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Sustainability Consultant/Engineer (BREEAM)

Bicester/ London/ Newcastle/ Guildford/ Dublin

RED is an expanding international ME&E consultancy, with a proven track record in low energy design, focused on providing excellent design solutions to clients.

We are seeking to employ a Sustainability Consultant/Engineer (BREEAM) to join our Sustainability Solutions & Climate Change team. You will have responsibility for supporting wide ranging sustainability appointments under the RIBA Green overlay framework with an emphasis on BREEAM. 

The ideal candidate will have a full UK driving licence. 

Role Responsibilities

  • Making sustainability happen today
  • Willing to lead/support wide ranging sustainability appointments under the RIBA Green overlay framework with an emphasis on BREEAM
  • Will to get your hands dirty and undertake site inspection and audits in support of SS&CC appointments
  • Issuing of reports, meeting minutes, contractual documentation, calculations, technical reports, presentations and action lists
  • Carry out independent reading and research to support the sustainability team
  • Lead BREEAM Projects, bids and tender preparation and co-ordination with wider bidding and design teams
  • Flexibility to assist our assessors in meeting business/project deadlines

Role Requirements

  • Required BREEAM Registered AP
  • Advantageous: Working towards one or more of the following: (LEED AP, WELL, Fitwel, NABERs, ISO 50001, LCEA Level 5, TRUE, DNGB) qualification / willing to become (as above)
  • Educated to degree level in engineering/ environment discipline
  • Up to 18 months’ experience delivering sustainability projects working with external stakeholders
  • An appreciation of the planning process and the construction process in the UK.
  • General understanding of Building Services design and engineering terms
  • Submitting high quality written reports to BRE Quality Assurance level or equivalent
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and budgets
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Flexibility - to meet deadlines (and know when to push them back) and to travel to site meeting/inspections
  • Advanced knowledge of excel (essential) and word/outlook (desirable)
  • Good knowledge of working online remotely from home using Zoom/Teams/Google Docs etc.
  • Good knowledge of MS office applications including PowerPoint and publisher
  • Use of tracker plus and other project information software such as 4projects
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Background in consulting or construction preferred.
  • Good understanding of international working and business operations of a global consultancy.
  • Act in a sustainable manner and follow the principles of the Sustainability guidelines of the Group


  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • Our people work in friendly teams with a collaborative approach and mentoring support from talented leaders. 
  • We offer a comprehensive benefits package and are an equal opportunities employer.
  • The role will ideally suit UK nationals as we are unable to offer sponsorship at the present time.

Location: Bicester/ London/ Newcastle/ Guildford/ Dublin

Region: Europe

Salary: Competitive

Ready to join the team?

If you think you have what it takes to join an award winning team and help RED continue its exciting journey, we want to hear from you.