Energy Consultant - Commercial Focus Field Based

Remote (Providence, Rhode Island)
3 days ago
Full time role


The Center for EcoTechnology helps people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We make green make sense. We work with ...

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Job Description

The Center for EcoTechnology is looking for an Energy Consultant - Commercial Focus Field Based in MA to work with commercial and industrial customers to improve the energy efficiency performance and decarbonization of their facilities. The Energy Consultant is responsible for conducting audits that result in calculated estimated savings including weatherization and equipment and advising their customers on how to reach their energy efficiency goals. The Energy Consultant - Commercial Focus communicates their findings with customers and utility partners and educates the customers about the program offerings available to them. The Consultant documents their findings and motivates the customers to implement the recommendations and achieve sales goals.

CET is committed to racial justice and inclusion. Our staff and Board have been formally co-creating and implementing a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Framework since 2020 that spans all internal and external policies, practices, and services. We are looking for someone who can contribute to the diversity to the CET team by bringing their insights and life experience to support our work in historically underserved communities and our success mitigating climate change. Bilingual English-Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Energy Assessments: Conducts energy assessments of business and facilities and analyzes assessment data. Quantifies savings on weatherization and equipment and produces reports that document the recommendations. Completes the required number of assessments. 
  • Project Management: Remains up to date on the progress of all projects and deliverables, working with the sales team as appropriate. May locate industry contractors. Manages numerous projects simultaneously. Ensures that customer projects comply with appropriate utility program requirements to qualify for program incentives or rebates. Enters data generated by assessments into appropriate databases.
  • Sales and Relationship Development: Achieve sales by communicating to the customer the results of the energy assessment and recommended energy savings measures. Maintains ongoing relationships with customers for future opportunities. Pursues opportunities for similar assessments for customer's other facilities. Identifies and installs ISM's (Instant Savings Measures such as aerators, showerheads, thermostats, etc.) or schedules future installation dates.
  • Travels widely throughout Massachusetts. Maintains membership in appropriate industry trade associations and maintains ongoing professional development. Other duties as assigned.


What We Offer

This is a full-time salary exempt position. This job comes with excellent benefits including vacation, holiday, and personal/sick time; medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; and a retirement plan with a company match. We cultivate a friendly and supportive environment to help us achieve our mission impact goals.


What You Offer

Minimum 2-5 year experience working in a field related to energy efficiency, with at least 2 years of residential and/or commercial energy auditing experience. BPI Building Analyst certification preferred with CEM or other technical certification a bonus. Bilingual English-Spanish a plus. Ability to learn utility rate structures and analyze usage patterns with strong skills in Excel. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and use of reliable, registered, and insured vehicle. Driving to energy assessments required, using GPS to maximize efficiency. 


Experience with selling technical services preferred with the ability to close on sales. Must be able to meet sales goals. Ability to make persuasive sales presentations. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be organized and have the ability to work independently. Work style should be flexible, reliable, self-directed, and have a proficient work ethic. Must have leadership skills. Reliable, hardworking, trustworthy. Passion for the environment, community involvement, and a desire to make a difference in a not-for-profit industry is a big plus.


You must be able to move throughout a location with entry to a variety of spaces. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and climb ladders and use technical and scientific equipment. Frequent computer use required.

The candidates we seek share our commitment to equity and find fulfillment building an inclusive culture in a collaborative and continuous learning environment. Your role is:

  • Participate in required and elective training and development opportunities.
  • Participate in the development of competencies around Communication, Engagement, Self-Awareness, Organizational Awareness, Data, and Policy.
  • Use cultural competency in your interactions with customers and coworkers to foster inclusion and support diverse identities.

About Us

For more than 40 years, the Center for EcoTechnology has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. The need to tackle climate change and build a just and equitable transition to the low-carbon economy is more urgent than ever!

We partner with city and state agencies, utilities, homeowners, and business owners across the U.S. to build a just and equitable transition to the low-carbon economy. For all of our work, we bring together a diverse team of environmental specialists, building scientists, engineers, sales, operations, and communications specialists to implement cost-effective and lasting solutions. We’re a hands-on, action-oriented organization—everyday someone on our team is:

  • Conducting residential and commercial energy audits and advising building owners on efficiency and electrification opportunities;
  • Keeping used building materials out of the landfill and redirecting them to our store, EcoBuilding Bargains;
  • Helping a food service business implement a wasted food diversion program;
  • Advising architects and homeowners on LEED or passive house design;
  • Working with a municipal electric utility to build innovative financing and incentive programs to accelerate electrification;
  • Designing outreach materials that help make green make sense for our target audience.

CET is an equal opportunity employer and provider. We strive to for a welcoming and inclusive environment. Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. You may include military service assignments and any verified work performed on a volunteer basis.

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