SEAI-Registered Technical Advisor (Ireland) €70,000 [Closed]

NB: This position is filled as of 2023-11-23. We hope to hire additional Technical Advisors over the coming months and years. You can register your interest for similar future opportunities below.

Job Overview

Conduct Technical Assessments and advise clients on improving the energy performance of their homes. The role involves a mixture of site surveying, creating reports, and advising clients.


On-site and work-from-home. There will be signification travel for site visits.

We’re looking for someone based in one of the following areas:

  • Kildare
  • Carlow
  • Dublin
  • Meath
  • Offaly
  • Laois
  • Westmeath
  • North Kilkenny

Compensation and Benefits

Salary: €70,000 per year

Bonuses: Upon hitting productivity and customer satisfaction targets

Expenses: Motoring expenses compensated tax-free according to Civil Service rules/rates

Work from Home: 2 or 3 days per week

Autonomy: You’ll always be free to give your honest advice to clients, as we are 100% independent of any installers/suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

The core responsibility is to carry out Technical Assessments for homes in Ireland. In more detail:

  1. Listen to the client in order to gain an understanding of their home energy goals
  2. Visit the client’s home for the survey and enter the results to DEAP software
  3. Put forward a plan to improve the energy performance of the client’s home
  4. Communicate the results of the assessment to the client verbally and in writing
  5. Answer any follow-up questions the client has about the assessment.

Additionally, you will:

  • Uphold the SEAI professional codes of practice for Technical Advisors
  • Register EcoPlus’s phone/email as your point of contact on the SEAI list of Technical Advisors
  • Depending on business needs, carry out BER assessments without associated Technical Assessments
  • Help develop efficient business processes

Key Qualifications

1) Have completed BER Assessor training and scored at least 70% in the final exam.

2) Any one of the below degrees or professional memberships (NON-NEGOTIABLE):

NFQ Level 7 Degree in one of the following
Architectural Technology
Building Services Engineering
Building Surveying
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Quantity Surveying


NFQ Level 7 Degree where min. two subjects below
covered for min. two semesters each
Architectural Technology
Building Construction / Technology
Building Design
Building Energy Performance
Building Services Engineering
Building Surveying
Civil Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Quantity Surveying


Professional Body MembershipEligible Grades
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)Fellow (FCIBSE)
Member (MCIBSE)
Associate (ACIBSE)
Graduate member
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT)Chartered Architectural Technologists (MCIAT)
Associate Member (ACIAT)
Technician (Architectural Technician)
Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)Fellow Member (FCIOB)
Chartered Member (MCIOB)
Incorporated Member (ICIOB)
Associate Member (ACIOB)
Energy InstituteFellow (FEI) Chartered Engineer (CEng)
Incorporated Engineer (IEng) Chartered
Energy Manager Member (MEI)
Chartered Energy Engineer
Engineers Ireland (EI)Fellow (CEng FIEI)
Associate (AMIEI)
Chartered Engineer (CEng MIEI)
Ordinary Member (MIEI)
Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI)Fellow (FRIAI)
Member (MRIAI)
Architectural Technician Member (RIAI Arch. Tech)
Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCS)Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Chartered Building Surveyor

3) Driving Licence and Own Transport. You’ll receive tax-free compensation for motoring expenses.

Other Requirements

  • Be eligible to live and work in the EU
  • Computer literacy (spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Punctuality and ability to work to a schedule
  • Excellent spoken and good written English
  • Maintain a professional appearance and treat clients with courtesy

Career Outlook

The need for Technical Advisors and related roles is set to remain robust for decades ahead.

In-Company Progression

Specialisation: Become a specialist on historic buildings, commercial premises, etc
Leadership and management: If you have a flair for operations/business development

Progression to Roles Outside Ecoplus

Public sector. Roles in the SEAI, Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications, and local authorities
Private sector: Project management, consultancy, and entrepreneurship

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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.