About the Company:

The client is dedicated to sustainability and transforming the built environment. They empower their clients to comprehend their energy consumption and explore avenues to implement changes that promote energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions, leveraging cutting-edge ECCMs. With over three decades of industry expertise and a string of accolades to our credit, they eagerly welcome individuals who share their vision of achieving NetZero.

About the Role:

My client is seeking a dynamic engineer to lead our Professional and Consultancy division.  This is a exciting opportunity for individuals passionate about driving change and contributing to the journey towards NetZero. With a portfolio encompassing over 200 heat networks nationwide, predominantly in London, this role offers a chance to be at the forefront of a rapidly evolving sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the Company adheres to "Good Industry Practice" (GIP) standards as a Heat Network Operator, in line with industry codes and guidelines.
  • Conducting HN performance reviews, optimisation, and energy balance reporting, with a focus on CHP performance and environmental impacts.
  • Complying with industry standards such as PAS55, BSRIA Guide BG3, CIBSE CP1, CIBSE Guide M, and SFG 20.
  • Conducting energy forensics, tracking energy usage, and facilitating tariff calculations and customer reporting.
  • Engaging with stakeholders including Developers, Clients, and Managing Agents to evaluate HN performance and discuss strategic plant replacement plans.
  • Ensuring compliance with Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 and relevant amendments, and overseeing water treatment regimes.
  • Supervising Heat and Cooling Network Acceptance Testing (handover from developer to Managing Agent)

Skills and Expertise:

  • Qualified engineer (BEng minimum) with a minimum of 3 years' experience in Heat Networks (HN), prioritising operational optimisation over design.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in managing installer-to-maintainer handovers, troubleshooting, and addressing legacy issues.
  • You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position.
  • MEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred
  • CEng status would be beneficial
  • Driving license

Benefits: Generous annual leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays / Bonus incentive schemes Sickness & accident insurance / Life insurance coverage / Smart Health access – online GP consultations / BUPA telephone counselling service / Auto-enrolment pension scheme / Access to free gym/spa/tennis court facilities / Free parking / Extensive training and development opportunities / Embrace "Bring your dog to work day" / Engage in social events

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