Penguin Recruitment

£45000 - £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits

Principal Energy Engineer – London

Ref: DB1088

Salary £45,000 to £50,000 Plus Benefits

Our client is looking for a Principal Energy Engineer to join their award winning multi-disciplinary consultancy. The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join their specialist energy team, which focuses on low carbon sustainable design of buildings and energy systems, supporting both Government research, policy development and investment in low carbon decentralised energy systems and their practical design and delivery.

In order to be considered for this Principal Energy Engineer role you will have;

  • MEng / BEng in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Minimum six years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent project management skills and client relationships
  • Brilliant communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills
  • Experience of delivering Energy Option Studies, Energy Audits, District Heating Feasibility Studies
  • Understanding of building services (SCADA/BEMS)
  • Understanding of renewable and low carbon technologies
  • Knowledge of energy regulation and compliance requirements (Part L)
  • Understanding of the Heat Networks Code of Practice
  • Knowledge on heating design; boilers, flues, pumps, pipework, CHP design in ranges greater than 100 kWe including electrical interface elements
  • Knowledge of renewables, energy storage, EVs
  • Detailed knowledge of commissioning practices associated with building services
  • Computer skills such as advanced Excel capability, Microsoft Projects
  • Understanding of BIM practices

Working as a Principal Energy Engineer you will;

  • Support with business development and possess market awareness
  • Manage the technical delivery of energy engineering projects including district energy, energy efficiency and renewable technology feasibility and design projects
  • Building relationships with clients and key contacts around the business and wider industry
  • Supporting junior engineers
  • Bid writing and work winning

Our client is offering a competitive salary with great benefits including but not limited to; pension, flexible working, private medical insurance, life assurance, and 25 days’ holiday allowance.

Interested? To discuss this position or other roles in the Sustainability Sector, please contact Dina Bunkheila on 01792 365000, or email a copy of your CV over to and we will be in touch shortly.

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