Energy Efficiency Specialist

Energy Efficiency Specialist (Full time, work from home, Lower Mainland based position)

Are you passionate about reducing energy use and GHGs in buildings?

Do you want to be part of a collaborative team that has fun working together?

Do you enjoy flexibility and working from home?

If so, you might be FRESCo’s next Energy Efficiency Specialist.

We are searching for someone who is looking to be part of a creative, diverse, and high-achieving team. Responsible for supporting clients with evaluating and implementing energy efficiency projects, you will contribute to projects in multi-family housing (market-rental, non-profits, and co-ops) and commercial buildings. You may also support a variety of other consulting projects aimed at developing strategies for advancing sustainability in buildings.

FRESCo is a Vancouver-based energy efficiency consulting company that works with building owners/managers, utilities, and governments on addressing the climate emergency. We plan and implement practical solutions that reduce environmental impacts and provide high returns on investment.


The Role

Reporting to the Senior Engineer, you will:

  • Conduct energy assessments of clients’ facilities
  • Conduct research and analysis on a variety of topics related to energy efficiency, electrification, and decarbonization
  • Assist Professional Engineers with technical analysis
  • Communicate with clients in person, via phone, and in writing

Work Availability: ; Full time 40 hours per week, typically Monday to Friday.

Why join us?

  • Help reduce environmental impacts and transition to a cleaner future
  • Ability to work from home
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible hours of work
  • Creative environment
  • Opportunity to play a leadership role in the industry and support innovative approaches to energy efficiency
  • Opportunity to learn from an incredible team of industry leaders in energy efficiency and building decarbonization

Who you are:

  • Hold strong environmental values while understanding for-profit business standards
  • Desire and ability to acquire and apply technical expertise
  • Integrity, honesty and responsibility with a desire to contribute to a team
  • Collaborative in your approach but comfortable working independently
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to resolve issues through teamwork, respect, courtesy, and discretion
  • Excellent English communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive self-starter with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Methodical in your approach to completing projects from start to finish
  • Creative thinker who responds to a multitude of challenges and finds ways to get jobs and tasks complete within set deadlines and budgets
  • Enthusiastic individual seeking long term commitment with a values-driven company
  • Desire and ability to work from a home-office, both during and after the pandemic

Desired Experience and Qualifications

  • Experience conducting ASHRAE Level 1 and 2 audits and related energy management
  • Familiarity with a broad range of building HVAC systems
  • Post-secondary education in Energy Management (e.g., BCIT or similar), Mechanical Systems (e.g., BCIT diploma), or Engineering (mechanical or electrical)
  • Skillful in Microsoft Office Suite; particularly an intermediate+ proficiency in Excel
  • Energy modeling skills an asset
  • Building science and building enclosure knowledge an asset
  • Valid class five B.C. driver’s license

Apply:  If you are interested in the position, please email your resume to, indicating ‘EES 06.2021 – (FIRST NAME, LAST NAME)’ in the subject line. In lieu of a cover letter, please complete this questionnaire Energy Efficiency Specialist Questionnaire  which will give you an opportunity to tell us more about yourself. This is a requirement of our application process.

Please submit your resume and complete the questionnaire by 5pm on July 9; however, the job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

FRESCo celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We seek to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse group of talented team members.

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