CFD Engineer
London, Newcastle
TH21102020CFD
Mechanical & Electrical
Permanent

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Discipline: HVAC

Speciality: BREEAM

UK Residency Required: Yes

Salary: £35000 - £38000 (negotiable)

Benefits: plus benefits

Apply by: 21/11/2020

Min Experience: 3 years

OVERVIEW & ROLE DESCRIPTION

The Opportunity

Expansion of this dynamic, award winning Building Services Consultancy has created a need for an experienced CFD Engineer to work in their Newcastle and London offices.

Role:
As the CFD Engineer your responsibilities will include undertaking computational fluid dynamic analysis of both the internal and external built environment including:

  • Internal thermal comfort studies
  • HVAC equipment sizing and optimisation
  • Outdoor thermal comfort studies
  • Natural ventilation analysis
  • Support the wider design team in achieving sustainable design solutions.
  • Undertake Part L compliance assessments.
  • Provide guidance in achieving certification with a range of sustainability rating tools such as BREEAM, WELL and LEED.
  • Provide support and training to more junior team members.

Essential Skills

  • Demonstrable experience in using CFD to achieve positive design outcomes.
  • Either a PHD in a CFD related topic or at least 3 years industry experience in CFD analysis.
  • Ability to manage projects and communicate effectively with both clients and internal colleagues.

Desirable skills

  • Experience using IESVE software.
  • Experience in the construction sector, in particular building services and HVAC engineering.
  • Accredited LCC and LCEA assessor
  • Accredited BREEAM assessor.
  • Experience working on data centre projects including analysis of data halls and external plant areas.
  • Experience of using 6SigmaRoom or Ansys CFD software
  • Ability to undertake parametric analysis using Grasshopper and Rhino software.

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SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience using IESVE software.
  • Experience in the construction sector, in particular building services and HVAC engineering.
  • Accredited LCC and LCEA assessor
  • Accredited BREEAM assessor.
  • Experience working on data centre projects including analysis of data halls and external plant areas.
  • Experience of using 6SigmaRoom or Ansys CFD software
  • Ability to undertake parametric analysis using Grasshopper and Rhino software.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Internal thermal comfort studies
  • HVAC equipment sizing and optimisation
  • Outdoor thermal comfort studies
  • Natural ventilation analysis
  • Support the wider design team in achieving sustainable design solutions.
  • Undertake Part L compliance assessments.
  • Provide guidance in achieving certification with a range of sustainability rating tools such as BREEAM, WELL and LEED.
  • Provide support and training to more junior team members.