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Heat Network Engineer Consultant

This role will form part of the Trinergy Group which provides a shared resource for subsidiaries.

We are looking for a talented engineer to head up our Professional and Consultancy section.

About the role:

This role will form part of the Trinergy Group which provides a shared resource for subsidiary and associated companies (SACs).


Data Energy is an award-winning energy partner for the residential and mixed use heat network sector. We specialise in the smaller heat networks, ranging from 50 to 800 units mainly in the residential sector. We have many innovative products and services that we are looking to promote, as the low carbon industry becomes increasingly relevant in this era of net zero by 2050

DMG Delta is a multiskilled building services maintenance company that specialises in large commercial gas fired energy centres and plant rooms. We work for residential and commercial managing agents plus also offices and schools.

We are looking for a talented engineer to head up our Professional and Consultancy section. We manage and operate around 200 heat networks nationally, with most in London. Our clients include Managing Agents, Developers and Government bodies.


It’s an exciting time to be in a developing sector. We’re passionate about sustainability and making changes to the built environment to help our clients understand their energy consumption and ultimately how they may be able to implement changes that will save energy and reduce their carbon emissions through implementation of ECCM’s.

With over 30 years in the industry and a number of awards to our name we welcome someone that can join our team and make NetZero happen!

We have a diverse and inclusive ethos. We want to attract a range of talented individuals to join our team. Our success is only possible because of our outstanding team and we’re looking to build on our strong foundations.


Salary & Benefits:

  • £60,000 – £65,000
  • Car allowance (EV options considered)
  • Annual leave: 25 days plus Bank Holidays
  • Bonus incentive schemes
  • Sickness & accident insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Smart Health access – online GP consultations BUPA telephone counselling service
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Free gym/spa/tennis court
  • Free parking
  • Rural working environment
  • Training and development
  • Bring your dog to work day
  • Social events

Role Overview and Expectations:

A qualified engineer (BEng minimum) that has a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Heat Networks (HN) with a specific bias towards optimising the operation of these systems to deliver long-term benefits to the end users more than design. With a proven track record of managing installer to maintainer handover plus troubleshooting and the management of legacy issues.

Key aspects will be:
  • Ensuring the Company delivers a service that represents “Good Industry Practice” (GIP) as Heat Network Operator (as generally referred to in CIBSE Heat Networks: Code of Practice for the UK CP1 2020)
  • HN performance review, optimisation and Energy balance reporting. CHP performance
  • Environmental impacts of the HN
  • Working to PAS55, BSRIA Guide BG3, CIBSE CP1, CIBSE Guide M and SFG 20 as a minimum
  • Energy forensics and tracking of energy
  • Tariff calculations (both retrospective and budget) and customer reporting
  • Attending meetings with Developers, Clients, Managing Agents and other stakeholders to discuss and review the performance of the HN
  • Defining an ongoing strategy for plant replacement and justification
  • Requirements under the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014 and amendments
  • Water treatment regimes
  • Heat and Cooling Network Acceptance Testing – Developer to Managing Agent handover
  • Mentor and manage a graduate trainee energy engineer.

Examples of projects the Energy team are involved in include:

  • District Energy Feasibility and Detailed Project Development Identifying, exploring and commercializing district energy network opportunities for a range of residentially managed buildings
  • Our solutions look at deploying district heating, district cooling, renewable technologies and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

To Apply:

  • You must be living and authorised to work in the UK to apply for this position.
  • Qualified graduate engineer (BEng minimum) that has a minimum of 5 years of experience in Heat Networks
  • Driving license
  • Commute to office and London