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Sustainability Associate Fellow

Last updated: 5/18/2022 7:00:01 PM San Timoteo Energy Associates
Job Fellowship San Timoteo Energy Associates Monthly Stipend $2255 End of Program Award $500


This Sustainability Associate position is supported through an innovative partnership between PG&E and Strategic Energy Innovations (SEI). Aimed at addressing the myriad of energy and environmental sustainability initiatives, this Fellowship model presents a distinct opportunity to shape energy efficiencies and sustainability practices across sectors and institutional roles.

At the core of this program is developing the next generation of thinkers and doers to help address sustainability in all settings. Roles in sustainability require a distinct combination of aptitudes including project management, data analytics and community development. In addition to the Climate Corps 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 candidate will work on pressing climate and sustainability problems and be relied upon to work toward replicable solutions. A customized mix of on-the-job training, field work and class time will help the Fellow hone marketable skills and draw important professional connections while making a marked difference in their community. 

Role and Responsibilities: 
San Timoteo Energy Associates is seeking a recent college graduate, preferably in the fields of environmental studies or business, with strong spreadsheet and data management skills, to fulfill a 10-month, full-time Climate Corp Fellowship position to support analyzing and documenting energy efficiency and sustainability opportunities in buildings and infrastructure. This position will: 

- In coordination with STEA staff, helping develop comprehensive asset management and energy efficiency based operations and maintenance program for multiple building institutions.
- Support documentation of projects in the US Green Building Council’s LEED certification program, helping towards the individual’s accreditation as a LEED-AP.
- Support institution-level utility analysis (electricity, gas, water and wastewater) with aim of developing practical, sustainable solutions to usage issues. This will entail Energy Star Portfolio Manager exposure as well as classroom and in-the-field exposure to energy auditing skills.
- In coordination with the STEA staff, help prepare materials related to sustainability training for building operations and maintenance staff and other facilities management personnel.

SEI requires all employees to be Vaccinated against COVID-19.

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.