Senior Heat Networks Engineer

Mott MacDonald

Location: Scotland

Job Type: Full time


Job Description :
Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it's employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As Senior Heat Networks Engineer, you will join an established and innovative team of advisors and consultants, delivering an exciting portfolio of work in the public and private sectors. As you contribute to the collective growth of our team's capability, we will offer you exceptional opportunities for technical and management skillset development and long-term career progression.

Your role will be rewarding and varied, and responsibilities will typically include

Supporting the development of technical solutions and energy strategies to help the Buildings and Infrastructure sector meet governmental and local 'net zero carbon' targets, focusing on both heat and power.
Support the development of potential heat networks projects from early stage strategies and masterplans through to feasibility delivery.
Contribute to and lead on the delivery of heat networks feasibility studies and reports.
Develop projects from strategic definition through to concept stage in alignment with CIBSE Code of Practice (CP1).
Understanding and communicating 'net zero carbon' policies to clients, in support of them setting their own 'net zero carbon' aspirations and developing action plans to meet defined outcomes.
Interfacing net zero carbon advisory with wider buildings and infrastructure outcome needs, such as environmental parameters to achieve 'healthy buildings' and whole life cost effectiveness in operation
Ensuring the production of deliverables to agreed timelines and within budget
Supporting business development related activities, identifying opportunities/prospects to allow us to prepare/position the team to produce winning proposals
Supporting the development of client relationships to provide good prospects and repeat business
Contributing to winning new work; client-facing at a senior level
Climate change is among the biggest threats facing humanity. Mott MacDonald is taking a position of leadership - using our knowledge, ingenuity and influence to help the world successfully transition to a low carbon future. Do you have the drive and passion to help us deliver solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions by default? If so, we have an exciting role in that could be just what you're looking for.

Our Net Zero Carbon Advisory Team is growing rapidly, and we are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of energy performance and carbon management professionals. As a successful Senior Consultant in our Net Zero Advisory team, you will be part of the team truly living and applying our commitment to be net zero by the end of 2040 (and we are exploring options for bringing forward that date).

In addition, in 2020 we were independently certified as carbon neutral globally obtaining PAS2060, and ISO14064 accreditation for carbon reporting, both firsts in our industry.

We're offering you the opportunity to work in one of the largest employee-owned companies in the world. Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we're helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions, driving positive social outcomes in our communities.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Candidate Specification :
Ultimately, we deliver solutions, and use our restless curiosity and leading-edge skills to challenge and innovate. So, we're looking for you to demonstrate the skills, qualifications and experience listed below.
Please bear in mind that you do not need to meet 100% of these to be considered for the position.

Technical and commercial aspects of District heating and heat networks (ideally complete with CIBSE Heat Network Consultant accreditation)
Demonstrable experience in the delivery of heat networks feasibility and design
Common HVAC Systems and how they interact with heating and cooling networks
Working knowledge and/or awareness of Heat Network modelling software e.g. EnergyPro, COMSOF, Hysopt etc
Robust understanding of various options for provision of low carbon heat and the barriers and opportunities for their use in various applications
Public sector energy and carbon management
Whole life cost and carbon modelling
Energy storage, Smartgrids and microgrids
Building energy performance analysis
Qualified in a related technical subject (Minimum of a Bachelor's degree)
Chartered or approaching chartered status with a relevant professional body
Excellent communication skills and able to relate to others at all levels
A range of report writing, and visual and verbal presentation techniques
Well organised, with strong planning and management skills
Willingness and patience to provide high levels of personal support to clients
Ability to work well collaboratively, both internally and with external partners and sub-contractors and in diverse multidisciplinary teams
Good analytical skills
Sound knowledge and use of MS Office suite of software

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

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