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  • 1. WORK PLACEMENT DESCRIPTIONCompany : United Sustainable Energy Agency (USEA) National Energy Centre, Davy Avenue, Knowlhill, Milton Keynes, MK5 8NG www.usea.org.ukService : Sustainable Energy ServicesPost : cRRescendo Project AssistantSalary : VoluntaryPost duration : 2 – 3 months (full time, 9 to 5)Responsible To : Development Project ManagerResponsible For : Supporting the Development Project Manager with delivering the final requirements of the cRRescendo project.About USEA:A not for profit company providing services to the Public Sector, Business, andindividuals to help them reduce carbon, adapt to climate change and tackle fuelpoverty.Main Duties:The position will involve assisting with social research work for a European fundedproject, cRRescendo (Combined Rational and Renewable Energy Strategies in Cities,for Existing and New Dwellings to ensure Optimal quality of life). The project willclose at the end of July 2012.cRRescendo aims to integrate sustainability into homes and energy infrastructures.The project demonstrates how best to meet the citizens’ wishes of living incomfortable energy efficient homes in a healthy and clean environment.As a European project it essentially aims to implement modern, comfortable,healthy, and energy efficient homes in the urban areas of Almere-Holland, MiltonKeynes-England, Viladecans-Spain and Ajaccio-Corsica.More information about the project can be found at http://www.crrescendo.net/The role will involve: Investigation into worker satisfaction in a highly efficient office building Revisiting residents to conduct an in depth follow up survey Support with writing up findings and drawing conclusions Page 1 of 2cRRescendo Project Assistant JD May 2012
  • 2. Preferred Personal Specification and Attributes: Interest and knowledge of sustainable energy Knowledge of European funded projects Ability to provide input into data analysis Proficient in Microsoft applications (particularly Word, Outlook and Excel) Hard working Personable Flexible EnthusiasticContact details:Ruth WhartonDevelopment Project Managerruth.wharton@usea.org.ukTel: 01908 699994 / 07891 841246Fax: 01908 665577 Page 2 of 2cRRescendo Project Assistant JD May 2012