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Environmental Engineer

Newtownabbey, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £38,273 - £45,611 per annum

Environmental Controls Engineer

  • Salary Range: £38,273 - £45,611
  • Location: Belfast
  • Job Type: Full-time, Fixed-Term (Till April 2026)

We are seeking an Environmental Controls Engineer to join our Estates Services team. This role is responsible for providing and maintaining a comfortable environment for students, staff, and visitors using building controls systems. The successful candidate will also define, develop, monitor, and report on operational performance metrics to ensure a quality environment and energy-efficient operations.

Day to Day of the Role:

  • Monitor the building environment, liaising with end users to understand and address concerns, working closely with Estates Services colleagues to provide excellent customer service.
  • Make or coordinate adjustments to ensure the ongoing comfort of students, visitors, and staff.
  • Review and analyse building environmental management and energy performance using building management systems and other monitoring tools.
  • Monitor and address issues with utility metering and data gathering systems, providing reports and recommendations for system changes.
  • Take immediate action in relation to breakdowns in controls and metering, working closely with maintenance coordinators and direct works staff.
  • Liaise with utility suppliers regarding metering issues and provide a calibration service for meters, gauges, sensors, and other instrumentation.
  • Measure, monitor, and report on environmental conditions within buildings and provide reports with recommendations.
  • Identify, develop, and recommend energy-efficient strategies for building controls and operations.
  • Provide energy data for statutory, statistical reports, and for building and services systems performance monitoring.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
  • Experience in a management role relating to estates engineering services operating across a significant estate.
  • Experience of managing Building Management Systems on a large complex estate.
  • Experience in reporting on performance, making recommendations for strategy changes, and implementing these changes.
  • Experience in identifying, developing, and recommending energy-efficient strategies for building controls/operations.
  • Experience of working on and fault-finding in control panels.


  • Competitive salary within the specified range.
  • Fixed-term contract with the possibility of extension or permanency.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • Participation in the Developmental Appraisal Review (DAR) process.
  • Access to facilities and resources.

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