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Sustainability Consultant (OCDEA)

Company Overview

Build Energy is a leading provider of environmental and sustainability services to the construction sector, supporting organisations throughout the planning, technical design and construction process. We are a high growth business working with prestigious clients including top 50 Main Contractors, developers and architects.

Our service is underpinned by deep technical competency and a straight forward, unwavering focus on our clients needs. We are key to the delivery of high performance, sustainable buildings.

Our strength is our team and our focus is on collaboration, trust & responsiveness. Our working culture reflects this; we support each other in our development and encourage growth & learning in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

To join our Energy & Sustainability Services (ESS) team, helping our clients through the planning and technical design phases with the delivery of energy assessments, reporting and planning reports for residential schemes.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Are client focused
  • Demonstrate initiative and go the extra mile
  • Are able to organise their time and workload effectively
  • Communicate well and make those around them better
  • Show a keen eye for detail
  • Bring enthusiasm, positivity and passion for the subject

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver Part L energy assessments
  • Produce compliance reporting with established SAP Calculation software and tools
  • Produce planning stage reporting
  • Consult with clients in achieving compliance and performance targets
  • Liaise with building control and planning departments
  • Organise workload and projects and communicate with Project Coordinator
  • Update CRM system and workflow tools
  • Liaise with and support Sales and Operations departments
  • Input to CPD learning materials, delivery and content

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified On Construction Domestic Energy Assessor (OCDEA)
  • At least 2 years experience of delivering SAP Assessments
  • Able to offer advice and consult effectively with clients around construction, HVAC and renewables
  • Thorough understanding of the Part L regulations and wider policy landscape
  • Experience of Sketchup/Revit/AutoCAD desirable
  • Experience of delivering planning-stage energy statements and reports desirable

We welcome applicants with wider skillsets and are able to tailor a role to suit those with NDEA, Building Physics or BREEAM experience for example.


  • Home based or hybrid role dependent on location
  • Full and part time hours considered – very limited UK travel for team events
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Matched pension scheme (5% employer contribution)
  • 26 days holiday plus public holidays
  • Health Cash Plan
  • POETS day Fridays
  • Over 3 days of wellness hours available per year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Laptop, VoIP phone & home office set up
  • A very welcoming, rewarding and flexible working environment with huge scope for personal development
  • Training & further industry qualification opportunities

Please email CV and covering letter to

Recent Projects

“Build Energy have been a joy to work with and we have been continually impressed with their responsiveness, proactivity and impressive turn-around times in ensuring that our projects achieve the required performance parameters – all with a friendly single point of contact. We have benefitted from Build Energy’s expert technical advice throughout the design and construction stages through to completion, helping us meet and exceed stringent building regulations requirements. We look forward to continuing our productive relationship in future projects.”

Alex Zimmermann
- Wimshurst Pelleriti

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