Sustainability Engineer - Engineering Consultancy - Kilkenny

Location: Ireland

EUR 50,000 - 60,000

Job Type: Perm

Industry: Engineering-Design-Jobs

Job ID: JO-2310-34207

Consultant: Karen McHugh

Are you a Sustainability Engineer with 3+ years Experience working on Building Services?

This is a full time Permanent Position based in Kilkenny .

If interested, please send your CV to or call Colm on +353-1-9696684 to discuss further.

Sustainability Engineer - Engineering Consultancy - Kilkenny

Job Responsibilities

Our Client is a successful multi-disciplinary engineering business.

They are HQ’d in Kilkenny and Dublin with a client base that stretches across Ireland, UK, Europe and the Middle East.

You will use IES VE to produce thermal models and simulations related to a range of building projects in order to demonstrate regulatory compliance (Building Regulations Part L). 

You will produce energy calculations, heating analysis and generate building thermal loads.

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 and using relevant software effectively.

Carrying out non-domestic BER assessments, and BER upgrade reports, to enable our clients to achieve A or B rated buildings.

Provide part L and NZEB advice on a range of our projects

Complete energy audits (SI 426)

Conduct site inspections and energy surveys

Design energy retrofit systems

Work with models such as IES Virtual Environment for daylighting, glint and glare analysis.

You will assess building services equipment such as HVAC systems, electrical systems, controls systems, etc.

Job Requirements

3+ years experience in a relevant field

Mechanical or Sustainability background is advantageous 

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

Ability to carry out IES Thermal Modelling / Sustainability / Mechanical / IES VE Heat Loads Energy Calculations

Experience with cost estimates for renewable energy systems

Be familiar with the preparation of tender documentation and associated administration.

Be up to date on energy upgrade projects in line with current best practices (such as IPMVP).


Fast-moving and challenging roles

Full time, Permanent 

Close working relationships with senior managers and directors

The opportunity to work on innovative, challenging, and impactful projects

Take the lead non Domestic BER assessor and NZEB advisory role with exclusive clients

Flexible/remote working options after probation period

Excellent career progression in a company that supports your personal and professional development, through internal and external CPD

Chartership application support

Competitive salary: dependent on experience

Attractive working benefits including a company pension scheme

Excellent work life Balance as well as a great culture and company social club 


Colm Ashmore is the consultant managing this position.

If you are interested in this role you can contact Colm by e-mail at or phone +353-1-9696684 for a confidential chat.

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