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Job Opportunity: Senior Strategic Business PlannerSMUD

 
SMUD has set the most ambitious carbon reduction goal of any utility in the United States with its 2030 Zero Carbon Plan. As part of the plan, the development and integration of Virtual Power Plants (VPP’s) that leverage the growth in behind the meter storage, flexible loads, and emerging opportunities with electric vehicles are expected to contribute hundreds to potentially over 1,000 MW of carbon free dispatchable supply. The Distributed Energy Strategy team within SMUD is responsible for developing business models and new programs around distributed energy resources, helping accelerate electrification of buildings and transportation in the region, and helping all parts of the utility adapt to fully incorporate DERs into our business, planning, and operations. This position will play a lead role in developing strategy for virtual power plants and behind the meter storage, and ensuring those customer-side assets deliver reliable and cost-effective grid services as we seek to scale them. 

This posting is also intended to create an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies and can be active for up to two years. 

Purpose
To lead in the performance of both short and long term strategic business planning balancing the experiences and needs of customers while also focusing on internal priorities, resources and objectives. Oversee long term strategies while also delivering value to the business through short term, actionable efforts. In doing so, clearly identifies SMUD’s current state, desired state, key steps required to reach the desired state, and the benefits to our customers and SMUD. Maintains a focus on customer experience excellence; ensures achievement of department results and goals that support SMUD strategic objectives

Nature and Scope
Serves as a technical or functional expert or consultant providing expertise and/or direction in one or more areas of a professional discipline and assumes responsibility for resolving complex problems and projects; may serve in a Lead role and assist in planning, coordinating, prioritizing, monitoring and evaluating the work results in assigned area and in selecting, training, motivating, evaluating and developing lower-level personnel.

CLICK HERE to read the full job description and to apply.

 

New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG) RFPNYSEG

 
New York State Electric & Gas (“NYSEG”), a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., is issuing this Request for Proposal (“RFP”) to qualified parties (“Bidders”) with the capability to develop and deliver innovative solutions to address gas reliability in the Canandaigua area of NYSEG’s Geneva service territory. NYSEG is issuing this RFP in search of Non-Pipe Alternative (“NPA”) solutions to avoid planned natural gas pipeline construction in the Canandaigua, New York area.

Below please find the RFP package containing additional details. Included in the RFP package is the Letter of Intent, RFP document and applicable RFP attachments.

To indicate your desire to participate in this RFP, please respond via e-mail to [email protected] at your earliest convenience. Upon NYSEG’s receipt of a Bidder’s interest, NYSEG will provide the Bidder with details regarding the RFP pre-bid teleconference, which is scheduled for August 12, 2022.

RFP responses are due on October 21, 2022, by 5:00PM EST.

 

Advanced Energy Job Opportunity: Building Performance AnalystAdvanced Energy

 
North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation (Advanced Energy) is a nonprofit energy consulting firm headquartered on NC State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC. We strive to ensure that energy is clean, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe for all people. We work with electric utilities; state, federal and local governments; manufacturers and a variety of public and private partners in five markets: residential, commercial and industrial, motors and drives, renewables and electric transportation.

At Advanced Energy, we know that our organization thrives only when our employees are valued and supported. You will be aided in your career goals and be put in a position to excel. You’ll work on teams that promote idea sharing and challenge you to learn and expand your expertise. You’ll also be encouraged to seek work-life balance, with flexible hybrid schedules and an array of leave options so you can spend time with family and pursue personal interests.

We are also committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our staff is the most valuable resource we have, and we appreciate that our employees come from varied backgrounds, cultures and experiences. By providing a supportive and respectful environment that promotes creativity and collaboration, Advanced Energy makes a lasting, positive difference in all of the work we do.

Benefits – Visit our website for more information and a full list of employee benefits – www.advancedenergy.org.

Position Overview

Advanced Energy’s residential energy services includes SystemVision, an affordable program that has certified over 5,000 new homes, designed to be healthy, safe, durable, comfortable and energy efficient. This position will be responsible for inspecting homes at various stages in the construction process, conducting plan reviews, performing HVAC load calculations, communicating with builders and their subcontractors and providing other technical services in the energy field to utilities, federal and state agencies, and other customers. 

This position will also support other projects and teams for the residential market and potentially across the other markets. Our projects focus on developing and delivering programs for utilities that can deliver economic benefit to consumers and increase customer satisfaction and engagement. 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of residential buildings, building science, energy code, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, and/or distributed energy resource technologies 
  • Experience with field inspections, applied studies, and working with building trades/trade allies
  • Experience performing calculations or modeling for energy and demand measures such as Ekotrope, REMRate, BeOpt or other building software
  • Experience explaining and presenting technical content
  • Industry certification(s) through Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), Building Performance Institute (BPI), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), or equivalent

CLICK HERE to read the full job opportunity or to apply.

 

Advanced Energy Job Opportunity: Administrative Assistant IAdvanced Energy

 
North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation (Advanced Energy) is a nonprofit energy consulting firm headquartered on NC State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC. We strive to ensure that energy is clean, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe for all people. We work with electric utilities; state, federal and local governments; manufacturers and a variety of public and private partners in five markets: residential, commercial and industrial, motors and drives, renewables and electric transportation.

At Advanced Energy, we know that our organization thrives only when our employees are valued and supported. You will be aided in your career goals and be put in a position to excel. You’ll work on teams that promote idea sharing and challenge you to learn and expand your expertise. You’ll also be encouraged to seek work-life balance, with flexible hybrid schedules and an array of leave options so you can spend time with family and pursue personal interests.

We are also committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our staff is the most valuable resource we have, and we appreciate that our employees come from varied backgrounds, cultures and experiences. By providing a supportive and respectful environment that promotes creativity and collaboration, Advanced Energy makes a lasting, positive difference in all of the work we do.

Benefits – Visit our website for more information and a full list of employee benefits – www.advancedenergy.org.

Position Overview

Coordinate and perform administrative support activities for assigned business unit(s) and/or team(s).

Essential Functions

Receptionist

  • Perform full-time front office duties, including welcoming visitors in a polite and friendly manner. Notify company personnel of guest arrival. 
  • Maintain a tidy reception area.
  • Answer calls via MS Teams. Provide general information to callers and/or route call to other personnel.
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges).
  • Issue campus parking passes for visitors.
  • Maintain and update the visitor section on Intranet.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute daily USPS mail/packages and assist with FedEx shipping when needed.
  • Process postage for outgoing mail.
  • Manage inventory/order office supplies and keep kitchen areas tidy and stocked.
  • Set up, break down and organization of conference rooms.
  • Process incoming public consulting requests via Kintone database and assign to appropriate staff member.
  • Troubleshoot and remedy office equipment issues and provide support to staff.
  • Perform clerical duties such as scheduling, printing, filing, copying, scanning, and transcribing meeting minutes.
  • Help staff with laminating/spiral binding needs.
  • Monitor Administrative MS Teams channel for incoming electronic faxes for staff.
  • Assist Administrative Assistants with logistics for meetings/conferences/trainings. 
  • Miscellaneous tasks from Administrative Supervisor.

CLICK HERE to read the full job opportunity or to apply.

 

Advanced Energy Job Opportunity: Electrical EngineeringAdvanced Energy

 
North Carolina Advanced Energy Corporation (Advanced Energy) is seeking engineering candidates who are passionate about quality and ensuring the safety and reliability of distributed energy resources connected to the utility grid.

Advanced Energy is a nonprofit energy consulting firm headquartered on NC State University’s Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC. We strive to ensure that energy is clean, affordable, reliable, efficient and safe for all people. We work with electric utilities; state, federal and local governments; manufacturers and a variety of public and private partners in five markets: residential, commercial and industrial, motors and drives, renewables and electric transportation.

At Advanced Energy, we know that our organization thrives only when our employees are valued and supported. You will be aided in your career goals and be put in a position to excel. You’ll work on teams that promote idea sharing and challenge you to learn and expand your expertise. You’ll also be encouraged to seek work-life balance, with flexible hybrid schedules and an array of leave options so you can spend time with family and pursue personal interests.

We are also committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our staff is the most valuable resource we have, and we appreciate that our employees come from varied backgrounds, cultures and experiences. By providing a supportive and respectful environment that promotes creativity and collaboration, Advanced Energy makes a lasting, positive difference in all of the work we do.

Position Overview

An ideal candidate will have an engineering background and knowledge of power and electricity systems. It is desirable to possess or willingness to acquire:

  • Knowledge of design, construction, and commissioning of distributed energy facilities including utility scale PV, medium voltage distribution construction, electrical transmission and/or distribution systems, energy storage systems, and/or National Electrical Code
  • Experience performing engineering analysis, design documentation review, and/or field testing for electrical systems
  • Ability to perform field evaluations to assess aspects of the quality of design, construction, and operation; ability to conduct field tests of electrical equipment
  • Experience presenting concise results to customers through reports that delineate observations, results, and recommendations for further action

CLICK HERE to read the full job opportunity or to apply.

 
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