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Building Energy Surveyor

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The West of England Combined Authority is seeking to appoint a Building Energy Surveyor to join the South West Net Zero team.

Reporting to the SW Net Zero Hub Building Decarbonisation Manager, the post-holder will carry out building energy surveys and audits for organisations who wish to explore decarbonisation options. 

The Energy Surveyor will act as the first point of technical engagement to our Public Sector Decarbonisation Service, commenting on aspects such as the suitability of the intended works, deliverability of works, changes to estimated carbon savings and the likely costs.

The role will also include the assessment of external consultancy reports to ensure organisations have received the works required to bring forward to the relevant funding application.

Your key responsibilities would be:

  • Provide free advice on building energy surveys to public sector organisations to required standards and approaches e.g. BS EN 16247, ESOS Lead Assessor
  • Undertake free energy surveys to public sector buildings
  • Manage specialist surveyors to provide information to support complex investment cases
  • To provide relevant technical advice to the Non-Domestic Decarbonisation Team and wider Net Zero Hub group
  • To peer review surveys and recommendations carried out by external assessors
  • Understand and disseminate information about SALIX, Modern Energy Partners and other methodologies for assessing energy and carbon savings resulting from the implementation of energy measures
  • Provide outline advice and support organisations with procurement and project management of advisors who can provide detailed project proposals
  • Support internal decision making within public bodies by acting as a critical friend to project teams
  • Assist in preparing the specification and tender documents for tender processes associated with new energy projects and programmes
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained throughout the programme
  • Ensure key performance indicators are achieved
  • Provide detailed performance reporting highlighting and escalating risks as needed

This is a fixed term role until March 2025.

About the Company

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 26/31 days annual Leave
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Reduced bus travel across the West of England
  • Flexible and hybrid working options from day one to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals. We following a hybrid working model with 2 or 3 days in the office a week. 

The West of England is an amazing part of the world to live and work. We have recently moved to a new bright and airy office, with all the latest technology, just 10-minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer and a founding Member of the West of England Good Employment Charter.

Please contact us to identify any additional support you may need during the recruitment process.

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