Analyst Consultant - CHP and Heat

South East
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Renewable Energy jobs, Energy Jobs, Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Jobs
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Ricardo Energy & Environment
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Ricardo Energy & Environment is a global sustainability consultancy, core to Ricardo Group’s vision of creating a world fit for the future. Our mission is to solve the world’s most pressing energy and environmental challenges. To achieve this, we combine world-leading energy, climate change and environmental expertise with powerful power systems engineering, IT, knowledge management and economics capabilities.

Our business consists of a team of over 400 consultancy staff and we work globally for governments, international agencies, infrastructure operators, regulators and commercial organisations as a leading provider of analysis, advice and sustainable solutions. We also have a track record in leading and delivering major multi-partner transnational programmes.

The Energy Practice:

The Energy Practice’s focus is the decarbonisation of energy and we consist of over 65 specialist consultants supporting techno-economic studies, technical auditing, regulatory development, smart grid solutions, carbon management and optimising local energy systems. The practice operate in the following market sectors for public and private organisations:

* Transport Energy Infrastructure
* National Electrical Infrastructure
* National Heat & Cooling Infrastructure
* Local Energy Systems


We are seeking two intelligent and self-motivated science/engineering graduate's to join the Energy practices CHP and Heat consultancy team. These roles will provide the perfect first step into a consultancy career in an exciting and rapidly changing sector. The role also involves conducting site audits, covering CHP and renewable heat technologies.

You'll be part of a team supporting senior consultants in delivering projects to clients. The successful applicant will have excellent numeracy and analytical skills gained from a scientific or engineering background, strong writing skills, a proactive, organised approach and a commitment to producing high quality work with a high level of attention to detail.

We expect our Analyst Consultants to enjoy solving complex problems and to have, or be keen to develop, technical expertise in the renewable energy field.

Person specification

Successful candidates must have the following skills and characteristics:


* A Bachelors (2.1 or above) or Masters, in engineering or physical science.
* A high level of numeracy and a talent for numerical analysis;
* A professional and diligent approach
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
* Be flexible, proactive, resilient and enthusiastic;
* Be able to work independently and demonstrate initiative, as well as operate effectively as part of a team.
* The successful candidate will need to hold a Full UK Driving licence for this position, as the post will include UK travel as part of the delivery of our CHP and Renewable Heat audit programmes.


* Knowledge of renewable heat technologies and systems
* Ability to understand process schematic diagrams
* If you are highly numerical, possess excellent communication skills, are driven and proactive then we would welcome your application.

In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field.

Ricardo Energy & Environment is an equal opportunities employer.

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