Principal Engineer - Energy Efficiency

Baltic Recruitment Services Ltd
Blyth, Northumberland
£30000 - £47000/annum pension, life assurance, health insu
Jul 05, 2022
Jul 20, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Industry, Other
Currently recruiting for a Building Services Specialist (based in the Blyth area) for our client who are an organisation that carries out a wide range of work within the renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy storage sector. Helping their customers reduce carbon, alleviate fuel poverty, improve energy security, stimulate economic growth and educate energy users.

We are recruiting for a Building Services Specialist to both support and lead in a range of low carbon consultancy projects. Primarily the role will focus on the delivery of energy audits for SMEs across the North East LEP area, although there will be an opportunity to become involved in a range of other distributed energy projects across the UK.


Degree level in a related discipline, or relevant experience
3+ years relevant experience
Writing technical reports to required standards
Data analysis and interpretation using spreadsheets
Engaging with both the public and private sector, including SMEs
Domestic and non-domestic heating systems and energy efficiency measures
Well organised and methodical, with attention to detail
Understanding of renewable energy systems (photovoltaics, heat pumps and solar thermal)
Ability to work to deadlines and manage challenging situations
High level of computer literacy, in particular Word and Excel
Proactive and flexible approach to work
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (team work)
Full UK driving licence and own transport for business use
Flexibility to travel within the UK.


Deliver in-depth energy surveys/audits of SMEs, identifying opportunities for financial and CO2e savings through energy efficiency measures, on-site renewable energy generation and best practice.
Identify opportunities to deploy logging equipment
Provide advice & guidance to SMEs
Facilitate the completion of necessary funding paperwork with support from the project coordinator
Deliver energy audits on a consultancy basis for commercial and municipal buildings
Carry out a range of technical and strategic low carbon consultancy projects.
Undertake desktop-based surveys and carry out site visits
Support in the management and delivery of projects, including subcontractors during field trials
Engage with clients from both the private and public sector
Deliver work independently and as part of a team
Take responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of proposals and reports.
Follow policies and procedures, in particular; complete enquiry records, proposals and reports to the required standard
Support other members of the team with technical projects