Lead Senior Energy Engineer
London, United Kingdom
11h ago

Lead Senior Energy Engineer

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.

Independent in ownership and spirit, we combine innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment to make a positive difference to the world.

Digital Transformation is at the heart of Arup’s strategy, combining digital and data-related capabilities with traditional engineering, design and consultancy strengths.

We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the rapidly evolving digital world.

The Opportunity

Within this context, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Senior Energy Engineer within our Buildings practice.

Leading a team of like-minded Energy Engineers from diverse backgrounds to assist our blue chip clients with their transmission to net zero carbon within their buildings and manufacturing processes.

The role involves leading and assisting with the design of energy generation and distribution systems through all stages of a project from energy strategy and feasibility through to site completion.

Starting with the Energy Strategy for a site will give you the opportunity to provide our client with a clear route to net zero carbon.

You would work with medium to large scale energy systems, such as steam or hot water boilers, heat distribution networks, controls, plant rooms, thermal storage & fuel storage etc.

and integrate energy generation into building developments.

In addition, you will make an impact in this role by :

  • Driving multidisciplinary teams in Energy Engineering projects.
  • Responsible for guiding the interface with the client, project team and other stakeholders;
  • Producing high quality, winning proposals to assist in winning work for the team;
  • Assisting with design and delivery of on-site electricity generation and distribution systems, including selection of prime movers and plant sizing etc;
  • Commercially evaluating different energy systems;
  • Producing high quality reports in clear English;
  • Leading and assisting with the production of drawings and specifications;
  • Surveying and evaluating existing buildings and energy systems;
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the energy sector;
  • Coordinating work with Engineers of other disciplines.
  • To achieve in this role, you are likely to :

  • Be a Chartered Engineer, or very close to achieving it;
  • Be Degree qualified in Mechanical, Chemical Engineering or Energy Engineering, ideally to Masters level;
  • Have experience in leading and assisting with the design of energy generation and distribution systems through all stages of a project from energy strategy and feasibility through to site completion;
  • Have commercial awareness and an interest in economics as well as engineering;
  • Have experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams;
  • Have a proven understanding of building integrated and utility-scale renewables; building energy performance and efficiency standards;
  • regulatory drivers of energy and carbon efficiency;
  • Be familiar with and capable to undertake design of energy centres, distribution systems including hot water, steam and chilled water;
  • Have knowledge of IES and / or TAS energy modelling.
  • You will be leading a diverse group of talented individuals, each on a unique career development journey.
  • We think an inclusive working environment is a great place to evolve.
  • Rewards and Benefits

    We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

    Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover.

    Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing.

    You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work / life balance and financial security.

    In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

    Different people, shared values

    At Arup we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds.

    We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all backgrounds.

    At Arup we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best.

    At Arup we appreciate that everyone’s circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing.

    If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply and we will discuss how this could work in your role.

    What happens next?

    If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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