In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a generous benefits package that includes an employee retirement plan, 401K with match, paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 70-0021-23
A Brief Overview The Energy Services Specialist is responsible for defining, developing and promoting programs related to energy efficiency, renewable energy and other electrification applications such as electric vehicles. Conduct energy assessments, energy audits and provide energy management solutions.
What you will do
Define, develop, and promote the cooperative’s various energy services programs providing members with information, makes recommendations, provides follow-up, and completes all necessary paperwork.
Serve as the energy advisor expert for cooperative members. Handle member inquiries, questions and concerns regarding energy consumption and high bill complaints. Identify energy solutions to meet each member's unique requirements.
Visit member facilities with high-usage complaints and conduct energy assessments, energy audits, using auditing software and diagnostic equipment, as appropriate. Follow up with letters and literature, as appropriate.
Provide energy retrofit analysis at the request of commercial and industrial members and energy management solutions to members.
Manage, coordinate and implement utility and demand-side energy efficiency programs, reporting energy efficiency information and data to the NC Electric Membership Cooperative. Distribute materials to support energy efficiency and demand-side programs developed through the NC Electric Membership Cooperative.
Coordinate, develop and implement public educational programs involving energy issues. Participates in community events beneficial for members, and spreads positive public relations pertaining to energy efficiency within the service territory.
Manage, coordinate and implement the Cooperative's Renewable Energy Program to ensure regulatory compliance.
Coordinate and conduct workshops for various community groups on the benefits of energy efficiency & beneficial electrification.
Point of contact/liaison for member's energy related issues and assist members in sourcing energy from sustainable and cost-effective alternative energy sources such as but not limited to wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower. Knowledgeable of battery storage and generators.
Provide professional, positive service to members while assisting them with their in-person, phone, and/or email inquiries about their energy efficiency, alternative energy sources, electric vehicles and all other service programs developed by LREMC.
Responsible for renewal energy/member generation, process and approve interconnection applications. Analyze technical design details and specifications (i.e. one-line diagrams), maintain thorough documented records.
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental, Construction, or Energy Systems Engineering Required or An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
3-5 years Progressively more responsible experience in the energy/environment field working on energy efficiency and alternative energy source issues, either on the demand- or supply-side, industrial, residential or utility Required
Knowledge and experience in marketing energy services and data analysis techniques.
Must have the ability to conduct energy audits and assessments.
Knowledge of cooperative’s Demand Side Management programs and incentives.
Knowledge of residential/commercial conservation practices and measures.
Knowledge of renewable energy systems.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
Must have strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Must have the ability to analyze situations with a systemic approach, identify existing or potential problems and recommend solutions.
Valid Driver's License Upon Hire Required
Professional Energy Manager Certification Preferred
Building Performance Institute (BPI) Certification Required
Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation is a member-owned, electric distribution utility serving more than 54,000 members across parts of Cumberland, Hoke, Moore, Robeson, and Scotland counties. LREMC has 118 employees serving more than 63,000 accounts. The Cooperative has annual revenues of approximately $150 million and a total utility plant in excess of $375 million. LREMC receives its wholesale power from North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation. LREMC is committed to providing electric and other value-added services that improve the quality of life in the communities we serve. Our dedicated employee team delivers high quality, competitively priced products and services. We are committed to continuous improvement and to make LREMC our customers' first choice. The Cooperative’s mission is “Safety & Members First!”.