Senior ESD Consultant

Competitive Salary, Flexible and Supportive Work Environment, Work with others who share your passion for ESD!.


We are a national consultancy firm providing Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) solutions to all sectors of the building industry.  We pride ourselves on innovation, and development of ESD service offerings to the market. Founded on the provision of energy performance simulations, the business now provides support services to architects, designers, planners, builders and developers. This is a rare opportunity to work with a young vibrant company and is the perfect position for someone wanting to work at the cutting edge of building sustainability.


Are you passionate about sustainability and client service We are seeking someone who is positive and inspiring with exemplary project management skills to join our committed ESD team based in Melbourne. 

This role will see you leading, developing and mentoring others as well as managing a range of ESD projects and client relationships, it will be rewarding and challenging and requires someone with a unique and comprehensive skill set. 

With a team first collaborative approach and ability to develop skills in others, you will motivate and grow the teams existing and developing service lines. You will have an extensive history working within an ESD consulting environment with a customer centric approach. You will utilise your effective communication skills in support of national activities, to build communications, systems and working relationships, to manage the successful delivery of projects. There will be a strong focus on developing new clients and existing client management in support of the business development team. Your experience scoping and acquiring ESD works will be an asset in the development and management of internal company practices.  

Essential experience

  • Degree in a relevant engineering, environmental or architecture related profession
  • 7+ years of diverse experience in the provision and delivery of ESD
  • of which 5+ years leading successful ESD projects including the development and mentorship of multidisciplinary teams
  • Highly articulated verbal and written communication skills including report writing and communicating technical concepts
  • Building service consultancy experience 
  • Building Energy and Thermal Modelling experience would be advantageous
  • Green Star assessments and provision of advice for NABERS ratings
  • Successfully completed a minimum of 5 Green Star ratings
  • Project management of ESD projects and building services
  • Scoping and acquisition ESD works - to align with client expectations and business objectives 
  • Operating in a service-based consultancy industry
  • Business development and networking

Preferable experience/qualifications 

  • A recognised qualification in engineering, architecture or sustainability relevant to the building industry 
  • Experience with other Sustainability rating tools such as WELL//LEED/Passive House
  • NCC Section J compliance for commercial buildings.
  • PV sizing and storage solutions
  • Daylight and Shading analysis
  • Thermal Comfort analysis
  • Working with ESD tools such as NatHERs, BESS (Vic), BASIX (NSW) or similar overseas equivalents 
  • Sustainable building design, off-grid sustainable building projects, climate change mitigation and adaptation


A generous and competitive salary will be on offer relative to experience as well as a flexible and supportive work environment. You will be joining a team of skilled, innovative and collaborative individuals who are passionate and committed to the ongoing development of environmentally sustainable solutions.


If you have what it takes and are ready for the challenge, please submit your resume with a cover letter promptly. Applications must clearly address your suitability and experience as requested in the above description. Only applicants demonstrating the requested criteria will be considered. 

14/10/2019 $0 CBD & Inner Suburbs 1 Engineering
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