Job description: Energy / Project Engineer
Employment Type: Full-Time
Do you want to play a part in the most pressing matter of our times? The push towards net-zero carbon is accelerating and GEP Environmental are at the forefront of this explosion, pushing boundaries, creating innovative and ground breaking energy solutions. Our business is thriving, with multiple growth opportunities. You could be part of this hugely exciting and evolving expansion. Our team is motivated, inclusive and dynamic and here at GEP Environmental we are committed to investing in their future.
We are looking for an experienced energy or building services engineer with either a practical engineering background or consultancy background particularly within the built environment.
You will be working at the core of our established team of engineers and consultants identifying and developing energy efficiency and decarbonisation projects that will support our customers in their journey to Net Zero Carbon. As a team member, you will have to provide technical input to a number of projects whilst being responsible for your own projects. Therefore, good project management skills are essential.
We are looking for a passionate and motivated energy engineer with a strong technical background who can work independently and as part of our team, whilst developing excellent relationships with our customers.
As a Project Engineer you will:
- Undertake Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation Audits on a range of building types across the Public Sector (Councils, NHS, Higher/Further Education) and Private Sector (such as real estate, manufacturing, healthcare, SMEs). Conceptual design of energy efficiency and low carbon solutions, typically for buildings, to identify and evaluate energy, carbon and cost savings potential. Conduct feasibility studies for renewables (such as Solar PV, Solar Thermal) and low carbon technology solutions (such as Air/Ground/Water Source Heat Pumps). Provide customers with ongoing technical support to evaluate the business case potential for energy efficiency and low carbon solutions. Write high quality technical reports that provide detailed analysis of energy and decarbonisation projects and deliver meaningful recommendations for our customers.
Do you have a relevant combination of the following?
- A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a relevant subject such as Energy Engineering, Renewables, Building Surveying or Carbon Management Previous experience as an energy engineer with either a practical engineering / building services background or consultancy background. This should ideally be a minimum of 2 to 3 years. Experience of the last phase of ESOS in 2019, or similar experience of commercial energy auditing. A thorough theoretical and practical understanding of energy efficiency and low carbon technologies, with a good knowledge of emerging technologies such as Heat Pumps and Battery Storage. Professional membership with a relevant organisation such as the Energy Institute, IEMA, CIBSE, Institute of Energy Technologies or Energy Managers Association. Proficiency with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams), particular Excel, is essential. Experience with simulation software such as PVSol, DesignBuilder, Dialux and AutoCAD is beneficial but not essential.
- A full UK driving licence is essential for this role. Travel is expected as we work with a range of customers across the UK, mainly in but not limited to Southern England and Wales
Benefits you will receive in this role are:
- A competitive salary dependent on the candidate’s skill, qualifications and experience A generous annual performance related bonus scheme Company pension scheme: 3% employer contribution 33 days holiday, inclusive of Bank Holidays Flexible Working – this role will report into our offices in Winchester.
GEP Environmental is an environmental and energy management consultancy. Our team of technical professionals includes Environmental Consultants, Energy Engineers and Project Managers who specialise in Climate Change, Net Zero Carbon, Sustainability, Environmental Compliance, and Project Engineering. We are committed to supporting our clients to reduce carbon emissions, work towards Net Zero Carbon and ultimately improve their sustainability.
We provide strategic and technical support to clients across the UK within the public sector including, Councils, NHS, Higher and Further Education, and within multiple private economic sectors, from SMEs to international organisations. In support of our consultancy services, GEP Environmental also provides a range of online and site-based training courses on carbon and environmental management to individuals and organisations across the UK.
For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. GEP Environmental is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All our recruitment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.