Technical Officer Energy Innovation & Collaboration.

Role Overview.

A Technical Officer is required to assist in the delivery of the European Regional Development Funded (ERDF) Energy Innovation and Collaboration (EIC) project. The aim of the project is to provide a range of support to local Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to encourage energy efficiency and renewable energy use as well as accelerate research, innovation and adoption of low-carbon technologies.

This post will be responsible for the provision of technical support to the activities of the EIC offering technical expertise in energy efficiency, low-carbon technologies and general engineering/scientific advice. Alongside colleagues in the EIC, the post holder will support the testing and development of low-carbon technologies at the Energy Technologies Building, the building of basic technology prototypes and the use of University test-beds such as the climatic chamber and the Creative Energy Homes heat network. The post holder will help maintain these research facilities and support the installation of testing equipment at SME sites (e.g. energy loggers).

The post is offered on a fixed term contract until 30th September 2022 (with possibility to extend depending on funding availability). Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week) and job share arrangements may be considered.

Additional Information.

Please note, there is also another Technical Officer position advertised within the team and will cover the Leicester and Leicestershire geographic areas.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Colette Putman, tel: 07815503988 Or email Please include the job title in the message header. Please also note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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