Energy Analyst

Abraxas Energy Consulting

Pittsburgh, PA  •   Posted May 2, 2024


Hillmann’s Energy Services division, Abraxas Energy Consulting, has an immediate opening for an Energy Analyst in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Abraxas is a nationwide energy auditing and consulting firm that provides energy assessments, training, and software tools to assist facilities in reducing energy and water waste. Together, Abraxas and Hillmann can provide customized Energy Analysis, Energy Accounting, Environmental Health and Safety, Remediation Support, Real Estate Due Diligence, Geotechnical, and Laboratory Analysis services. Abraxas and Hillmann deliver consulting with an uncompromising commitment to customer service, safety, and increasing value and quality to our clients.

As part of our team, an Energy Analyst is responsible for supporting Abraxas in the development of utility bill analysis, energy reports, energy analysis, and a variety of other technical functions. The Energy Analyst plays an important role at Abraxas by working with and supporting Energy Engineers and Project Managers at various stages throughout a project. Most tasks performed by the Energy Analyst require strong attention to detail, working with other employees to provide an accurate service to clients, and mature communication and coordination skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Manipulate large volumes of utility data and facility trend data in Excel and/or specialized software without corrupting it.
  • Organize customer facility portfolio and bill data into Project Setup Forms.
  • Creating utility tracking databases in specialized software.
  • Weather regression of utility data in specialized software.
  • Execute quality control procedures for utility database projects.
  • Run utility tracking reports.
  • Benchmark facility energy use data.
  • Utility rate schedule analysis.
  • Document utility analysis results in customer reports.
  • Field technical support questions from our software customers.
  • Respond professionally and clearly to questions from software users via phone and email.
  • Process monthly weather data from our global database.
  • Process new user licenses, maintenance subscriptions, weather subscriptions, and training purchases in our large online customer database.
  • Market research and data collection for new technologies, equipment costs, install cost estimates, etc.
  • View, interpret, and tabulate information from facility mechanical and electrical drawings such as lighting fixture counts, mechanical equipment ratings/locations, piping diagrams, etc.
  • Energy Audit and Retro-commissioning Report Writing.
  • Energy and water calculations of system consumption and savings.
  • Run simple quality control checks on energy reports and calculations such as spell check, formatting, etc.

Occasionally, when available to travel, the Energy Analyst provides on-site support to Field Engineers. In such cases, the Energy Analyst works under the direct supervision of the Field Engineer or Project Manager. Field support activities include:

  • Lighting and water fixture inventories.
  • Assist with deployment of diagnostic equipment such as wireless transmitters, data loggers, flow meters, etc.
  • Energy using equipment nameplate documentation.
  • Interviewing occupants.
  • Photo documenting equipment condition and location.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) in a business, accounting, economics, science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline or equivalent; and six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; ORBe in progress of completing a Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or higher from a four-year college or university in a business, accounting, economics, science, technology, engineering, or mathematics discipline.
  • Mastery of the English language – written and spoken.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Additional Valuable Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other four-year STEM degree.
  • Experience with consumer side energy analysis (energy efficiency, renewable technology, HVAC analysis, building load analysis, etc.). Knowledge from directly related coursework will be considered.

Benefits:

San Antonio Project Manager at Hillmann - Learn about our BenefitsAbraxas and Hillmann are committed to the professional development and well-being of our employees. The following benefits are offered to employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employer-401(k) plan
  • Tuition assistance
  • VTO – An extra paid day off to volunteer for the cause of your choice and great opportunities to participate in charitable endeavors.

Abraxas Energy Consulting and Hillmann Consulting, LLC are an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, disability, national origin, creed, ancestry, familial status, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership or civil union status, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or genetic information.









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    General Qualifications

    • 4 Year Degree (relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree)
    • Well-spoken with excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Desire to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
    • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
    • Ability to work on multiple projects and/or tasks simultaneously
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Ability to deal directly with clients in a professional and proactive manner
    • Computer skills including Microsoft 365 & Teams

    Great Place to Work

    Hillmann Consulting, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, disability, national origin, creed, ancestry, familial status, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, domestic partnership or civil union status, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, or genetic information. Hillmann Consulting, LLC encourages everyone to apply.