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Energy Engineer


Salary:  Starting from £32,004, rising to £38,183
Placed On:  Wednesday 08 March 2017
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 March 2017
Interview Date:  Monday 10 April 2017
Reference:  DC4700

The University of Bath

The University of Bath is a world class university in a world heritage city – a nurturing environment for enterprising minds.   Our growing international reputation is built upon both the excellence and impact of our academic research, and the exceptional quality of the innovative educational and extra-curricular experience enjoyed by our students.    Our students are amongst the most satisfied in the UK and we are continuously improving our facilities both on campus and elsewhere. We take our environmental responsibilities seriously; we aim to reduce our environmental impact and our contribution to climate change, and one of our core values is a commitment to best environmental practice.

The role

The post holder will play a key role in helping reduce the carbon footprint of the University and further develop the exemplar work on energy management of their predecessor, by which we have been able to cut our consumptions while also growing our Estate, saving over a £1m/year off our bottom line.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A degree in Engineering, Energy/Environmental Management, Building Services or related discipline
  • At least 2-5 years experience, ideally in energy, building services, sustainability or related field
  • Technical knowledge of building services, energy audits, data analysis, energy management software, sustainable construction, BMS systems and energy legislation
  • Experience of managing projects, contractors, budgets and awareness campaigns
  • An organised, methodical, problem-solving approach that sees issues through to completion
  • Influencing skills, initiative, and above all to be self-motivated and enthusiastic about environmental issues

 What we offer

  • The University of Bath is an exciting and engaging place to work. We are committed to personal and professional development.
  • Excellent pension: 18% employer contributions (8% employee contributions)
  • 39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery and childcare vouchers schemes
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work, fitness plus with our world-class sports training village)
  • Interest free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite parking

For an informal chat about this post, please contact Peter Phelps, Energy & Environment Manager on 01225 386085 or

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:
The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.