Energy Commissioning Engineer

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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11 days ago

Energy Commissioning Engineer


Reference number #2147

This role will be working from our Glasgow office with hybrid and flexible working options available.

Other UK remote locations will be considered by arrangement.

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for an experienced Energy/Commissioning Engineer to join our Consultancy team in Glasgow. The role will involve the use of specialist IES data analysis tools to assist building managers/operators in support of active energy/maintenance programmes and energy efficiency initiatives.

You will work with Energy Metering / BMS datasets looking for trends/patterns/anomalies and support clients in understanding their Data/Energy/HVAC systems.

In this client facing role, you will conduct site visits, collate datasets and interrogate performance data from operational buildings before advising clients on opportunities to improve building operations.

You will have the opportunity to work as part of our established, international consulting team, learning from experts who have worked on high-profile international projects.

In support of business development activities, you will also accompany colleagues to client meetings to provide technical guidance and logistical/operational support where needed.

Duties will include:

  • Using specialist IES tools to extract the data needed
  • Responding to data-related client queries and keeping track of these
  • Analysing Energy/BMS data to identify trends
  • Setting up processes/workflows to make working with data more efficient
  • Researching new ways to make use of data
  • Producing reports/charts/visuals to communicate trends to non-specialists
  • Presenting information generated from data to clients and building managers

The Candidate

We are looking for an experienced Energy/Commissioning Engineer. Skills include the following:

Essential Skills:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline such as: Mechanical/Electrical, Building Services, Sustainability and/or Data Science engineering
  • Data analysis skills – ability to extract and analyse complex data sets, making use of software-based tools/scripts as required
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office Suite

Desirable Skills:

  • Field experience and an understanding of the building commissioning process
  • Understanding of Energy Metering / BMS controls – a desire to improve knowledge and understanding in this area is essential
  • Awareness of UK leading BMS systems and Energy Monitoring infrastructure
  • Knowledge of design, installation and commissioning of building HVAC systems
  • Familiar with the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP).
  • Experience of using building simulation software will be an advantage but not essential initially; full training of the IESVE software will be provided on progression through the company

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; a contributory pension scheme; life insurance, enhanced maternity and paternity, flexible start times and hybrid working options.

Happy to talk flexible working!

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/resume to Please ensure you include the job title and reference number in your application.

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

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 skills and experience.

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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.