AECOM Principal Energy Engineer in London, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, London - UK
AECOM’s Sustainable Development Group are leaders in the field of Energy and sustainability in the built environment.
The team specialises in low carbon sustainable design of buildings and energy systems, supporting both Government research, policy development and investment in low carbon decentralised energy systems and their practical design and delivery.
This team has a current requirement for a Principal Engineer 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 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.
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
Specific Skills Required
Detailed knowledge of building services, their design and operational requirements including controls (SCADA/BEMS) and utilities
Knowledge of renewable and low carbon technologies
Knowledge of energy regulation and compliance requirements (Part L)
Knowledge of the Heat Networks Code of Practice
Knowledge on heating design; boilers, flues, pumps, pipework, CHP design in ranges greater than 100 kWe including electrical interface elements
Knowledge of renewables, energy storage, EVs
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 connection
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, governance and regulation
Advanced Excel capability
Use and production of Gantt charts using software such as Microsoft Project
Understanding of BIM practices
Knowledge of NES
Good communication, presentation, time management, problem solving, organisation and prioritisation skills
Self-motivated and dynamic approach to problem solving
Track record of technical writing and communication:- energy strategies, detailed feasibility studies, specifications and fee proposals
Ability to work well within a multi-disciplinary team and to technically guide junior members of the team
Must be a UK resident with continuous residency over the last 5 years with a passion for low carbon solutions.
Experience of delivering Energy Option Studies / Energy Audits / District Heating Feasibility Studies
Track record of project delivery from concept stage through to operation for medium to large scale projects in multiple
MEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
Extensive experience of district energy design and feasibility
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 Engineering - Mechanical
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 255429BR
Additional Locations UK - St. Albans
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.