• Paid Placement
  • Glasgow
  • 15 January 2021

Website IES

Start date: June 2021
End date: September 2021
Closing date: 15th January 2021
Location: Glasgow

This role will be based in our Glasgow office, however, temporarily home-working may be required due to COVID-19.

The Company

At IES, we value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do. Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future
generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the green-building sector and our Virtual Environment (VE) software is the only tool that allows the design team to simulate the full performance of a building model.

Our world-leading 3D performance analysis software is used by our clients to design high quality and innovative buildings across the globe, while minimising the impact on the environment. IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

The Opportunity

IES is currently looking for engineering students keen to gain work experience. The role is fully paid and runs for a minimum of 3 months during June to September. This position will support our Consultants across a range of commercial and R&D projects using our simulation technology. The position is full time, working hours are 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

The Candidate

Candidates will be working towards a qualification in the building services realm, such as Architectural Engineering or Building Services Engineering. We are looking for selfmotivated students who are keen to increase their commercial experience. We require individuals who can work on their own initiative but also have the ability to work along with others as part of a team.

Experience of using building simulation software will be a distinct advantage, ideally the IES VE software but full training will be given to the right candidates. If you have experience with any of the following architectural CAD packages such as AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUP, ArchiCAD and Rhino you will be at an advantage in the selection process.

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to gain valuable work experience with a fast moving company in an exciting and supportive work environment. You will be paid throughout the placement and receive a holiday entitlement. We also offer flexible start times to assist travel to and from work.

To Apply

Within your covering letter and CV please include details of any experience in using building simulation software including models examples if available. Our recruitment process will involve an interview with two of our senior members of the consultancy team and a short technical test. Please send your application to careers@iesve.com.

Closing date 15th January 2021

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