Energy Engineer

Arup London a month ago

We are seeking an Energy Engineer to join one of our multi-disciplinary Building Engineering London design teams, to work on a variety of projects in sectors ranging from industry, healthcare, residential, commercial and financial services. This role will involve assisting with the design of energy generation and distribution systems through all stages of a project from energy strategy and feasibility through to site completion.

The Energy team is small in size, meaning there will be real opportunity to have an impact on the scope and direction of the team. Projects will include the design of new build energy facilities as well as the improvement of existing ones to assist our clients in reducing their energy consumption and environmental impact.


  • Assessing feasibility of medium to large scale energy systems, such as large steam or hot water boilers, heat distribution networks, controls, plant-rooms, thermal storage, fuel storage, etc.
  • Producing energy strategies for industrial sites, campuses or areas of cities/towns
  • Assisting with design and delivery of on-site electricity generation and distribution systems, including selection of prime movers, plant sizing, etc.
  • Commercial evaluation of different energy systems
  • Integration of energy generation into building developments
  • Producing high quality reports in clear English
  • Assisting with the production of drawings and specifications
  • Surveying and evaluating existing buildings and energy systems
  • Keeping up to date with developments in the energy sector
  • Client and external team liaison
  • Coordinating work with engineers of other disciplines


  • Degree qualified in Mechanical, Chemical or Energy Engineering, ideally to Masters level
  • Be a graduate member of an appropriate professional institution such as the Energy Institute, Institute of Chemical Engineers or Institute of Mechanical Engineers and be about to or have achieved full corporate membership and CEng status
  • Experience in the design of energy generation and distribution systems through all stages of a project.
  • Commercial awareness and an interest in economics as well as engineering
  • Knowledge of BREEAM & LEED (desirable but not essential)
  • Proven understanding of: building integrated and utility scale renewables; building energy performance and efficiency standards; regulatory drivers of energy and carbon efficiency (desirable but not essential)
  • Familiarity with and capability to undertake design of energy centres, distribution systems including hot water, steam and chilled water (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Constantly aspiring to excellence
  • Highly motivated and willing to take on new challenges

Rewards and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector. Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security. In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible working, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Join us in shaping a better world.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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Closing date for applications is 15th June 2021