Sustainability Engineer

Are You Looking For A New Opportunity To Develop Yourself And Your Career?
Make A Difference – Shape not only your future but the environment around you. We aim to provide a work environment where you can unleash their creativity driving excellence, innovation and quality whilst doing what you are passionate about every day.
EDC has clients in the UK, Ireland and Africa, across a range sectors including Healthcare, Education, Residential, Industrial, Commercial and Hotel & Leisure. We now have 5 thriving offices and take pride in promoting internally and can point to the success stories of engineers who joined us at a mid-career level and now hold director titles.
At EDC our mission is to be progressive for our clients and our employees. We embrace innovation to drive efficiency in construction by leading the way. We cultivate an open, dynamic internal culture where good people and good ideas will always be heard.

The Role...

This role is open for the ideal candidate to work out of one of our four Irish Offices – Dublin, Cork, Limerick or Galway.
We are looking for a Sustainability Engineer to design, develop or evaluate energy-related projects or programs to reduce energy costs or improve energy efficiency during the designing, building or re-modelling stages of construction. 
Salary: €35,000 – €50,000 per year 
Experience in electrical systems; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)systems; green buildings; lighting; air quality; or energy procurement is an added advantage.

We need you to have...

Minimum Degree in Building Services is required -Sustainability/Electrical/Mechanical/Civil-Structural Engineering with further qualifications in Energy/Sustainability.
Working towards Chartered status or professional membership of Engineer’s Ireland is desirable.
Experience in renewable energy, energy auditing and design office.
Experience in IES VE or similar energy modelling softwares.
Experience in DEAP and iSBEMie.
Experience of integrating energy models with other software such as Revit, Sketchup etc are advantageous.
Experience in NEAP, Daylight, Thermal comfort and Heating and cooling calculations
Good knowledge and experience of Irish Building Regulations legislation are required.
1-2 years’ experience in Thermal Modelling using IES VE with a solid understanding of MEP services in addition to a general understanding of current Building Regulations including Part L and Part F
Daylighting and overheating analysis.
Commercial and domestic BER assessments–approved assessor desirable.
A good understanding of mechanical and electrical services systems and design engineering.
Knowledgeof CIBSE, BS, IS and EN Standards.
Excellent problem-solving, and IT skills.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with proven ability to work as part of a team.
Strong sense of commercial awareness.

It would be great if you had...

Qualified Domestic / Non-Domestic Building Energy Rating (BER) Assessor

What you get in return

We invest as much as possible into the happiness, well-being and development of our team members.

Continuous Learning With EDC

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Internal & External Coaching & Mentoring Support
  • Professional Accreditation support

When You Start With EDC

  • Social Club
  • Friendly and dynamic team working environment
  • Assigned "buddy" to ease you in to the team and company
  • Monthly 1-2-1 meetings with your manager

Health and Wellness With EDC

  • Employee Assistance & Wellness Advisors
  • Company Wellness Seminars
  • Bike to work scheme

While You Are Working With EDC

  • Career Progression
  • Opportunity to work on international projects
  • A culture of Continuous Feedback
  • 2 extra week’s paid leave on reaching 10th anniversary
  • Flexi-time
  • Pension Scheme

What does the hiring process look like?

We know you live a busy life and so, we have adopted a hiring process that is targeted and streamlined. We focus on your fit with EDC as well as your technical skill match.

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Apply: Find an open role that interests you with EDC via one of our recruitment channels.



Interview: We use a competencies-based interviewing process that is intended to help us minimize unconscious bias while also making sure we hire people who will thrive within EDC.


Review: Applications are read by real engineering managers who are both experts in interpreting resumes and are familiar with all EDC’s jobs within a talent segment—not just the one you applied for.


Offer: We ensure we come back as quickly as possible with regards to whether you will be made an offer. If you verbally accept, we will send through an official written offer and begin the onboarding process.

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