Environmental Design Analyst

Location Battersea
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Alex Brookes

Contact email: abrookes@fosterandpartners.com
Published: 11 days ago

Foster + Partners, the award winning integrated design practice, have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Environmental Design Analyst (CFD) to join our talented Environmental Engineering team. You will work closely with the design teams to develop bespoke sustainable strategies to improve the environmental performance, from the scale of detailed building studies to conceptual masterplans. The team carry out detailed analysis, using state-of-the-art analytical software and tools that have been developed in-house.

Skill and experience required:

  • High proficiency in using CFD with more than 3 years of related experience and solving environmental problems.

  • PhD or master’s degree in Engineering and/or Science related field (aeronautics, mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics).

  • Good understanding of building services and mechanical systems.

  • Capability to resolve environmental problems using building physics as a basis.

  • Advanced proficiency and experience in the following: HPC systems, Linux/Unix, OpenFOAM, Helyx, Python, Excel.

  • Proficient in Computer Aided Design, (preferably Rhino 3D).

  • Experience in the use of the following tools/ software packages: Radiance, Energy Plus, IES, Adobe InDesign.

  • Coding skills in C++, Python, OOP and/or Excel VBA.

  • Chartered or Registered to a professional board (CEnv, C.Eng, MCIBSE, MIE, MIEM).

  • Some knowledge in thermal and energy simulations following the ‘ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G’ and ‘Part L’ approach.

  • Professional accreditation preferred in one of the recognised benchmarking tools, such as: LEED, BREEAM, etc.

  • Good knowledge of Low and Zero Carbon technologies and their application to the built environment

If you wish to be considered for this position, please apply with an up to date CV and portfolio - applications without portfolios will not be considered.