The Renewable Generation Energy Advisor is responsible for the implementation and technical support of the association’s distributed generation and net metering programs. This position will require cross-departmental collaboration with Grid Solutions, Operations/Staking Engineering, Billing and Accounting, and Member Experience teams. Community outreach, member engagement, and public speaking will also be a responsibility.
- Review and maintain distributed generation interconnection records and manage the interconnection application process. Perform on-site interconnection inspections (pre & final).
- Acceptance testing and specification review on new inverters.
- Manage LPEA’s Qualified and Approved Solar Installer program and training.
- Perform interconnection studies using engineering models, load flow, and generation analysis
- Provide members AMI billing analysis and members rate evaluation studies.
- Maintain and update cooperative Interconnection Standards, run database queries to obtain information necessary for analysis.
- Manage the Residential REC program and REC reporting to Tri-State and distribution of funds.
- Administer renewable generation grant process.
- Perform billing analysis reviews for members.
- Manage the association’s relationship with distributed generation vendors.
- Point of contact for membership for distributed generation inquiries.
- Supports the Energy Management team by addressing energy assessments related to distributed generation.
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) degree or equivalent from a four-year college; and two years related experience and/or training; or an Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; and five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
- Ability to safely test energized 120/240 volt energized lines.
- Clear understanding of volt, var, watt, kilowatts, and kilowatt-hour measurements.
- Attention to detail.
- Knowledge of dispute resolution techniques with the ability to defuse confrontational topics and conversations.
- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
- Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups, managers, members, installers, and the public.
- Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and database software
Hourly pay range- $31.77- $34.85
- Medical Insurance
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Paid Vacation
- Personal Leave
- Sick Time
- Health Club Reimbursement
- Education Assistance
LPEA takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.