In 2019, acknowledging the significant challenges to reach public sector energy targets for 2020 and beyond, the Courts Service established a dedicated energy unit within the organisation, now known as the Sustainability Unit.
The Courts Service Sustainability Unit is seeking two additional engineers to join our expanding unit, one position based in Dublin and the other in the West of the country. The unit is responsible for managing the energy efficiency of the Courts Service diverse estate of more than 100 venues distributed around the country, ranging in age from modern facilities to heritage properties, which make up a large proportion of the estate. We are embarking on a decade of significant investment to improve our energy performance, transition to renewable alternatives, decarbonise our estate and meet our public sector obligations. Our goal is challenging and emerging and our unit expanding, so positivity, flexibility, adaptability and cooperation are key. Regular travel to Courts Service venues will be required.
1. ROLE & OVERVIEW
1.1 Purpose of the Role
They will provide technical support to the unit manager and other staff and assist in site reviews, gathering information, data analysis, preparation of technical and contract documentation, contractor interaction and quality review as required to assist in decarbonisation of the Courts Service.
This role will require a building services or energy engineer, who has a detailed understanding of Building Management Systems, renewable technologies and energy efficiency. As this is an emerging unit, regular changes to roles and requirements and continual learning are anticipated - thus flexibility, adaptability and curiosity are key requirements.
Essential Qualifications and Personal Requirements:
- · A Level 8 degree in Building Services, mechanical or energy engineering or similar. Additional qualification to master’s level is advantageous.
- · A minimum of 6 years’ relevant work experience.
- · Chartered Engineer status with Engineers Ireland, CIBSE or similar.
- · Proficiency in CAD.
- · Also, desirable:
- · Additional controls/BMS knowledge would be considered an advantage.
- · Formal energy qualifications such as Certified Energy Manager, NDBER or other.
More information can be found in the Information Booklet