Technical Advisors are guiding the energy upgrade of Ireland’s housing stock. Their work positively impacts the environment, energy security, and quality of life for those who benefit from home energy upgrades.
A Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering is a great starting point if you want to work as a Technical Advisor. Specifically, your qualification needs to be Level 7 or higher on the NFQ scale. Additional requirements:
- BER Assessor training (take about 6 days; Cost is approx €1,500)
- Driving Licence
- Talking with the client to understand their goals
- Surveying client dwellings
- Producing reports on the energy performance of the building
- Drafting a plan to improve the building energy performance
- Communicating and advising clients on your report and plan
- Performance-based bonuses
- Mileage compensation at Civil Service Rates
- Work-from-home 2 days per week, possibly 3
- Travel to site counts as part of your working day (no commute)
Details and Job Application
To learn more about this Mechanical Engineering Graduate Career opportunity, or to apply, check out the Technical Advisor Job Ad.
Ready for A Warmer Home?
A Home Energy Assessment or Technical Assessment is the first step towards your home energy upgrades. Here’s why:
- Independent advice from an SEAI-registered and qualified professional
- Qualifies you to apply for SEAI grants, including the €6,500 heat pump installation grant
- Grants up to €350 towards the assessment cost
The founder of Ecoplus Survyeors Limited, Dominic has worked with sustainable energy since 2019. He writes about energy-related topics, including heat pumps and solar PV. In his spare time, Dominic enjoys playing traditional Irish music and riding mountain bikes.