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Regional and Community Energy Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
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  • Job Ref: 18792

Regional and Community Energy Engineer required for an energy agency in the Tipperary region. The Regional and Community Energy Engineer will sit on the Senior Leadership Team and will be responsible for presenting/reporting work to internal and external audiences, engaging with and influencing stakeholders, and providing expert/technical advice to others.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):  

  • Work with stakeholders across the region to create and drive a regional energy service in the agency. Support multiple local authorities to accelerate the development of their energy management systems and investment needed.
  • Advise clients on the development of their climate action plans and provide technical and strategic support in the delivery of their implementation plans including a programme of retrofit projects, comprising capital works and best in class carbon and climate change impact assessment methodology.
  • Lead the agency in creating and managing proposals for national and European funding to support our client's plans and where successful, will act as the agency lead on projects, attending meetings and delivering on workplans.
  • Develop and manage projects with clients and colleagues that support innovation in building efficiency and decarbonisation , design and delivery of innovative energy systems, codes and standards development, emerging technology, and pilot demonstration.
  • Create and support networks of communities in developing a just low-carbon energy model through the delivery of services in energy master planning, generation, education, and providing guidance and mentorship.
  • Provide tangible accountable leadership for project teams to achieve client goals, monitor progress, and give direction.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Bachelor or master’s qualification in a relevant field of Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering professional experience in renewable energy or sustainability engineering.
  • Good knowledge of the energy sector including the EU and Irish legislative, regulatory, and planning frameworks and guidance.
  • Ability to travel regularly - regionally, nationally, and European travel (approx. 40% of the time)
  • Full clean driver's licence and access to a car
  • Experience in developing advice and guidance on carbon and climate change, e.g. development of policy and strategy;
  • Business development including bids and proposals, and client relationships;

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience).
  • 27 holidays holiday (2 fixed days)
  • Flexible working
  • Contributory Pension scheme after 12 months
  • Fully funded health Insurance
  • Subscription to a professional body membership

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675