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Energy Efficiency Lead

Salary £39,240 per annum
Location St Austell, Cornwall
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Energy Efficiency Lead who will work under the guidance of the Property Services Manager (Energy) and play a major role in delivering and coordinating Ocean Housing's energy investment programme. 

This programme will invest up to £52m between 2022 & 2050 to over 4,000 properties.

You will be ensuring our properties’ energy data is collected and accurately processed, producing effective and deliverable value for money programmes of work, procuring contractors and monitoring and reporting on the progress of contractors and sub-contractors delivering the energy programmes. You will ensure that all works are completed in a timely manner and within budget.

Responsibilities will also include:

  • Assisting the Energy Manager to upgrade all qualifying Ocean properties to an EPC ‘C’ rating by 2030 and to net-zero by 2050, in line with the Asset Management Strategy.
  • Ensuring all incoming EPC and energy data is accurate and uploaded to Ocean Housing’s database systems.
  • Analysing Ocean’s property energy data to produce programmes for major improvement works.
  • Carrying out Retrofit assessments and supporting the team as required by carrying out Reduced Data Standard Assessment Procedure surveys.
  • Carrying out inspections to determine work requirements, ensuring relevant reports and works orders are raised and works are progressed in line with specifications and time targets.

You will hold a degree in Building Surveying or equivalent along with a Retrofit Coordinator and Retrofit Assessor qualification plus, a qualification in Domestic Energy Assessment is also essential. 

You will also need to hold a full driving licence.

You will have significant experience of domestic energy assessment, experience advising on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction and you will have a good understanding of current energy efficiency investment measures to social homes. You will have knowledge and experience of property management databases and be experienced in managing projects through to completion on budget and to schedule.

Having a good attention to detail and accuracy, seeing tasks through to a high-quality finish along with the ability to plan and produce programmes of energy works is essential. You will have good IT skills particularly in MS Office packages and computer aided design (CAD) and you will be commercially astute, striving to achieve best value in dealings with external customers and always presenting and conducting yourself in a confident and professional manner

For further information regarding the role and responsibilities please refer to the job description and person specification

Your benefits at Ocean include:

  • 27 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Occupational Sick Pay at 3 months Full Pay and 3 months at Half Pay
  • 4% Employer Pension Contribution which includes Death in Service Benefit of 3x annual salary
  • Health Cash Plan inc Dental and Optical

Closing date: Sunday 5th May 2024 at Midnight

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Ocean Housing Ltd is a not for profit, charitable registered provider of social and affordable housing, with a stock of over 4,700 properties throughout Cornwall. We are part of the Cornwall Homechoice ‘Choice Based Lettings’ scheme.

At Ocean we believe affordable housing is not just about the buildings, but about the people who turn them into homes. We provide a wide range of services to our residents, helping them to make the most of their homes and the communities they live in.

“To be an innovative provider of quality homes and services, with residents and staff at the heart of Ocean, and Ocean at the heart of the community.”

At Ocean our vision is to be the employer of choice for Cornwall. We want to create a work environment where everyone feels like they belong, can bring their best, authentic selves to work every day and are provided with the support they need to do a great job.

Our purpose is to create a modern, dynamic and agile work environment, fit for the 21st Century and one of which all of our colleagues feel included and proud to be a part of. An environment which enables colleagues to provide quality, affordable homes and services for the people of Cornwall. We believe work is what you do, not where you go and therefore colleagues deliver their work where it best suits the need, whether that be in the office, home or around a local area or site using local facilities. Colleagues are agile and work or have meetings in any place to suit the need and task.

Generous Holiday Entitlement

Healthcare Benefits

Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

Pension which includes Death in Service Benefit

Best Place to Work at Cornwall Business Awards 2022
Sponsored by the Skills Hub

“This is a really challenging sector to work in and Ocean Housing Group have really gone above and beyond to support their workforce. They really show strong leadership from above in putting their employees first and the level of engagement they get from everyone in their teams is commendable, with really high number of team members taking part in surveys, consultancy and feedback. The Ocean Housing Group have also invested in the continual improvement of their staff, services and benefits to ensure that staff consistently feel invested in and valued – Well Done!”

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