Do you want to work for a Cambridge University spin
out delivering Cleantech innovations?
Are you passionate about reducing carbon
Breathing Buildings Ltd is always interested to hear from
enthusiastic and high achieving engineers who wish to help create
low energy buildings through the adoption of low energy ventilation
principles. We offer opportunities for you to work in a unique and
world-class team in the areas of ventilation product development,
project delivery, ventilation design consultancy and business
Current opportunities are listed below but if you don't feel
that any are appropriate and are interested in making a real
difference please email firstname.lastname@example.org or get in
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Project Engineer, Breathing
Breathing Buildings is a young, rapidly growing Natural
Ventilation Company based in Cambridge. As a result of that growth
we are seeking a high calibre Project Engineer.
We care far more about your enthusiasm, ability to help us solve
problems and desire to learn than what you have done in the past,
but there are a few things that you probable need to have:
- You will have project management experience, preferable in the
construction industry with the ability to read installation,
electrical and building drawings to ensure correct
- You will have transferable skills such as problem solving,
project coordination and be able to demonstrate attention to detail
and right first time approach.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to
liaise with a wide range of people from production staff to major
clients, suppliers to colleagues and to write reports/ O&M
- With a practical, hands-on approach, a flexible work ethic, you
will be a team player who tackles issues before they become a
serious problem. Ideally you will be from a mechanical or
electrical engineering background.
- You'll be able to use Microsoft Office package and
- Knowledge of PLC/embedded control systems favourable.
- Highly motivated, can-do attitude and self-starting.
Your challenge as a Project Engineer will be to deliver
successful projects which start by taking the design brief from the
consulting engineers, then working closely with production to
ensure the equipment is manufactured to specification, on time and
budget. At the same time you'll liaise closely with the client to
deliver, coordinate installation and also to test/commission the
equipment on site, working through any problems that arise and
finding solutions to give a great result and finally hand over.
This job requires also:
- Travelling around the UK
- At times flexible working hours
- At times physical site work
- Working at height
This is an opportunity to join an ambitious venture capital
backed company with ample scope for career progression and a chance
to make a genuine impression on the energy consumption in the built
environment. A competitive package is offered and training
will be provided as necessary.
Start Date: Immediate
Remuneration: Competitive salary,
based on experience. 22 days annual leave + bank holidays
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Graduate Consulting Engineer,
Breathing Buildings is the world leader in the field of Natural
Ventilation - the ventilation of buildings using the forces of
nature, wind and buoyancy, instead of energy hungry fans. It was
founded by the CEO Dr Shaun Fitzgerald as a spin-out from Cambridge
University following research and intellectual property which the
company now uses.
Breathing Buildings manufactures fully controlled ventilation
systems at their factory in Cambridgeshire for deployment in
buildings. The design work for the systems is undertaken by the
consulting engineering team based in their Cambridge offices. The
consulting engineers also provide design services to clients
seeking to push the boundaries on low energy building design. Our
client base includes the world's leading architectural firms, most
of the largest building contractors in the UK and international
building owners including the world's best known IT companies.
Breathing Buildings is growing strongly and is currently
recruiting for consulting engineers to work with Shaun, who is also
a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Sustainable
Buildings at the University of Cambridge's Department of
Engineering. Candidates should have a degree in engineering,
science or mathematics and have a passion to make a difference to
Start Date: September 2016
Remuneration: Competitive salary
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How to apply: Please send a CV and a
cover letter to email@example.com
If you have any questions then also contact Shaun by email.