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District Energy & Heat Network Engineer

Nova Recruitment
Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13
£65000 - £75000/annum Bupa, Hybrid, Gym, Life insurance
Closing date
May 30, 2024

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Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
We are looking for a District Energy & Heat Network Engineer to work for an Energy company based in Hertfordshire

Client info
The client is dedicated to sustainability and transforming the built environment.
They empower their clients to comprehend their energy consumption and explore avenues to implement changes that promote energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, leveraging cutting-edge ECCMs.
With over three decades of industry expertise and a string of accolades to our credit, they eagerly welcome individuals who share their vision of achieving NetZero.

Job Role
My client is seeking a dynamic engineer to lead our Professional and Consultancy division.
This is a exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about driving change and contributing to the journey towards NetZero.
With a portfolio encompassing over 200 heat networks nationwide, predominantly in London, this role offers a chance to be at the forefront of a rapidly evolving sector.

Key responsibilities include:
Ensuring the Company adheres to "Good Industry Practice" (GIP) standards as a Heat Network Operator, in line with industry codes and guidelines.
Conducting HN performance reviews, optimisation, and energy balance reporting, with a focus on CHP performance and environmental impacts.
Complying with industry standards such as PAS55, BSRIA Guide BG3, CIBSE CP1, CIBSE Guide M, and SFG 20.
Conducting energy forensics, tracking energy usage, and facilitating tariff calculations and customer reporting.
Engaging with stakeholders including Developers, Clients, and Managing Agents to evaluate HN performance and discuss strategic plant replacement plans.
Ensuring compliance with Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 and relevant amendments, and overseeing water treatment regimes.
Supervising Heat and Cooling Network Acceptance Testing (handover from developer to Managing Agent)
Projects You'll Be Involved In:
District Energy Feasibility and Detailed Project Development
Identifying, exploring, and commercialising district energy network opportunities for various residentially managed buildings
Deploying innovative solutions encompassing district heating, district cooling, and renewable technologies.
Completion of OPPS notifications and feasibility assessments.
HNES applications

Qualified engineer (BEng minimum) with a minimum of 3 years' experience in Heat Networks (HN), prioritising operational optimisation over design.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in managing installer-to-maintainer handovers, troubleshooting, and addressing legacy issues.
You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position.
MEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
CEng status would be beneficial
Driving license

8.30 am to 5.00 pm
Job Type: Full-time, permanent. Hybrid working
Generous annual leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
Bonus incentive schemes
Sickness & accident insurance
Life insurance coverage
Smart Health access - online GP consultations
BUPA telephone counselling service
Auto-enrolment pension scheme
Access to free gym/spa/tennis court facilities
Free parking
Enjoy a rural working environment
Extensive training and development opportunities
Embrace "Bring your dog to work day"
Engage in social events
Role Overview and Expectations

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