Optimisation Engineer (BMS)

Company 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.

Job Overview

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.


Optimised Buildings

Employment Type:

Full-time & Permanent




Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

Reporting To:

Bureau Manager

Principle Accountabilities

  • 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

  • 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.

Person Specification

  • 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.

  • Good decision making. 

  • Excellent Time Management.  

  • Excellent Data Analysis skills

  • Excellent Communication skills.

What we offer you

  • 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


Our office locations

Experience & Qualifications


  • 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.

  • Demonstrate previous project engineering experience

  • Specific experience of conducting EoW, Due Diligence and ageing asset inspections on WTGs.


  • Understanding of BMS Systems and terminology. 

  • Understanding of HVAC systems and terminology.

  • Strong PC skills (MS Office and IE). 

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

Skills & Competencies

Customer Intimate

Willing to create deep and long-lasting client partnerships built on mutual benefit.


Do the right thing

Will uphold the highest standards of integrity even in the face of adversity.

Own the outcome

Will maintain quality standards, with the aim of improving service levels and customer value.


Willing to be part of an organisation big enough to be accountable and small enough to care. 


Willing to embrace change and constantly seek improvement.

Continuous improvement

Constantly aim to reduce clients’ impact on the environment, as we strive towards greater well-being and a better world.

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.

We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity.


Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better companies.


More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work is the right thing to do.