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We are seeking a Consultant to join our Energy Customers & Markets group as part of the Process Evaluation and Customer Experience Team. As members of our team, consultants work with clients involved in a wide range of energy-related activities, particularly in the field of distributed energy resource (DER) strategies including energy efficiency, renewable energy, and demand management. The consultant will perform a wide range of activities including DER program evaluation, program and policy planning, and market and technology assessments. This includes involvement and interaction with utility companies, program implementers, government agencies, industry representatives, trade organizations, end-use customers, and efficiency advocates.

Specific activities may include:

  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis
  • Continuous improvement evaluation of DER programs
  • Assessing utility customer experience with DER technologies and programs
  • Developing customer engagement strategies for utilities, government, and energy companies
  • Analyzing technology trends with a focus on how utility customers experience said technologies
  • Communicating solutions and new strategies to clients through reports and presentations


  • Bachelors degree with an emphasis on human-centric research and design, analysis, logical reasoning, and/or problem solving (e.g., social science, economics, market research, etc.)
  • Experience conducting primary and secondary research such as surveys, in-depth interviews, and logic modeling
  • Strong interest in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability
  • An inquisitive nature and desire for continuous improvement
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed organizational and management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple time-sensitive priorities without diminished effectiveness
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as SPSS or other statistical software
  • Ability to travel and to work overtime hours as needed

Mental/Physical Requirements 

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location
  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data
  • Generally works in an office environment


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