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Careers at Greenlink

Energy Analyst

Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a talented applicant who is passionate about stopping climate change, fluent in clean energy and urban sustainability issues, and experienced in problem solving using quantitative methods and models. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills and knowledge about clean energy issues, including technology, policy, and finance. This position reports to the Lead Analyst.

REQUIREMENTS

Applications must include the following to be considered:


To express interest in joining the Greenlink Analytics team as an Energy Analyst, send an email with the subject line, “Energy Analyst” to hiring@greenlinkanalytics.org. In the email, please include the following application materials:


  • A cover letter and 2-3 references

  • Your resumé or CV


We will accept applications until we have 50 high-quality applicants or until 2 weeks from the posting date, whichever comes first. Salary: $60,000 - $75,000 plus benefits, depending on experience.


Who are we looking for?


We are looking for a talented applicant who is passionate about stopping climate change, fluent in clean energy and urban sustainability issues, and experienced in problem solving using quantitative methods and models. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills and knowledge about clean energy issues, including technology, policy, and finance. This position reports to the Lead Analyst.


Are you a good fit?


If you are a climate wonk following clean energy news every day, then you may be a good fit. Better yet, if you have a history of building quantitative models to solve problems, you may be a great fit. Finally, if you also have experience designing or implementing clean energy policy and programs, you may be perfect for this job.


What does this job call for?


This position requires the ability to effectively communicate original analytical findings and nuanced policy ideas to a client base that includes government agencies at municipal and state level, the non-profit sector, renewable energy developers, clean energy service providers, and energy companies.


As an energy analyst, your responsibilities include:


  • Identifying energy data from a range of sources and synthesizing them in order to create credible buildings and transportation baselines and forecasts.

  • Modifying and creating quantitative models to assess energy efficiency and renewable energy impacts by sector, i.e. residential, commercial, industrial, transportation.

  • Evaluating [or Constructing] energy use forecasts for cities, states, and utilities.

  • Designing policies and programs to drive a clean energy and equity agenda for our partners.

  • Authoring research reports and briefs.

  • Interacting with partners, delivering presentations, and contributing to other workstreams.


Required qualifications:


  • Knowledge of energy markets, especially electricity policy and regulatory issues.

  • Strong interest and/or experience in one or more of the following areas of energy supply and demand: energy efficiency, renewable energy, residential and commercial building energy use, distributed generation, electric vehicles, utility resource planning, clean transportation.

  • Experience developing and using mathematical models and simulations.

  • Exceptional quantitative analysis, ability to create forecasts using assumptions gleaned from primary research and existing databases.

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, resourceful and skillful in conducting secondary research, information discovery, and data aggregation.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced Excel functions, databases, word processing, slide presentation software, and data visualization tools (preferably Tableau).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.

  • Highly developed organization and time management skills.

  • Exceptional writing skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public policy, economics, engineering, science or related fields and 4+ years of experience as a consultant / analyst in the clean energy field, OR

  • Advanced degree and 2+ years’ experience.


Preferred qualifications:


  • Knowledge or experience of developing and delivering testimony before a regulatory body.

  • Advanced degree in public policy, economics, engineering, science or related fields, AND

  • 4+ years of experience as a consultant / analyst in the clean energy field, OR

  • 4+ years of utility industry experience, OR

  • 4+ years of municipal clean energy / sustainable transportation experience

Benefits working at Greenlink:

  • Health and dental insurance package with access to the largest network in Georgia to keep you and yours healthy.

  • Travel health benefits.

  • Retirement plan to help you prepare for the future.

  • Work from home.

  • Company-sponsored professional development grant to continue your growth.

  • Great colleagues.

  • A Spotify Premium subscription to keep the days moving!


About Greenlink Analytics Inc:


Who are we?


Greenlink Analytics is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to using advanced data analytics to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues: equitable, sustainable development that creates a better future.


We have a mission:


We are committed to driving a transition to a more sustainable future with clean energy supplies and carbon-free transportation as fast and fair as possible.


Our values drive our work:


We are committed to using data for good and believe our values guide us in the right direction:

  • Be of service for the greater good-Advance sustainability


  • Provide for equitable community engagement and outcomes

  • Suffuse evidence throughout all of our work

  • Communicate clear, actionable insights

We take a modern approach to put our values into action. We combine our deep industry knowledge with machine learning models to empower decision makers to take informed actions towards a better future and have thorough and accurate insights into the effects of policy choices. Cities and states around the country are using tools developed by Greenlink to clean up their energy consumption, drive better community engagement, transform their urban design, and reduce their environmental footprint.

Since 2015, Greenlink’s work has identified sustainability investment opportunities that would result in a net gain of nearly $500 billion and avoid over 4.8 billion metric tons of CO2 emissions. Communities, organizations, and governments across the US are building a bigger and smarter green economy because of our work.

ABOUT GREENLINK ANALYTICS

Who are we?

Greenlink Analytics is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to using advanced data analytics to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues: equitable, sustainable development that creates a better future.

We have a mission: We are committed to driving a transition to a more sustainable future with clean energy supplies and carbon-free transportation as fast and fair as possible. 

 

Our values drive our work: We are committed to using data for good and believe our values guide us in the right direction:

  • Be of service for the greater good 

  • Advance sustainability 

  • Provide for equitable community engagement and outcomes 

  • Suffuse evidence throughout all of our work 

  • Communicate clear, actionable insights 

 

We take a modern approach to put our values into action. We combine our deep industry knowledge with machine learning models to empower decisionmakers to take informed actions towards a better future and have thorough and accurate insights into the effects of policy choices. Cities and states around the country are using tools developed by Greenlink to clean up their energy consumption, drive better community engagement, transform their urban design, and reduce their environmental footprint.

 

Since 2015, Greenlink’s work has identified sustainability investment opportunities that would result in a net gain of nearly $400 billion and avoid over 3.4 billion metric tons of CO2 emissions. Communities, organizations, and governments across the US are building a bigger and smarter green economy because of our work.