Position Title: Energy Efficiency Analyst

 

Employment Status: Full Time

 

Location: Portland, OR (The position is remote but the individual must be permanently located in the Portland Metro Region)

 

About Waypoint: Waypoint is a commercial energy efficiency company that delivers utility and public services for the commercial real estate sector. Waypoint’s core mission is to significantly decrease energy usage within the commercial building sector through advanced energy analytics and innovative market deployment programs. Our multidisciplinary team of technical experts and commercial real estate professionals develops and implements innovative market engagement strategies with demonstrated cost savings. In a short time, Waypoint has established itself as a trusted advisor to national commercial real estate companies, utilities, and select federal, state, and local government agencies.

 

Position Summary: As a Waypoint Analyst, you will ensure successful delivery of our professional services in the commercial real estate industry to drive value for our utility, government, and real-estate clients. Primary responsibilities include coordination and team facilitation, data management, creation and execution of program strategy, and process definition and improvement.  This position will be mostly remote and will involve phone calls, email and in-person events. You will work with a variety of professional stakeholders to enable smooth program delivery, including engineers, utility representatives, operations, and outreach staff. This role tends to be more internal-facing than client-facing, although people in operations roles will often have direct client, customer or trade ally communication and contact.

 

This is an ideal job for someone with a background in energy efficiency, program operations, or data management roles with a long-term interest in understanding the business operations of the commercial real estate and utility energy efficiency markets within the built commercial environment. The ideal candidate will also have a passion and capacity for working in an evolving, data-driven, fast-paced, growth environment and knowledge of or ability to learn building energy auditing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize multiple projects, with minimum supervision, while maintaining flexibility in a constantly changing environment

  • Coordinate with a team of engineers, operations staff, and outreach staff to ensure smooth project management

  • Provide clear and timely communication on project milestones and tasks

  • Work within commercial construction documents to identify energy efficiency opportunities

  • Assist with internal and external reporting

  • Work within various CRM systems and assuring data quality and accurate payment processing

  • Proactive project management while executing the program’s goals and requirements

  • Verifying program paperwork, files, and correspondence

  • Tracking projects and managing timelines for engineers and outreach staff

  • Draft client-facing deliverables in a range of formats, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Draft briefings and professional correspondence for review/circulation by management

  • Assist management in attaining business development targets

  • Periodically assist with research and development of materials for marketing, events, and partnerships with industry organizations

  • Act in an empowered manner to identify opportunities to improve the effectiveness of programs and process improvements

 

 

Qualifications:

  • BS or BA preferred

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in energy, environmental or green building fields; experience in project management and/or operations roles preferred

  • Possess fundamental understanding of energy efficiency market needs, utility markets, and/or building components and energy efficiency measures

  • Quantitative capabilities working with energy and financial data and manipulating the data with Excel

  • Strong communications skills in person, on the phone and over email

  • Possess strong writing, analytical and presentation skills

  • Ability to self-motivate and work successfully in a remote environment

Compensation: Salary and bonus commensurate with experience as well as competitive benefits and stock options

Inquiries: If you believe you are well qualified for this role, please send a cover letter and resume to: hr@waypoint-energy.com

 

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of the qualifications as described.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin.