Senior sustainability engineer (LCA)


About this job

  • Industry: Traffic, City & Urban Planning
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 50
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 23 October 2021

About this role: Senior sustainability engineer (LCA)

About this role: Senior sustainability engineer (LCA)

  • Coordinates the effective, high quality and timely interface between the Environment and other company Departments in relation to asset sustainable design for nominated projects across company;
  • Drives the implementation of best practice and innovative sustainable design through conducting a variety of life cycle analyses to support company achieve sustainability goals and targets for building and infrastructure assets;
  • Supports proponents and design team in the preparation of sustainability-related reports including sourcing of construction materials, using data from Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certificates, and analyzing greenhouse gas emissions impact based on green building standards and codes requirements such as LEED, Envision and Mostadam or equivalent; and International Green Construction Code; Saudi Green Building Code 1001 and Saudi .Energy Code 601 to meet both embodied and operational carbon target set to zero;
  • Interfaces closely with the Sustainable Developments division (including NEV commissioning agent (CXA) and Senior Sustainability Engineer (Energy Specialist), proponents design team, and the Projects Sector to ensure appropriate ,rigorous, and timely assessment of company's development projects;
  • Responsible for proactively engaging with planning, design, and operation teams on architectural building design issues pertaining to sustainability to meet company carbon targets;
  • Guides building designers and sustainability specialists in the sustainability compliance of the assets;
  • Manages the compliance review of the Sustainable Building design documentation from Stage 1 (Feasibility) through to Stage 5 (Operations) for design and construction material sustainable requirements;
  • Provides technical support and guidance related to embodied carbon and operational energy and greenhouse gas emissions within company and to external stakeholders where interface is required (e.g., developers/ consultants/suppliers);
  • Carries out whole of building whole of life cycle analysis (LCA) and cost benefit analysis services using eTool; One Click LCA, Open LCA, SIMA Pro, or equivalent software; and review environmental and cost benefits analysis and associated reports in line with company's Interim Sustainability Requirements for the Built Environment;
  • Contributes to the development of design and construction specifications for use by the project team;
  • Prepares clear and compelling reports and presentation analysis and recommendations on innovative approaches to environmental footprint in the context of value chain management in the built environment.



  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree in MEP Engineering or architectural engineering;
  • Other qualifications in sustainability related to life cycle analysis practice such as LCA Certified Practitioner (LCA AP) through Australian Life Cycle Analysis Society (ALCAS), Life Cycle Association of New Zealand (LCANZ), American Center for Life Cycle Assessment (ACLCA);
  • Twelve (12) or more years’ experience across the fields of LCA modelling relevant to climate change impacts and benefits within the built environment;
  • Experienced with LCA databases and in-depth knowledge of database management;
  • Experienced with LCA standards and guidelines (e.g., ISO14040/44; LEED Building Design and Construction);
  • Working knowledge of climate change reporting frameworks (e.g., GHG protocol; SBTi ), Supply Chain and Circular Economy principles;
  • Working knowledge of Design and Construction Management activities;
  • Professional qualification and work experience with development, and/or implementation of ‘Sustainability Rating Systems’ such as USGBC LEED, Mostadam, Passive House or equivalent and a strong understanding of energy and carbon management;
  • Proven track record of successfully leading a sustainability program, policies and regulatory frameworks or processes such as ISO14064 (quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals);
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills across building design services including effective. management of resources and assets, i.e., Energy modeling and related data analysis;
  • Strong verbal communication & report writing skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (Written, electronic, spoken English); and hands-on engineering and project management skills;
  • Excellent Planning and Organization skills required for company’s fast-paced environment.

How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Elaine Nina S Gregorio via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Elaine Nina S Gregorio
Brunel Energy Qatar Doha
+974 44 666 275

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