Life-Cycle Assessment software support specialist / LCA engineer trainee

Based in Helsinki, Finland

Life-Cycle Assessment software support specialist / LCA engineer trainee

Based in Helsinki, Finland

Work with leading edge LCA software and help businesses worldwide choose the right sustainable construction products with One Click LCA. This position is about ensuring our clients success in completing their analysis and getting the desired results in an efficient manner. In this position you will work as a construction life cycle assessment expert providing guidance and support to our construction sector clients via various channels including email and chat. You will also help in improving our customer guidance materials and in improving the software usability by providing customer insights to the development team. 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 organisations 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 you have…

  • Ability and motivation to become expert in construction sector life cycle assessment, including its use in commercial green building certifications
  • Ability to learn and become expert for LCA calculation software solution
  • Fast learning skills and want to improve constantly
  • High customer and service orientation
  • Ability to quickly analyze client situation to gauge the importance and to find most suitable solution for them
  • Bachelors or higher degree in life cycle assessment, building sustainability or related area is considered an asset, but is not a requirement
  • Ability to understand the big picture but also attention to details
  • Great communication skills both externally and within the team
  • Ability to write about complex technical issues in a clear and easy to understand way
  • Fluent English, other language skills are considered as an asset

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

This trainee position is in Helsinki, Finland. A valid work permit is required.

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 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 a 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.

Why apply

We offer you a possibility to become an expert in growing area of building sustainability and life cycle assessment with market leading software. A chance to have an impact and help building sector to tackle climate change.

You’ll work with our team of top notch professionals and have possibility to learn with them. You will also gain experience in working with multicultural team and will work with our clients from over 50 different countries. As we are a growing company you’ll also have possibilities to expand your role and take more responsibility.

The application process and timeline

Please send your CV and cover letter to with the subject “LCA engineer / support specialist”, 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.

Depending on applicant’s situation starting position would be a summer trainee with applicable salary with option to continue as a half- or full-time job. We also expect to have opportunities to offer a permanent position for a suitable candidate.

For additional information please contact Tytti Bruce-Hyrkäs at +358 500 655 020 (EET time zone).

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