative and ambitious working culture.
The Group's work spans all sectors of construction, to include property development and property management. The team in Bristol supports the firm across the UK as well as the expanding workload from our London and Middle Eastern offices. With a varied portfolio the Bristol team's current focus is in the residential, retail, commercial office, healthcare and education sectors.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about sustainability. Already working within sustainability, engineering or architectural consultancy, you may be looking for a new challenge within a practice at the very forefront of our field. Your expertise required, includes a Master's degree in engineering, architecture or science, and experience (at least four years spent within a consultancy practice working in a similar field).
We require good communication, report writing skills and an enthusiasm for working within a team environment. We are as serious about sustainability as we are about valuing talent. This is a rare opportunity to grow not only your own career, but the industry approach to your field of expertise as a whole.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, private health care, permanent health insurance and a comprehensive flexible benefits scheme.
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