Job Opportunity: Principal Energy / Engineering Consultant

Careers / March 06 2020

Carbon Futures

Carbon Futures are a leading independent energy and sustainability consultancy focussed on delivering low-carbon, cost-effective solutions to a variety of sectors within the construction industry.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Principal Energy / Engineering Consultant to join us and work alongside our established team of experts.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead the delivery of a wide range of high-profile non-domestic developments throughout the country.  This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be involved in a young and ambitious company, whilst working in a supportive team environment.


Candidates should be educated to at least degree level in an engineering / sustainability related subject.  The ideal candidate will also hold CIBSE Low Carbon Energy Assessor accreditation to Levels 3, 4 & 5.

Experience & Skills

  • Engineering background with a strong understanding of building physics and mechanical building services;
  • Strong experience of operating at Associate / Senior / Principal level;
  • Strong experience of working within the construction sector in Scotland;
  • Proficient in Dynamic Simulation Modelling (ideally IES VE);
  • Experienced in undertaking BRUKL / SBEM calculations for new-build non-domestic buildings;
  • Strong understanding of Section 6 and Part L building regulations as well as the following industry guidance;
    • CIBSE TM52 & TM59;
    • Building Bulletin 87 & 101;
    • BREEAM Hea 01 & 04;
    • Climate Based Daylight Modelling;
    • BRE BR209: Site Layout Planning for Daylight and Sunlight;
  • Understanding of BREEAM and other environmental assessment methodologies;
  • Skills in assessing the feasibility of renewable and low to zero carbon generating technologies;
  • Be able to effectively communicate to clients both inside and outside the business;
  • Motivation to identify opportunities to win business and referrals from existing and new clients;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Fluent spoken and written English is essential as is your eligibility to work in the UK
  • Full UK Driving Licence


  • Company pension contribution
  • Professional training and development
  • Competitive salary which is negotiable depending on experience
  • 20 days leave per year plus bank holidays
  • Free onsite parking

To apply please email your CV to

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