Senior Surveyor

EVH Grade: PA 22-25

Salary Scale: £34,931- £38,156 (incl of Islands Allowance)

Tighean Innse Gall is the local property agency operated for the benefit of the Western Isles community at large. An exciting opportunity has arisen for our key surveying post within the organisation and we are seeking a forward looking able individual to manage the surveying service activities. You will have an in depth knowledge of construction, the issues affecting the fuel poor and be a decisive leader. You will be experienced in working with partners on energy efficiency projects and managing all aspects of ensuring compliance and accreditation for funding. In addition, you will have a detailed knowledge of how to effectively co-ordinate the delivery of domestic energy efficiency installations. Your track record will include construction project delivery, managing staff, working with the public and managing contractors. Experience in fuel poverty policy and a degree level education is desirable.

John Macarthur and Brian Whitington from TIG, along with Broadcaster Julia Hartley-Brewer, celebrate Tighean Innse Gall’s inclusion in the Parliamentary Review of 2018 at its launch in the Palace of Westminster.

This great honour of inclusion in the Parliamentary Review falls to those who exemplify leadership in public service and TIG is recognised for its Care and Repair service as a leading example in the country.

Monday 25th March marked the official launch of Tighean Innse Gall’s Energy in Transition project. Project Officers Alana Murray and Finlay Maclennan will be up and down the Western Isles aiming to lower 1000 householders’ energy bills by 5% in the next two years.

Energy in transition in the Western Isles empowers consumers to make informed choices about how they use, benefit the most from and pay for electricity in the home.  We will conduct the most extensive energy roadshow and advice home visit programme ever undertaken in the Outer Hebrides.

How will we do this? We will purchase a highly visible branded electric car, kitted with energising information and sparky consumer resources, this is an essential part of our project.

Energy Services Director Dan Morrison commented. “We are delighted to have Alana and Finlay delivering this extensive and ambitious project.

"The team will be visiting every area, proportionally, from Vatersay to the Port of Ness to ensure that everyone is helped in taking action in lowering their energy costs. We are excited to be getting out on the road to meet people, of all age groups, and to offer them bespoke energy advice, which will help in ensuring that they live affordable, healthier, and more sustainable lives.”