Sustainability Engineer

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Sustainability Engineer
Location: Albertslund, DK
Category: Environmental
Job ID: LS-0004I2

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we’ll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.  With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities. People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

Pharmaceutical and biotechnology products impact all our lives in some way. The projects that we execute deliver lifesaving products to patients globally. With 50 years of experience as innovators in biopharma facilities, our more than 3,800 skilled architectural, engineering and construction professionals continue to work with our clients to drive innovations in the industry. We provide a single source of responsibility for all services, from strategy and concept through site selection and evaluation, regulatory compliance, design, constructability, construction management, commissioning, validation and startup. We also provide operations support and asset management services, including plant engineering, maintenance optimization and traditional maintenance and turnaround services.

As the largest professional services provider to the biopharmaceutical industry, clients benefit from both our local presence and global reach. We offer a full range of design and construction services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies worldwide, with a complete focus on providing maximum value for our clients.

Our European Sustainability Department is looking for a Sustainability Engineer to join our team in Denmark. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Develop project sustainability strategy
  • Integrate sustainable solutions with our design
  • Enable guidance for project teams regarding the following Certification process: LEED, BREEAM and WELL
  • Collaborate with project managers and project teams to evaluate the project needs
  • Review technical documents
  • Interact directly with professionals and colleagues in the design and construction phase
  • Interpreting and reviewing LEED, BREEAM and WELL project documentation
  • Develop dynamic energy modelling and Life Cycle assessment (LCA)

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a field of study related to Engineering (mechanical or chemical)
  • With at least 3 years’ experience as an active sustainability project team member for 3 or more green building certified projects, including experience creating and assembling documentation
  • LEED AP certification and preferably BREEAM assessor and WELL AP
  • Knowledge of design tool (e.g.  AutoCAD and REVIT), including Energy model software (e.g. IES) and preferably LCA tool
  • Excellent communication skills (writing, speaking, and presenting)
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills


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