Our Opportunity

Do you want to become an expert in delivering Net Zero Carbon buildings and supporting designers to deliver them? Due to continued growth across our Sustainability & Energy Team we are looking to recruit a Thermal Modelling Engineer to join our established Sustainability & Energy Team, who work across Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield, Birmingham and London.

We offer Hybrid Working and all of our offices are centrally located, with excellent public transport links and discounted car parking nearby.

Our extensive portfolio of clients and frameworks will see the successful Thermal Modelling Engineer working across all sectors and building types. Our dedicated Sustainability and Energy (S&E) discipline work with all our multi-disciplinary teams, therefore you will benefit from the skills and expertise across the Practice.  

Typical responsibilities will involve:

  • Preparing and running thermal modelling simulations on a wide range of building types
  • Contributing to the delivery in projects of:
    • Net zero and whole life carbon
    • Building performance and operational energy
    • Parametric and optimisation models
    • Energy Masterplanning
    • Compliance and Performance
  • Actively liaising with architects and engineers and members of the S&E team to develop sustainable buildings
  • Prepare technical reports and relevant aspects of tender specifications
  • Assist in the expansion of the building physics team
  • Helping to ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Contributing to our multi-disciplinary network of Sustainability Champions
  • Deputising for Senior Engineers as appropriate
We are signatories to the Climate and Biodiversity Emergency, Design for Performance and RIBA 2030 Challenge and are committed to Net Zero Carbon. If you want to become part of our journey, and are looking for a progressive career, then apply now! 

About You

This opportunity would be perfect for someone who is dynamic, enthusiastic, responsible, and practical. With a passion to make sustainability an integral part of design, construction, and operation of buildings.

Key skills and experience:

  • 2+ years relevant consultancy experience
  • Relevant degree level qualification (MSc desirable)           
  • Strong expertise in the use of IES or other similar software packages
  • Ability to prepare thermal models and undertake heating and cooling loads calculations, daylight modelling, Part L calculations, natural ventilation simulations and overheating analysis.
  • Working knowledge of operational energy calculations using TM54
  • Parametric modelling, optimisation and coding (e.g. Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo, Python) would be beneficial
  • Strong data processing skills (Excel, Python, etc)
  • Knowledge of current legislation (e.g. new Part L) and industry best practice (UK-GBC, LETI, etc.)
  • Knowledge of BREEAM and Building Services design
  • Team player with strong communication skills both verbally and writing
  • Appreciate a varied and challenging workload
  • Looking to progress and develop within Pick Everard

About Us

At Pick Everard, we work together to make the extraordinary a reality. We are looking for exceptional new talent to be a part of our journey as we move forward through our ambitious five-year Business Plan.

We are an independent award-winning property and construction consultancy firm, operating within the industry, providing complete integrated service delivery to help our clients deliver better solutions across real estate, infrastructure and the natural environment.

We are at the forefront of the industry and enjoy a culture that is centered around being creative, professional, compassionate, client-oriented and fun.

Our recent successes include:

  • Listed as an NCE100 Consultancy and AJ100 Practice
  • Named a Top 150 Consultancy by Building Magazine
  • Recognised as a leading Financial Times Consultancy
  • Winners of the Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE) Awards, Best Business Performance of the Year – Large Consultancy
  • Winners at the RICS Awards – Infrastructure category
  • An Investors in People and Investors in Excellence accredited business
  • Winners at the Enterprising Women Awards

Through our remarkable history we have already established the sound principles of success and we have the vision and ambition to be even better, as we move forward into a very bright future.  We’re growing and we need more experts onboard. Join us and we will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you’ll be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

To learn more about why it is good to work here please visit our website and follow us on social media. Be part of it.

Remuneration / benefits

We value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of our team to get involved with charity, sports, community, and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. We are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.

You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:

  • Stakeholder pension
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Childcare benefits
  • Adoption & Shared Parental Leave benefits
  • Long service awards
  • Annual BeingPickEverard awards
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Discount Scheme
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Season ticket loan or car loan
  • Cycle to work scheme

Please note we are not accepting speculative CVs or approaches from recruitment agencies for this role.

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