Coming Events & Jobs
(Jobs are listed in blue print - below the Events section)
*Indicates a New Listing or Updated Information
*2022 06 28 – Study Briefing: Chemical Composition of Natural Gas in the Home -1pm EDT. Physicians, Scientists and Engineers (PSE) for Healthy Energy will host a briefing on the results of a new study on the chemical composition of natural gas used in homes. Attendees of the briefing will hear directly from the study's authors, who will share key findings and discuss potential implications for the millions of Americans who rely on gas to power appliances like kitchen stoves and water heaters. Registration link here.
2022 06 29 – Inclusive Design & Building Performance - 6 to 7:30 AM ET - “Explore synergies with equity, sustainability, and health in the built environment at this Steven Winter Associates and BE-Ex hosted event.” Learn more here.
2022 06 30 – Electrifying 6,000 Buildings Using Innovative Financing: Ithaca’s Plan - 1:00-2:00 ET - The City of Ithaca, NY has announced an ambitious plan to electrify 6,000 existing residential and commercial buildings by 2030. Part of the City’s Green New Deal, Ithaca is partnering with two unique firms – RTC sponsor Alturus and BlocPower – to fund the entire effort. Join Luis Aguirre-Torres, Director of Sustainability for the City of Ithaca, and Charlie Daum, Managing Director, Alturus, to learn how they’ve structured a replicable model to deploy energy efficiency, generation and other projects across a large portfolio of aging commercial buildings, while quickly accessing significant capital that will support rapid engagement and deployment. Register here.
2022 06 30 - On the Road to 100 Percent Renewables: States Can Lead an Equitable Energy Transition – 2:00-3:00 ET – Webinar on a report that “examines the feasibility and effects of leadership states members of the United States Climate Alliance meeting all of their electricity needs with renewable energy, while decarbonizing other sectors of the economy and ensuring equitable benefits to all communities. The study also conducted a detailed analysis for Massachusetts, Michigan, and Minnesota to further highlight the public health, economic, and energy affordability considerations of moving toward 100 percent renewable energy. This webinar is hosted by the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) on behalf of the 100% Clean Energy Collaborative.” Register here.
* = new listing
The Climate Solutions Accelerator of the Genesee Finger Lakes Region – Is looking to hire two staff members:
- The Manager of Organizational Programs will lead our efforts to educate, inspire, and support businesses and nonprofits that want to take action on climate.
The Program Director will be in charge of developing an exciting new program that we're not allowed to talk about until our contract with the funder is fully executed (which makes the hiring process a bit complicated). (listed 2022 05 28). The posting is available here.
Hudson Valley Climate Leadership Coordinator-The Hudson Valley Regional Council is hiring for a full-time Climate Leadership Coordinator. The successful applicant will carry out tasks related to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Leadership Support Services Program for the seven-county Mid-Hudson Region. The Regional Council is looking forward to welcoming another collaborative, passionate, and motivated member to the team! (listed 2022 05 14) The posting is available here.
“Alliance for a Green Economy (AGREE) – is excited to announce that our organization is growing, and we are looking to fill the key position of Research Fellow. We seek passionate, intelligent, and kind people who work well both independently and as part of a team, and who are ready to roll up their sleeves and get stuff done.” (listed 3/28/22).
Acadia Center is Hiring - for an energy efficiency and building energy justice manager, a senior energy attorney and a climate and energy policy analyst (listed 2022 03 05) Click here for more information.
Building Decarbonization Coalition Is Hiring – “BDC is looking for 3 fantastic new decarbonizers to join our team: NY Senior Regulatory & Policy Manager, NY Campaign Manager Admin & Operations Associate More information can be found here: https://www.buildingdecarb.org/job-opportunities.html. (listed 2022 02 25)
Energy Department Will Recruit 1,000 Additional Staffers For New Corps To Tackle The Climate Crisis • The DOE is starting up a Clean Energy Corps to help implement the bipartisan infrastructure law and develop clean-energy solutions to the climate crisis, the agency said. It will hire 1,000 new employees through a newly launched hiring portal.” (from 2022 01 14 Green Energy News) [CNN]
HVAC Project Manager – Aztech Geothermal, Ballston Spa, NY – Aztech Geothermal, a well-respected Geothermal Heat Pump design-build contractor is seeking an experienced HVAC Project Manager responsible for estimating project costs, purchasing/sourcing materials & equipment, project planning including management of technicians and subcontractors. This position requires 3-5+ years' experience in Residential &/or Commercial HVAC, including AC/heat pump equipment, power and control wiring, HVAC plumbing, and sheetmetal/air distribution systems. Strong candidates must be comfortable with computers and common Microsoft programs with ability to learn industry specific analysis software. Interested? Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mechanical Design Engineer – Geothermal Focus – CHA Consulting - CHA Consulting, Inc. is an innovative, full-service engineering consulting and construction management firm working to responsibly improve the world we live in. Currently seeking a PE mechanical engineer with experience in the design of geothermal systems to support building scale and district geothermal project development, feasibility, design and construction. CGD certification preferred. Rochester, Syracuse, Albany, Northern NJ or Boston based. More here (Listed 2021 10 04)
*****Sierra Club Campaign Director - Building Electrification – “Supervises: 2-6 core campaign staff, Salary: $120,000 non-negotiable. Scope: The Campaign Director for Building Electrification leads the Sierra Club’s national campaign work to end fossil fuel use in our homes and buildings, and implements just and equitable solutions in the buildings sector. The Campaign Director works alongside a team of Directors as part of Sierra Club’s Energy Campaigns to address climate disruption, transform the energy economy and protect communities from pollution.” See the job posting here.
*****Sierra Club Seeks Expert on “Renewable Natural Gas” - Sierra Club is looking for a new expert for PUC proceedings across the U.S. on "renewable natural gas" (including biomethane), synthetic gas and hydrogen. Experience with utility regulation and gas utility business models is a plus. If you have any recommendations, please email: Amneh Minkara (email@example.com)
UHAB is Hiring -UHAB (Urban Homesteading Assistance Board ) is hiring a Project Associate focusing on Energy Services, including Co-ops Go Solar, Clean Heat for Co-ops, and other energy efficiency and energy-reducing renewable technology partnerships... We also have a few other positions posted, for a part-time Affordable Housing Loan Officer, and a full-time Project Associate on the Co-op Improvement Program who’ll provide services to distressed affordable buildings. All of the job postings are viewable on our website here. I appreciate your help to get the word out within your networks!” From email from Emily Ng.
RMI Building Electrification Principal - The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) is hiring a principal (director-level leader) to help run RMI's building electrification work. This role will include significant leadership responsibility in shaping the transition to carbon-free buildings across the U.S. Please share this job description with anyone in your network who could be a good fit, and direct any questions to Mike Henchen - Principal RMI - Carbon-Free Buildings - firstname.lastname@example.org - 585.519.5450 - 2490 Junction Pl #200, Boulder CO 80301.
*****Ongoing – NYSERDA is hiring! The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has ongoing recruitment opportunities. Join our email list or check this page periodically to learn about new career opportunities. All qualified individuals will be evaluated for each relevant position for which they apply. Opportunities include:
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