Job Title: Project Manager/Energy Analyst
Primary Work Location: Folsom, California
Salary Range: Competitive; commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19, 2013.
Position Summary: Benningfield Group, Inc. is seeking an Energy Analyst to join our team who
will provide expertise to promote energy efficiency in buildings, manage consulting projects, carry
out engineering evaluations of new energy efficiency technologies, and conduct energy and market
studies for energy efficiency measures. The position requires strong analytical skills, self-directed
intellectual curiosity, and excellent communication skills.
The Successful Candidate will be able to:
Assist with designing processes that are required to run a successful implementation
program. Understand the regulatory arena in which programs are designed.
Understand California Building Energy Efficiency Standards and the inherent application
and compliance issues in residential and nonresidential buildings. Be able to create
accurate building models to answer compliance ‘what if’ scenarios.
Elicit input from subject matter experts and generalists across a range of professional levels
and expertise. Possess a basic understanding of the roles, constraints, and primary
motivations of multiple professions involved with the design, construction, sale, rating,
maintenance, regulation, financing, and/or remodeling of buildings for energy efficiency.
Understand the impact of the relative costs and benefits of a potential action; identify the
key elements that must be modified to achieve a goal; identify, analyze and resolve
problems with multiple priorities between departments within the company and outside
entities. Coordinate and collaborate with Project/Contract manager on short- and longrange
issues that may affect project success.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the company and with
outside contacts; gain cooperation from technical and non-technical staff, consultants, and
professionals from outside agencies to complete assigned tasks and projects. Interact with
client representatives at all levels of an organization to ensure continuous customer
satisfaction as well as successful project completion.
Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, construction
management, planning or related field or equivalent experience.
Minimum of two years’ experience designing or implementing building energy
efficiency programs or projects
Demonstrated working knowledge of California Building Codes
Additional Qualifications Desired:
Home Energy Rating Systems (HERS and HERS II) rater certification
Building Performance Institute (BPI) certification preferred.
Experience with the use of energy modeling software a plus
Benningfield Group is a full service energy and software consulting company. We were founded by
a group of entrepreneurs who recognized that, through collaboration and strategic partnering, an
efficient and effective suite of consulting services could serve the growing energy efficiency
industry. Our clients include investor-owned and municipal utilities, government agencies, private
sector energy program providers, the trade show industry, architects, engineers and other
designers. Our primary market areas include:
Building Energy Efficiency Codes and Standards Research, Development
Implementation and Compliance – helping to make buildings green
Energy Efficiency Program Development and Implementation – encouraging decision
makers to make good choices
Market Transformation – helping emerging technologies fully develop their market
Improving Energy Efficiency – providing research; policy, energy, and economic
analysis; program development; and support.
Custom Software Development, including applications to help users analyze and
interpret large datasets, web service development and back-end tools to support