Although we are not recruiting at the moment, due to continued growth in our business, PowerTherm is always interested to receive applications by email from suitably qualified individuals.  An example of a typical position is provided below.


Project Engineer - (full/part time)






Position: Energy Consultant - Project Engineer (full/part time)


September 2015


PowerTherm Solutions, established in 2002, provides energy and maintenance management services to our clients, in order to reduce their energy use and the associated operation cost. Our extensive client base spans the commercial, industrial and public sectors. We offer a range of services which combine to provide a complete energy and maintenance management solution:

         Energy and condition surveys - we evaluate energy consumption and costs, highlight opportunities for efficiency improvements and quantify the resultant savings. We also identify specific issues and recommendations in relation to best practice maintenance requirements.

         Energy monitoring and reporting - we analyse trends in energy use and provide regular reports outlining progress and performance. We have developed a web-based energy monitoring service, and are proficient with all BEMS and M&T systems.

         Energy and maintenance management - we monitor and manage our client's day to day operations, energy use, and building services maintenance, to ensure reliability is maximised, costs are reduced and optimal plant performance, operation obligations and statutory requirements are achieved.

         Energy retrofit project management - we identify energy saving retrofit projects, design highly efficient solutions, specify all requirements, manage procurement, provide project oversight, ensure project delivery, and undertake grant administration (if applicable). We offer energy performance guarantees for our project work.

         Energy performance contract advice and procurement - we provide strategic and practical advice to organisations interested in developing Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) or engaging Energy Services Companies (ESCOs). We assist clients in going through the procurement process.

         Measurement and Verification (M&V) - we compose M&V plans and publish post project M&V reports, in accordance with the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol (IPMVP).

         Specialist energy advice - we provide advice in relation to development of energy strategies and plans; we analyse project performance, prepare case studies and manage energy procurement.

         We also provide Display Energy Certificates (DECs) and non-domestic Building Energy Ratings (ndBERs).


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

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:

         Undertaking energy and condition surveys, preparation of the associated detailed reports including the quantification of the possible savings.

         Planning and supervising the implementation of energy saving measures.

         Designing, procuring, and organising energy efficient repair, retrofit and installation projects.

         Reviewing energy reports, identifying issues, proposing solutions and communicating these to the client.


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.

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 3-5 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 surveys would also be an advantage, but is not essential, as on the job training will be provided.

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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