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Energy Engineer

  • Salary

    €55,000 to €80,000
  • Education level

    Bachelor's degree

Are you ready to be part of a leading Consulting Engineers firm that is dedicated to delivering cost-effective and innovative solutions in the field of energy consultancy and management? 

Gaia’s client is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team in Dublin, Cork, or Castlebar offices.

Location: Dublin, Cork, or Castlebar on a hybrid basis with site work as required

Position details: Full-time and permanent position (37.5 hours weekly)

About the role:

As an Energy Engineer, you will play a crucial role in delivering excellent engineered solutions to our clients. Your expertise in energy consultancy and energy management will be essential in providing Energy Auditing, Energy Efficient Design, Renewable Energy Feasibility, and design solutions. You will also have the opportunity to work on Planning Applications and administer contracts using both the Public Works and FIDIC Contracts. As part of the team, you will collaborate on various renewable energy projects, including Solar PV, Wind, Hydro, and Biogas, and conduct feasibility assessments with cost-benefit analysis.

To excel in this role we expect from you: 

  • An honors degree (level 8 in the National Framework of Qualifications) or equivalent professional qualification in civil, mechanical, electrical, or energy engineering, as applicable to the role.
  • At least 5 years of post-graduate relevant experience in energy consultancy and energy management.
  • Proficiency in Energy Auditing, Energy Efficient Design, and Renewable Energy Feasibility and design.
  • Experience in administering contracts using both the Public Works and FIDIC Contracts.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of BIM.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A full driving license.

It’s desirable to have: 

  • Experience in renewable energy projects, including Solar PV, Wind, Hydro, and Biogas.
  • Energy Auditing experience of industrial sites.
  • Energy Efficient Design for MEICA and Building upgrade works.
  • Feasibility assessments for renewable energy with cost-benefit analysis.
  • Site Surveys and Assessments.
  • Experience in liaison with ESB and Grid Connections.
  • Experience with water/wastewater treatment plant projects.
  • Good knowledge and awareness of Health & Safety legislation and regulations.
  • Experience with software packages to design solar and wind generation.


  • Competitive salaries according to experience. 
  • A great place to work.
  • Support for staff development to help you perform at your best and advance your career.
  • Flexible core hours. 
  • Hybrid arrangements.
  • Bike to work scheme. 
  • Tax saver commuter tickets. 
  • Company health insurance group with premium discounts.
  • Equal opportunities employer that promotes a positive work-life balance.

Feel free to apply through Gaia’s website or reach out to Isadora at [email protected]. Looking forward to hearing from you!