Cundall

Whole Life Carbon and Sustainability Consultant

Salary
£Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
# of Openings
1
Location
Edinburgh
Closing Date
23/05/2021
Service
Sustainability
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Hours Per Week
37.5

The Team

Cundall’s sustainability team is at the heart of the built environment’s response to the climate and ecological emergencies. Collaborating with organisation like the World and UK Green Building Council to create a better, healthier more sustainable built environment, utilising the UN Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).

 

Cundall is a One Planet Company and we are committed to pushing beyond standard compliance and solutions on every project we deliver. We pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative, sustainable and energy efficient solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and motivated sustainability engineer/ consultant to join our world leading sustainability team. We are looking for someone to help develop and deliver our Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) services, with a focus on the holistic environmental impact of materials.

 

As part of our established team of engineers and consultants, and working closely with colleagues of various disciplines, you will design, analyse, report, model and document sustainability projects as well as present to clients with the aim of expanding the sustainability project portfolio. You will work across a variety of sectors and will have the opportunity over time to assume greater levels of responsibility and autonomy as we support the development of your professional skills.

 

Key Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Conducting LCA and the quantification of the environmental impact of buildings
  • Appraisal of building fabric and materials
  • Client consulting; determining expectations and achieving deliverables

The Skills

Educated to degree level in Engineering, Architecture or the Built Environment and having gained relevant practical experience in a similar role, you have demonstrable and comprehensive knowledge of the quantification of environmental impacts, EPDs and an understanding of environmental science.

 

You will be proficient in quantitative analysis and have a demonstrable knowledge of construction, building materials, embodied carbon, and material science i.e. how materials are made, and the corresponding environmental implications preferred.

 

You will understand Life Cycle Assessment methodology (BS EN 15978, RICS Whole Life Carbon Professional Statement or equivalent) and have experience with the Life Cycle Assessment tool.

 

An appreciation of coding or a modern programming language is desirable.

 

Given the collaborative and client focussed nature of this role, effective communication skills and some experience of using your initiative to overcome challenges are essential.

 

Job Description

 

Why Join Cundall?

 

Valuing Diversity

 

Cundall values equality and diversity, and welcomes applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

 

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