CleanBC Small Buildings Energy Coach – City Green Solutions – Vancouver BC

Key Considerations
The successful applicant will be able to understand and be able to communicate the CleanBC Better Building offers to the target audience and effectively communicate the technical concepts and benefits of fuel switching to the general public, the business community and industry professionals.

Bachelor or Master Degree in Electrical, Civil, or Mechanical Engineering, Energy Management or a related discipline, AND/OR registered P.Eng, C.E.T., C.Tech., As.T with EGBC or Engineer in Training, AND/OR credentials/experience as a Certified Energy Manager or Energy Solutions Manager.
2 or more years experience in sales, customer service, or providing technical support to business or building owners.
2 or more years of combined HVAC design experience for commercial, residential and institutional buildings, energy auditing and inspection of building HVAC systems.
Ability to evaluate mechanical HVAC systems design alternatives that enable energy efficient fuel switching from fossil fuels to clean electricity.
A passion for sustainability, particularly energy efficiency.
Knowledgeable of both national and BC building codes particularly Part 3 Commercial buildings
Up to date with the latest energy efficient heating technologies (e.g. heat pumps, heat recovery systems and heat storages).
Experience working with utility demand side management and incentive programs is an asset.
A valid BC Driver’s License and your own vehicle.
Ability to occasionally travel throughout the province.
Ability to comply with BC’s COVID 19 mandates for entry into business and public workspaces.

Your responsibilities will include:
Work with the CleanBC Energy Coach Service and incentive program administrators to identify and target eligible businesses and applicable consultants, manufacturers, and industry associations for participation in CleanBC Better Buildings programs for new and existing buildings.
Perform on-site or remote investigations and analysis of various small to medium sized commercial building mechanical systems to identify deficiencies and opportunities to fuel switch systems away from fossil fuel to clean, efficient, electrical equipment.
Proactively identify projects eligible for CleanBC’s Custom-Lite and Commercial Express Incentives, and work with the customer to complete the application and work with BC Hydro to facilitate completion of the application process.
Provide coaching and support services for prospective applicants, including:
Educating potential program participants on the benefits of fuel switching opportunities
Performing calculations of energy and GHG savings
Preparing project implementation cost estimates
Provide ongoing program participant support, including support for identifying BC Hydro Alliance of Energy Professionals, reviewing work orders, and assisting with the Program application.
Prepare, or support the preparation of, technical reports and presentations, and present to clients and industry associations on the benefits of CleanBC Better Buildings programs.
Work with City Green and CleanBC program administrators to continuously improve program offerings by providing valuable market intelligence and technical advice.
Travel as needed to support customers across British Columbia. Overnight travel may be required.

You Are:
A strong team player who is also a self-starter able to work independently.
Experienced working collaboratively in a variety of team environments.
Experienced or have a strong interest in energy efficiency retrofits/energy auditing.
Knowledgeable of the BC Building Code, Vancouver By-Laws, the Canadian Electrical Code, CleanBC Better Buildings programs, ASHRAE and other applicable codes, standards, and current energy rebate programs, requirements, and application process.
Experience or knowledge of local HVAC contractors.
Effective interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with potential program participants and partners within BC Hydro and the Province of BC.
Professional presence with experience working in customer service and/or sales.
A proficient communicator (oral and written) and possess strong technical writings skills in English and have the ability to communicate technical solutions to non-technical audiences.
Other Information
Start Date: As soon as the right candidate is available. Apply early; interviews may commence immediately.
Hours: Full time. Monday to Friday between 9am to 5pm. To meet the availability of small business clients some occasional flexibility in working hours may be required – evenings and weekends.
Travel: Travel will occasionally be required and compensated at standards rates.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience.
Location: Preference for applicants based in the Lower Mainland or Southern Vancouver Island.
Training and Support: Substantial job training and support will be provided.
Work Environment: City Green offers a casual and flexible (but fast paced) work environment and an opportunity to help shape and grow a dynamic energy/GHG reduction focused social enterprise.

How to Apply
Qualified candidates can submit cover letter and resume (in one PDF attachment) via email to: by May 16, 2022. Early applications are encouraged and prioritized.
While we truly appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or walk-in applications, please.
City Green is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of their religious affiliation, race, age, sex, sexual orientation or nature of disability. Please feel free to self-identify in your application if you would like to.