Job Details

SEM Coach

Energy 350, Portland, OR

Full Time - Engineering

Salary Range: Competitive

Close Date: 09/14/2020

The future is bright at Energy 350! We are an energy efficiency consulting firm located in Portland, OR. Energy 350 is a leader in energy efficiency programs, policy, research, evaluation, and engineering. At Energy 350, we care about our employees and prioritize a work balance lifestyle. We are looking for fast learners who are highly motivated and mission driven to join us in our casual yet hard working environment where we value people for who they are and for their differences.
We’re seeking a Strategic Energy Management (SEM) Coach to help evaluate, support, and create existing energy management business practices with new and existing industrial customers in the Pacific NW. Key to this role is the ability to influence organizational cultures to further employee engagement with a focus on energy management. This is a dynamic position that requires collaboration with a wide variety of stakeholders ranging from utility program representatives to executive management to maintenance staff. Responsibilities include: **

● Delivering SEM curricula in a dynamic and engaging way in group settings, one-on-one, and virtually
● Acting as coach, facilitator, teacher, and influencer
● Working closely with clients’ energy teams and individuals to:
o Inspire and influence cultural change to one that embraces employee engagement around energy efficiency
o Help participants identify energy efficiency improvements
o Keep participants involved and accountable for actions leading to energy savings
o Coach participants on the change management practices required to incorporate SEM principles into their ongoing business operations
● Ensuring timely implementation of project milestones for utility programs including:
o Using excel based energy intensity models and tracking tools to quantify improvements in energy performance
o Conducting Energy Management Assessments and Action Plans
o Drafting monthly progress, and year-end reports
● Collaboratively working with the entire Energy 350 SEM support team to deliver high-level customer service and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement

** During the COVID-19 pandemic these responsibilities can be fulfilled remotely.

Ideal candidates will have some of the following skills and experience or the ability to quickly learn these skills:
⮚ 5 or more years’ experience in the energy efficiency field
⮚ 5 or more years’ experience with facilitation and change management coaching
⮚ Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
⮚ The ability to inspire people to change the way they view and manage energy
⮚ Delivering workshops to 30 plus people in virtual and in-person settings
⮚ Outgoing, self-starter personality
⮚ Familiar with manufacturing/industrial environments
⮚ Experience with lean manufacturing
⮚ Experience in customer service, account management or project management
⮚ Technical competency to utilize a wide range of software tools
⮚ Experience in regression modelling and statistics
⮚ Ability to bridge the gap between the big picture and technical details
⮚ Undergraduate degree, advanced degrees and/or other professional experience appreciated

Energy 350 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

We provide competitive salary, benefits, excellent room for growth, and an amazing work environment surrounded by excellent people. To apply, please visit our website at

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