Senior Energy Engineer
United Kingdom - London, LondonJob SummaryWithin AECOM’s Buildings and Places business is the Energy and Sustainability group with a wide range of expertise particularly in the feasibility and engineering design of bespoke carbon and cost-saving solutions.This team specialises in the understanding of energy consumption in the built environment and the critical thinking needed to produce long-term sustainable responses.Recent achievements include working with large organisations such as the Houses of Parliament to reduce energy and carbon consumption, work to establish the future energy strategy for proposed development at Old Oak Common and a heavy involvement in design and feasibility work to support the delivery of District Heating through both the GLA and BEIS. 2020 will see major growth across this business unit in the following key Energy (DE) Systems with a focus on sustainable heat, cooling and powerLarge scale Energy consumption studies for big property portfoliosEnergy TechnologySustainable Building DesignSmart Cities and CommunitiesSustainable InfrastructureOptimisation of AssetsSite wide controlsEnergy masterplanningThis team has a current requirement for a Senior Engineer who will take a senior role in the steering, growth and development of the Group, with a particular focus on technical leadership and delivery.Active projects in this field and within the current pipeline consist of heat pump and District Heating (DH) feasibility studies, energy masterplanning, energy centre/ DH design and operational assessments.The role offers a great opportunity for career progression for a candidate showing passion, technical ability and leadership skills.Job DutiesLead the technical delivery of energy engineering projects including District Energy, decarbonisation, energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility and design projects.Project management and technical leadership of projectsInterfacing, communicating and building relationships with clients and key contacts around the business and wider industryMentoring and guiding junior engineersBid writing and work winningSpecific Skills RequiredDetailed knowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements and interactions including controls and utilitiesKnowledge of renewable and low carbon technologies (e.g. fuel cells, heat pumps, PV)Knowledge of energy regulation and compliance requirements (Part L) including BRE assessmentsBroad knowledge of guidelines that may be used for building design, energy and renewablesKnowledge of the Heat Networks Code of PracticeSpecific knowledge on heating design; boilers, flues, pumps, pipework etc.Ability to generate schematics associated with the design / plant room layouts etcSpecific knowledge of heat pump technology.Knowledge of CHP design in ranges greater than 100 kWe including electrical interface elementsCommercial awareness and the ability to assess the long term operational impacts of operation and maintenance of mechanical/electrical plantAbility to design energy centres including boilers, CHPs, heat pumps, thermal stores and utility connectionsUnderstanding of Energy Centre/Boiler House performance interaction with BREEAM/CfSH i.e. energy, carbon, NOxKnowledge of design and layout of plantrooms; spatial coordination associated with installation and maintenanceDetailed knowledge of systems associated with DE design and operation; metering, billing, controls, pump methodologies, HIUsDetailed knowledge of commissioning practices associated with building servicesKnowledge of the ESCo marketplaceKnowledge of latest guidance and regulation that governs aspects of District EnergyAdvanced Excel capabilityUse and production of Gantt charts using software such as Microsoft ProjectUnderstanding of BIM practicesKnowledge of NESMinimum RequirementsDesign experience of working in buildings and places / M&E / Energy / District EnergyExperience of building and plant condition surveysExperience of delivering Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / District Heating Feasibility StudiesTrack record of project delivery from concept stage through to operationA track record of delivery of complex projects in modelling and the application of various types of energy systems within a variety of scenariosA track record of delivery of complex projects in modelling and the application of various types of energy systems within a variety of scenariosExperience of medium to large scPreferred QualificationsMEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferredCEng preferredYour benefits will includeHelping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROWway of working. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee.You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.What We OfferWhen you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.Job Category Cost Management and Consulting ServicesBusiness Line Buildings & PlacesBusiness Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)Country United KingdomPosition Status Full-TimeRequisition/Vacancy No. 238426BRClearance Required NoVirtual: NoQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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