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American Energy Care/Sola Energy Efficient Lighting or Energy Project Developer - Commercial - Highly Experienced in Albany, New York

AEC, a 25+ year old established, leading energy efficiency company is currently seeking great people for several energy positions to join our growing business in Albany, New York.

The Lighting / Energy Project Developer is a perfect fit for a creative, progressive, high energy thinker who thrives on detail and design.

This person works many facets of our projects, including, audits, and bench-marking of lighting systems and develops and designs energy saving solutions - with an eye towards high quality and long lasting design and control.

Depending upon their experience,and technical learning, they may also be involved in the programming, or commissioning of the systems we install and they develop. These projects generally include retrofit of buildings, but may include new construction as well.



  • A Full Time Opportunity

  • A Salary that can start anywhere from $40,000 to $75,000 depending upon experience and capabilities

  • Potential for Annual Profit Sharing

  • Excellent Benefits

  • The opportunity to create the next leading edge project and design

LC, CLEP, CEM are all valued certifications.Company Brief

American Energy Care, Inc. is a 25 year old company which provides a wide range of energy saving solutions to commercial and industrial businesses. The solutions include turnkey installations, energy-engineering, and consulting. We do business throughout New York, and part of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont. We are currently seeking several energy engineering positions to join our growing business in Albany, New York!

We have a strong history of profitability, growth and adherence to our core values. We are entrepreneurial and serious about the people we invite to join our team. We provide energy auditing, consulting, engineering, financing, installation and other services to reduce energy costs. We offer a career path, competitive wages, generous benefits, performance-based bonuses and a team-oriented, safety-conscious, drug-free work environment. We seek those who can help us take our growth and service to the next levels.

We are a proud community partner and a values-based company comprised of a team of people dedicated to integrity, safety and quality. We are committed to creating a respectful working environment in which everyone can have fun, grow and prosper personally and professionally. We are proud to play a role in protecting our environment and promoting the use of green (and clean) technologies. These are just a few of the many benefits we offer.

Job Description

This is a position that requires time in the field, as well as data collection (audits/surveys) and entry. Energy or Lighting auditing experience and a technical background with some of the systems mentioned herein is required.

The Lighting and Energy Auditing positions will work closely with the Energy Engineering team, sales team, project management team, and clients and partners to design, manage and develop building energy improvements to reduce energy costs. The technologies include all facets of energy reduction, including lighting, HVAC, EMS controls, lighting controls, renewables, compressed air and other energy solutions.

A construction, electrical, maintenance, property management, or similar building or building materials knowledge or an energy/construction related degree or industry experience is required.

Past energy auditing, and experience performing calculations is strongly preferred.

Energy Auditor(s) - High level of experience

We perform energy audit and consulting work to optimize and reduce energy consumption, emissions, and waste. We are looking for all levels of auditors or engineers (P.E. not necessarily required) with experience or education in one or more of the following areas:Former experiences which might be suited for this position include;

  • Energy Auditors

  • Electricians

  • HVAC or Building technicians

  • Property Directors

  • Facility supervisors

  • Solar installers

  • General Contractors

Efficiency improvements or audits of utility infrastructure systems including HVAC, lighting, central chilled water & boiler plants, air compression, gas compression, refrigeration, water and waste water treatment, process heat recovery, recuperation, steam and water distribution systems, piping, pumping, motors and automated controls.

Additional LEED and or energy modeling experience is a plus.

Important capabilities to mention in your response;


-Building systems




-Combined Heat & Power (CHP), Distributed Generation (DG), Co-Generation

  • Renewable and alternative energy resources; biomass, biofuels, and waste to energy

  • Emissions reductions, waste reclaim, and operational optimization

  • Energy economic and life cycle analysis

  • Knowledge of energy rebates, incentives, tax deductions

-computer aptitude (experiences, and abilities to learn)

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 3 Years Minimum Years of Education Required: Some College Course work Willing to Travel Speciality: Commercial,Industrial,Institutional Must be Authorized to Work in the US

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Audit and inspect Clients facilities and look for energy savings to determine customers’ technical requirements, identify and evaluate energy efficiency cost savings opportunities;

  • Audit Client Sites, and collect data for analysis with an understanding of the improvements that can be made.

  • Manage resources and time to complete audits and review as required.

  • Gather key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, system operating characteristics and input as trained or track in excel.

  • Visit project sites with other AEC personnel to learn, assess and document building, mechanical, electrical, controls, and plumbing systems.

  • Audit, investigate, analyze, and document energy conservation and water cost reduction measures.

  • Conduct detailed auditing, take off, and retro fit analysis.

  • Assist with write-up of existing information, eventually assisting with writing plans to implement.

  • Assist in various facets of energy auditing, and reviewing/inputting data collected.

  • Taking initiative to understand and learn about existing and new energy saving technologies.

  • Understanding of utility rates and programs, and able to calculate basic energy usage.

  • Provide sales team with data and assistance as required

  • Discuss opportunities or audits with Customers as Management indicates.

  • Perform other duties as required to generate savings opportunities for client.

Required Skills or Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in related or similar work.

  • Work preference for a fast-paced customer-centered work environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet project deadlines.

  • Energy Auditing experience.

  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills is required.

  • Knowledgeable in facilities, construction, or trades.

  • Dependable, team-oriented, responsible and professional.

  • Strong communication, organizational, and planning skills.

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night shifts.

  • Valid driver's license, reliable means of transportation, clean driving record.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office and project management software. (Excel, Word, Project).

  • Commitment to learning and participating in training and educational programs

Additional Information Employees are rewarded with a focus on a team environment and a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to know more about this opportunity and how it could benefit you and your career respond with a cover letter highlighting your experiences with the subjects above.

Please note, several job positions are available. Confidentiality in your response is promised.We are a proud community partner and a values-based company comprised of a team of people dedicated to integrity, safety and quality. We are committed to creating a respectful working environment in which everyone can have fun, grow and prosper personally and professionally. We are proud to play a role in protecting our environment and promoting the use of green (and clean) technologies.

We are looking for long term, career oriented individuals who aspire to challenge themselves and grow their capabilities with the team around them.


  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Retirement Benefit

  • Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • 401k with company matching

  • Mileage reimbursement or car allowance for certain positions

  • Relevant tuition reimbursement

  • Company Cell phone and laptop for certain positions

  • Paid Vacation and sick days

  • Flex benefit plan

    If this describes your experience and desires, read more and BE Part of a FUN, WINNING, PROUD, COMPETITIVE, DRIVEN TEAM WHO BELIEVE IN QUALITY!