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Customer Care Specialist (Syracuse NY)



Full Time

On Site


Syracuse, New York, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos is hiring a Customer Care Specialist to support a utility-based Energy Efficiency Program which helps thousands of people save money and make their home more energy efficient. If you’re someone who likes to work in a support center environment, help people and solve problems, please apply to be part of this exciting program.

A portion of this position includes taking incoming phone calls for a New York utility’s residential energy efficiency program. Helping with customer education and counseling with respect to residential energy efficiency (behavioral changes, programmable thermostat training, do-it-yourself upgrades, etc.), often including the review of energy audit reports with the customer. Assist the customer in obtaining and reviewing estimates and contacting their selected insulation/air sealing, home performance, or other contractor to schedule work.

Location: This position will allow for offsite / remote work, if the candidate is within commuting distance of Syracuse, NY

Shift: Monday Through Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm EST

The Challenge:

  • Implement an Energy Efficiency Plan
  • Create and populate records in Customer Management System
  • Complete and collect appropriate customer paperwork
  • Provide overview of the program(s)
  • Conduct entry interview and energy advising consultation
  • Review available rebates, incentives with customer; assisting with finding and/or providing rebate forms; assisting with the completion of those forms using electronic forms when possible
  • Provide follow up to customers to help them complete home energy upgrades, or participate in related programs; Remove customer barriers and leverage customer motivation
  • Track all activity in Customer Management System
  • Fill out all appropriate fields in Customer Management System
  • Follow reporting requirements outlines by the Program Manager
  • Integrate with and support related departments as needed, such as residential energy audits, trade ally management, rebate processing, and quality assurance
  • Address all program issues including customer, trade ally or utility complaints based on the defined procedures including proper documentation and follow-up
  • Other duties as assigned

What Sets You Apart:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with two plus (2+) years customer service experience and exemplary customer skills required.
  • Ability to travel to the Syracuse, NY area as needed
  • Support Center Representative that can accept ownership for effectively solving customer issues, complaints and inquiries; keeping customer satisfaction at the core of every decision and behavior
  • Demonstrated fluency in English language, both written and oral
  • Experience with or strong knowledge of building science principles.
  • Expertise with or ability to learn web-based software Microsoft Office.
  • Strong listening, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a friendly, positive, respectful manner
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, even under pressure
  • Effectively utilizes available resources to achieve goals
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in all work products
  • Self-motivated and driven to deliver on goals
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and deliver in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to identify improvement opportunities

You Might Also Have:

  • Industry experience preferred
  • Associate’s degree

Location: This position will allow for offsite / remote work, if the candidate is within commuting distance of Syracuse, NY

We take care of our employees. Leidos seeks the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems, and [Register to View] target="_blank">reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as [Register to View] target="_blank">competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $31,200.00 - $48,000.00 - $64,800.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.