Energy Efficiency Intern with BOMA
- Energy Efficiency Intern Job Description
Founded in 1915, BOMA Portland is a professional trade association dedicated to furthering the needs of members in the commercial real estate industry through education, legislation and networking. BOMA Portland helps its members â" building owners, developers, and property managers - increase earnings by improving efficiency in every aspect of their business. BOMA Portland represents over 200 buildings in Oregon and Southwest Washington. As part of its efforts to promote high-performance, sustainable, and âgreenâ buildings, BOMA Portland in partnership with the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is seeking a motivated student to serve as an Energy Efficiency Intern for the summer of 2009. This position will aid BOMA Portland members in benchmarking energy consumption in their buildings.
RESPONSIBILITIES - Assist building staff with energy performance benchmarking using the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager system. - Work with tenants, utilities, and building staff to gather energy meter data. - Collect, track, and vet key data inputs - generating an initial energy performance rating for each building. - Assist property managers and building engineers with account setup and eventual ongoing maintenance. - Support activities associated with the BOMA Portland Office Energy Showdown as directed.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS - Current student in business, engineering, environmental management, public policy, or related field. - Excellent written and oral communication skills and a customer service mindset. - Enthusiasm for green buildings, and an entrepreneurial spirit â" must be able to take initiative with little direction. - Analytical skills and the ability to diagnose problems and spot check data accuracy. - Quick learner, with the ability to hit the ground running, quickly become expert in the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager system, and understand the dynamics of owning and managing a commercial office building. - Solid computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office software as well as internet search engines and databases. -
REQUIRED - ability to attend the BOMA Portland ENERGY STAR Benchmarking workshop on May 15th.
INTERESTED APPLICANTS Forward resume and letter of interest to: Jack Davis â" Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance; jdavis@... NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE