Building Simulation Engineer

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Building Simulation Engineer

Glasgow (Scotland Central Belt/UK Remote location will be considered)

Reference number #2173

This role will be based in our Glasgow office with hybrid, flexible and remote working options available. Locations in the Scotland Central Belt and UK will also be considered.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for an experienced Building Simulation Engineer to join our Consultancy team, working with the country’s top IESVE modellers, in the company who created the software.

You will be working as an integral member of our expanding international consulting team, responsible for meeting clients to establish project requirements and modelling complex projects. You will run simulations of building and mechanical system design alternatives and advise clients on the results of those simulations. You will have the opportunity to work on challenging, high-profile projects and will be given the encouragement and support to develop your career as part of a unique team of building simulation consultants.

The Candidate

We are looking for an experienced, simulation professional with appropriate and relevant engineering or architectural background, with the following skills and experience:


  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Experienced IES Virtual Environment modeller
  • Experience in energy modelling of common UK building types (healthcare/commercial/educational)
  • Knowledge of UK building regulations Part L Section 6
  • Clear and confident communication skills


  • Knowledge of HVAC systems, controls and/or modelling of systems
  • Knowledge of BREEAM, NABERS, LEED, ASHRAE 90.1 analysis, Passivhaus
  • Experience on daylight modelling (CBDM/Glare)
  • Experience of completing meetings with project stakeholders – provide coherent analysis to clients including findings and impacts
  • Analytical mindset and skills including the use of spreadsheets
  • Interest in Decarbonisation and Net-Zero strategies

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to work for a dynamic company in an exciting and supportive working environment; we will reward you with a competitive salary; private health care; enhanced family leave; a contributory pension scheme; life insurance, flexible start times and hybrid working options.

To Apply

To apply for the role, please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed above and an up to date CV to

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received. Please ensure you include the job title and reference number in your application.

The Company

At IES we have been working in Climate Tech for the last 27 years and we consider the fight against Climate Change a moral imperative that drives all our decisions. We value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do.

Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the Climate Tech sector. Our Virtual Environment (VE) software is already the only tool that allows designers and engineers to simulate the full performance of a buildings. We are now expanding our portfolio with new solutions to tackle the built environment at any scale.

IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Individuals are treated on the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.

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How to apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed and an up to date CV to:

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.