Technical Lead (Smart Buildings)

  • Full Time/Permanent
  • South East
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Salary: £ 55,000
  • Reference: 03805

Role Description:

Our client is a world known academy who use innovations to improve the built environment. Covering a large site with over 50 buildings, they are looking for a Technical Lead in Smart Buildings. This is an exciting role for someone with a background in Facilities Management/Building Services Consultancy and/or a research organisation background with experience or a keen interest in smart technologies/IoT who wants to be at the forefront of research of the performance of smart buildings and emerging technologies.

 Main duties and responsibilities.

  • The role of the Technical Lead (Smart Buildings) will be to:
  • Perform research on a range of topics around smart buildings, including both theoretical research and hands on practical work such as system design, integration and testing
  • Lead the creation and development of physical smart building demonstrator projects on the estate and in collaboration with external partner demonstrators
  • Project manage joint, industry and university research projects
  • Write reports and articles based on the research
  • Disseminate findings internally, amongst wider stakeholders and at external events
  • Lead interactive workshops and expert groups
  • Scope new research projects and development of proposals and propositions


Qualifications and experience:

  • A relevant degree in Building Services/Engineering or similar
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards with Membership of IET or CIBSE
  • Experience working in a consultant, researcher, innovation or similar role
  • Good level of technical skill in Building Management Systems (BMS) controls and the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Knowledge of smart buildings
  • Capable of independent, self-driven and methodical research
  • Ability to understand complex, multi-disciplinary systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a commitment to team work
  • Highly organized and detail oriented, proactive and self-motivated; ability to balance priorities and workload
  • Experience or a keen interest in smart building technologies
  • Experience of developing technical and commercial proposals

Extensive professional work experience

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