Senior Environmental Engineer

Skilled Careers Ltd
City of London, South East, EC2N 3AR
May 25, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Senior Environmental Consultant/Designer - London - Permanent

Fantastic position has become available for an experienced Senior Environmental Consultant/Designer to join an award-winning international consultancy in Central London.

Our client is an internationally recognised consultancy who create high-performance, sustainable and award-winning buildings.

Due to their continued growth, we are currently looking for an experienced Senior Environmental Consultant/Designer to join their team in London.

About you

You have a degree in engineering, architecture, or a similar field. You have a track record of successfully coordinating and delivering sustainable and environmental design scope on projects and managing small project teams. If you get excited about learning new things, innovation and enjoy sharing your skills and knowledge across our client's company this is your chance to help shape the growth of their influential brand.

The Role

This job is a full-time position at our client's office in Central London. You will work on developing highly sustainable urban and building design, advising on sustainability strategy, environmental design and building services solutions that will involve a mix of innovative technologies and approaches.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Delivering environmental and sustainability advice on projects for both internal and external clients.
  • Framing client briefs in terms of environmental and sustainable aspirations.
  • Consulting on:
    • environmental design,
    • sustainable strategies,
    • healthy buildings,
    • passive building design including energy, water and daylight design
    • performance modelling and optimisation,
    • the circular economy, including carbon, energy, water, waste and other resource flows,
    • sustainability and wellness benchmarking and implementation,
  • Underpinning recommendations with sound analysis, including building physics.
  • Coordinating recommendations and approach with the building services engineering concepts, working with in-house and external engineers to achieve this
  • Acting as project manager for the environmental design scope and taking responsibility for the successful project delivery. This would include:
    • independent, proactive project framing and planning,
    • client management and communication,
    • preparing for and attending client presentations and meetings,
    • writing and reviewing technical reports,
    • fee forecasting and resource planning,
    • effective internal team coordination.
    • ensure delivering performance modelling and certifications for benchmarking systems (BREEAM, WELL etc)
  • Mentoring and supporting and nurturing junior staff in the team.
  • Assisting in business development and winning new project work.

Qualifications and Experience

To be considered for the job, you should be able to demonstrate proven track record in these areas:
  • Successfully co-ordinating and delivering sustainable and environmental design input to projects
  • Knowledge of and experience with the application of building physics packages
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritise and to think strategically about the timing and delivery
  • Engaging with and influencing peers outside of formal management relationships
  • Strong writing skills for producing written reports
  • Effective analytical and IT skills to develop new and bespoke assessment methods for project specific tasks and rendered in a manner that allows re-use
  • Engaging and negotiating with senior management and peers on projects
  • Specialist knowledge in a chosen discipline (e.g. performance modelling, circular economy, benchmarking etc)

What they offer

In return for your enthusiasm, expertise and commitment, you get:
  • A competitive salary
  • Benefits including private medical insurance
  • Flexi-hours
  • Collegiate office environment
  • Broad variety in the work on offer
  • Opportunities for career growth and support for professional development
  • Most importantly, you will get the freedom to contribute ideas and play an active part in the design process. You will get to make a genuine personal difference, in a way that's not always possible in a bigger corporate environment.

For more information regarding the above role, please contact Stephen Tiigah -