Passivhaus Designer (CEPHD)
Full time position starting March/April 2024
Minimum 5 years experience working in design role
Experience working to Passivhaus methodology essential
Competitive salary based on experience
37.5 hours per week, based in Aberdeen
Hybrid working considered
Our Practice
We are a small evolving practice that takes pride in delivering design led, energy efficient, comfortable buildings.
We have a range of domestic, non-domestic and commercial projects underway and work extensively with existing buildings. 
We are acutely aware of the climate crisis and the need to reduce carbon emissions from the built environment and undertake a large amount of community engagement.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
The Position
We are looking for a full time Passivhaus Designer who has a thirst for retrofit.
We use a range of testing methods and specialist equipment to build science based energy assessments of existing buildings. We work to the latest standards for all our work in including PAS2035, PAS2038, The Passivhaus Standard and AECB Standards.
Applicants can expect to receive extensive training and we are looking for someone who is willing to be hands-on, assisting with on-site retrofit assessments, on-site supervision and various testing methods.
We work on numerous community projects and you can expect to  be engaging with householders and members of the community as part of this role.
The work is primarily focussed on domestic and non-domestic buildings in the north east of Scotland, with additional projects across the rest of Scotland. Travel to sites across Scotland is required.
Main Duties
Successful candidates can expect to: 
Develop project drawings, specifications and other related documentation
Work with the design team to develop planning and building warrant applications
Conducting site surveys and whole house retrofit assessments
Conduct Whole Life Cycle Assessments on live projects
Candidate Requirements
 Qualified in a built environment profession
Certified Passive House Designer/Consultant with experience using PHPP
 Must be competent in CAD and have working knowledge of SketchUp
 Working knowledge of Scottish Building Standards
 Capable of working autonomously and as part of a team.
 Ability to communicate effectively with clients, design teams, contractors and local authorities
 Must be self motivated, punctual, organised and never afraid to ask questions.
 Hold a full driving licence
Climate literacy and awareness of the challenge faced by the construction sector
Interested in community focussed solutions
Whole Life-Cycle Analysis experience
Adobe CC experience
Hands on construction experience, building or renovating houses
Knowledge of thermal bridge analysis using Flixo
mwclubb Limited are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are committed to employee development and supporting staff in their career aspirations.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.
Please apply by sending your CV and an opening statement to
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