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Engineering Associate Intern

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location Vermont - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Voluntary & Interns
Deadline 01/05/2014
Company Name Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC)
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Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


Engineering Associate Intern

Location: District of Columbia
Application Deadline: May 1, 2014

Job Summary:

Manages clearly defined projects by completing basic energy analysis and calculations and provides project support to Engineering technical staff. Participates in the development and delivery of market based services to maximize penetration of cost effective energy efficiency in the business market while contributing to a mission-driven, creative, enjoyable and stimulating work environment.

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs basic energy analysis, systems energy modeling, screens measures and calculates incentives for prescriptive projects.
  2. Provides assistance to Energy Consultants with specification and plan review, product research and contract development.
  3. Works proactively to manage projects, promoting the installation of cost-effective efficiency improvements and creatively overcoming barriers to installation.
  4. Maintains accurate project records within KITT database and hard copy files.
  5. Meets on site or with client as needed to identify project and priorities, develop customer relationships, and inspect energy efficient measures.
  6. Participates in the development and delivery of market based services, information sharing system maintenance, developing training sessions, and participate in market initiative teams.

Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Strong personal commitment to the mission, vision, goals and values of VEIC.
  2. Associates degree.
  3. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.
  4. Proficiency with word processing and spreadsheets.
  5. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle competing priorities.
  6. Demonstrated ability to be organized, detail-oriented, accurate, and able to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  7. Residents of the District of Columbia preferred and strongly encouraged to apply.

Working Conditions:

Internal- Work is normally performed in climate controlled office environment, where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, fumes and gases is very limited. Noise level is moderate and includes sounds of normal office equipment (computers, telephones, etc.). No known environmental hazards are encountered in normal performance of job duties.

External- Moderate travel is required. Work requires moderate travel throughout the city to visit sites where efficiency measures are proposed or installed. Site visits may include entry into existing facilities or construction sites. Site visits may involve examination of mechanical or electrical systems and/or processes, as well as building components.

Physical Demands:

Work involves standing and walking for brief periods of time, but many duties are performed from a seated position. There is potential for eyestrain from reading detailed materials and computer screen. Deadlines, workloads during peak periods and changing priorities may cause increased stress levels. Work may include occasional pushing, pulling, or carrying objects weighing up to approximately 40 pounds such as files, documents, and some equipment. Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboards at a moderate skill level. Repetitive motion injuries may occur. Company will provide adaptive devices as needed. External work may involve accessing confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces as well as climbing ladders.

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