IES Energy Modeller - Building Consultant

Full Time Permanent Salary basedNegotiable

Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character". It is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterise a community, nation, or ideology.

Ethos Engineering are mechanical and electrical consultants to the data centre, commercial, high-tech healthcare, and pharmaceutical sectors. Our mission is to engineer systems that complement the purpose of each building we design, improve the immediate and surrounding community, and meet the objectives of its operations, inhabitants, patrons, operators, and staff.

We are ambitious, driven, innovative, and passionate about delivering excellence for our clients and their projects, and we never settle for delivering work quickly at the cost of quality. Our work environment is positive, professional, and supportive. We take our work seriously, but we like to have a lot of fun too and we place huge importance on having a great company culture. We have been recognised as a Great Place to Work 2019-2020 and again in 2020-2021.

Ethos Sustainability puts the ‘ability’ in sustainability by providing a route to smarter, better-informed decision making in sustainable building design and operation. At Ethos Sustainability, we understand that finding ways to address our climate emergency must be more than a box ticking, design for compliance exercise. The engineers and scientists that make up the Ethos Sustainability team will help you navigate your route to Net Zero giving you the confidence and ability to achieve results you can be truly proud whether by daylight modelling, natural ventilation design, embodied carbon analysis or green building certifications such as LEED, BREEAM, WELL, HPI or ILFI.

Location: Dublin (office based) - Currently Work from Home during Covid Lockdowns Group: Sustainability
Salary: € Negotiable Minimum
Qualifications: Degree Essential
Experience: 3rd Level College Degree, 2-3 years’ experience
Sectors: Sustainability, Building Physics
Job Description: IES Energy Consultant/ Full-Time Permanent Sustainability Consultant

About the Role – IES Energy Modeller
Lead projects from concept stage to completion. Liaise with clients, architects and project managers…

You will use IES VE and Revit Insight 360 to produce thermal / daylight models and simulations related to a range of building projects in order to demonstrate regulatory compliance (Building Regulations Part L) and BRE daylight compliance. You will produce energy calculations, heating analysis and generate building thermal loads as well as supporting the production of Energy Strategies and statements for planning authorities. You will assist in design studies promoting sustainable solutions, low energy services and low carbon technologies. You will also be expected to produce Daylight and Sunlight Studies as part of Planning applications. You will be part of a highly motivated design team dedicated to reducing the environmental impact of buildings. This will be done by producing technically accurate work and liaising effectively with the rest of the team, attending design meetings and using relevant software effectively.

Candidate Attributes
This role would suit a seasoned Engineer (with 2-3 years’ experience) from either a Mechanical or Sustainability background. You must have significant experience in Thermal Modelling using IES VE with a solid understanding of MEP services in addition to an understanding of current Building Regulations including Part L and Part F. You will be a dynamic, outgoing individual, passionate about sustainability, hard working with a desire to develop your thermal modelling skills. You should also be capable of modelling buildings in Revit in order to run daylight analysis using Insight 360. Role Requirements
• IES Thermal Modeller / IES VE Heat Loads Energy Calculations / Natural Ventilation / TM59 Studies • Revit Insight 360 Daylight Modelling
• Building regulations compliance – proficient in NEAP / DEAP methodologies • Understanding and interpretation of AutoCad & Revit and reading building layouts, elevations and sections
• Interest and awareness of Life cycle assessment / embodied carbon analysis would also be advantageous
• Excellent communication skills
• Working in a team environment
• Good time management in order to meet project deadlines
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Masters in Sustainable Energy Engineering.

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