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6 months ago
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Category: Carbon Capture and Storage CCS Jobs
Senior Mechanical / Electrical Engineer - Energy Consultant (MAN00003Z)

Primary Location
: United Kingdom-Manchester-Manchester

: Energy

Job Posting
: 19-Feb-19

Senior Mechanical/Electrical Engineer -
Energy Consultant

Would you like the opportunity to join our Energy Consulting team in Manchester?Now
is an exciting time to join us as we grow and develop our energy consultancy
team, with the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects.

The Role

You will design, consult and take the lead on a wide variety of complex
and challenging energy projects including energy distribution, district
heating/cooling and renewable energy (biomass, wind and photovoltaic) for a
range of clients including local authorities, developers, education
establishments, industry and hospitals.

Our projects strive for innovation and quality employing conventional,
renewable and emerging technologies as appropriate for our clients.
Recent projects include biomass (combined heat and power) CHP projects, gas CHP
plants for horticulture involving the capture of CO2, energy
market reserves and university/hospital campuses, battery storage, and heat

Your responsibilities in this role will include:

* initiating and developing
the concept design and delivery of on-site power generation and MV/HV
distribution systems, including selection and sizing of plant, developing
designs and scheme layouts, costing of solutions and quantifying

* advising on electricity supply
procurement, which requires a working knowledge of procurement methods and
private wire schemes

* identifying and assessing
funding options for energy projects and investments

* developing business cases
for energy investments from initial concept through to financial close,
electricity procurement options, private wire schemes and 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

* 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

* sampling of site works
during construction, testing and commissioning

* monitoring the quality of
construction in-line with technical specifications, employer’s
requirements and industry standards

* sampling of site works
in-line with project programme

* 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

* client and external team

* providing technical
guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team

Requirements and Skills

The ideal candidate for this role will have already gained experience in
either an Owners Engineer position or in a technical advisory capacity. You
will be a confident communicator with excellent verbal and written skills,
capable of delivering our message to meet the client’s needs.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* Previous experience of
working in a consulting environment, preferably in multi-disciplinary

* Opportunity to work towards Chartered
Engineer status via an appropriate professional institution, such as the
Institution of Engineering and Technology, the Energy Institute, or the
Chartered Institution of Building Service Engineers

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

* Undertaking qualitative and
quantitative analysis of energy data and trends

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

* 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

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

* Exceptional planning,
organizational and time management skills

* Ability to effectively
delegate work, manage staff and mentor junior engineers

* Strong commercial
awareness, together with an interest in economics, as well as engineering

Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

* MV and HV infrastructure
design, such as private networks, power generation connections and
renewables connections

* Energy procurement (Tender
Package Development, Employers Requirements, Technical Specifications)

* Energy system operations

* Renewable energy field
(solar photovoltaic, biomass, wind power)

* Developing business cases
for energy investments and infrastructure refurbishments

* Business development – able
to quickly develop successful client relationships

* Up-to-date knowledge of
developments and trends in the electricity distribution and energy sectors

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

Our Company

Arup 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

We are keen to support flexible and part-time working wherever the role allows.
If you wish to explore the possibilities associated with this
opportunity, please let us know what you’re looking for in your cover letter
when you apply.

Reward and Benefits

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

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private
medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection
(long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us 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
grade-related Flexible Benefits Fund which you can choose to take as extra
cash, or spend on a wide range of Choice Benefits to help with your work/life
balance and financial security.

In 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.

Closing date for applications - 21st March

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