Energy Efficiency Project Manager

Energy Solutions - Oakland, CA3.8

Founded in 1995, Energy Solutions is an employee owned energy efficiency and demand management engineering, program design and implementation consulting firm. Our mission is to create large-scale environmental impacts for our clients by implementing market-based solutions and developing policies that contribute to these goals. We foster this mission by retaining a talented and committed team, providing a stimulating, healthy and participatory workplace, and emphasizing creative new approaches that maximize the value of our services. With 100+ staff, we are honored to serve a diverse range of utility, public agency, commercial and industrial clients.
We are currently seeking a full-time Energy Efficiency Project Manager to join our Policy & Ratings Team. The person selected to fill this position will leverage experience in technical project management, stakeholder collaborative facilitation, and knowledge of building energy technologies. Experience in (one or more) lighting (including networked lighting controls), HVAC, water heating, envelope, water efficiency, demand response, distributed generation, data analytics, and related technology solutions is desired to help create large scale savings for our clients.

As a member of the Energy Solutions team you will have a broad impact on energy efficiency markets and greenhouse gas reductions through our work for major North American utilities, city and state governments, and other national leaders in energy efficiency policy. This unique market opportunity, paired with Energy Solutions’ mission driven approach, creates a perfect environment for individuals who want to have an active voice in shaping the energy future in California and beyond.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Overall direction, management, quality control and completion of project deliverables
Managing project budgets and tasks with minimal oversight
Facilitating the progress of multiple projects and bringing them to conclusion
Communicating project progress to management and clients
Interacting with customers, clients, and external collaborators
Conducting market research and data analysis
Tracking of industry trends and other market changes that impact energy efficiency
Organizing and facilitating in-person meetings and conference calls
Conducting literature searches

Minimum qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in an energy-related or policy-related discipline, including environmental, electrical or mechanical engineering, public policy or economics degrees
A minimum of two years of work experience (graduate school years applicable)
Technical experience in the field of lighting, HVAC, demand response, distributed generation, data analytics, and related technology solutions preferred
Experience with energy codes and standards and/or specification development
Demonstrated ability to conduct detailed technical and quantitative analysis
Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational and project management skills
Extensive experience using Microsoft Office
Ability to work and thrive independently
Willingness to conduct occasional business travel

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, dental and vision insurance, other pre-tax contribution plans and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). To apply, please visit For more information about Energy Solutions, please visit us on our website at Information will be requested to perform the compulsory background check, drug screens are required and being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. We participate in E-Verify. EOE.