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Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and simulation on the solar, daylight, thermal, acoustic and airflow aspects of building design
  • Advice and support design teams in the integration of environmental design concepts and the assessment of building performance
  • Support design teams in the use of environmental simulation tools
  • Devise methodologies for analysis and visualisation of specific environmental design problems
  • Liaise with the other members of the Specialist Modelling Group towards the integration of environmental parameters on the generation of architectural form
  • Analyse and recommend environmental design strategies for individual projects
  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster + Partners procedures and standards
  • Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required
  • Qualities and Skills required:
  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Legally able to work in the country the position is based
  • Good undergraduate degree in an Architectural or Engineering related field
  • Masters degree in Environmental Design or equivalent relevant experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of bioclimatic, low-energy and passive design of buildings
  • Advanced knowledge of building environmental simulation software tools
  • Understanding of Environmental Assessment procedures
  • Proficient in Computer Aided Design, preferably Microstation
  • Excellent graphic and communication skills
  • Able to disseminate their research knowledge to the Practice
  • Enthusiasm to progress Environmental Design issues as the central part of the individual’s career development
  • Able to manage and prioritise tasks and time efficiently
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate Initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Methodical and accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the group/department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the post holder to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the post holder.

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