About the Job:
Sustainability/Energy Rebate Management Specialist
Colorado Lighting, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual to join our sales and design team. The individual will be tasked with supporting the sales team with design and rebate processing.
Staying abreast of utility rebate programs in the territories that Colorado Lighting services and becoming an expert in navigating these programs.
Assisting the sales force on the front end of the sales process with rebate calculations and verifying rebate estimations and keeping them updated on changes in rebate programs.
Updating rebates on an ongoing basis and tracking deadlines that must be met to capture rebates.
Receiving project information from the sales staff regarding projects that have rebates in them as well as filing custom rebates.
Submitting paperwork to the customer for signature, and submitting paperwork to Xcel for processing.
Follow up with the customer and utilities on a weekly basis to ensure they have everything they need, are kept up to date, and that rebates are processed and received as efficiently as possible.
Performing investment-grade lighting audits on projects.
Becoming an expert in lighting and control products.
Attending various trade shows and educational seminars in to stay abreast of new products and technologies.
Understanding what is required in meeting the lighting codes for various cities and counties.
Becoming an expert in the Boulder Outdoor Lighting Code and the Boulder Performance Ordinance.
Running lighting layouts.
Staying current on various energy efficiency grant programs.
Attending bid and site walks.
Reading through bid packages to determine deliverables, requirements, deadlines, and appropriateness of bids.
Assisting with the creation of bids and proposals. Including narratives, technical spreadsheets (energy, rebate, audits, and as-builts), and layouts.
Specifying products and procurement of project pricing.
Correspondence with end users, vendors, and subcontractors.
Assist project management with clarification regarding design when questions arise during project implementation.
Measurement and Verification. Installing data loggers, and field spot-checking existing systems.
Building case studies and other technical documents to help promote the lighting sales process.
Working with customers to fine-tune and create designs that meet their overall goals.
Experience in the lighting industry or a background education in the lighting industry.
Expert in Excel. Proficiency with building large spreadsheets with pivot tables and VLOOKUPs.
Knowledge of Microsoft suite of products.
Experience performing lighting audits.
General knowledge of lighting and control types.
Basic understanding of lighting codes.
Basic understanding of lighting rebate programs.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
A high level of attention to detail.
Desired Skills and attributes:
Experience performing investment-grade energy audits.
Understanding of the City and County of Boulder’s Outdoor Lighting Compliance and Building Performance Ordinance.
Experience working with utilities and demand-side management rebate programs.
Engineering or Building Systems degree.
Any lighting or industry-related certifications such as LC (Lighting Consultant), CLEP (Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional), or CEM (Certified Energy Manager).
Experience commissioning lighting systems.
Experience specifying lighting products.
Experience working with energy service contractors (ESCOs).
Understanding of IPMVP and measurement and verification procedures.
Knowledge of AGI or Visual lighting software programs and experience running lighting layouts.
Willingness to travel sometimes to assist with creating lighting designs.
CLI Services (Colorado Lighting, Inc.) is a commercial electrical, lighting, and sign company that is family-owned and operated since 1977. We are committed to building a financially and structurally sound organization that ensures a prosperous future for both customers and employees.
CLI provides outstanding benefits including:
Full medical, dental, and life insurance.
PTO and paid holidays.
Come join our winning team!
This is a full-time salaried position, and the candidate must be able to pass a drug screen, and background checks, and have a current Colorado driver's license with a clean driving record.
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