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Start Date: Immediate

Location: Swindon 

Employment type: Permanent, Full Time

Are you passionate about sustainable building design and want to join a leading independent sustainability and engineering consultancy? Do you have at least 6 months experience in a similar role?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a 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.

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

Salary range: Depending on experience.

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

  • Advising clients on how to reduce the environmental impact of buildings

  • Providing BREEAM, HQM and other rating systems advice and assessment to clients and design teams

  • Working on a wide variety of projects, with multiple clients, across industry sectors

  • Potential for conducting embodied carbon Life Cycle Assessment modelling to assess carbon impact of construction materials on projects using OneClick LCA

  • Potential for development into various sustainability services including energy and sustainability statements for planning and energy/water analysis

  • Becoming familiar with and keeping abreast of industry/sector initiatives (e.g. LETI, net zero, Building Regulations)

Experience and Qualifications

  • 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 Environmental Science, Geography, Sustainability, Engineering or a related discipline

  • Knowledge or awareness of BREEAM would be beneficial

  • Educated to degree level in Environmental Science, Geography, Sustainability, Engineering 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.

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.

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For roles where multiple locations are specified please confirm your preferred first and second office location. Whilst we cannot guarantee these, we will try to meet candidate requirements and this can be discussed further at interview stage.
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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