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Meeting Topic Date Location
Presentation & Tour of Zero Net Energy Center (Flyer) Jan 28, 2014

Zero Net Energy Center
14600 Catalina St
San Leandro, CA 94577

Energy Audit Industry: Creating & Sustaining Credibility (Flyer) October 9, 2014 Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Building Technician Education: Laney College & BEST Center (Flyer) April 24, 2014 La Estrellita Cafe & Bar
and Laney College
Oakland, CA
AEE Chapter Board Meeting April 24, 2014 La Estrellita Cafe & Bar
446 E 12th St
Oakland, CA 94606
AEE Chapter Board Teleconference March 26, 2014 The Cloud
Commissioning for New & Existing Buildings (Flyer) March 14, 2013 Four Points by Sheraton
1010 Northgate Drive
San Rafael
AEE Chapter Board Meeting Jan 30, 2013 Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant
Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA

Existing Commercial Buildings Energy Performance Ordinance (Flyer) Dec 12, 2012 Arup
560 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
AEE Chapter Board Meeting April 23, 2012 Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant
Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA
Big Data Management for Energy & Smart Grid (Flyer) April 5, 2012
5:30 - 9pm
NASA Research & Visitor Center Bldg 152
Moffett Field, Hwy 101
Mountain View, CA 94035
Waste Heat to Electricity:
Pratt & Whitney (Flyer)
March 22, 2012
6:30 - 8:30pm
Rok Bistro
124 S. Murphy Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Solyndra: PV Update, Manufacturing Tour, & 1.2MW PV Plant (Flyer) Oct 25, 2011
5:30 - 8:15pm
Solyndra
47488 Kato Road
Fremont, CA 94538
Stanford's Co-Gen, Boiler, Chilled Water, and Ice Plants (Flyer) Sept 28, 2011
5 - 8pm
Stanford University
288 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94304
Green Building Technology & Innovation showcase Sept 22, 2011
5:15 - 7:30pm
555 Mission Street
Suite 1950
San Francisco, CA 94105
Urban Planning, Energy & Environmental Success Story:
Four Embarcadero Center turns 40
Aug 25, 2011
4 - 6pm
3rd Floor Promanade
Four Embarcadero Center
SF, CA
AEE Chapter Board Meeting May 9, 2011
6:30 - 8:30pm
Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse
901 Gilman St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Retrofitting Existing Buildings for Energy Efficiency and Demand Response (Invitation) February 8, 2011
5:30 - 8pm
Cypress Envirosystems
198 Champion Court
San Jose, CA 95134
AEE Chapter Board Meeting February 8, 2011
8:15pm - 9:30pm
Hyatt Regency
Santa Clara, CA
Increasing HVAC Energy Efficiency using Simple Solvents (PowerKnot) - Tour of Layer 42 server farm

October 26, 2010
6 - 9pm

Layer 42
3080 Raymond St.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Tour of the LEED Platinum David Brower Center & Presentation -- Rumsey Engineering (Invitation)

March 30, 2010
4:45 - 8pm

Tour: David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way - Berkeley, CA 94704
Presentation/Dinner: Great China Restaurant
2115 Kittredge St - Berkeley, CA 94704
AEE Chapter Board Meeting January 26, 2010
6:30 - 8:30pm
Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse
901 Gilman St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Lighting Retrofits and Energy Efficient Technologies - Lighting Wizards (Invitation) October 29, 2009
6:30 - 8:30pm
Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse
901 Gilman St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Insulation: the Forgotten Technology - National Insulation Association (NIA) (Invitation) June 10, 2009
6 - 8:30pm

Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse
901 Gilman St
Berkeley, CA 94710

Essential Technologies for Energy Efficiency and Management - National Instruments May 19, 2009

HDR Engineering, Inc.
115 Sansome Street, Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104

Integrated Approach for Reducing Energy Consumption, Peak Demand and Cost - TAS

February 24, 2009

Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant
Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA

AEE Chapter Board Meeting

January 27, 2009

Sinbad's Pier 2 Restaurant
Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA
Near Term and Long Term Future of Nuclear Power - Prof. Jasmina Vujic: Chair UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Dept. January 13, 2009 Scott's Seafood in Jack London Square, Oakland

Saving Energy With Natural Ventilation Strategies - (click here for presentation) September 24, 2008 HDR/BVA Office, 115 Sansome Street, # 800
San Francisco, CA 94104

Tour of Potrero Power Plant July 29, 2008 Potrero Power Plant, San Francisco
Supporting Customers' Energy Efficiency Projects June 25, 2008 PG&E Pacific Energy Center, San Francisco
Trends in Substation Automation and Enterprise Data Management September 27, 2007 Scott's Seafood in Jack London Square, Oakland

Job Openings:
Automated postings on top from National -- BE SURE to look below at local Bay Area postings given to our Chapter

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What will you discover today? ... an organization as committed to your community as you are.

At UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, our advanced medical technologies and renowned practitioners are what make us a premier academic medical center and a center for research and excellence. For you, UCSF Medical Center is where you will share and discover something new every day with benefits and rewards that will last a lifetime.

Senior Engineer, Energy & Utilities - Job ID: 5386

You will be responsible for all aspects of the Medical Center’s energy and utilities engineering related work including monitoring of all purchased/recharged utilities (electricity, natural gas, steam and water); undertaking periodic reviews of utility invoices and recharge data aimed at spotting errors and identifying opportunities for cost reduction; preparing purchased utilities monthly variance reports and annual budget forecasts for major Medical Center accounts; tracking utility rate/consumption changes; monitoring and analyzing Medical Center building energy use and bench marking to other similar available data; providing Medical Center energy use information and preparing other utility reports, as required/directed; examining metering related issues including replacement/upgrade of existing meters; undertaking analysis of engineering components/systems including PCUP to support utilities recharges/tracking/budgeting; and responsible for identifying least cost strategies for procurement of purchased utilities and implementation of purchased utilities contracts.

Required Qualifications

  • * College graduate with major work in mechanical engineering and five years of engineering experience; including two years of responsible design work; mechanical engineering and energy related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • * Familiarity with building HVAC systems/components, boilers, chillers and building Energy Management and Control Systems (EMCS)
  • * Experience in energy conservation and energy efficiency improvement related work; familiarity with utility tariffs and utilities procurement; knowledge and experience in implementing life-cycle costing procedures in new and retrofit construction work
  • * Possesses excellent team-building and collaborative skills; written and verbal communication skills; and proficient in MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

  • * BS or MS degree in mechanical engineering and eight years of mechanical engineering and energy related experience
  • * California professional mechanical engineering license
  • * Familiarity with building energy/hydraulic modeling; university, hospital or related institutional experience
  • * Experience in preparing utilities forecasts and budgets
  • * Familiarity with alternative and renewable energy technologies pertinent to university/hospital application for on-site generation, cogeneration, and use of portable energy monitoring and metering equipment
  • * Experience with UC/CSU/IOU Energy Partnership Program and building/system re-commissioning.

Apply online at http://jobs.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ for official consideration and search for Job Opening ID: 5386. For more information, please contact Jennifer Rangel at Jennifer.Rangel@ucsfmedctr.org or (415) 353-7404. EOE

UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital submitted October 2, 2013

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Three positions in the Power Enterprise's Energy Infrastructure Group:
- (2) Energy Efficiency/Renewables Project Management Specialists
- (1) Transmission Planner Specialist

Energy Efficiency/Renewables Project Management Specialist
Under general supervision, the Energy Efficiency/Renewables Project Management Specialist plans, develops, and manages municipal renewable projects (e.g. solar, wind, ocean) as well as energy efficiency projects; conducts a wide variety of research, analyses, and studies of technologies and potential projects; and assesses the energy potential or savings associated with renewable or energy efficiency technologies as well as their technical and financial viability.

Transmission Planner Specialist
Under general supervision, the Transmission Planner Specialists evaluates the technical, economic, environmental, permitting and strategic issues associated with the development of new transmission and distribution systems applicable to distribution of power from the Hetch Hetchy and Power Enterprise generation portfolio to customer loads. Once projects are developed, responsibilities also include project management associated with the implementation of city approved projects. The Transmission Project includes the evaluation, planning, development and possible installation of an electrical transmission line from upcountry hydro facilities to Newark, and then on to San Francisco. The project will require evaluation of AC and DC technologies, routing, design and implementation of improvements that are needed to interconnect the transmission line into the San Francisco electric distribution system and distribute the power. Other projects may include the evaluation of interconnection and transmission issues associated with purchased power for Power Enterprise loads.

Essential functions of these positions include: managing the planning, feasibility, development, design, and construction of renewable and energy efficiency capital projects or transmission planning projects; developing project budgets and spending plans as well tracking costs and invoices associated with various projects; working with contractors; reviewing submittals, costs, and project schedules; ensuring compliance of regulatory and permitting issues for successful completion of projects; conducting a wide variety of research, analyses, and studies of technologies and potential projects; assessing the energy potential or savings associated with renewable or energy efficiency technologies as well as their technical and financial viability; acting as liaison between management and key project stakeholders; leading the design, construction, environmental, contracts, and operations staff; coordinating project issues with other City agencies outside of the SFPUC, other Regional Partners as well as regulatory and licensing authorities; developing project scopes; assessing and procuring of technical expertise; establishing and monitoring of baseline budget and schedule; coordinating with other agency groups; reviewing design documents; overseeing construction; coordinating with multiple city agencies and departments; and resolving project issues from the Planning Phase to completion of construction. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university preferably with major coursework in Law, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Computer Science, Business Administration, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or other field related to the utility business;
AND,
2. Four years of verifiable journey-level work experience in one or more of the following areas: planning, scheduling, cost estimating and resource projecting for mid to large scale projects; water supply management and planning; power operations planning and scheduling; analysis, interpretation and application of utility contracts and regulations in either water, power (electric and/or natural gas), telecommunications, or a wastewater program; utility market and environmental analysis and planning; power supply and transmission rates and contracts; generation, transmission or distribution planning and design; or long-term utility systems planning;

WHICH MUST INCLUDE,

3. Three years of recent and verifiable experience in energy efficiency and/or renewable energy and/or power generation and/or power transmission/distribution.

SUBSTITUTION: Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable Qualifications:
The stated desirable qualification may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.
o Experience working with contractors, reviewing submittals, costs, and project schedules.
o Transmission Planner Specialist should have previous work experience in power transmission.

About the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Our mission is to provide customers with high quality, efficient and reliable water, power, and sewer services in a manner that is inclusive of environmental and community interests, and that sustains the resources entrusted to our care. We are comprised of three essential 24/7 service utilities: Water, Wastewater and Power. We provide retail drinking water and wastewater services to San Francisco, wholesale water to three Bay Area counties, and green hydroelectric and solar power to San Francisco's municipal departments. Headquartered in San Francisco, we have about 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $700 million. We offer an excellent work environment, great benefits and cutting edge technology.

How to Apply
To view the complete job announcement and to apply for this position, please visit:
http://www.jobaps.com/sf/sup/BulPreview.asp?R1=PBT&R2=5602&R3=060245

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/nmwhq4c submitted May 23, 2013

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Senior Engineer, Energy & Utilities - Job ID # 4264

At UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, our advanced medical technologies and renowned practitioners are what make us a premier academic medical center and a center for research and excellence. For you, UCSF Medical Center is where you will share and discover something new every day with benefits and rewards that will last a lifetime.

In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of the Medical Center's energy and utilities engineering related work, which includes monitoring of all purchased/recharged utilities (electricity, natural gas, steam and water); undertaking periodic reviews of utility invoices and recharge data aimed at spotting errors and to identify opportunities for cost reduction; preparing purchased utilities monthly variance reports and annual budget forecasts for major Medical Center accounts; tracking utility rate/consumption changes; monitoring and analyzing Medical Center building energy use and bench mark to other similar available data; providing Medical Center energy use information and preparing other utility reports; examining metering related issues including replacement/upgrade of existing meters; undertaking analysis of engineering components/systems including PCUP to support utilities recharges/tracking/budgeting; and identifying least cost strategies for procurement of purchased utilities and implementation of purchased utilities contracts.

In addition, you will perform field investigations, data collection, energy audits, feasibility studies, engineering calculations/analysis, building energy/hydraulic modeling, and life cycle/payback period analysis to identify opportunities and to formulate projects aimed at improving energy use efficiency and onsite renewable energy generation; provide leadership in implementation of energy efficiency projects; prepare applications and other information needed for submission and monitoring of energy projects for UC/CSU/IOU Partnership Program; and act as Medical Center liaison for UCOP Utilities Division for all energy/utilities work. You will also provide in-house review of engineering plans and specifications for Medical Center projects and undertake preparation of such documents for small projects, as directed.

Requires college graduation with major work in mechanical engineering and five years' engineering experience; two years' responsible design work; mechanical engineering and energy related experience; familiarity with building HVAC systems/components, boilers, chillers and building Energy Management and Control Systems (EMCS); experience in energy conservation and energy efficiency improvement related work; familiarity with utility tariffs and utilities procurement; knowledge and experience in implementing life-cycle costing procedures in new and retrofit construction work; excellent team-building and collaborative skills; written and verbal communication skills; and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and PowerPoint.

BS or MS degree in mechanical engineering and eight years' mechanical engineering and energy related experience; California professional mechanical engineering license; familiarity with building energy/hydraulic modeling; university, hospital or related institutional experience; experience in preparing utilities forecasts and budgets; familiarity with alternative and renewable energy technologies pertinent to university/hospital application for on-site generation, cogeneration, and use of portable energy monitoring and metering equipment; and experience with UC/CSU/IOU Energy Partnership Program and building/system re-commissioning are preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package effective on the first day of employment and a location in the heart of San Francisco.

Apply online at http://jobs.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/ for official consideration and search for Job Opening ID: 4264. For more information, please contact Jennifer Rangel at Jennifer.Rangel@ucsfmedctr.org or (415) 353-7404. EOE

UCSF Medical Center - UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital submitted May 23, 2013

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Campus Energy Manager # 12745 - UC Berkeley - Off Campus

The University has a significant history of leadership and performance in the area of energy conservation and efficiency. With the recent emphasis on carbon emissions and climate protection, Physical Plant - Campus Services (PP-CS) is expanding and growing to accommodate the increased number and complexity of energy efficient facilities.

The Campus Energy Manager directs a campus-wide program of energy efficiency programs and works with senior department management and leadership. This is a high visibility program; its goal is to position Facilities Services as the leader in energy efficiency programs, sustainability, energy reduction and to achieve cost savings and greenhouse gas emissions reduction. The incumbent collaborates closely with senior campus managers and departmental representatives to ensure their participation and input into projects, programs and issues concerning energy efficiency. In addition, a primary responsibility of the Campus Energy Manager will be to implement the applicable parts of the University of California Policy on Sustainable Practices.

Responsibilities:
• Develop a practical and obtainable energy policy applicable to the Berkeley campus environment. Coordinate closely with campus administration and leadership in policy directives related to campus sustainability practices, including the Campus Sustainability Director. Develop policies and implement services for the Energy Office team such as energy management, existing building retro and continuous commissioning.
• Develop the Berkeley Campus Energy Management Plan. Provide leadership, direction and expertise to campus departments, PPCS relating to energy management activities. Research and evaluate energy conservation measures.
• Collaborate closely with senior campus managers and departmental representatives to ensure their participation and input into projects, programs and issues concerning energy efficiency. Develop, prepare and present communications and educational material to promote the energy efficiency programs to the campus community. Work within PP-CS to change culture and develop skills, and promote educational programs to assist staff in meeting campus and state-wide sustainability goals.
• Serve as a technical resource to sustainability consultants working on Berkeley Campus projects. Review mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings and recommend opportunities for increased efficiency and reduced environmental impact. Perform energy management calculations to support the business case for green buildings and help quantify the effectiveness of campus energy conservation program.
• Provide direction to and supervise staff. Provide leadership and manage the operations of the Energy Unit. Assume full responsibility for staffing, budgets, costs and human resource-related activities pertaining to department staff members.


Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering, or the facilities management field.
• Professional license in mechanical, electrical or civil engineering.
• Leadership experience with energy efficiency programs, sustainability and energy reduction programs. Experience developing and implementing policies, programs, plans, standards and metrics.
• At least 5 years of professional experience with energy management or design engineering, promoting energy efficiency and sustainability, and managing projects and staff.
• Demonstrated experience in laboratory, research or higher educational facilities operations.
• Knowledge of building systems such as Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), steam, electrical, cogeneration and computerized central energy management systems.
• A high level of political acumen as well as a highly developed ability to coordinate solutions between many different parties with potentially competing interests.
• Organizational skills to establish priorities and expedite and follow through on projects with competing deadlines in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, campus managers, Office of the President and outside agencies. Position must maintain cooperative and successful working relationships at all levels of the institution including members of PP-CS and the campus community.
• Familiarity with the LEED Rating Systems, ASHRAE Commercial Building Energy Audits, ASHRAE Guideline 0, ASHRAE 90.1, ASHRAE 62.1, ASHRAE 55, and related green building related standards and guidelines.
• Extensive experience planning and scheduling energy efficiency projects, developing detailed long range energy efficiency plans for major building and utility systems in a large complex environment.
• Operation and management of computerized databases, maintenance management systems and work order systems. Working knowledge of CAD, CMMS, and EMS. Skill in use of project management software. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Current LEED accreditation and AEE Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credential or be able to achieve credentials within first 90 days of employment.
• Requires valid CA driver’s license.
• Advanced degree is highly preferred.


Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience. For more information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf In addition to salary, the University offers a highly competitive benefits package including:
• Medical/Dental/Vision benefits program
• 13 paid holidays per calendar year
• Sick leave
• 15 to 24 vacation days per year
• UC Retirement Savings Program (pension)
• 403(b) and 457 deferred compensation plans
• Flexible spending accounts
• Employee Assistance Program
• Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

First Review Date: Review of applications will begin September 1st. This position will remain open until filled. To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying for Job 12745 through http://apptrkr.com/201540. This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

The University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's leading universities in research, teaching, and public service. The campus employs 2,028 faculty and over 14,000 staff in more than 130 academic departments and interdepartmental groups, libraries, museums and more than 65 interdisciplinary research units contribute to this dynamic and vital research and teaching environment.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefit. jeid-9619b436957234346597b9feb2adc0c3

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EDUCATION: Laney College - New Building Automation Certificate and AS degree Program

Are you ready to reduce building energy consumption in a significant way? Starting January 24, 2011, Laney College's Environmental Control Technology Department will offer an exciting, new 2-yr. program in Building Automation Systems (BAS). This will prepare students to install, service, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot commercial automation systems which use computers to control Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), energy management, lighting and security systems.

Graduates can seek employment as building automation and control systems technicians with manufacturers, vendors, service
companies, and large facilities such as hospitals, office buildings, government and educational facilities.

48 units total are required for certificate completion, or 66 units for the AS degree. Tuition, not incl. other fees or books, is $26 per unit. For more information:

  • http://www.laney.edu/wp/environmental_control_tech/ect-nsf-initiative/ect-building-automation/
  • 510-464-3248 or -3292
  • Email Nick Kyriakopedi, Dept. Chair, nkyriakopedi@peralta.edu.

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Lead Building Management Specialist
Open: September 17, 2010 through September 30, 2010.

Federal Government - U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
Public Building Service, Regional Facilities Management Division located in San Francisco, CA.

Duties: Develops and implements Operations & Maintenance and Vertical Transportation building service contracts for Federal Government buildings. Gathers requirements from Property Managers to prepare work specifications, independent cost estimates and evaluate contractor submittals.

Develops property management policies, programs and directives, including quality assurance/control processes. Requires technical knowledge and competency in design, operation, preventive maintenance, management of buildings and building systems. Knowledge of contract administration and oversight.

Apply at www.usajobs.gov by searching for Vacancy Announcement # GSA9-DE-10-44 (public) or Vacancy Announcement # 1091186 (status). You can also click on "All jobs (public and status)". Filing period: September 17, 2010 through September 30, 2010. Please contact Terri Penn, Human Resources (415) 522-2685 with questions. Must be a U.S. Citizen to apply. GSA is an equal opportunity employer.

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Energy Engineer - San Francisco, CA

Senior Energy Engineer to support public, commercial and institutional energy efficiency programs. Candidates must possess strong technical capabilities including knowledge of high performance HVAC and green building. The Senior Energy Engineer will work collaboratively with the Energy Services team to develop and implement market transformation programs that encourage energy efficiency and green building across the State. The Senior Energy Engineer will work with Program Managers to build, manage and mentor a team of junior engineers and technical specialists.

Key responsibilities
Build and manage technical services staff, outsourced engineers and contractors;
Collaborate with Program Managers and program implementation teams to design energy efficiency programs including the development of technical protocols, quality assurance procedures, and incentive schedules;
Manage the completion of facility audits, feasibility studies and reports that are related to both program implementation and projects;
Build and maintain strong relationships with clients to ensure that deliverables meet or exceed the client's expectations;
Manage budgets and perform resource planning

Salary: Base salary to 125k (pending depth of experience).
Travel: The position may require up to 25% regional travel.

ERIN ZIMPELMAN, Certified Personnel Consultant
(607) 397-8259 // PO Box 814, East Worcester, NY 12064
erin@cpcrecruiting.com // Energy Business Leader EDT8 09-0402

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We are looking for an Energy Business leader to join the leadership team in our Los Angeles office to continue expanding these energy services throughout North America.

Our Los Angeles office is seeking an experienced Energy Business Leader to take overall responsibility for our Energy Group and continue expanding these energy services throughout North America. Our current energy clients include Local, State and Federal Government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare providers and large college campuses. The ideal candidate will be a highly experienced energy professional who leaves a vivid impression on clients and who has a vision and insight to shape a sustainable world.

This individual will be responsible for:

" Leading the development and growth of our energy consulting business and will have primary responsibility for client relationships, setting market strategy, procuring and negotiating major contracts with customers/clients and/or suppliers/contractors.
" The development and implementation of plans for the longer term benefit to the group in line with business strategy; contributes to the development of the business strategy.
" Predicting and planning future resources.
" Promoting learning from successes and problems within the group and across the firm.
" Must have strong commercial and interpersonal skills and must be confident and effective when communicating at every level of client organizations.
" Good knowledge of the energy retrofit market is required as well as a sound understanding of the public and private sector ESCo industry.
" Setting and meeting agreed budgets; has input to overall business operating plan.
" Accountable for financial performance (e.g. healthy profit/cash flow) of the business.

Requirements:

" Technical experience (mechanical and electrical systems)
" Proven track record of project leadership and team management skills.
" Initiating and maintaining successful client relationships
" Skills in developing and negotiating professional services agreements
" Successful delivery of commercial results
" 10+ years industry experience
" PE and/or CEM preferred
" Extensive knowledge of energy systems analysis
" Good knowledge of energy project financing

John Mahlum - jmahlum@csijobs.com
Executive Search Recruiter - Civil Search International, LLC
(800) 737-8182 x333 www.csijobs.com

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Energy Engineer (Stanford, CA)

At Stanford you can make all the difference in the world. As our Energy Engineer, you will be part of a small team of professionals who guide and coordinate all activities aimed at reducing Stanford University’s demand for purchased energy through improved efficiency and conservation. These activities currently include major and minor energy retrofit programs, an electricity conservation incentive program, an annual winter energy curtailment, and monitoring several solar electric installations. You will support these efforts, as well as additional programs and services that may be developed in response to the University’s forthcoming greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. You will work cooperatively with colleagues within Stanford’s utilities, maintenance, and project management organizations to optimize energy performance in existing campus buildings and implement new construction performance standards. You may also assess new energy efficiency technologies, obtain rebates from PG&E, maintain energy management software applications, support student projects, perform life-cycle cost analyses, insure meter installation and accuracy, conduct energy data analysis, and carry out a mix of field work, analysis, and management/coordination for energy efficiency projects.

You should bring to the table:

  • Bachelor's degree in Energy or Environmental Engineering, or a related field,
  • At least 5 years' experience in the energy efficiency field, ideally hands-on familiarity with building systems including lighting, HVAC, controls, building envelope, and plug loads,
  • Proficiency with energy economics including simple payback and life-cycle cost analysis,
  • Ability to read building plans and perform technical analysis (including measurement & verification) of energy technology/projects,
  • Effective multitasking and spreadsheet skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment

In addition to an annual salary between $68,000 and $108,000 (depending on your qualifications) becoming the Energy Engineer at Stanford University offers you the opportunity for a meaningful career with great benefits, a beautiful location, and a culture that values work/life balance. Learn more and submit your application by October 2nd, 2009 at jobs@stanford.edu (key word “energy”).

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Senior Energy Engineer

Energy Solutions was founded in 1995 to address climate change and sustainability issues through energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. As one of the leading consulting firms in our field, we specialize in energy efficiency program design, implementation, and marketing as well as solar and other renewable energy system feasibility studies, project development and financing and water conservation programs. In our 14 years, we have built a solid reputation for quality products that routinely exceed our utility, governmental and private sector clients' expectations.

Energy Solutions currently has 60 employees and is rapidly expanding our client base as well as developing new services. We are currently seeking a full time Senior Energy Engineer to join our growing engineering group.

Responsibilities:
The Senior Energy Engineer will work closely with project management and engineering staff in conducting, presenting, and/or overseeing all aspects of building energy studies (energy audits) in commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. The Senior Energy Engineer will also act as a client representative for energy efficiency and renewable energy construction projects.

Qualifications:
" 7+ years of applicable building efficiency experience
" An engineering degree from an accredited university
" Comprehensive knowledge of commercial building systems including HVAC, building automation and controls, lighting, building envelope, domestic water, motors and drives
" Firm grasp on analysis and calculation methodologies to assess Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) for the above systems, including financial evaluation models
" Mentoring and training skills
" Strong communication skills, both written and oral
" The ability to work independently as well as within a team

Other desired qualifications are:
" Professional licensing (P.E.)
" Experience with renewable energy and /or mechanical construction projects
" Building simulation and energy modeling software skills
" Knowledge of building commissioning and retrocommissioning, industrial process equipment, and renewable energy projects

Our BART-accessible office is located in downtown Oakland, California. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous retirement package. Energy Solutions provides an excellent benefits package, including medical (Kaiser) and dental insurance, and other pre-tax contribution plans. Please email a cover letter with your available start date, your resume and a technical writing sample to kmerrill@energy-solution.com. For more information about Energy Solutions, please visit us on our website at www.energy-solution.com.

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