Energy Career Central: Top Jobs for September 16th

Energy Career Central: Top Jobs for September 16th

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Partner Development Manager, Energy, Terra Bella

Note: By applying to this position your application is automatically submitted to the following locations: New York, NY, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA; Boulder, CO, USA
Terra Bella is building technology to understand real world activity. As a Partnership Development Manager, you are responsible for developing go to market strategies for the energy markets and connecting our information product to energy-focused companies. You anticipate how decisions are made, persistently explore and uncover the business needs of our key customers and understand how our product offering can grow their business.

Terra Bella is a Google company using data from space to solve problems on Earth. We are pioneering the search for patterns of change in the physical world to help address global economic, environmental, and humanitarian challenges by combining our high-performance imaging satellites with Google’s computing infrastructure and data-crunching power.


  • Represent Terra Bella in the energy industry, focusing on business development with key customers and partners.
  • Generate business plans to define market needs and strategies leading to partnership and business development opportunities.
  • Build executive level relationships in order to become a trusted advisor in relation to our accounts.
  • Understand complex customer requirements on both a business and technical level.

Qualifications Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of relationship management experience for information products in the energy industry.
  • Experience as a commodity trading analyst or partner/business development at an energy information company.

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA degree.
  • Experience in the energy information services industry with deep knowledge of information analytics.
  • Demonstrated success in direct B2B sales in the technology industry, with a track record of managing contracts with customers and partners.
  • Demonstrated understanding of energy markets and a passion for new technology.
  • Ability to effectively operate in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment. Proactive and organized with a track record of success in a team environment.
  • Overall executive presence, with a proven ability to build high level executive relationships. Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

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Energy Analyst

The Energy Analyst will work in the Energy Efficient Building Services team providing technical assistance to building owners. The Energy Analyst will conduct energy assessments, perform energy modeling of buildings and assist Energy Efficient Building Services management to oversee all aspects of energy efficiency retrofit projects. The energy analyst role includes site evaluations of properties, analysis of current and future energy use of rental and commercial buildings, and the creation of energy assessment reports provided to owners. Additionally, this role will also involve some research into new technologies and retrofit strategies for Elevate programs.The 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 strongly desired. Smart, highly motivated individuals, who meet the basic requirements below, will be given consideration.AccountabilityThe Energy Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Assessment Field Services in the Energy Efficient Buildings Group at Elevate Energy. The Analyst will also work closely with Elevate Energy’s construction team staff, among others.


  • Conduct on-site energy assessments of residential single family and 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 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
  • Knowledge of residential and commercial construction and building systems
  • BPI Building Analyst certification strongly preferred (but not required)
  • 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)
  • Significant experience in Microsoft Excel is strongly preferred
  • 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) are a plus
  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Organization Description

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.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

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.This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
Elevate Energy
Human Resources –Energy Analyst
322 S. Green Street, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60607

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Chicago, IL

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required licenses or certifications:

  • BPI Building Analyst Certification
  • Driver’s License
Energy Data Analyst
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
$60,096 – $87,045 a year – Full-time, Part-time

Working closely with the Deputy Commissioner of Policy, Planning and Analysis, the Energy Data Analyst will perform high level data and policy analysis. Will develop quantitative analytical tools and models in support of energy policy assessment and development. Conduct research including identifying data, data input, and statistical analysis of results, and creates and maintains data and reports.

Review and analyze activities in ISO-NE wholesale markets as they relate to DOER’s policies and programs (including energy efficiency, renewable energy, emerging technologies and peak demand reduction). A strong candidate should have a working knowledge and interest in energy markets and government functions and be inquisitive, conscientious, and an effective problem solver and communicator.

With assistance from Division Directors, ensure effectiveness of energy policy, programs and implementation strategies through assessments and evaluation of DOER’s programs. Provide analysis to support DOER’s in interventions in state and federal proceedings on pertinent energy issues to provide strong analytical support to DOER’s legal team; including in DPU electric and natural gas rate cases, FERC for ISO-NE rule and regulatory changes, and in other policy making venues.

Per DOER’s statutory obligations, track activities in ISO-NE wholesale markets and advise Commissioner and Division Directors on impact of wholesale market activity on DOER and the Administration’s energy policy goals, in particular as they relate to achieving fuel diversity, renewable energy and efficiency in the Commonwealth and the region.

Detailed Responsibilities:
Track and analyze trends in energy markets. (10%)

Develop analytical tools to assess the costs and market impacts of energy policies. (25%)

Conduct research and provide analysis of policy issues related to Department of Public Utilities proceedings. (15%)

Prepare detailed arguments for DOER positions related to Department of Public Utilities proceedings. (15%)

Provide analysis supportive of public policy including legislation, rule making, etc. (20%)

Respond to numerous ad hoc requests for information on such things energy markets, policy or state, regional and national data trends. (15%)


This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional, administrative or managerial experience in business administration, business management or public administration the major duties of which involved program management, program administration, program coordination, program planning and/or program analysis, and (B) of which at least one year must have been in a supervisory capacity, or (C) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.

I. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required (A) experience.*

II. A Graduate degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of three years of the required (A) experience.*

III. A Bachelor’s or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required (A) experience.*


  • Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

NOTE: No substitutions will be permitted for the required (B) experience.


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