Method Consulting’s stimulating and challenging workload provides a varied career, while supporting your professional and personal development. You will also have the opportunity to take part in a variety of social activities from sporting events to cultural visits and lectures.

Graduate Sustainability Consultant – Life Cycle Assessments (Job reference MC002)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Sustainability Consultant to join our growing Energy and Sustainability team in our Swindon office.

Method operates a hybrid working policy so this will be a blend of the office and working remotely.

With a focus on LCA modelling (life cycle assessment), you will be using software to model all types of buildings and projects including full new builds and refurbishments (we use OneClick LCA), reading technical information and Architect’s drawings, analysing data, report writing, and attending meetings where appropriate, as well as working with our engineers as we develop our mechanisms for measuring embodied carbon of building services designs. The role will also include helping to develop our internal databases of embodied carbon data including Environmental Product Declarations and industry guidance as well as liaising with product manufacturers to obtain materials information and carbon data.

Working closely with our M&E and Building Physics team, you will be based at our head office in Swindon which has good travel links to London, Bristol and Bath, with easy access to surrounding towns and Villages across Wiltshire and the beautiful countryside in adjoining counties such as the Cotswolds.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list 2021, we have also been included in the Top 50 Employers in Building Magazine’s annual survey for four of the last five years. We are committed to providing the very best to our team and our workplace initiatives ensure that you will have the right resources and skills to achieve your goals.

Full training will be provided.

Role and Responsibilities

  • materials life cycle assessments using online software
  • working with project teams to obtain necessary information such as material data
  • developing our internal documentation to streamline our embodied carbon processes
  • writing reports to present embodied carbon results
  • presenting results and participating in carbon workshops with project teams
  • researching the field of embodied carbon to increase our knowledge and sharing this with the team

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Numerically accurate and proficient in Excel
  • Team player capable of working in a multi-discipline team
  • Excellent at planning your own workload and dealing with competing deadlines
  • Good communication skills- verbal and written
  • A passion for sustainability
  • Experience with modelling software and LCA tools desired but not essential
  • Educated to degree level in maths, physics, geography, environmental studies or a related discipline
  • A passion for sustainability
  • Educated to degree level in maths, physics, geography, environmental studies or a related discipline

To meet with current legislation, rights to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are eligible to work within the UK. We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

A full list of benefits can be found here. Salary is £26k and will increase rapidly with experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to recruitment@methodllp.com.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.

 

Graduate Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineer – Cornwall (Job reference MC005)

We are recruiting for a Graduate Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineer (Building Services Engineer) for the small but growing team in our new Cornwall office. This is the perfect role for a graduate looking to join a rapidly growing company in a varied role that will provide the opportunity to grow and progress. Method operates a hybrid working policy so this will be a blend of the office and working remotely.

You will have the opportunity to expand your skillset and gain invaluable knowledge from senior team members, whilst working closely with other members of the team based in our Swindon and Bristol offices.

Your career within Method Consulting will only be limited by your ability and aspirations and responsibility will be given to you at a level commensurate with your ability. We will support you to become a member of the CIBSE, IMechE, IET or EI and eventually to become chartered engineer.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list 2021, we have also been included in the Top 50 Employers in Building Magazine’s annual survey for four of the last five years. We are committed to providing the very best to our team and our workplace initiatives ensure that you will have the right resources and skills to achieve your goals.

Role and Responsibilities

  • building services engineering design including mechanical and electrical engineering and building physics
  • advising clients on how to reduce energy use through engineering design and specification
  • working with design teams including architects, structural engineers, quantity surveyors and specialist consultants
  • advising on building services aspects of BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes
  • computer thermal modelling of buildings to assess energy use
  • site visits to construction sites to inspect building services installations
  • advising on building-integrated renewable energy
  • CAD and BIM using AutoCAD and Revit

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • An appreciation of sustainability, renewable energy technologies, thermodynamics and energy systems are essential
  • You must be interested in the built environment and have the ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  • You will need to adapt to new situations quickly and be willing to contribute as an active design team member
  • A full driving licence is desirable
  • Educated to degree level in physical sciences or any engineering discipline – for example physics, mechanical or electrical engineering, building services engineering, environmental engineering, architectural engineering

 

To meet with current legislation, rights to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are eligible to work within the UK. We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

A full list of benefits can be found here. Starting salary is c£28,000 and will increase rapidly with experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to recruitment@methodllp.com.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.

 

Graduate Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineer – Swindon (Job reference MC001)

We are recruiting for Graduate Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineers (Building Services Engineer) for our Swindon Office. Method operates a hybrid working policy so this will be a blend of the office and working remotely.

Based at our head office in Swindon which has good travel links to London, Bristol and Bath, with easy access to surrounding towns and villages across Wiltshire and the Cotswolds, you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset and gain invaluable knowledge from senior team members, whilst working closely with other members of the team based in our  Swindon, Bristol, Cornwall offices.

Your career within Method Consulting will only be limited by your ability and aspirations and responsibility will be given to you at a level commensurate with your ability. We will support you to become a member of the CIBSE, IET, IMechE or EI and eventually to become chartered engineer.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list 2021, we have also been included in the Top 50 Employers in Building Magazine’s annual survey for four of the last five years. We are committed to providing the very best to our team and our workplace initiatives ensure that you will have the right resources and skills to achieve your goals.

Role and Responsibilities

  • building services engineering design including mechanical and electrical engineering and building physics
  • advising clients on how to reduce energy use through engineering design and specification
  • working with design teams including architects, structural engineers, quantity surveyors and specialist consultants
  • advising on building services aspects of BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes
  • computer thermal modelling of buildings to assess energy use
  • site visits to construction sites to inspect building services installations
  • advising on building-integrated renewable energy
  • CAD  and BIM, using Auto CAD and Revit

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • An appreciation of sustainability, renewable energy technologies, thermodynamics and energy systems are essential
  • You must be interested in the built environment and have the ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  • You will need to adapt to new situations quickly and be willing to contribute as an active design team member
  • A full driving licence is desirable
  • Educated to degree level in physical sciences or any engineering discipline – for example physics, mechanical or electrical engineering, building services engineering, environmental engineering, architectural engineering

 

To meet with current legislation, rights to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are eligible to work within the UK. We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

A full list of the benefits we offer can be found here. Starting salary is c£28,000 and will increase rapidly with experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to recruitment@methodllp.com.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.

 

Sustainability Consultant & BREEAM Assessor (Job reference MC003)

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Sustainability Consultant and BREEAM Assessor to join our growing Energy and Sustainability team. Working closely with our M&E and Building Physics team, you will be based at our head office in Swindon which has good travel links to London, Bristol and Bath, with easy access to surrounding towns and villages across Wiltshire and the beautiful countryside in adjoining counties such as the Cotswolds.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list 2021, we have also been included in the Top 50 Employers in Building Magazine’s annual survey for four of the last five years. We are committed to providing the very best to our team and our workplace initiatives ensure that you will have the right resources and skills to achieve your goals.

Role and Responsibilities

  • advising clients on how to reduce the environmental impact of buildings
  • providing BREEAM, HQM and other rating systems advice and assessment to clients
  • advising on building-integrated renewable energy
  • developing sustainability strategies for buildings and developments

 

Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience of experience working on BREEAM assessments
  • BREEAM  licensed
  • BREEAM AP licensed (beneficial)
  • Knowledge and experience of any of the following schemes is beneficial; Home Quality Mark, Code for Sustainable Homes, LEED, WELL, Fitwel, CEEQUAL and DREAM
  • Experience of working on Life Cycle Assessments
  • Leading/ project managing delivery of energy and sustainability services on projects
  • Team player capable of working in a multi-discipline team
  • Excellent at planning your own workload and dealing with competing deadlines
  • Good communication skills- verbal and written
  • A passion for sustainability
  • Educated to degree level in any Sustainability / Energy/ Environmental Science/Engineering, Climate Change, Engineering, Architecture or related discipline

To meet with current legislation, rights to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are eligible to work within the UK. We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

A full list of benefits we offer can be found here.

Salary is dependent on experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to recruitment@methodllp.com.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.

 

Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineer – Bristol (Job reference MC004)

We are looking for an experienced M&E Engineer to join our talented team in our Bristol office.

Method operates a hybrid working policy so this will be a blend of the office and working remotely.

With experience working for a major M&E engineering consultancy, an appreciation of sustainability, renewable energy technologies, thermodynamics and energy systems are essential.

Our unusual multi-disciplinary approach to engineering means we’d prefer you to have some experience in both mechanical and electrical engineering but we’re also very happy to look at candidates who have specialised in one discipline.

Role and Responsibilities

  • leading the design, planning and coordination of a variety of projects
  • managing key clients and attending design team meetings
  • working with design teams including architects, structural engineers, quantity surveyors and specialist consultants
  • attending site visits to inspect building services installations
  • advising on building services aspects of BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes
  • computer thermal modelling of buildings to assess energy use
  • advising on building-integrated renewable energy
  • CAD using AutoCAD or similar
  • providing technical guidance and mentoring to less experienced members of the team

 

Experience and Qualifications

 

  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Experience working on projects within a range of sectors
  • Experience in client facing roles, attending client meetings
  • Ability to design and deliver projects to a high quality, from concept to completion
  • Working knowledge and good understanding of all other Building Services disciplines
  • Ability to consider safety in design and develop design solutions to eliminate health and safety risks
  • Chartered Engineer, or working towards and member of recognised professional institution (e.g. CIBSE, IET) (preferred)
  • Educated to degree level in physical sciences or any engineering discipline – for example physics, mechanical or electrical engineering, building services engineering, environmental engineering, architectural engine

 

To meet with current legislation, rights to work checks will be carried out to ensure candidates are eligible to work within the UK. We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

A full list of benefits can be found here. Salary is highly competitive and will increase rapidly with experience.

Method Consulting is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably-qualified persons.

To apply please send your CV and a chatty letter telling us about your background and why you are interested in the role to recruitment@methodllp.com.

Please note we cannot accept applications without a chatty letter or cover letter.