Recent statutory and policy developments have stimulated considerable demand for energy consultants, particularly energy auditors.PowerTherm is now seeking applications by email from suitably qualified individuals for the positions below:



Energy Consultant - (Full Time)






Position: Energy Consultant - Project Manager


September 2016


PowerTherm is interested in receiving applications for the full-time position of Energy Consultant - Project Manager.

This is an excellent career opportunity for an engineer to join an expanding SME in the rapidly developing energy sector.

The position will be based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, but will include regular travel to client sites and may incorporate a specific portion of time on site each week.


Reporting to the Managing Director the successful candidate will have responsibility for:

         Energy Audits - Undertaking energy audits, preparation of the associated detailed reports including the quantification of the potential savings.

         Energy Management - Reviewing monthly energy reports, identifying issues, proposing solutions and communicating these to the client. Working with key clients to plan and supervise the implementation of energy saving measures. Assisting clients implement energy management systems, such as ISO50001

         Project Management - Designing, procuring, and overseeing energy efficient repair, retrofit and installation projects.

         Measurement & Verification - Quantifying energy savings achieved and reporting on these, including for the Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme.

On a day to day level the successful candidate will undertake a range of activities, including:

         Desk-based analyses of clients energy use.

         Site surveys to identify main energy consumers and factors driving energy use.

         Assessing building services plant and equipment including HVAC, chillers, boilers, air compressors, pumps and the associated controls (BEMS).

         Measurement of energy consumption by direct instrumentation use e.g. ammeter, power recorder, flue gas analyser, flow meter, manometer to quantify energy use and plant and/or system efficiency.

         Identification of energy saving opportunities, quantifying the likely savings and associated cost-benefits.

         Highlighting and providing cost-benefit analysis of energy retrofit projects, such as HVAC upgrade projects.

         Reviewing existing installation and prepare detailed design of new installation, description of system control, PSDS.

         Preparation of tender documentation and associated administration in accordance with public procurement requirements.

         Supervision of contractor works, project commissioning, system testing, resolution of snags, completion of required documentation.

         Measurement and verification of energy savings based on the International Performance Measurement and Verification protocol (IPMVP)

This work will offer significant potential for the employee to broaden their skill-set and experience.

Desired Skills and Expertise

Applicants must hold mechanical or building services engineering qualification (Level 7 or 8), with 5-8 years of relevant practical experience.

The applicant must have good written and verbal communication skills, and strong numeracy skills. They must have a solid understanding of best practice building services. They must be self-motivated, well-organised, flexible, conscientious and hard working.

Experience undertaking energy audits would also be an advantage.

In order to travel to clients sites, the candidate must have their own means of transport.

Applicants should be prepared to work in a small business environment and have an understanding of the implications of this.


Remuneration package will be attractive including a performance related bonus, depending on the candidate's experience and skill set.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can forward their CV to with the subject title Energy Consultant & Project Engineer - 'your name'. Please also include in the email why you wish to join the company.















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