Building Physics Engineer

Building Physics Engineer

Location Birmingham
Job Type Permanent

Job Description

My client is an established, award-winning, professional multi-disciplinary engineering practice with a passion for excellence, innovation and environmental sustainability. Throughout every project, they use their construction and engineering experience and their knowledge of the client's business to add value. Their multi-disciplinary teams work alongside clients and developers.

We are looking for a Building Physicist to join the existing MEP team that provides engineering support to a number of Blue-Chip International Brands.

Experience within the commercial/industrial, retail, residential and education sectors are essential with experience in automotive and clean/dry rooms is desirable.

The successful candidate will be responsible, under the leadership of the Associate Director/Senior Engineer, will be working with both the MEP and Strategic Energy teams to create models using EDSL Tas software and ideally have:

  • Three [3] years’ experience in a similar position
  • Experience with dynamic simulation modelling using EDSL Tas to assess and report on:

o    Building Regulations UK Part L (BRUKL)/Simplified Building Energy Model (SBEM)

o    Heating loads

o    Cooling loads

o    Daylight analysis

o    Climate Based Daylight Assessment (CBDA)

o    Energy consumption/energy profiling

  • Experience with Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) calculations and be and accredited and licensed provider
  • Experience with Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) calculations and be and accredited and licensed provider
  • An appreciation of broader sustainability, such as; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), sustainability strategy, power supply strategy, renewable energy strategy, Net Zero Carbon (NZC) and associated reporting
  • A good understanding of BREEAM/LEED (preferable)
  • A good understanding of AutoCAD 2D (preferable)
  • A good understanding of Revit MEP (preferable)

The candidate shall have experience across the breadth of mechanical building services such as:

  • Foul Drainage Above Ground
  • Hot and Cold Water
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Central Control/Building Management

Also, the candidate should be able to:

  • Write technical reports
  • Problem solve, initiate solutions typically identified by Senior Engineer
  • Exhibit active project risk management
  • Represent company at meetings
  • Maintain records and archives to company standards
  • Input into commercial aspects of projects they are working on
  • Input into ensuring profitability on projects and understand the scope of the brief and budget allocated for their time
  • Manage their own workload and that of Graduate Engineers and Administration staff to meet defined targets and deadlines

Take responsibility for their own professional and personal development

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