Boston Energy Efficiency Program Manager
REPORTS TO: Coop Power CEO & Boston MetroEast CEC Chair
COMPENSATION: $54K-58K annualized salary plus benefits
FSLA DESIGNATION: Exempt
PURPOSE: Co-op Power's Energy Efficiency Program is designed to help Co-op Power members and other people in their communities be fossil fuel free by using less energy in their homes and by using renewables to meet their energy needs. As the Boston Energy Efficiency Program Manager, you will oversee all operations necessary to ensure consistent steady workflow and profitability for Co-op Power’s Energy Efficiency Program in the Boston Metro East area, with primary responsibility for oversight of auditing and energy efficiency work within and beyond the MassSave program, vendor and subcontractor relations, financial performance, safety and technical compliance, and quality assurance.
- Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of workers engaged in performing air sealing, insulation, appliance and lighting upgrades, heating system upgrades, and other efficiency measures for residential and small commercial buildings.
- Secures contracts, manages staff, and utilizes program systems to ensure efficient and profitable operation of Co-op Power’s Boston Energy Efficiency Program to better serve the needs of Co-op Power members and other customers to improve energy efficiency of their
- Ensures integration of customer needs and interests in clear and consistent work orders developed by auditors in Enhanced Energy Audit, with a competitive cost estimate for each job. Schedules work days, coordinates crew schedules with Crew Leaders, and oversees materials ordering for the program.
- Ensure that Auditors, Crew Leaders and Crew Workers are trained in stateoftheart air sealing and insulation techniques, appliance and lighting upgrades, heating system upgrades, and other energy efficiency measures and products to address member/customer needs and preferences identified in Enhanced Energy Audit process.
- Researches new developments in energy conservation and efficiency, and maintains up-to-date familiarity with federal and state program guidelines, journals, and related reports to ensure Co-op Power helps customers receive maximum support from government and utility
- Works with Co-op Power staff to find and access resources to secure additional energy efficiency services for people in limited resource communities.
- Works with Co-op Power staff, Products and Services Committee, Community Energy Co-operatives and Board to develop educational materials to improve community acceptance and use of energy efficiency services.
- Documents the total energy savings on all jobs, analyzes data on Co-op Power’s Boston Energy Efficiency program, and prepares reports and recommendations to improve program
- Serves as a member of the Co-op Power Senior Management Team
- Participate in decision making at an organization level
- Represent the Boston Energy Efficiency Program and report on profitability and progress toward other program outcomes
- Defines processes and procedures to manage and track the following:
- Direct materials used in the job sites
- Mileage and gas reimbursements
- Labor expenses including review of timesheets
- Any other direct expenses affecting job costs
- Efficiency of crews
- Use of inventory
- Purchase of small tools and/or safety equipment
- Conducts safety meetings with all crews
- Performs customer service duties with customers when required
- Oversees the scheduling of crews and advises to the effectiveness of the schedule
- Tracks profitability of crews
- Communicates with city inspectors and subcontractors as necessary
Supervises Crew Leaders, Auditors, and Boston EE (energy efficiency) Admin and Outreach Staff, including hiring, disciplinary actions as needed, and firing responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
BPI Building Analyst certification and a minimum of five years experience in residential energy efficiency required. Strong skills in management; supervisory and training experience required.
Experience in the building trades required, HVAC experience strongly preferred. General Construction Supervisors License required (or the ability to get the license within 3 months of hire.)
Fluent English oral and written skills required. Bilingual Spanish oral language skills preferred
Arithmetic and geometry skills required.
Basic reasoning ability required.
Ability to perform Internet research and use MS Office (Excel & Word) Required; Salesforce
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Active Construction Supervisors License (General), BPI Building Analyst, OSHA10, LeadSafe Renovation Supervisor: all certifications are required within 3 months of hire, if not current.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Employee must be able to move easily from the basement to the roof of a building carrying 50 pounds walking up stairs, climbing ladders, and on uneven ground; must be able to safely use a hammer, screw driver, tape measure, exacto knife, circular saw, & other hand and power tools.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Employee must be able to work in dusty environments, in rooms with mild mold, mildew, smells or other inhalants, with extreme temperatures in summer and winter.
Please send cover letter and resume to jobs [at] cooppower.coop with “Boston EE Program Coordinator” in the subject line. You can also fax your cover letter and resume to 4135170300 or mail it to Co-op Power Boston Metro East, 1476 River Street, Hyde Park, MA 02136.
Co-op Power is a multiclass, multiracial movement for a sustainable and just energy future. We're launching a new Co-op Power Boston Metro East energy efficiency crew to serve the greater Boston area, employing local people, and reducing energy use and energy cost in the region. Co-op Power Metro East is a Local Organizing Council run by Co-op Power members in the greater Boston area to organize and advance the goals of justice and sustainability.