Graduate Sustainability Consultant

Hoare Lea · Competitive · Greater London

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A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for a creative and driven Sustainability professional to join our Sustainability Group. The role is based in our London office with and will be part of our broader Sustainability group which has a presence in every Hoare Lea office across the country.

We provide a diverse sustainability consultancy service promoting sustainable development for a range of projects, across all sectors. As a Design for Performance Pioneer Delivery Partner, we adopt an outcomes-based approach to building performance simulation and design.

This is a rare opportunity to grow not only your own career, but the industry approach to your field of expertise as a whole.

What you'll be doing:

  • Undertaking building performance simulation and energy related workstreams, using a range of modelling approaches, tools and techniques.
  • Developing energy strategies with our clients to lead sustainability innovation on a series of developments.
  • Supporting the development of holistic Sustainability Strategies, where necessary.
  • Supporting the team with the completion of environmental assessments (such as BREEAM, WELL, etc), where necessary.
  • As well as project-related work, the Group engages directly with industry undertaking research and development studies, and authoring industry guidance.
  • We hold key positions on national design commissions and influential industry bodies.
  • The role also presents the opportunity for involvement in this aspect of the Group's work to those keen to have a direct influence on the industry.

Key Skills & Knowledge

You will be expected to have experience and competence in a selection of the following fields:

  • Architectural and/or engineering experience
  • Knowledge of BREEAM and / or other environmental assessment methodologies, from pre-assessment to post-construction stage assessments.
  • Building Regulations Part L assessments using NHER and IES
  • Dynamic modelling for thermal comfort assessments and overheating risk assessments
  • Façade performance evaluation
  • Renewable energy feasibility studies

About you:

  • Experience working within the built environment sector.
  • Already working within a sustainability or engineering consultancy, you will be looking for a new challenge within a practice at the very forefront of our field.
  • You will bring expertise (with a degree in engineering / science, and experience in the field) and a passion for creating sustainable solutions.
  • You will relish being part of a dynamic team within a progressive and well-respected firm.
  • You will have good communication skills and an enthusiasm for working within a team environment.
  • Like us, you will be serious about sustainability.

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