Thursday, August 4, 2016

Join Team SJVCEO!

Post Date: August 4, 2016

Position: Project Analyst, Full-Time
Location: Fresno, CA
Start Date: Immediately
Compensation: Based on experience
Benefits: Position is eligible for all company benefits, such as Health, Dental, 401K

Company Description:
The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization (SJVCEO), a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation, dedicated to promoting the widespread use of clean energy resources and increasing energy efficiency through work with local governments, utilities, and community colleges.  The organization facilitates partnerships and implements programs that empower utility end-users (municipal governments, businesses, students and residents) to practice smart energy management. The SJVCEO is pleased to be able to provide municipal project management assistance to local governments in the eight counties of the San Joaquin Valley: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Kern. 

Position Description:
The position will be responsible for managing the Municipal Energy Tune Up (METU) program throughout the eight county region. Responsibilities include managing and growing a portfolio of energy efficiency projects and working closely with local governments to reduce energy costs and use.  In addition to sound program and project management experience and training, relevant experience and accreditation and/or education pertaining to energy efficiency and energy management is highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities*:
  • Communicate and present complex, technical information effectively to customers to support decision making and strategic planning
  • Develop comprehensive and verified inventories of customer facilities and infrastructure and related information
  • Lead data collection efforts by working closely with utilities, local government agencies, consultants/contractors, and other partners
  • Utilize EPA’s Energy Star Portfolio Manager software to collect, analyze, and report energy data and benchmark facilities and utility infrastructure, to develop customized energy plans, and to monitor trends over time
  • Coordinate and/or perform energy assessments and help customers select, finance, and implement cost-effective projects
  • Navigate, leverage, and coordinate programs, incentive applications, and financing available through utilities, State commissions, and other agencies
  • Build and maintain strong long-term relationships with customers and facilitate and coordinate regular meetings with customers, utility companies, and consultants/contractors
  • Support quarterly and annual reporting requirements, meeting preparation, and other administrative tasks as needed
  • Develop and maintain project tracking documents and databases.
  • Provide ongoing technical and project management support to local government and utility staff.
  • Prepare and present case studies of successful projects.
  • Serve as a technical resource for the SJVCEO team across multiple projects.
  • Provide comprehensive support to all SJVCEO activities as directed by Executive Director.

*Key responsibilities may change based on program contract modifications, Utility or CPUC direction.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of applicable work experience in the energy efficiency industry or related field or five years of applicable work experience.
  • Knowledge of facility energy systems and operations.
  • Familiarity with energy utility programs is preferred.
  • Experience with US EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager strongly desired.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Love of data.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate to advance Microsoft Office skills are required, especially Microsoft Access and Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be available to work outside of regular business hours.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Passion for saving energy and the environment.

  • Valid driver’s license and insurance.
  • Vehicle for travel throughout the San Joaquin Valley required.
  • Clean DMV record.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and salary history to:

The San Joaquin Valley Clean Energy Organization, Attn: Courtney Kalashian
Post: 4747 North First Street, Suite 140
Fresno, CA  93726
No calls please

Incomplete application packages are subject to immediate disqualification. 

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