Building Surveyor (Energy Efficiency)

University of Salford - KTP

Length of contract: 18 months  

The University of Salford in collaboration with Electricity North West is looking for a dynamic and ambitious individual to establish a new approach to the management of energy at Operational and Non-Operational buildings. 
The aim of the project is to develop an energy efficiency capacity within Electricity North West. 

Based in Preston the successful candidate will undertake this 18 month collaboration. Supported by the staff from the company and the academic team from the University of Salford the successful candidate will undertake this scientific research work and will benefit from: 
• A dedicated training budget (£1,500) 
• Support towards APC 
• Opportunity to study for a higher degree (fees paid) 
• Academic training and support from world leading Energy House research team at the University 

The successful candidate will have a technical understanding of building construction and related energy efficiency issues, as well as experience of preparing technical reports. This project ultimately hopes to provide company employees with the capability to understand the contribution of energy initiatives to the performance of the Company, as the demands of the energy market continue to change. 

The successful candidate will receive extensive practical and formal training, gain highly desirable specialist business skills, broaden knowledge and expertise within an industrially relevant project, and gain valuable experience from their commercial and academic mentors. They will also benefit from a Personal Development Budget of £1,500 and will have the opportunity to register free of charge for a postgraduate research qualification. 

Please note that this vacancy will close at 23:59 pm on the date provided.

The University of Salford is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all our employees and potential employees. Applications are therefore welcomed from individuals of all backgrounds as we strive to reflect a rich diversity throughout our organisation. 

Candidates should possess a minimum 2:2 degree (or working towards) in Building Surveying, Building Services, Architectural Design Technology, Building Services Engineering, Energy Management or similar construction or engineering related degree. 

For more information and to apply for this vacancy please visit:

Interview date: TBC

At the University of Salford we are committed to an inclusive approach to promoting equality and diversity.

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