Optimisation Engineer (BMS)

Job Overview

Optimised Buildings provides market-leading energy management solutions and expertise as a managed service to deliver real quantifiable value to business customers. We supply customers of all sizes from major energy users, commercial real estate operators, high street retailers and public sector organisations.

Our team has a wealth of industry sector experience and are well versed in building services, controls and automation, energy analytics and IT. This combination allows us to maximise the value we provide to our clients and provides a holistic view to managing energy. As we have real experience in designing, implementing and operating buildings and building systems – we know first-hand how to drive operational savings.

Due to our continued success, we now have an exciting opportunity for an Optimisation Engineer (BMS Systems) to join our team in London. This is an office-based role but there will be a need to travel throughout the UK as well as some home/office-based working.


What you will be doing

  • Identifying opportunities to improve poor energy performance of HVAC/Lighting systems at all relevant sites

  • Answering telephone calls from customers and providing 1st response remote fix or technical feedback on diagnosis of fault

  • Implementing changes to HVAC/Lighting operating parameters in conjunction with the store operations management whilst ensuring that store environment is not unduly compromised

  • Reviewing, through continuous monitoring, HVAC/Lighting plant status and operating parameters to ensure that optimum settings are not adjusted by others.

  • Liaising with Energy Analysts as to any HVAC/Lighting issues arising on their stores

  • Liaising with FM teams as to any maintenance issues where these arise

  • Provide concise reports for each site defining energy saving actions and collating the quantified evidence of their success

  • Maintain software applications which involves SQL Databases and bespoke application administration


About you

You will be expected to have:


  • Strong analytical and statistical probing skills essential.

  • Ability to find solutions to complex problems.

  • In depth technical understanding of building services and systems (HVAC, Lighting, Refrigeration, ITC etc.) and energy baseline methodology.

  • Thorough appreciation of site operations and procedures in line with clients and stakeholders demands.

  • Ability to calculate and articulate complex energy saving solutions including costs and saving calculations.

  • Ability to work as a team with a positive approach to dealing with clients and suppliers.

  • Great persistence in seeking continual improvement.

  • Gains satisfaction from achieving results in spite of barriers.

  • Able to promote Energy awareness with the clients’ technical and non-technical senior management and staff alike.

  • Will have good working knowledge of building services and the associated control systems and a very good understanding of current energy conservation measures.

  • Demonstrate empathy and positive change behaviour within both the client staff and supply chain Partners.

  • Understanding of BMS Systems and terminology

  • Understanding of HVAC systems and terminology

  • Decision making

  • Excellent Time Management

  • Excellent Data Analysis skills

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Strong PC skills (MS Office and IE)


Desired Experience/Qualifications

The role requires someone with a good understanding of HVAC and BMS systems as well an exceptional customer service ethos.


Other requirements:

Our business includes working on premises where vulnerable people may be present and you may be required to consent to an ‘Enhanced disclosure’ criminal records check for any “unspent” convictions prior to being appointed in this role.

What we offer you:

To reward your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive salary and lots of benefits.


These include:

  • 24 days annual leave, increasing to 29 with length of service

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Friendly and dynamic team working environment

  • Free onsite parking and a modern office

  • Company healthcare package on successful completion of probation period


Salary: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

Reports to: Bureau Manager

Location: London

Employment Type: Permanent

Please apply by attaching a copy of your current CV and a covering letter detailing why you feel you would be suitable for this role.

Unfortunately, we cannot respond to everyone. If you have not heard back from us with 14 days

your application will not have been successful.

We celebrate diversity and value equal opportunity;

We want to build a team which represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills, and we decide employment based on merit and potential.

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