Program Manager

Association for Energy Affordability, Inc. - Emeryville, CA (30+ days ago)

Primary Work Location: Emeryville, CA with travel to Northern and Southern California
Supervisor: Director of West Coast Operations
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Projected Salary Range: Competitive; commensurate with experience

Overview: Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) is a rapidly growing nonprofit energy services
and training organization dedicated to achieving energy efficiency in buildings in order to foster and
maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities. Energy consulting services are completed
through AEA’s participation in a variety of federal, state, and local energy efficiency initiatives. AEA is a
national organization, with over 25 years of industry experience and has been operating a West Coast
office for over seven years. For more information about AEA, see

Position Summary: AEA West is seeking an Energy Efficiency Program Manager to join our tight-knit,
talented team of “Energy Geeks”. The candidate must be passionate about energy efficiency and green
building, highly organized, and have strength in data analytics.

The Program Manager will oversee the day-today management and process flow of programs directed
at providing energy efficiency services to multifamily buildings. The Program Manager will also be
expected to perform contract management responsibilities associated with these programs, interfacing
with both the client and any subcontractors. He or she will oversee the work of the Energy Analysts,
who conduct energy audits of multifamily buildings, provide engineering analysis at the project level,
design and manage retrofit projects, perform green building assessments, and conduct technology and
market assessments. The Program Manager engages in program design, project scheduling, data
analysis, report production, and database management as needed to complete to deliver high impact
energy efficiency programs. He or she is expected to be a self-starter, an independent problem solver,
and a strong team-player.

Responsibilities: The Program Manager may be responsible for:
  • Managing energy efficiency program implementation
  • Assisting in the design of energy efficiency programs
  • Overseeing technical staff conducting energy audits and in-field energy assessments, on-site
diagnostics, field data collection and analysis

  • Managing and analyzing program data such as program pipeline, measure savings, project savings,
regional project distribution, etc.

  • Contract management, create budgets, targets and work plans
  • Outreach and intake to program participants
  • Database management
These job responsibilities may be revised over time to ensure the functional responsiveness of the
Energy Analyst to AEA and Federal and California State program requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, construction management
or other sustainability related focus, with a demonstrated interest in energy conservation and
building science preferred

  • 1-2 years of prior experience in related role
  • Knowledge of building systems including lighting technologies, building envelope, mechanical
systems and combustion science

  • Basic knowledge and experience in energy efficiency and green building principles
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication, organization, presentation and analytical skills
  • Ability to bring together various resources to work together collaboratively
  • Advanced-level knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Additional Qualifications Desired:
  • Knowledge and understanding of Title 24 and other building codes and standards
  • Familiarity with local, state and federal incentive and rebate programs
  • Ability to perform cost savings analyses and fuel data analyses
  • Sound technical writing skills and experience
  • Proficiency in Salesforce
EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national
origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership
status, disability, military status, veteran status, or predisposing genetic characteristics. AEA does not
discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be
reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made
on a case-by-case basis. For more information on the physical requirements of this position and/or if
you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify
the agency at 212-279-3902 Ext-8028 or

TO APPLY: Please submit resume with cover letter, Attn: Mary Patterson, by
email: or fax: 718-292-1280