Senior Technical Consultant Biomass and Biomass Utilisation

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
benefits
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
23 May 2017
Ref
JOB-375
Contact
Ricardo-AEA
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Career Level
Consultant


Company Information



Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.



Role purpose:



The role will provide support to meet an increasing demand from Government and Industry in the UK for expertise in assessing biomass supply and use, in terms of their technical and economic performance, assessing the policy opportunities for encouraging the uptake of Biomass including advanced conversion, anaerobic digestion, direct combustion and biomass supply issues.



Successful candidates will demonstrate the following skills:



Good understanding of biomass supply and use
Strong engineering experience
Flexibility and team working
Good problem solving skills
Strong influencing skills
The ability to work to commercial imperatives
Good analytical/modelling skills



The Person:



A mechanical, processes or chemical engineer with the technical knowledge of biomass supply and use
An understanding of government policies relating to biomass, CHP, heat markets and associated district heating and cooling networks
Significant experience of working in a consultancy or an evaluation team at a utilities company
Have an understanding of biomass applications
In addition, you will demonstrate good attention to detail, technical report writing ability and be able to assimilate information quickly



This is a fast-paced and challenging environment offering you the opportunity to make your mark; you will have support from the wider business for your own career development into a wide range of future opportunities within Ricardo Energy & Environment.



In return for your commitment, drive and enthusiasm, we offer an attractive remuneration and benefits package, a personal development plan, and the opportunity to make a difference in a challenging and rewarding field. Ricardo Energy & Environment is an equal opportunities employer.