Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Jonathan Pugsley from Sustainable Energy Authority to give some advice for people considering this job:

Jonathan Pugsley

Energy Manager

Sustainable Energy Authority

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Jonathan Pugsley

Communication and team skills are probably the most important aspect overlooked.

In energy management, it is not I that saves the energy, but often it is folks on the ground using the equipment.

It is the energy managers job to educate by communication, the importance of doing the right things, savings then come as a result.


The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with clever technology. They will often follow the latest developments in their chosen field, and prefer mentally stimulating environments.
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Note: Points are calculated to include 25 bonus points to any passing grade in Higher Mathematics.
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How Points are calculated (for LC 2016 only)
Marks Grade Points for
Higher Level
Points for Ordinary Level Points for
Foundation Maths
90 - 100 A1 100 60 20
85 - 89 A2 90 50 15
80 - 84 B1 85 45 10
75 - 79 B2 80 40 5
70 - 74 B3 75 35  
65 - 69 C1 70 30  
60 - 64 C2 65 25  
55 - 59 C3 60 20  
50 - 54 D1 55 15  
45 - 49 D2 50 10  
40 - 44 D3 45 5  
Link Modules Distinction 70    
Link Modules Merit 50    
Link Modules Pass 30    
Note: Best scores from 6 subjects used to calculate points.