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Graduate Energy Engineer - Building Sustainability - Leeds

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


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  • You must have a STEM degree at 2:1 or above, with an interest in mechanical engineering or building services. Experience or modules in building design, renewable energy, and UK energy market are preferred. Be adaptable, collaborative, and detail-oriented with strong communication and organizational skills.
  • You will process energy data, develop system models, conduct site surveys, prepare reports, attend meetings, assist engineers, and manage projects as a Graduate Energy Engineer in Building Sustainability in Leeds.

Graduate Job



  • When a graduate starts with us, we pair them with an experienced energy engineer who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects. On the job training is provided to ensure our engineers build the design skills required for the role. AECOM runs a comprehensive graduate training program to develop skills in areas including clear communication and report writing, client presentation and financial management.


  • Engineering or related STEM degree at 2:1 (or equivalent) or above
  • Maths and physics A-Levels (or equivalent) at grade ‘B’ or above preferred but not essential
  • Ability to demonstrate an interest in working in the mechanical engineering or building services fields.
  • Experience of or degree modules relating to; building or infrastructure design, renewable and low carbon energy, engineering specifically.
  • Knowledge of the built environment would be preferred but not essential.
  • Knowledge of the UKs Energy balance and market is preferred but not essential.
  • Be creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic.
  • Be highly motivated with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with experience of working collaboratively
  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise parts of projects
  • Able to work independently as part of a team.
  • An awareness of health and safety, environmental factors and sustainability in all aspects of engineering projects

Education requirements

2:1 or higher

Area of Responsibilities



  • Processing energy demand data in MS Excel
  • Producing GIS maps showing energy demand and supply information, proposed network routes, constraints etc.
  • Developing and using energy system models in MS Excel and other packages
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to a variety of stakeholders
  • Undertaking site surveys of a wide variety of buildings
  • Preparing written reports suitable for both technical and non-technical readers
  • Attending meetings and workshops with clients and other professionals such as financial, commercial and legal consultants
  • Understanding and undertaking early energy calculations
  • Initial sizing of plant and equipment
  • Supporting the engineers in producing information for inclusion into the main reports
  • Assisting in production of marketing material for internal and external clients
  • Supporting the senior staff in the delivery of projects
  • As a graduate develops, they are expected to take on more responsibility in managing our projects from inception through to completion. Graduates will regularly meet with their line manager to discuss their progress, areas of interest and plan future development activities.


Work type

Full time

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