Exciting Opportunity for a Career in Sustainable Engineering
LEDA are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic engineer with 3-5 years experience to join our multi-disciplinary team. We are a multi-disciplinary worker’s co-operative of Building Services Engineers, Passive House Consultant, and Architects, delivering integrated design solutions in tandem with specialist advice, feasibility strategies and low carbon consultancy. As part of our team, you will be expected to take an engineering role where you will carry out all aspects of project work including calculations, specification and drawing work. You will also be meeting other professionals, contributing to reports and carrying out site visits.
Our team of designers have the vision of being the first choice for sustainable building design in the North, and we are dedicated to working collaboratively to create great buildings that respect the environment and are a joy to use. Our ethos of environmental sustainability underlies every project we undertake. You will use the latest technology and be a key part of our future developments for us to deliver world class designs, including; Dynamic Thermal Modelling, BIM implementation, Passive House design, Post Occupancy Evaluations, and LEAN design, to name a few.
Ideally, you will have 3-5 years of engineering experience. An interest in learning new software and developing existing skills is a must. You will need a keen interest in energy, buildings, and creating the right working and living environments, but also interest in the nuts and bolts of how this is achieved from concept to completion. You will need to be resourceful, conscientious, innovative, and able to work independently. You will also need to communicate conﬁdently with all levels of professionals and trades people, so good interpersonal and presentation skills are essential.
The LEDA team consists of experienced Chartered Engineers and Architects who will provide training and mentoring, enabling you to progress with your career.
Salary: £27,000 – £30,000 (depending on experience) with 6% Employer Pension Contribution, plus 30 days’ holiday. Our pay system is open and transparent, and after 6 months you can become a member of the co-operative and share in any surplus proﬁts. LEDA are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualiﬁed persons. All employees are offered ﬂexible and/or part time hours if desired.
In 2021 we won the ‘People Development’ Award at the 2021 Yorkshire & Humberside Constructing Excellence awards. The judges commented “It’s clear LEDA is an incredible place to work!”
How to apply: Please email a CV with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position. We would love to hear from you if you are considering the role, and welcome a phone call if you would like to talk about the position. We are looking for the right people and this opportunity will close when it is ﬁlled. Start as soon as available.
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