Facilities/Property Management, Operations/Project Management, Program Management
4 Year Degree
The Senior Energy Analyst will work in the Technical Services team providing technical assistance to building owners. The Senior Energy Analyst will conduct energy assessments, perform energy modeling of buildings and assist Technical Services management to oversee all aspects of energy efficiency retrofit projects. The role includes site evaluations of properties, analysis of current and future energy use of rental and/or commercial buildings, and the creation of energy assessment reports. Additionally, this role will also involve some research into new technologies and retrofit strategies for Elevate programs.
The Senior Energy Analyst will interface directly with building owners, contractors, property managers, and lenders to help facilitate all aspects of retrofit projects. The position is based in Chicago but may involve driving to site visits throughout the Midwest.
Prior building science or construction knowledge is required. Highly motivated individuals, who meet the basic requirements below, will be given consideration.
The Senior Energy Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Assessment Field Services in the Technical Services department at Elevate Energy. The Analyst will work across Elevate Energy’s programs.
Conduct on-site energy assessments of residential single family and/or multifamily housing, as well and commercial properties.
Energy analysis using energy modeling software to identify energy savings associated with potential upgrades.
Write energy assessment reports according to program guidelines.
Work with building owners to recognize the value of upgrade recommendations, assist with incentive programs, and move projects to completion.
Provide technical consulting support throughout the energy retrofit process to project participants, i.e. property owners, property managers, contractors, developers and other project partners.
Conduct building energy performance monitoring.
Contribute to efforts related to outreach strategies and business development.
Communicate with contractors and participate in construction oversight as necessary.
Contribute to other Elevate Energy efforts as required.
Four year degree or equivalent experience in building science, engineering, construction management and/or energy management
2 to 4 years’ experience conducting energy assessments and/or site inspections
Knowledge of residential and commercial construction and building systems
BPI Building Analyst certification strongly preferred
Exceptional organizational and coordination skills
Ability to independently leverage critical thinking skills to address real world customer issues based on well-defined program guidelines
A demonstrated attention to detail
Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
Ability to work well independently and in a team setting
Willingness to travel extensively throughout Chicago and the Midwest region
Valid Driver’s License
Proficiency in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access)
Excellent written and verbal communication
Must be able to pick up new concepts quickly, take initiative in addressing unforeseen obstacles, and have ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
Experience with customer relationship management system (Salesforce) and Portfolio Manager are a plus
Experience working with utility programs a plus
Bilingual abilities are a plus
Elevate Energy is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
No phone calls please.
Additional Salary Information: This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Elevate Energy’s mission is to deliver smarter energy use for all. Elevate designs and implements efficiency programs that lower costs, protect the environment, and ensure the benefits of energy efficiency reach those who need them most.