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Energy Solutions Engineer

Job Overview: 

Octego is looking for an Energy Solutions Engineer to join our fast-growing energy consulting business. The role is within the Engineering unit that comprises of specialists in Energy Management and Compliance. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an Engineering background and interest in energy and the environment to develop new skills within an ambitious team working for some of the UK's largest energy consumers.

Key Responsibilities:

  •  Feasibility Studies: Conduct technical feasibility studies on manufacturing, process driven sites, to identify specific capital projects or change management programmes. Build financial business cases to prove ROI, payback and general project viability.
  • Project Oversight: Oversee the delivery of energy efficiency projects including sub-metering, HVAC, motor and pump upgrades, controls upgrades, etc. to ensure that the clients' requirements are achieved.
  • Contractor Management: Effectively select and manage third party contractors in pursuit of energy efficiency objectives within your energy efficiency programs.
  • Monitoring & Targeting: M&T is a key tool to facilitate the delivery of savings within your EE programs. Take the lead in implementing and managing an effective M&T process to generate useful insight.
  • Measurement & Verification: Create bespoke M&V methodologies for each project that you implement and ensure that calculations are completed on a monthly basis in order to prove savings to the client.
  • Client Reporting: Prepare and present regular client reports detailing the progress made and results achieved within your energy efficiency programs. This includes the M&V results.
  • Account Management: Ability to field all client queries relating to energy efficiency projects, but also maintain a sound knowledge of Octego's other services and ensure that we upsell effectively.
  • Training: Work with your Head of Section to establish a training plan that ensures ongoing professional development.

Person Specification:

  • Initiative and the ability to recognise emerging problems and proactively develop an efficient solution
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel
  • Good analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Good communication skills, both written and orally
  • Good organisational and project management skills
  • Good team player
  • Willingness to travel – driving license is essential


  • Educated to degree level (HND, Foundation or higher) ideally in an engineering or scientific subject, although this is not necessary depending on experience
  • Registration with a professional energy or engineering related institute is desirable
  • Experience working in the energy industry is required


  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Training – Energy Institute 
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Each year, we commit to investing significantly in things that will pay off in the future. This approach means that we are willing to share risk and reward with our clients, while incentivising our people in line with our client engagements. 

Operating from 2 main nationwide locations, including our Energy Control Centre in the north west, we are always looking for top analysts, engineers and technologists with a passion for problem solving, innovation and hard work in service of our clients.

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