Job Description: Junior Consultant/Energy Engineer
Location: Overmoor (Corsham near Bath) Chorley or London
Salary: £24 to 28k per annum plus benefits (Junior Consultant band)
Verco is growing and we have a number of opportunities in our Deliver for Zero teams; within our Corporates (Industry) team we are looking for Junior Consultants focussed on Energy and Water Resource Management and in our Real Estate team the roles will be focused on Building optimisation. We are looking for Junior Consultants as well as more senior grades depending on their energy management or building optimisation experience.
You’ll be joining an award winning energy management and sustainability consultancy with a long track record in the sector. You will work with a selection of the world’s top companies to help them meet their energy management requirements and be given a high level of autonomy to suggest and lead on new ideas, whilst working with our Consultants, Engineers and Software team.
Verco is an independent, employee owned business with a unique collaborative culture. We provide a supportive environment within which to develop your career, we invest in our staff and place a high value on training. The Junior Consultant role is our entry point position and there will be opportunities for promotion for the right candidate.
You will be required to support the delivery of projects and be responsible for the completion of tasks on time, to quality and within an agreed budget under the supervision of project managers.
The Junior Consultant role within our Corporates/Industry team will provide technical input (with training), to complete energy and water saving calculations, work with our in-house energy management software and other third party systems to provide remote analytical support reviewing energy consumption trends, identifying unexpected usage and suggesting potential causes/solutions. You will work with sites to develop metering and data collection solutions that are supported by Verco’s proprietary Carbon Desktop Software.
The Junior Consultant role within our Real Estate team, will support the delivery of our Buildings energy management consultancy services to Verco’s Real Estate clients. This will include visiting buildings from our clients portfolios, providing optimisation advice, and completing onsite energy audits, group programme support and the development of net zero carbon strategies for client’s assets.
As a Junior Consultant you will support Project Directors with business development activities, such as proposal writing, and will maintain strong relationships with existing clients through professional interactions.
A detailed job description is available on our website.
You will need a degree in Engineering (2:1 or above) and an understanding of energy use in industry or buildings. You will have a high level of competence in the use of IT, including Excel and be a strong communicator. You will have the ability to work independently and creatively on challenging problems.
You will be required to travel nationally and internationally to implement company projects.
A detailed person specification is available on our website.
What we can offer
You can look forward to working for an employee owned business with a strong mission-driven culture. This will mean working as part of a dynamic, passionate team of like-minded professionals in a supportive, trust-based environment.
You will enjoy immediate access to a comprehensive range of employee benefits and support services. Benefits include 5% employer pension contribution, private medical insurance, travel insurance, 25 days holiday (increasing with service) and volunteering days and social activities.
Verco will actively invest in your career development. You will also undertake a two year project based training programme giving you exposure to a wide range of energy consuming operations from sectors such as industrial, manufacturing, retail and commercial buildings. You will become proficient in site services optimisation, energy Management Software and data collection systems and KPI’s, benchmarking, environmental and CSR reporting. We will also support your career development (i.e. to work towards Chartered Energy Manager or Chartered Engineer status) and the potential to progress through to consultancy level within a short time-frame.
Location: Either our Overmoor (Corsham near Bath), London or Chorley office (Lancashire).
Salary: £24k – £28k depending on experience.
To apply: Please submit your CV and a covering letter to confirming ‘Junior Consultant – Corporates’ or ‘Junior Consultant – Buildings’ as the subject of the email.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 29th March 2021. Interviews will take place, week beginning 5th April 2021, with a view to commence employment in April.
Verco is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and demonstrating that we value the diversity of our workforce. Applicants must, however, be eligible to work in the UK.