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8 months ago
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Carbon Capture and Storage CCS Jobs
Associate Energy Consultant (SOL00003I)

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-West Midlands-Solihull

: Energy

Job Posting
: 28-Sep-18

Due to our energy consulting business growth, we have a new opportunity
for an experienced, intelligent and committed Lead Energy Consultant, to join
us to undertake a variety of design, technical advisory and other consulting
projects within the Arup Campus office.

We been involved in making a positive impact on the Midlands economy for
over 50 years, with an outstanding portfolio of high profile projects across
the region, as well as supporting a large number of national and international
projects. The first Arup office to establish a distributed energy team
was Sheffield. The Campus office has an ambition to grow a similar energy
consulting team due to the growing prospects available to us.

The Role

It is expected that you will work closely with other Arup Energy
professionals to win and work on a wide variety of projects including energy
distribution, district heating/cooling and renewable energy for a range of
clients including major utility companies, developers, cities and local
authorities, education establishments, airports and hospitals.

We strive for innovation and quality, employing conventional, renewable
and emerging technologies as appropriate for our clients. Recent projects
include a large biomass (combined heat and power) CHP project in Yorkshire,
field scale photovoltaic schemes, gas CHP plant for glass houses involving the
capture and reuse of CO2, city wide strategic energy feasibility and business
case development in Manchester, Leeds and Merseyside. We also provide client-side
project management services for a major programme of CHP projects.

The role includes:

Concept and Feasibility Study:

* Initiating
and developing the concept design and delivery of on-site power generation
and distribution systems, including selection and sizing of plant,
developing designs and scheme layouts, costing of solutions and
quantifying performance, with the support of the wider Arup engineering

* Emphasis
on energy generating plant and supporting systems including Industrial and
Commercial Scale CHP, Solar Photovoltaic (Building and Commercial Field
Scale),, Combined Cycle Gas Turbines (CCGT), Biomass (Thermal and CHP),
Energy from Waste, Wind Power

* Developing
business cases for energy investments from initial concept through to
financial close.

* Identifying
and assessing funding options for energy projects and investments

* Developing
and implementing carbon and energy reduction strategies for estates or
portfolio of sites.

Design and Procurement:

* Developing
the design of energy schemes and systems including development of design
drawings, technical specifications and invitation to tender packages

* Evaluation
of tender returns (technical and commercial) from contractors to identify
value for money.

* Integration
of thermal and electrical energy generation and distribution
infrastructure into building developments

Financial Close:

* Working
with investors and developers of energy schemes and infrastructure investments
to get projects to financial close.

* Commercial
evaluation and appraisal of a variety of energy systems and schemes

* Financial
and technical analysis of energy projects to maximize value for clients

Construction, Commissioning and Operation:

* Sampling
of site works during construction, testing and commissioning.

* Monitor
the quality of construction in-line with technical specifications,
employers requirements and industry standards

* Sampling
of site works in-line with project program.

* Evaluating
the performance and operation of energy schemes

* Surveying
and evaluating existing buildings and energy systems and schemes


* Producing
high quality reports and presentations in clear English

* Managing
the production of drawings, reports and specifications

* Supervising
and coordinating the work of others and coordinating work with engineers
of other disciplines

* Client
and external team liaison
* Providing technical guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team

Required Skills & Knowledge

* Designing
district scale energy systems and downstream roles such as procurement
adviser and Technical Advisor/Owner’s Engineer.

* Qualitative
and Quantitative Analysis of Energy Data and Trends

* Leading
technical consulting projects including, energy infrastructure feasibility
studies and portfolio or area energy strategies

* Experience
of Energy Masterplanning at an estate, city, regional and national scale.

* Advising
public and private sector clients on options, risks and appropriate
actions to make choices and mitigate risks

* Research
into innovative low carbon energy systems and other topics related to
energy, cities, resilience and climate change

* Managing
and mentoring junior engineers

* Achieved
full corporate membership and Chartered Engineer status via an appropriate
professional institution such as the Energy Institute, the Chartered
Institution of Building Service Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical
Engineers, or the Institution of Engineering and Technology

* Over
10 years’ relevant experience overall with around 4 years’ experience
working in the distributed energy sector.

Desirable Skills & Knowledge

* Extensive
and proven knowledge and experience of energy centre and infrastructure
design, such as district heating, power generation, CHP and renewables

* Extensive
experience of energy procurement (Tender Package Development, Employers
Requirements, Technical Specifications)

* Experience
of energy system operations

* Experience
in renewable energy field (solar photovoltaic, biomass, wind power)

* Up
to date knowledge of developments and trends in the energy sector

* Experience
in developing business cases for energy investments and infrastructure

* Knowledge
of current UK energy markets and regulations, such as Part L, the Feed-in
tariff, RHI, Contracts for Difference etc.

* Management
and consulting skills and knowledge

* Excellent
communication skills (both written and oral)

* Experience
of working in multi-disciplinary teams

* A
mix of both industry and consulting experience is desirable

* Able
to quickly develop successful client relationships

* Ability
to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential

* Excellent
planning, organizational and time management skills

* Highly
motivated and willing to take on new challenges

* Able
to delegate work, manage staff and mentor engineers

* Strong
commercial awareness and an interest in economics as well as engineering

Our Company

Established in 1946, Arup has over 11,000 employees based in more than
90 offices across 38 countries. Its unique structure, with the firm held
in trust on behalf of its employees gives us complete independence. Our
aim is to achieve excellence in all we do by bringing together the best
professionals in the world to meet our clients’ need.

is an independent firm of Designers, Planners, Engineers, Consultants and
Technical Specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through
our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Shape Your Time with Us

can we best work with you? Whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just
have a busy lifestyle, it’s not always easy to commit to standard working
hours. At Arup you have access to a range of flexible working options –
including flexible start and finish times, working from home or working
part-time. If you're interested in any of these options, please let us know
when you apply and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Reward and Benefits

offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits packages
in our sector.

benefits including private healthcare and a range of other protection schemes
are funded by Arup and made available to all permanent staff in order to
support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to a Flexible
Benefits Fund, available to spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to
compliment your work/life balance and financial security.

addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share
scheme. Subject to scheme rules, employees can receive two Profit Share
payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

vacancy is being managed by Jamie Harris – jamie.harris@arup.com

date: 29th October 2018

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