Senior Energy Efficiency Program Specialist

Job Description

Are you interested in a career that makes a significant impact, not only on consumers' wallets but also on the environment? We have an available opportunity Senior Energy Efficiency Program Specialist we'd like you to consider.

You will implement and manage commercial & industrial (C&I) programs for Washington Gas' Energy Efficiency (EE) team. Work jointly with EE leadership, marketing, reporting & data analytics, and other cross-functional teams to monitor performance and ensure program success.

You will:

  • Provide technical and administrative management of EE programs and pilots delivering energy savings for C&I customers.

  • Oversee program implementation vendor activity to ensure contractual obligations for data management, data privacy and reporting are met.

  • Coordinate outreach and awareness efforts to C&I customers, while maintaining participation and resources for participating service providers (contractors) within a trade ally network.

  • Communicate with strategic partners and stakeholders to assess needs and find innovative approaches to increasing program participation.

  • Proactively monitors and analyzes program implementation and effectiveness, while providing recommendations related to improving progress towards program goals and objectives.

  • Coordinate with internal staff to provide program training and awareness; along with identifying ongoing projects suitable to participate in EE programs.

  • Support the meeting of regulatory requirements by either assisting in or facilitating various activities such as program reporting, responding to data requests, and program design/planning.

  • Maintain strong working knowledge related to energy issues, industry trends, codes & standards, and emerging technologies within the energy efficiency sector.

  • Perform other duties as required.



Must have:


  • Bachelor's Degree in business, engineering, economics, environmental policy or related field with 5 years of experience in program/project management or relevant experience. Experience may be used in lieu of education.

  • Strong familiarity with the concept of energy efficiency (EE) as it relates to technology and program methodologies.

  • Applicable knowledge of federal, state and local EE legislation and regulations.

  • Attested ability to work effectively as a member of various teams in a matrixed environment, which may include company personnel, project resources, and third-party/outsourced vendors.

  • Demonstrated successful project management experience.

  • Ability to present ideas logically and concisely to diverse internal and external audiences at all organizational levels, both verbally and in writing.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with business partners, supervisors, vendors, and peers.

  • Demonstrated ability to speak in front of groups, C-level executives and senior decision makers.


Prefer to have:

  • Graduate degree in relevant field.

  • Experience in or working knowledge of the natural gas industry or regulated utilities.

  • Demonstrated experience of EE program implementation within the C&I sector.

  • Strong working knowledge of state regulatory procedures and policies that impact EE programs.


WGL is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled

For U.S. hires: U.S. affiliates of AltaGas are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical or mental disabilities, political affiliation, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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