Coming Events & Jobs

(Jobs are listed in blue print - below the Events section)

 

Events:

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2023 02 02 - Budget 101: How It Works & What We Can Do – 6:00 pm ET – “Every year the state drafts a budget with real consequences for everyday New Yorkers. Join the Energy Democracy Alliance (EDA) for a discussion on how the budget process works, ways to get plugged into EDA campaigns and our budget fights, and how we can build power to ensure the budget actually serves disadvantaged communities. We’ll be talking through a variety of energy democracy and economic justice budget priorities, including: Utility Debt Cancellation, Energy Efficiency for Disadvantaged Communities and Public Power.” Register here

 

*2023 02 08 - Delivering a Geo Solution in Dense Urban Areas.- 11:30 am ET – Tony Amis of Endurant – “This presentation will discuss how energy foundations were successfully used on a commercial building as part of delivering an all-electric building in lower Manhattan, New York, and will provide some lessons learned and guidance on future projects.” Register here.

 

*2023 03 09Renewable Heat Now Power Hour – 7:00-8:00 PM – Renewable Heat Now (RHN) is organizing intensively for a package of NY legislature bills designed to aid NY’s transition to clean, fossil-fuel free heating.  Join RHN for its monthly strategy meeting designed to inspire and inform.  Register here.

 

2023 02 16 - Networked Geothermal Heat Pump Systems as an Alternative to Natural Gas - 11:00 am -12:00 pm ET John P. Ciovacco, CGD, the President of Aztech Geothermal will be giving a virtual presentation the rapidly emerging topic of Networked Geothermal Heat Pump Systems. The seminar will cover the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), expanding and extending federal tax incentives, the Utility Thermal Energy & Jobs Act (UTENJA) requiring all major utilities to file their plans for networked geothermal pilot projects and NYSERDA’s Community Heat Pump Systems program. This seminar is part of the two-day Capital District Engineers Week designed to give engineers the opportunity to earn up to 12 PDH credits and there is a flat $150 fee covering the two days.  Information and registration.

 

*2023 03 09Clean Heat Program Stakeholders Meeting – 9:00-10:00 am ET - The NYS Clean Heat Utility Joint Management Committee (JMC) will host the next quarterly meeting of the Working Group Series for Participating Contractors and Industry PartnersThis series is billed as an ongoing platform for contractors and industry partners affiliated with NYS Clean Heat to discuss program improvements and address questions related to the program.  Meeting link here.

 

 

2023 04 26-27 - NY-GEO ’23 - Conference Registration Is OPEN - NY-GEO’s annual conference brings together the best of the best in the geothermal heat pump industry.  The conference will be hosted at the Albany Marriott Aril 26-27 and will include dynamic Main Stage presenters, educational breakout sessions, dynamic exhibitors with equipment and information and plenty of time to mix, mingle and connect.  To register and learn more, click here.  The intro overview details the early bird and member discounts. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities click here. To reserve a room at the Albany Marriott at the NY-GEO ‘23 rate rate (which expires April 14th click here. 

 here to register:

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List of Climate Tech Job Boards - Elaine Reddy – Ad Hoc Group – The Ad Hoc Group has put together a list of 27 climate tech related job boards

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Alliance for a Green Economy (AGREE) seeks:
- an Outreach Manager to develop outreach strategies for the newly created Central New York Clean Energy Hub, which will connect people to the clean energy economy and its benefits, including clean energy careers, improved energy affordability, home improvements, and rebates for businesses and transportation. The Outreach Manager will be managing a 4-person outreach team and coordinating all aspects of outreach to community members throughout the Central New York Region.

- four Energy Advisors for the CNY Clean Energy Hub to reach diverse communities throughout CNY with Hub materials, workshops, and energy affordability/clean energy opportunities.

- a Regulatory Attorney/Regulatory Advocate to spearhead our work in utility rate cases and regulatory proceedings in New York State advancing building electrification, ending our dependence on methane gas, increasing energy efficiency, energy affordability, and renewable energy generation, and preventing false solutions from capturing public funding.

- a Communications Director to build a public face for AGREE in our local Central New York community as well as across the state in order to support ongoing campaigns, respond to real-time developments and policy emergencies, and strategically raise AGREE’s profile and increase our constituent base.

(listed January 14, 2023) The postings are available here.

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PUSH Buffalo – Climate Justice Organizer - PUSH Buffalo, a community-led, people-first organization that mobilizes residents to create strong neighborhoods with quality, affordable housing; to expand local hiring opportunities; and to advance economic and environmental justice in Buffalo, is in search of a powerhouse organizer to serve as their new Regional Climate Justice Organizer. In this role, you will build community power across Buffalo, Western New York, and New York State, by running and winning campaigns for climate justice that center the lived experiences and leadership of our passionate community members. Proposals should include a letter of interest and resumé and will only be accepted by email. Send a letter of interest and resumé to Micaela Shapiro-Shellaby, Director of Organizing (micaela@pushbuffalo.org). Regional Climate Justice Organizer

 

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PWGC Environmental Engineers, Bohemia, NY - Geothermal Engineer – PWGC, a multi-year award-winning environmental engineering firm seeks an experienced professional engineer for closed loop geothermal projects in the downstate New York area.  Expert knowledge of commercial building sciences, mechanical system design, conventional HVAC, heat pump technologies, building automation and energy modeling applications. This position requires 5-10 years related experience, bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical or chemical engineering and a PE License. Advanced knowledge of CAD 3D and 4D software and REVIT. Interested? Send your resume to hr@pwgrosser.com or apply on our website at pwgrosser.com/careers 

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PUSH Policy Coordinator - People United for Sustainable Housing (PUSH Buffalo) seeks a Policy Coordinator to support the work of the Policy & Strategy department, with a focus on local, state, and regional climate and environmental justice policies in the areas of transportation electrification, power generation, building decarbonization, and equitable investment.  (listed 2022 08 27)  The posting is available here

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Sustainable Westchester - Clean Energy Associate, EnergySmart Homes. (Location: Mount Kisco, NY) - The Community Energy Advisor (CEA) is a full time position at Sustainable Westchester. This position will provide assistance, direction, organization, coordination of programs that work to inform residents, multifamily building owners, and small businesses, with an emphasis in low-to-moderate income and priority communities, of the options for adopting clean energy strategies in their homes and businesses. $50k-$60k/year.  (listed 2022 08 06)  The posting is available here

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Sustainable Westchester - Marketing, Communications and Outreach Director. (Location: Mount Kisco, NY)  The Director of Marketing, Communications and Outreach will be responsible for developing and implementing Sustainable Westchester’s marketing, communication and outreach plans & strategies including public relations, digital communications, key messaging, storytelling and brand experience.  $75k-$80k/year.   (listed 2022 08 06)  The posting is available here

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Clean Energy Associate (PAID INTERNSHIP) - Sustainable Westchester aims to educate and train the next generation of leaders in sustainability in Westchester. We hire students and recent graduates who have the skills, passion, intelligence and maturity to take on significant responsibility to help bring clean energy solutions to our residents. Throughout the duration of the position, associates may work with elected officials, municipal leaders, community members, subject matter experts, and consultants to provide a one-of-a-kind experience. We are committed to providing these valuable work opportunities to people from communities that have been underrepresented in the environmental field.  (listed 2022 08 06) See Sustainable Westchester website for more.

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Rewiring America – Federal Senior Policy Manager – The FSPM will own and drive critical efforts to influence federal policy initiatives. This role will manage the Federal policy team and lobbyists, lead the strategy and execution of federal policy, oversee targeted research and the drafting of key content, and provide critical perspectives in support of the multi-pronged policy strategy for Rewiring. This important work will continue and grow Rewiring America’s ability to affect federal policy, removing key barriers for electrification.  (listed 2022 07 09)  The posting is available here

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 Rewiring America – Local Policy Director - With a clear vision, smart strategies, and significant and sustained financial support, Rewiring America is growing rapidly. As the Local Policy Manager on the Policy team you will lead on efforts to influence local policy initiatives around the country, particularly in public schools. This role will drive policy strategy, targeted research, support the drafting of policy and campaign documents, and provide input into the policy team’s public school electrification work.  (listed 2022 07 09)  The posting is available here

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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

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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

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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.

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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]

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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 info@aztechgeo.com.

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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)

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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.

  

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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 (amneh.minkara@sierraclub.org)

 

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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.

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OngoingNYSERDA 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:

NYSERDA Career Opportunities

NY Green Bank Career Opportunities

Paid Fellowship Opportunities

Paid Internship Opportunities

To learn more about NYSERDA, please visit our social media channels.

NY-GEO is not necessarily notified when jobs are filled.  If you find one of these jobs are no longer available, please let us know.