Graduate Building Sustainability Engineers (multiple roles)

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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30+ days ago

Graduate Building Sustainability Engineers (Multiple Roles)

Glasgow or Dublin

Reference Number #2178

Full Time Permanent Roles

Deadline for Applications: 16th January 2023

Interviews are to take place in January 2023, however, you may be contacted before then.
This role will be working from our Glasgow or Dublin office with hybrid and flexible working options available.

The Opportunity:

We are looking for graduates who are keen to develop their skills within a company at the forefront of dynamic simulation technology for the built environment. The successful candidates will participate in our two-year Graduate Scheme programme researching and advising on resource consumption within buildings and the wider urban context. Candidates will be working as part of a rapidly growing project team, using our newest, cutting-edge “ICL” digital twin technology. Graduates will also be involved in testing new software features, exposed to existing as well as newly developed software tools and assist with modelling and digital twin creating at a variety of scales (building, district, city, portfolio).

For more information on our graduate scheme, please see our Graduate Programme Page for more information.

The Candidates

We are looking for self-motivated graduates who are looking to embark on a career in building energy simulation. We require individuals who can work on their own initiative but also have the ability to work along with others as part of a team.

Does this sound like you? We would love to hear from you if you have a combination of the following skills.


  • A degree in a relevant discipline such as Building Services Engineering, Building Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Sustainability Engineering or Urban Design.
  • An understanding in the field of sustainable building design, such as energy modelling, energy auditing, low energy design, retrofits or retro-commissioning


  • Experience with using building simulation software or related software tools (e.g. CAD, energy and loads analysis, daylight modelling, solar analysis, HVAC design tools)
  • Familiarity with the IES Virtual Environment

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 28 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.