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Technical Advisor – Private Sector and Renewables Specialist

  • Full time
  • £21,709 – £23,614
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th September 2019

  • Advertised from 30th August 2019
  • + 8% employer contribution pension. 35 hours per week


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work within our Technical Team at Home Energy Scotland as a Technical Advisor to provide advice on energy efficiency and renewable technology to landlords and tenants as well as domestic households.

You will promote Home Energy Scotland services to private sector landlords and tenants providing them with advice through a variety of different methods including our home visit service where a follow up report will be provided. Meeting and networking with partners and stakeholders is an important part of the role. Crucially this post will also facilitate landlords to act to improve the energy efficiency of their rental properties and access any available financial support.

This role will also support the delivery of the home renewables service and hard to treat service through providing advice on the phone, events and home visits. You will provide a follow up report to the householders that you visit outlining the potential for energy efficiency and renewable technology. An important part of this role is providing follow up support and advice by phone to check progress and encourage action as well as supporting the delivery of HES advice services.

You will have a thirst for knowledge and an ability to inspire customers to take action whether during a home visit, networking events or over the phone you will be able to communicate complex technologies in a clear and friendly manner.

Home Energy Scotland delivers free, impartial advice on energy efficiency, water efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport to householders, communities and organisations through a range of programmes.

We offer an attractive staff benefits package, excellent pension and employee benefits which include 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

Application notes

For more information on this vacancy please download the job information pack from, email or phone 0131 555 4010 for a copy quoting reference TA-PSL

To apply, submit your completed application form to quoting reference TA-PSL

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 13 September 2019

Interviews: Tuesday, 24 September 2019

For further information about this post please contact Ewan Fisher 0131 539 4130

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