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About Dalkia UK and Dalkia Energy Services

Dalkia UK is one of the UK’s leading technical and energy services providers, at the forefront of delivering net zero solutions to a wide range of clients in private and public sector across the UK.

With a talented workforce of over 4,000 people, Dalkia UK rises to the challenges of today’s world to create a sustainable, prosperous, resilient society and a Net Zero UK. Dalkia is committed to building quality relationships to drive long term value for our clients through innovative solutions and services.

Dalkia UK delivers a wide range of energy, engineering and facilities services, as well as specialist services in systems integration, fire & safety systems and critically controlled environments.

At Dalkia Energy Services, we develop, deliver, and operate sustainable energy services and solutions to help the transition into

an effective Net Zero future. Our solutions are tailored to specific needs and result in significant cost savings, improved efficiency, resilience, and a healthier environment

Role Overview:

In this role you will be supporting the full life cycle of our projects from development and design, through to construction and commissioning. You will take responsibility for the development and technical programme management of an energy efficiency and heat decarbonisation project, working alongside the operational, design and commercial teams and in a customer facing capacity. The objectives of the role are develop a technical solution that is within the project’s affordability envelope, meets customer and funder requirements and can be delivered within the project’s timeline.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Ownership of the customer journey from development opportunity to the start of construction.
  • Acting as key point of contact as a dedicated lead with a major client for all technical status and coordination topics.
  • Developing one or more projects in the from £100k to £15m in value.
  • The upkeep and management of all internal and external facing project action trackers.
  • The management of survey and design programmes in conjunction with the Project Managers and external planning resource.
  • The recording and management of technical risks as part of the overall project risk management process.
  • The coordination of internal technical resources to produce designs, review external consultant deliverables, analyse options against cost and safety considerations, and deliver designs to the correct scope and detail.
  • The coordination of technical resources and information to resolve project challenges, produce workable solutions, and sustain project momentum.
  • The development of client opportunities for additional revenue to formal proposals, liaising with project, technical, commercial, and procurement colleagues.
  • Reporting of the statuses, actions, and escalations to the Senior Project Engineer.
  • The management of external design consultants to produce designs for major packages such as heat pump, boiler, chiller, energy centre, borehole, and high voltage infrastructure designs.
  • The coordination and alignment of technical packages and design outputs to remove gaps and omissions from being carried into tendering and construction.
  • The high-level commercial oversight of the managed works, including risks and opportunities, handling variations, and basic progress reporting.
  • The provision and coordination of construction stage support to facilitate progress, resolve clashes and issues, and manage change.
  • The above list is not exhaustive and can change due to business requirements.

Knowledge, Skills, Education & Experience

  • Experience in an M&E design or energy engineering environment.
  • Proven experience working of the development of engineering projects from conception through to delivery.
  • Ability to engage with customers, presenting technical solutions and options.
  • Analytical skills and the ability to appraise alternative solutions across multiple facets such as cost, benefits, carbon impact and implementation risks.
  • Knowledge of large scale heating systems (i.e. 2-10MWth) and technologies such as heat pumps, boilers, CHP, chillers, heat exchangers and air handling units.
  • Planning and organisation skills to be able to manage multiple elements of a project at once.
  • An awareness of regulatory compliance associated with industrial projects, including planning, building control, fire, environmental permitting, noise assessments and electrical connections.
  • Appreciation of energy saving measures and initiatives from conception through to delivery, such as building fabric (i.e. roofing, cladding, windows), solar PV, LED lighting, ECDC fans, and BMS upgrades.
  • Technical programme management experience

So, what’s in it for you?

Firstly, you get to join a fantastic, friendly, forward-thinking team of people, who will welcome you and are passionate about the work that we do.

We’re part of something bigger, Dalkia UK is one of the UK’s leading technical services groups, which is jointly owned by Dalkia and EDF Energy, Britain’s biggest generator of low carbon electricity. This means we can access the strength of our wider Group, without losing the appeal or agility of being a smaller, but rapidly growing business.

We offer a wide range of benefits and rewards;

  • Access to a NEST Pension Scheme with 6% employer contribution
  • Health cash back plan where you can claim back costs such as dental, optical and medical
  • Life assurance at 4 times your basic salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • An electric vehicle scheme – where we help you lease an electric vehicle for a fixed monthly cost to yourself (after 3 months service and post probationary period)
  • Access to My Perks, where you can access hundreds of offers to help you save on your purchases (online and in person)
  • Access to our training portal and other approved training
  • Reimbursement for one professional membership fee relevant to your role
  • All the necessary equipment to perform your job role, such as laptop and mobile phone
Location
London
Date of issue
April 5, 2024
Business Unit
Dalkia Energy Services
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