What does an Energy Consultant do?
An energy consultant is responsible for reducing the carbon footprint and energy usage of a business. They are responsible for helping a business obtain green certifications. A few of the main duties of an energy consultant are looking at the company's sources of energy, creating models with different energy sources, helping examining manufacturing processes, and monitoring energy usage. They also have to work with government agencies to obtain certifications. Some of the jobs titles that an energy consultant could grow into are energy engineer and senior energy modeler.
An energy consultant should have two years of experience working in the energy field as well as a bachelor's degree in engineering or physics. One of the most important skills that an energy consultant will have is their ability to identify areas where energy consumption can be lowered. Another skill is attention to detail as the energy consultant will need to be able to create a plan of action for the business.
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Energy Consultant Insights
“Some of the training was good however there were times where it was a little unorganised and rushed.”
“Personally I don't feel as though there is a downside to NRG Energy it's a great career opportunity”
“Training good and relevant to role.”
“I got to enjoy my training in Las Vegas and learn how Tesla runs and operated it's business.”
“Good pay but not much else”
“Job stability and good compensation”
“No work and life balance”
“no career progress and no oppurtunity”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an energy consultant
When working as an energy consultant, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Excellent Customer Service, Strong VERBAL, Good Time Management, Written Communication and Microsoft Office Suite.
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The most common qualifications to become an energy consultant is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.