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Technical Officer – Home Renewables

  • Full time
  • £28,072 – £31,081
  • Edinburgh (hybrid of home and office working)
  • Closing 11th August 2022

  • Advertised from 29th July 2022
  • + 8% employer pension contribution. 35 hours per week


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work within our Technical and Outreach Team at Home Energy Scotland South East to assist households to install micro-renewable technologies and advise on energy efficiency options for hard-to-treat properties.

Based within the Home Energy Scotland advice centre at Changeworks, the role is predominantly field-based and will require extensive travel throughout South East Scotland, so a full valid driving licence or other ways of fulfilling the mobility requirements of the job is essential. You will join a skilled team with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer journey which starts in our advice centre right through to a tailored in-home visit which will identify suitable measures and potential available funding.

You will have a thirst for knowledge and the ability to inspire customers to take action. Whether it is a home visit, running a briefing session or presenting to a group of employees you will be able to clearly explain complex technologies in a clear and friendly way. This role will also involve engaging with householders at various events throughout the year where you will be delivering advice to customers face to face.

Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living. A trusted expert with over 30 years’ experience. Funded by the Scottish Government, we deliver Home Energy Scotland advice centres in South East Scotland and Highlands and Islands on behalf of Energy Saving Trust.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working, bike to work scheme, an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

At Changeworks, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone.

Application notes

To apply: please visit our website to complete an online application – Working at Changeworks | Changeworks

Closing date for applications: 9am, Thursday 11 August 2022

Interviews: Week commencing 15 August 2022

For further information about this post please contact Heather Paton (Operations Manager) via email on

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