BREEAM Assessor Job, Berkshire

Job Summary

BREEAM Assessor Job, Berkshire

My client a building services and sustainability consultancy has an immediate requirement for an experienced BREEAM Assessor to join their team. Purpose of job: Undertake as an BRE licensed Assessor, Sustainability Assessments; manage and deliver throughout the life of each project using the latest BREEAM assessment procedure through to present: BREEAM 2018 New Construction Commercial […]

  • Berkshire, EnglandJob location
  • £35000 - £45000 per annumEstimated job salary
  • Permanent (Full-Time)Employment type
Job Description

BREEAM Assessor Job, Berkshire

My client a building services and sustainability consultancy has an immediate requirement for an experienced BREEAM Assessor to join their team.

Purpose of job:

  • Undertake as an BRE licensed Assessor, Sustainability Assessments; manage and deliver throughout the life of each project using the latest BREEAM assessment procedure through to present:
  • BREEAM 2018 New Construction Commercial – Includes Office, Retail and Industrial
  • BREEAM 2018 New Construction Multi-Residential – Includes Residential care Homes, Student Accommodation
  • BREEAM 2018 New Construction Other Buildings – Includes hotels, hostels (short stay residential), Cinema’s
  • BREEAM 2014 Non-Domestic Refurbishment and Fit-out – Includes Office refurbishments, office fit-out, Retail and Industrial, other buildings, etc.
  • BREEAM 2014 Domestic Refurbishment – Refurbishment and conversion of existing residential dwellings (i.e. change of use – Office to Residential) or splitting in apartments
  • BREEAM AP (Accredited Profession) – During design and construction
  • Undertake Pre-assessment, Design Stage & Post Construction stage assessments through to certification.
  • Provide sustainability related consultancy to clients and design teams. Manage fee quotes in a structured manner, using in house fee structure.
  • Overall responsibility for delivering BREEAM Assessments from pre-assessment to final certification
  • Supporting the design and construction teams in completing and collating the required BREEAM evidence required for certification by the BRE
  • Undertake the sustainable design, analysis and consultancy for a variety of buildings
  • Exploring multiple options and summarise the benefits and shortfalls of each * Working as part of multidisciplinary team, organising and chairing meetings with the wider design team
  • Attending both internal and external presentations, presenting where appropriate * Produce reports to design team and BRE
  • Engage effectively with the BRE quality assurance procedures
  • Assist the directors with bid preparations
  • Assist the engineers with integrating the BREEAM requirements into design
  • Delivering excellent project work within agreed deadlines and to the appropriate level of detail
  • Keeping others informed of progress on projects and any concerns
  • Undertake Life Cycle Analysis (Embodied Carbon Reports)

Principal Responsibilities

  • Production of Fee quotations for Sustainability services, having a good understanding of time required to complete tasks relative to each fee.
  • To undertake Sustainability Assessments to meet local and national Planning requirements and the GLA.
  • Agree level of service, and project design duties with your Director, for each project, understand relationship with fee.
  • Chair sustainability review meetings within the design team, providing advice how commercially to best achieve the targets set out.
  • Act as the Sustainability Champion for projects and within the practice.
  • Qualified BREEAM Assessor- 2014 or 2018 accredited New Construction and Refurbishment (non Domestic)
  • Qualified BREEAM Assessor (Domestic refurbishment)
  • Ideally you will be a Graduate member to a relevant professional institute
  • Awareness of broader sustainability issues (e.g. life Cycle Analysis & Costing, passive design, health & wellbeing, post-occupancy evaluation, low impact materials, water, waste, environmental economics etc.)
  • Awareness of tasks on projects from conception to handover
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and manage various projects at different stages.
  • Willingness to learn a variety of different sustainability assessment methods e.g. BREEAM, LEED, WELL, etc, and/or modelling software
  • Work with our MEP engineers to carry out concept design to detailed design, tender and contract on-site supervision, to completion, ensuring projects are undertaken in accordance with sustainability design briefs and that completion deadlines are achieved.
  • Liaise with the design team to facilitate the process of sustainability measures. Provide positive contribution to design/project meetings. Maintain regular ‘in house’ design reviews and checks with a bias towards sustainability.
  • Maintain excellent client and design team relationships to achieve high levels of repeat business and achieve 100% Customer Satisfaction.
  • Pursue new business opportunities, where appropriate, with existing and new clients.
  • When acting as project team leader, co-ordinate with other project disciplines.
  • Assist Directors with identifying and implementing your personal training/CPD requirements. Help develop working practices in the Company.
  • Implement and manage QA systems and procedures on all projects.

Experience & Qualifications

  • BREEAM Assessor Qualifications (as above)
  • Experience of taking BREEAM assessments through to certification.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience – technically competent.
  • Good communication/presentation skills
  • Understand client requirements/objectives
  • Thorough knowledge of the sustainability related statutory legislation, standards, and drivers in the construction industry.