The successful candidate will work primarily within New Ecology’s energy efficiency program, which works to improve the efficiency of existing buildings by analyzing historical energy use, evaluating building systems, and researching the cost/benefit of potential improvements. More specifically the intern will assist in benchmarking the energy performance of buildings; assist in analyzing building performance; assist in evaluation of potential energy efficiency improvements such as building weatherization, HVAC improvements, water conservation measures, and installation of renewable energy systems; assist in preparation of funding applications to support implementation of energy efficiency improvements; and complete other duties as assigned.
The position is 12-15 hours/week during the fall/spring academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to work through the summer and into the following academic year. Preference is also given to students that have work-study funding.
Start date: could begin immediately, start date flexible.
The ideal candidate should be entrepreneurial, results-oriented, and able to work independently. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, as is an active interest in working with numbers and spreadsheets. At least a basic working knowledge of building structures, HVAC systems/operations, and energy efficiency technologies is preferred.
Send a resume and cover letter to:
Eric J. Gardner
Energy Efficiency Program Director
For more information about New Ecology, Inc., see their website.