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Principal Energy Engineer


Aecom
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

This team has a current requirement for a Principal 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. We are looking for someone with a excellent grasp of the UK energy market, and how our buildings, estates, towns and cities can be decarbonized.

Active projects in this field and within the current pipeline consist of Heat pump and District Energy (DE) 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.

Expected to:

*

Lead the technical delivery of energy engineering projects including district energy, energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility and design projects.

*

Project management and technical leadership of projects

*

Interfacing, communicating and building relationships with clients and key contacts around the business and wider industry

*

Mentoring and guiding junior engineers

*

Bid writing and work winning

The Decentralised Energy team offer clients a wide range of expertise particularly centered around strategic masterplanning, feasibility, business-case and the engineering design of bespoke carbon and energy saving solutions.

This team specialises in the understanding of energy cycles 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 Energy through both the GLA and BEIS and renewable energy plans for TfL. Now, in 2019, we are working with a number of clients looking at achieving Net Zero, and in particular how the wider Decentralised Energy opportunities (from Waste Heat to EV) can help. In particular the Energy team focus on the following:

Duties:

The role offers a great opportunity for career progression for a candidate showing passion, technical ability and leadership skills.

*

Detailed knowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements and interactions including controls (SCADA/BEMS) and utilities

*

Knowledge of renewable and low carbon technologies (e.g. fuel cells, heat pumps)

*

Knowledge of energy regulation and compliance requirements (Part L) including BRE assessments

*

Broad knowledge of guidelines that may be used for building design, energy and renewables

*

Knowledge of the Heat Networks Code of Practice

*

Specific knowledge on heating design; boilers, flues, pumps, pipework etc.

*

Ability to generate schematics associated with the design / plant room layouts etc

*

Knowledge of CHP design in ranges greater than 100 kWe including electrical interface elements

*

Knowledge of renewables, energy storage, EV and other facets of Decentralised Energy

*

Commercial awareness and the ability to assess the long term operational impacts of operation and maintenance of mechanical/electrical plant

*

Ability to design energy centres including boilers, CHPs, heat pumps, thermal stores and utility connections

*

Understanding of Energy Centre/Boiler House performance interaction with BREEAM/CfSH i.e. energy, carbon, NOx

*

Knowledge of design and layout of plantrooms; spatial coordination associated with installation and maintenance

*

Detailed knowledge of systems associated with DE design and operation; metering, billing, controls, pump methodologies, HIUs

*

Detailed knowledge of commissioning practices associated with building services

*

Knowledge of the ESCo marketplace

*

Knowledge of latest guidance and regulation that governs aspects of District Energy

*

Advanced Excel capability

*

Use and production of Gantt charts using software such as Microsoft Project

*

Understanding of BIM practices

*

Knowledge of NES

Minimum Requirements

*

Experience in Building Services industry or Energy Industry

*

Design experience of working in buildings and places / M&E / Energy / District Energy

*

Experience of building and plant condition surveys

*

Experience of delivering Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / District Heating Feasibility Studies

*

Track record of project delivery from concept stage through to operation

*

A track record of delivery

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's of degree

Your benefits will include:

Helping 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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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 Offer

When 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 Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229182BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

This team has a current requirement for a Principal 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. We are looking for someone with a excellent grasp of the UK energy market, and how our buildings, estates, towns and cities can be decarbonized.

Active projects in this field and within the current pipeline consist of Heat pump and District Energy (DE) 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.

Expected to:

*

Lead the technical delivery of energy engineering projects including district energy, energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility and design projects.

*

Project management and technical leadership of projects

*

Interfacing, communicating and building relationships with clients and key contacts around the business and wider industry

*

Mentoring and guiding junior engineers

*

Bid writing and work winning

The Decentralised Energy team offer clients a wide range of expertise particularly centered around strategic masterplanning, feasibility, business-case and the engineering design of bespoke carbon and energy saving solutions.

This team specialises in the understanding of energy cycles 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 Energy through both the GLA and BEIS and renewable energy plans for TfL. Now, in 2019, we are working with a number of clients looking at achieving Net Zero, and in particular how the wider Decentralised Energy opportunities (from Waste Heat to EV) can help. In particular the Energy team focus on the following:

Duties:

The role offers a great opportunity for career progression for a candidate showing passion, technical ability and leadership skills.

*

Detailed knowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements and interactions including controls (SCADA/BEMS) and utilities

*

Knowledge of renewable and low carbon technologies (e.g. fuel cells, heat pumps)

*

Knowledge of energy regulation and compliance requirements (Part L) including BRE assessments

*

Broad knowledge of guidelines that may be used for building design, energy and renewables

*

Knowledge of the Heat Networks Code of Practice

*

Specific knowledge on heating design; boilers, flues, pumps, pipework etc.

*

Ability to generate schematics associated with the design / plant room layouts etc

*

Knowledge of CHP design in ranges greater than 100 kWe including electrical interface elements

*

Knowledge of renewables, energy storage, EV and other facets of Decentralised Energy

*

Commercial awareness and the ability to assess the long term operational impacts of operation and maintenance of mechanical/electrical plant

*

Ability to design energy centres including boilers, CHPs, heat pumps, thermal stores and utility connections

*

Understanding of Energy Centre/Boiler House performance interaction with BREEAM/CfSH i.e. energy, carbon, NOx

*

Knowledge of design and layout of plantrooms; spatial coordination associated with installation and maintenance

*

Detailed knowledge of systems associated with DE design and operation; metering, billing, controls, pump methodologies, HIUs

*

Detailed knowledge of commissioning practices associated with building services

*

Knowledge of the ESCo marketplace

*

Knowledge of latest guidance and regulation that governs aspects of District Energy

*

Advanced Excel capability

*

Use and production of Gantt charts using software such as Microsoft Project

*

Understanding of BIM practices

*

Knowledge of NES

Minimum Requirements

*

Experience in Building Services industry or Energy Industry

*

Design experience of working in buildings and places / M&E / Energy / District Energy

*

Experience of building and plant condition surveys

*

Experience of delivering Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / District Heating Feasibility Studies

*

Track record of project delivery from concept stage through to operation

*

A track record of delivery

Preferred Qualifications

* Bachelor's of degree

Your benefits will include:

Helping 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 have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. 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 Offer

When 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 Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229182BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified 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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