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  • Graduate Sustainable Mechanical & Electrical
    Services Consulting Engineer 

Reference: MC005 – please quote on application

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Cornwall

Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

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.

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 or EI and eventually to become chartered engineer.

Included in Building Magazine’s Top 150 Consultants & Top 50 Engineers list for the past three years, 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.

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

Starting Salary £28k

Unfortunately, we do not have the facility to provide working VISA’s and consequently we cannot accept applications from overseas students on a student VISA.

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, at the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the UK.

We are currently unable to support candidates with a Tier 2 Visa or those requiring sponsorship to work here.

We offer 24 days’ leave plus additional flexi-leave (up to 12 days flex, plus an additional 10 days’ unpaid leave), flexible working hours, private healthcare, life assurance, company pension scheme, regular appraisals and a profit-share bonus scheme. 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 us.

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

Unfortunately, we do not have the facility to provide working VISA’s and consequently we cannot accept applications from overseas students on a student VISA.
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