Environmental Engineering, Building Physics Engineer
graduate job

Environmental Engineering, Building Physics Engineer

Method Consulting
Time left to apply
17 days to apply on Prospects

Job description

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic graduate who is keen to join our Building Physics department. You will be expected to develop dynamic 3D computer models of the proposed building and input and analyse data from the computer simulation software. An appreciation of thermodynamics and energy systems are essential.

A “hands on” learning style with constant support and tuition from experienced team members. You will be assigneda mentor who will guide you through your roles and responsibilities. Responsibilities increase rapidly as confidence and experience is gained. In addition, you will be encouraged to become a chartered engineer through an accredited institution such as CIBSE, IMechE, IET or the Energy Institute and our training programme supports this. Within a short period you will be running your own projects under the supervision of an experienced engineer and the prospects for rapid promotion are excellent.

We offer 24 days leave plus additional flexi-leave (up to 12 days flex, plus an additional 10 days unpaid leave), flexible working hours, private healthcare, life assurance, company pension scheme, regular appraisals and a profit-share bonus scheme. Salary is highly competitive and will increase rapidly with experience.

Company information

At Method we are a group of sustainability professionals with a common goal to reduce the environmental impact of buildings through sustainable engineering design and advice. We are experts in sustainable building design, building services engineering and the application of renewable energy for buildings. We work on an exciting and diverse range of projects. We pride ourselves on our unrivalled ability to deliver innovative and fresh designs from a young and dynamic team and we are looking for talented graduates to join our office in Swindon. We provide a great working environment with excellent training and support - we won the 2016 CIBSE Employer of the Year Award and are listed in the Building Magazine Top 50 Employers to work for.

We provide a wide ranging technical consultancy service with sustainability at the heart of the design process, including:

  • developing low energy building design strategies in conjunction with architects and structural engineers
  • providing advice on sustainability, BREEAM and building physics
  • building services engineering including heating, lighting, power and water systems design with a strong emphasis on reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions
  • advising clients on integrating renewable energy technologies into buildings to provide sustainable energy
  • working with contractors on site to ensure that design concepts are correctly implemented and constructed
  • using latest dynamic simulation software as part of energy, CO2, thermal and daylight analysis

Person requirements

You will need to adapt to new situations quickly and be willing to contribute as an active design team member.

Qualifications and experience requirements

You should have a good degree in any engineering or physical sciences discipline - for example mechanical or electrical engineering, building services engineering, environmental engineering, architectural engineering or physics. You must be interested in the built environment and have the ability to communicate clearly and professionally.

Experience with using IES Virtual Environment software is desirable but not essential.

Accepted degree subjects

physics · transport engineering · architecture · mathematics · aerospace engineering · mechanical engineering · electronic and electrical engineering · environmental science and ecology



First year anticipated earnings £27,000



Contract and working hours

Permanent · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: One

Closing date: 02/02/2018

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 02/02/2018

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