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Sustainability Engineer

Estates & Commercial Services

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £34,804 to £40,322 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent, working 37 hours per week
Release Date:  Wednesday 07 October 2020
Closing Date:   Friday 30 October 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  ECS20-28

Staffordshire University Estates & Commercial Services department are currently recruiting for a Sustainability Engineer

The role will provide advice, guidance and evidence to support decision-making across the wider University to help achieve the University’s strategic goals around environmental sustainability and to be the University’s main technical advisor in achieving Carbon Net Zero campuses by 2030.  As a key member of the Estates Projects Team, the role will provide technical and environmental input into a wide variety of projects and initiatives, working with both in-house teams and external consultants.

The role demands a good understanding of engineering and sustainability issues in relation to the latest technologies in design, renewable energy, selection of materials and embedded carbon. 

The role will also provide technical advice on sustainability issues to the wider team on other related Estates matters including building maintenance, energy usage, recycling and BEM systems.  The postholder will also work with colleagues from the Procurement Team to support Schools and Services to become more aware and self-reliant in terms of making good decisions around environmental sustainability by, where appropriate, providing the evidence base, training and support for key decisions.

The successful candidate will have a passion for sustainability and the environment and will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate and relevant discipline (engineering or construction), preferably with an additional qualification in sustainable engineering or sustainable construction.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience and knowledge of all aspects of sustainable engineering and will be an effective team worker with excellent communication skills.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where all can be ourselves and succeed on merit.

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available:

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans
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At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

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