WHO IS THE IRISH GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL?
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) was established in 2011 as an independent, non-profit membership organisation, to provide leadership in the transformation to a sustainable built environment. The IGBC is made up of the most progressive organisations working in the Irish Property and construction sector.
It is affiliated with 70 national Green Building Councils that form the World Green Building Council, the largest organisation influencing sustainable construction worldwide. IGBC is now at an exciting stage of its development.
WHO DO WE NEED?
You will complement the range of existing skills within our team by bringing additional technical skills. You are joining a small (10 currently) but growing staff, so the key requirement is the flexibility to work across a wide range of activities and projects. Initially, you will support the team working on projects related to circularity and whole life carbon but may thereafter support our team in technical areas such as energy management, energy use in commercial buildings or certification.
Ideally you have a technical background such as energy management, mechanical or civil engineering with some work experience and/or research. You understand how buildings work particularly non residential buildings. You have good English, oral and written communication skills with the ability to make clear and engaging presentations. Most of our work involves consultation with stakeholders. You may have building design experience and a technical understanding of the Irish, UK regulation, or European building regulations/directives and have sufficient relevant education background.
Able to work on own initiative with minimum direction. A rigorous eye for detail, highly numerate, able to critically analyse numbers and data for plausibility. You must be passionate about sustainability in the built environment and interested in working also in a non-technical role to communicate and disseminate.
Responsibilities will include
- Organising workshops associated with funded projects such as CircularLife and liaising with participating design teams.
- Supporting research for Buildinglife and Circularlife projects around whole life carbon
- Supporting Home Performance Index Certification team with technical expertise
- Supporting our policy submissions particularly around non residential buildings
- Supporting development of new programmes for members
Qualifications and Experience required
3rd level qualification or post graduate in engineering or energy management and experience working and designing / researching in the industry. Ideally 2-3 years experience working in a relevant sector.
- Engineering or construction related graduate.
- Good project management, organisational and time management skills.
- Knowledge of energy modelling IES, NEAP, DEAP
- Some experience in property or construction sector
- Knowledge of building services particularly in the non-residential sector.
- Knowledge of certification tools such as LEED, BREEAM, Home Performance Index.
- Knowledge of energy management in the commercial sector.
Indicative Salary commensurate with experience, skills and qualifications. This will be initially a one-year fixed contract (with the option of extending) with a six-month probationary period which can be extended. 19 Mountjoy Square East, Dublin 1.
Please send a CV and an email outlining (in one page) what you would bring to the position and the IGBC to [email protected].
Closing Date: July 2nd 2021