Energy Specialist

1400 R St
Lincoln, NE 68588
United States

Energy / Utilities / Gas / Electric
Application Closing Date
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel
Military Rank
Primary Military Specialty
Various Specialties

Job Description

Position Objective:

The Cenergistic® Energy Specialist serves as the “face” of Cenergistic’s energy conservation program and will work to establish accountability for energy consumption for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (main campus). Energy Specialists are responsible for developing and driving the University's energy conservation program.

Energy Specialist is an entry level position and the specialists are hired, trained and employed by Cenergistic, and work at local sites. Training includes on-site training, national training conferences and online e-learning courses.


The Cenergistic® Energy Specialist's two primary duties will be to spend time identifying energy savings opportunities and working with the University's personnel executing energy conservation implementation strategies. To ensure overall program accountability and positive results, the Cenergistic Energy Specialist will use a software program to manage and analyze utility bill data and energy consumption information related to energy use in the University’s facilities and areas. The Energy Specialist will identify how energy is being used and will leverage their communication skills to encourage change within the University. The Energy Specialist is the primary liaison between Cenergistic and the University.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.


Job Requirements
Skill Set:
Knowledge of:
• Administration and record keeping
• Accountability, reporting, program implementation
• Data and trend analysis
• Coordinating meetings, creating agendas and documenting minutes
• Promoting Client involvement and engagement
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office with heavy emphasize in Excel. Accurate data entry.

Ability to:
• Be coached and trained in the Cenergistic program model
• Commit to irregular hours (nights, weekends, early mornings, holidays and summer)
• Read manuals and follows steps to program equipment
• Read and analyze utility bills
• Analyze and interpret technical data and communicate it to non technical individuals
• Meet deadlines
• Work independently in an efficient and organized manner
• Exercise good judgment in implementation of policy
• Maintain favorable public relations in a professional manner as a Cenergistic employee
• Leverage communication skills to encourage change
• Conduct presentations to large or small groups
• Communicate in a positive and encouraging manner as a Cenergistic employee
• Use a large measure of diplomacy, negotiation and leadership skills
• Use good judgment
• Organize multiple tasks in an efficient manner and prioritize duties
• Communicate effectively in public speaking engagements as required

Working Conditions & Environment/Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Cenergistic Energy Specialist to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Work is generally performed in an office (20%) and in the field (80%)
• Must be able to climb, bend, stoop, squat, twist, kneel, turn and reach overhead
• Must be able to walk and stand for long periods
• Working in confined spaces is sometimes required
• Must be able to push, pull or lift at least 25 pounds
• Must be able to read various forms of written materials and must be able to recognize different signs and symbols
• Hearing must be sufficient to communicate in person and hold telephone conversations in normal range
• Must have mental acuity to collect and interpret data, evaluate, reason, define problems, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make valid judgments and decisions
• Must have physical tolerance if exposed to dust, pollen, specific agents/chemicals, cleaners and foul smells
• Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by weather may also occasionally be experienced
• Must have manual dexterity sufficient to write, use the telephone, operate computer, copy machine and other equipment with dexterity and in a safe and efficient manner
• Must use speaking ability in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversational distances on the telephone and addressing groups
• Must be able to commute between the University’s building
Regina Kuehler
5950 Sherry Ln Suite 900
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