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Principal/Associate - Energy Solutions Team

Location: London
Company: AECOM
Hours: Full time
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Within AECOM’s Buildings and Places business is the Energy and Sustainability group with a wide range of expertise particularly in the feasibility and engineering design of bespoke carbon and cost-saving solutions.

This team specialises in the understanding of energy consumption 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 Heating through both the GLA and BEIS. 2020 will see major growth across this business unit in the following key areas:

  • District Energy (DE) Systems with a focus on sustainable heat, cooling and power

  • Large scale Energy consumption studies for big property portfolios

  • Energy Technology

  • Sustainable Building Design

  • Smart Cities and Communities

  • Sustainable Infrastructure

  • Optimisation of Assets

  • Site wide controls

  • Energy masterplanning

Your Duties will include

  • Take responsibility for quality and standards of the work produced in this area.

  • Lead and input into design solutions providing technical direction and guidance.

  • Manage the allocation and expenditure of budget and time resources against programme and deliverables and report this as necessary.

  • Interfacing, communicating and building relationships with other key actors around the business.

  • Contribution to the development of AECOM’s sustainability and energy practices both at a company policy level and as an outward facing business.

  • Management and development of the pipeline of work in this area.

  • Growth, supported by the senior management team, of the service area described above.

  • Line management of a small team of consultants and engineers.

  • Identification and development of new business.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience within the building services/energy industry

  • Chartered, Incorporated or an identified level of professional standing within industry

  • Experience of building and plant condition surveys

  • Track record of technical writing and communication:- energy strategies, detailed feasibility studies, specifications and fee proposals

  • A track record of delivery of complex projects in modelling and the application of various types of energy systems within a variety of scenarios

  • Experience of various types of contract (NEC / JCT) preferred

  • Knowledge of the ESCo marketplace

  • Experience in CHP, heat pumps and district heating preferred

  • Experience in identification and assessment for possible Energy Conservation Measures in the built environment

  • Good communication, presentation, time management, problem solving, organisation and prioritisation skills are also required for this position.

  • Defence related engineering experience is essential

  • Current security clearance BPSS level

  • Current driving license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At this level you should hold a BEng/BSc and preferably a Masters degree in a relevant Engineering or Energy discipline.

  • Chartered engineers are preferred

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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.

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