Program Coordinator - Agriculture in Gahanna, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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    Gahanna, OH
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Job Description

Job #:  851865


Posting Title: Outreach Energy Advisor - Energy Efficiency for Agriculture Customers

Contract: 6 months to hire

Location: Gahanna, OH (Flexible)


If you are interested in applying please contact Brittany Mullen: 614-467-4200


Position Description:

  • Apex is seeking an Energy Advisor to promote Energy Efficiency programs for customers in the Agriculture sector (Business and Residential Agriculture accounts). This position will require the successful individual to perform outreach activities to promote energy efficiency, enlist customers in the Energy Efficiency Programs through viable projects.

Tasks May Include:

  • Promote energy efficiency upgrades to commercial and residential agricultural customers in Ohio’s service territory.
  • Suggest if agriculture-specific measures should be added to the Ohio Prescriptive/Custom incentive application.
  • Review and verify technical merits of agriculture customer energy efficiency applications with program staff engineers, including calculation of energy savings and verification of equipment specifications
  • Site inspections to verify the existing equipment and/or installation of energy efficient and demand reduction equipment at agriculture facilities
  • Help to identify and execute marketing and outreach strategies to recruit eligible customer in the Agriculture Energy Efficiency Incentives program.
  • Interact with customers to address questions or concerns about the equipment eligibility for incentives or program information
  • Conduct facility walk-throughs to identify energy efficiency and demand reduction opportunities
  • Develop and conduct program presentations to inform agriculture customers of energy service offering
  • Project management support
  • Enter/track prospects in Lead Database system
  • Weekly, Monthly and annual reporting

Position Qualifications:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering with a focus/knowledge of the Agriculture business segment. CEM or CEA certification can substitute for degree requirement
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in sales, or customer service/account management
  • Intermediate level in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access is required
  • Good understanding of key application specific analytical tools including but not limited to data filtering, sorting and pivot tables
  • Must be able to prioritize and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactively seeks to identify real customer needs and manages customer expectations accordingly
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written), customer service /phone, organization and grammar skills are essential
  • The ability to work well in time-critical situations and be productive and self-motivated
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 50% of the time in the Ohio territory
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Must be able to meet the requirements to drive for company business
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug and background screening

Preferred Skills: (Not required)

•  Certified Energy Manager (CEM)

•  Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)