Retrofit Energy Engineers

Position description:

Electric Ireland Superhomes is a recently launched joint venture with an ambition of guiding Irish homeowners through the home energy retrofit process to deliver on Ireland’s climate action targets.

Through our One-Stop-Shop we offer professional services through design and oversight of whole house energy efficiency solutions and help with access to finance such as grant support and co-ordination. Electric Ireland Superhomes has nationwide reach and will be a pivotal part in the energy transition in Ireland.

To support our growth ambitions we are currently recruiting a number of Retrofit Energy Engineers across Ireland. Working as a retrofit engineer at Electric Ireland Superhomes, you will be mentored by the Engineering team and work with Operations, Sales and Finance in a well-rounded position.

This role presents an exciting development opportunity for someone looking to progress their career in the growth field of energy engineering and sustainability.


Key Responsibilities

  • Domestic retrofit, design and implementation of deep retrofit whole house solutions with renewable energy including heat pumps.
  • Work alongside the Engineering team to execute and deliver retrofit projects on time and within budget.
  • Conducting energy audits alongside engineering colleagues and assisting in pre and post-energy analysis.
  • Working with clients (mainly homeowners) to understand their energy needs, identifying appropriate retrofit solutions and design and implementation of those solutions.
  • Being part of the Energy Technical Team in the identification, analysis, design, costing and project management of domestic energy conservation projects.
  • Delivering a One-Stop-Shop energy retrofitting service to private home-owners, housing providers and wider stakeholders in the delivery of 2030 targets for domestic retrofit.
  • Project Specification & Tender Cost Analysis using a value of money model.
  • Practice and implement our mission of the “whole building approach” with all our projects which is the understanding that a space performs optimally as an integrated whole system.
  • Supporting the wider Engineering team with ad hoc activities as required.


Candidate Requirements


  • Degree (Level 8) in Energy Engineering or related discipline (Mech, Elec, Civil, Arch, Build Services, Environment etc.)
  • Knowledge of building products, construction details, relevant building codes, regulations, and quality standards
  • Ability to understand technical aspects of building energy performance and construction generally
  • Knowledge in particular areas such as heat pumps, heating systems, solar PV, and fabric upgrades
  • Excel and Database management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to collaborate, and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise workloads and work effectively to deadlines
  • Proven self-starter and self-motivated
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels in client organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an integral part of a team, as well as individually
  • Full Driver’s License, and own transport



  • Experience in energy efficient design of buildings or building services
  • Building fabric and retrofit management
  • Technical knowledge of heat pump and other heating systems
  • Knowledge of current building regulations, NSAI SR54, and / or SEAI Technical Standards for residential retrofit a benefit
  • Good Understanding & User of DEAP3 & DEAP4 BER software
  • Knowledge & Understanding of Construction Health & Safety Legislation
  • Understanding of climate change, energy use and the relationship between the two
  • Experience in AutoCAD/ REVIT or other similar tools



Electric Ireland Superhomes head office is based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary, however we are recruiting engineers based across Ireland. Travel will be a feature of this role. This role will be a blend of site-based, office-based and remote working.

Contract Type: Full Time
Job Location: Nationwide
Salary: Not Disclosed
Start Date: TBC
Job Type: Full Time
Reporting To: Head of Engineering

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