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Senior Building Physics Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Bristol, UK
  • £40000 - £60000 per annum / Year

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated building physics engineer to join a growing Bristol team, to work on some of the most exciting sustainable design projects in the UK across a broad type of sectors including commercial; education; residential; industrial; logistic; automotive and healthcare.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Building Physics Engineer, with a strong understanding of thermal modelling. Ideally coming from a Building Services engineering, architectural or sustainability background and have a strong holistic understanding of the built environment.

Role and Responsibilities:

The role will primarily be to provide assistance and support the development of the delivery of some of our key work streams:

  • Building regulations compliance modelling (Part L/EPC)
  • Thermal comfort analysis (CIBSE Guide A, TM52 and TM59).
  • CIBSE TM54 Operational Energy analysis
  • NABERS simulations
  • Passive design and low-zero carbon technology studies
  • Supporting Net-zero operational energy studies for new and retrofit projects
  • Input into supporting planning documents e.g. energy strategies
  • Advising clients and architects on energy use and conservation in a range of buildings and sites, aiming to minimise the environmental impact and reduce the carbon footprint


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, architecture or sustainability
  • knowledge and experience of building physics, particularly in relation to heat transfer, energy, comfort criteria, CIBSE Guidance and other industry standards.
  • An understanding and experience utilising industry guidance such as that produced by LETI, RIBA and UKGBC.
  • Good knowledge of dynamic simulation software (in particular IES VE) and the UK Building Regulations, including a good understanding of the National Calculation Methodology.
  • Ideally, an accredited user of IESve (for SBEM and DSM), CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant and Low Carbon Energy Assessor level 5.
  • Ideally be a competent and experienced accredited EPC assessor.

The Package:

This role offers you the chance to progress your career at a forward thinking, friendly company. Along with providing you with an opportunity to learn and develop skills and qualifications as part of a dynamic team, we also offer;

  • 25 days holiday – entitlements increase by 1 day per annum after 3, 5 and 8 years
  • Company car allowance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Salary Sacrifice – Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Buying and Selling Annual Leave
  • Gym Membership Scheme
  • Company car leasing scheme

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