The Energy and Sustainability Associate (ESA) will be involved with a wide range of energy efficiency, conservation and sustainability efforts at the Sonoma County Junior College District. The ESA will be responsible for working under direction of the Energy & Sustainability Manager to help Facilities continue its Facilities Asset Management Database, Submetering Analytics, and assist in sustainability committee initiatives.
Projects may include, but not limited to:
- Develop matrixes and tracking to sustainability progress in support of Greenprint 2.0
- Facilities Maintenance and Operations Analysis, building systems analysis
- Energy and Utility Field Audits in support of operational excellence
- Support in Water Efficiency and Conservation Program Implementation
- Initiating and Leading student, staff and community outreach and engagement activities
In addition to the Climate Corps offered training and professional certificate, this position offers professional development opportunities designed to help provide the range of skills necessary to execute sustainable programs or practices. The ESA Fellow will work on pressing climate and sustainability problems and be relied upon to work toward replicable solutions.
The Energy and Sustainability Associate position is supported through an innovative partnership between Sonoma County Junior College District and Climate Corps. Aimed at addressing the myriad of energy and environmental sustainability initiatives in the District, the partnership presents a distinct opportunity to shape energy efficiencies and sustainability practices at Sonoma County Junior College District.
Climate Corps is developing the next generation of thinkers and doers to help address sustainability issues in educational settings. Roles as energy, resource conservation, and sustainability managers are needed to meet these issues head on. Roles in educational sustainability require a distinct combination of aptitudes including project management, data analytics and community development. A customized mix of on the job training, field work, and class time helps Climate Corps Fellows hone marketable skills and draw important professional connections while making a marked difference in the community.