Current vacancies

BREEAM Quality Auditor

The Quality Assurance and Certification team audit and certify over a thousand BREEAM assessments each year, working with several thousand BREEAM assessors. This role is crucial to the operation of our BREEAM certification business, ensuring that the robustness of our scheme is maintained and that our customers are provided with a professional, thorough and high-quality service.

City: Scotland (Rutherglen, Glasgow) Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/11/2019 Ref No:761


Trustee

If you are interested in an opportunity to help us shape future trends, influence priorities to address global social issues and contribute to driving forward the strategy and plan for the BRE Trust, then a Trustee position could be the platform for you. With some of our existing Trustees now reaching the end of their term, we are looking for some additional strategic thinkers and influencers to join the BRE Trust for a three-year term. 

Past and present Trustees tell us that it is a unique and rewarding experience working alongside inspirational colleagues from a variety of backgrounds. The role is about making tough and challenging decisions that not only benefit the Trust but also the wider industry sector.  Please refer to the attached candidate pack for more information on the BRE Trust, and this exciting opportunity.

 

 

City: Flexible Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:12/12/2019 Ref No:759

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Customer Success BIM Data Engineer

Overview of Role

 

We have an exciting new role for a BIM Data Engineer. Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a key focus for BRE and for the Construction Innovation Hub programme. Key to the delivery of BIM is the requirement for structured data. As such, we are seeking to employ a BIM knowledgeable engineer with a data science background to aid with the definitions of UK construction data standards, tools and demonstrator projects. These roles will work in a collaborative way with other multi-disciplinary colleagues across a range of projects.

This is a great opportunity to work on leading edge research in the construction sector, working with a number of expert organisations across the country.

BRE is undertaking a major four year R&D programme in the construction sector together with a consortium of partners and stakeholders. This is to deliver the Construction Innovation Hub  focusing on developing offsite construction, digital technologies and processes, supported by a £72m grant from UKRI (https://constructioninnovationhub.org.uk). The work of the Hub will continue beyond the period of this grant.

 

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/11/2019 Ref No:680


.NET Developer

We are looking for an experienced System Developer. The role involves developing bespoke web applications for the company's clients. The successful candidate will work within BRE to develop, enhance and maintain web based and windows applications developed using ASP.NET (C# and .net Core).

Job Family: Product Management & Development Job Family Level: 4 City: Scotland (Rutherglen, Glasgow) Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:751


BREEAM Scheme Application Co-ordinator (Glasgow-based)

BREEAM is an environmental assessment rating for buildings and is used throughout the world. It aims to deliver the BRE’s vision of ‘building a better world together’ through its assessment methodology which has been developed and tested by its in-house team of industry leading experts and technicians.

The Scheme Applications team is a small department within BREEAM who provide support, coordination and management of all scheme applications from the assessor network, including assessor licensing, registration, quality assurance and certification.  Internally, the team provides key business support services for all BREEAM departments, including, quality assurance and certification, marketing and BREEAM technical teams. 

City: Scotland (Rutherglen, Glasgow) Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:22/11/2019 Ref No:752


BREEAM Scheme Application Co-ordinator (Glasgow-based)

BREEAM is an environmental assessment rating for buildings and is used throughout the world. It aims to deliver the BRE’s vision of ‘building a better world together’ through its assessment methodology which has been developed and tested by its in-house team of industry leading experts and technicians.

The Scheme Applications team is a small department within BREEAM who provide support, coordination and management of all scheme applications from the assessor network, including assessor licensing, registration, quality assurance and certification.  Internally, the team provides key business support services for all BREEAM departments, including, quality assurance and certification, marketing and BREEAM technical teams. 

City: Scotland (Rutherglen, Glasgow) Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:22/11/2019 Ref No:753


BREEAM Scheme Application Co-ordinator (Watford-based)

BREEAM is an environmental assessment rating for buildings and is used throughout the world. It aims to deliver the BRE’s vision of ‘building a better world together’ through its assessment methodology which has been developed and tested by its in-house team of industry leading experts and technicians.

The Scheme Applications team is a small department within BREEAM who provide support, coordination and management of all scheme applications from the assessor network, including assessor licensing, registration, quality assurance and certification.  Internally, the team provides key business support services for all BREEAM departments, including, quality assurance and certification, marketing and BREEAM technical teams. 

City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:22/11/2019 Ref No:747


Construction Product Engineer

BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure, through research and knowledge generation. BRE is undertaking a major four-year R&D programme in the construction sector together with a consortium of partners and stakeholders, focusing on developing offsite modular construction, digital technologies and processes.

A key part of this programme will be the product validation of offsite building systems and components through the development of new technical standards and test methods. This is an exciting role for someone with a background in Civil Engineering to support the development of innovative products and new ways of testing them.

Job Family: Research & Advisory Job Family Level: 4 City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:28/11/2019 Ref No:749


Quality Audit Engineer

BRE is undertaking a four-year R&D programme in the construction sector together with a consortium of partners and stakeholders, focusing on developing offsite construction, digital technologies and processes. A key part of this programme will be the development of new quality management systems (QMS) processes and standards for highly productionised offsite manufacturing processes. This role is for someone with experience in construction materials, UKAS accredited auditing companies, following factory production control systems, offsite manufacturing, advanced product quality planning tools and standards development.

Job Family: Research & Advisory Job Family Level: 4 City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:28/11/2019 Ref No:748


BREEAM Scheme Application Co-ordinator (Watford-based)

BREEAM is an environmental assessment rating for buildings and is used throughout the world. It aims to deliver the BRE’s vision of ‘building a better world together’ through its assessment methodology which has been developed and tested by its in-house team of industry leading experts and technicians.

The Scheme Applications team is a small department within BREEAM who provide support, coordination and management of all scheme applications from the assessor network, including assessor licensing, registration, quality assurance and certification.  Internally, the team provides key business support services for all BREEAM departments, including, quality assurance and certification, marketing and BREEAM technical teams. 

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:22/11/2019 Ref No:743


BRE Fire Graduate Scheme - 2020

We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for everyone.  

We generate new knowledge through independent research. This is used to create the products, standards and qualifications that help to ensure buildings, homes and communities are safe, efficient, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to be. Our customers use our expertise and services to deliver their social, environmental and economic goals.

We are seeking highly motivated Graduates from sectors related to fire sciences who want to have a meaningful career, make a difference in the built environment and help us ‘build a better world together’.

City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:12/01/2020 Ref No:739


BRE Group Graduate Scheme - 2020

We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for everyone.  

We generate new knowledge through independent research. This is used to create the products, standards and qualifications that help to ensure buildings, homes and communities are safe, efficient, productive, sustainable and enjoyable places to be. Our customers use our expertise and services to deliver their social, environmental and economic goals.

We are seeking highly motivated Graduates from a variety of sectors who want to have a meaningful career, make a difference in the built environment and help us ‘build a better world together’.

 

City: Watford Employment Type: Fixed Term Closing Date:12/01/2020 Ref No:738


International Lead Auditor - Subcontractor

The Assessment Services team within BRE is a leading provider of 9001 / 14001 / 1800 1/ 45001, Factory Production Control (FPC) and energy management system standards auditing, providing services to clients globally, and with expertise in building systems and construction products. Due to rapidly growing demand we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding auditing business.

We are currently looking to recruit a number of experienced lead auditors to join us as subcontractors.  The candidates will hold the relevant accreditations (preferably IRCA, EMS / QMS registered), ideally be from an Environmental, Manufacturing or Health & Safety Management Systems background, with a Lead Auditor qualification in ISO 9001 and ideally ISO 14001 and/or OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001 and/or ISO 50001.  Experience in electronics, fire, security, construction products or sustainability would be an advantage.

This role will require international travel.  Ideally, candidates will be based in the UK.

City: Home Based Employment Type: Temporary Closing Date:25/11/2019 Ref No:612


Technician - Large Scale fire Testing, Building Facades

Due to an increasing volume of work we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding team fire testing building products.  The work will involve setting up and testing of building systems to assess performance against National and International Standards.

City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:736


Certification Project Manager - Fire Detection

The Fire Detection team within BRE is a leading provider for the testing and approvals of fire detection products under the internationally recognised LPCB brand, ensuring that end users can trust the performance of the products they purchase.  Our testing covers control panels, a wide range of detectors and associated components, and alarm transmission systems. BRE has extensive world class facilities for the testing of fire detection products to European and international standards.

Due to rapidly growing demand for our test and approvals service we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Certification Project Manager to join our growing team

City: Flexible Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:728


Electronics Test Technician - Fire Detection

The Fire Detection team within BRE is a leading provider for the testing and approvals of fire detection products under the internationally recognised LPCB brand, ensuring that end users can trust the performance of the products they purchase.  Our testing covers control panels, a wide range of detectors and associated components, and alarm transmission systems. BRE has extensive world class facilities for the testing of fire detection products to European and international standards.

Due to rapidly growing demand for our test and approvals service, we have an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our successful and expanding Fire Detection business. 

 

 

 

Job Family: Certification & Testing Job Family Level: 5 City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:722


Graduate IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer

IT Services team at BRE are the custodians of BRE data and responsible for the maintenance, support, security and availability of BRE’s IT infrastructure.

IT Infrastructure & Network Engineer role is part of a highly technical team within IT Services that is responsible for the maintenance, support and management of BRE’s Data Centre, Network, Server and SAN Storage infrastructure to meet or exceed agreed service levels. This infrastructure includes physical & virtual servers, central data storage, network devices, security appliances, telephony and conferencing & presentation services (voice and video). The primary purpose of this role is to provide proactive and reactive support, maintenance and improvement of this infrastructure.

This highly technical role also requires excellent customer focus and strong customer service skills in addition to good knowledge and understanding of ITIL, ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials Plus.

Job Family: Professional Business Services Job Family Level: 4 City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:644


Principal Engineer, Building Structures (Wind Engineering)

BRE are seeking an experienced Structural Engineer with industry experience to join our Fire & Building Technology Group, and lead our Wind Engineering team.   

This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated individual to bring their technical knowledge, commercial acumen and industry network to help grow the portfolio of this important, technically demanding and long-standing BRE unit. 

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in Structural Engineering, specifically but not limited to Building Aerodynamics and its impact on Structural Design.  Ideally, the candidate will have experience of Wind Microclimate, Wind Loading and Building Aerodynamics as well as knowledge of Wind Tunnel testing. 

Whilst experience in standardisation is not an essential requirement, candidates with practical work experience in normative work will be preferable. 

Job Family: Research & Advisory Job Family Level: 2 City: Watford Employment Type: Permanent Closing Date:30/11/2019 Ref No:661


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