Building LCA Engineer Trainee

LCA engineer trainee wanted - join us in our Helsinki office

LCA engineer trainee for an innovative construction life-cycle assessment software

Work with leading-edge LCA software and help businesses worldwide choose the right sustainable construction products with One Click LCA. Work in all the teams delivering the One Click LCA service from data, customer care, projects and software/quality assurance. Get a holistic exposure to the delivery of world-class LCA software from all the sides and prepare yourself for future challenges. Make a difference and join the experts who drive the industry development. This is a trainee position.

One Click LCA is making sustainable design possible for all

One Click LCA is the world-leading and rapidly growing Life-Cycle Assessment and Costing software for the construction industry. Why construction? Because buildings and construction cause one-third of global carbon emissions, and one half of raw material use. This industry determines our future. That’s why. To achieve our goals, we have partnered with several Green Building Councils and other organizations to scale up our impact, and integrate LCA data from 60+ sources all over the world.

One Click LCA helps projects to cut carbon, life-cycle costs and improve their circularity. It is easy to use and does not require specialist training, and it integrates with the common design and BIM software. It is developed by Bionova Ltd, in business since 2001, winners of the Energy Globe Finland in 2018. The software is used in 55+ countries, by leaders such as Arup, Foster+Partners, Ramboll, Saint-Gobain, and Skanska as well as government clients such as Statsbygg of Norway. One Click LCA supports 40+ certifications, such as LEED and BREEAM.

You are cut out to succeed in this position when…

We require that you have a get-things-done attitude, you want to make a difference in this field and you are a fast and keen learner who wants to improve constantly.

You must be familiar with LCA, comfortable working with software tools and willing to learn more. You have an attention to detail, and when faced with a customer request, a service attitude. In this position, you’ll be working with different teams in a variety of roles and learn about each one.

We value demonstrated relevant achievements, competence and experience, LCA understanding, and relevant engineering or scientific education.

English fluency is expected. Norwegian or Swedish native level language skills are an advantage. Finnish language skill is not required for this position, nor is it an advantage.

This position is in Helsinki, Finland.

Make a difference and develop yourself in an innovative software company with a global reach

Bionova Ltd is a growth business that helps professionals to build a sustainable future: we strongly value integrity, curiosity, and excellence. If you would like to work in a diverse, informal, and creative work environment in this industry this is the right company for you.

You’ll be working with professionals in your field, have substantial freedom and responsibility, and will see the results of your contributions directly. This is a hands-on role in a hands-on company. We work with the leaders of our industry and are at the cutting edge of development in our field globally. Due to this, we offer a variety of interesting challenges and opportunities to learn and grow.

We provide fully flexible and desirable working conditions and an office with a view, sauna and more in downtown Helsinki, directly above a metro station.

One Click LCA is unique: it’s BIM-integrated, it has an extensive LCA database, it can be used in any stage of the project and it complies with 40+ certifications.

We have great software and LCA data team and tools, and the improvements you help our teams deliver will be put to use by the end users right away, so you can see the results of your work soon.

Helsinki – hugely liveable, clean and safe city and a major innovation hub

Helsinki has been often recognized for the excellent quality of life. You can walk or cycle to work around the year, and enjoy cultural and outdoor life knowing it’s safe all around. More on Helsinki here. Finnish health care operates on a public healthcare basis in the main. The Finnish public education system is also highly rated internationally. And yes, the office has a sauna if you want to warm up during the winter months!

Why apply

  • work with leading-edge experts in LCA software and learn several facets of the business
  • join a dynamic, friendly, motivated and competent international and diverse team
  • maximize learning with exposure to all aspects of developing and delivering LCA software
  • see results of your work being used by end users within a short period of time
  • freedom and responsibility to allow you to develop and make a difference
  • great, informal working environment with easy access to anyone in the firm
  • sustainable buildings and construction are essential to beat climate change

The application process and timeline

Please send your CV and cover letter to with the subject “LCA engineer trainee”, as applicable, and explain why you want this job, why you are the right person for the job and how you would go about developing this if you had free hands.

This position is filled once a suitable candidate is found. The applications close latest on Friday 22 February 2019, close of business. We aim to review applications as they are received and inform all candidates on the next steps once the application is reviewed. Successful candidates are invited to an interview in Helsinki. A preliminary phone interview is possible.

For additional information please contact Panu Pasanen at +358 44 2871 722 (EET time zone).

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