Careers

Come join our team and make a difference! SBW Consulting is continually looking for talented people who are driven to help society reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Here are some reasons SBW is a great place to work:

  • We are a close-knit, caring group of people who work well together to achieve collective success.
  • We are passionate about what we do and share a common commitment to high-quality work and top-notch service for our clients.
  • We are proud of our strong reputation, national profile, and our proven adaptability over the decades.
  • We are excited about the future of our field and expect to contribute to that future in the years to come.
  • We are committed to employees’ professional development, via mentoring and training opportunities. We have a demonstrated track record of promoting from within.
  • We offer a flexible work environment, with working arrangements tailored to individuals’ circumstances, and emphasis on appropriate work-life balance.

Career Opportunities

Current Openings:

 

Posting Date: 3/20/24

Are you a technically minded person with experience in energy efficiency or manufacturing? Do you enjoy interacting with customers and using your interpersonal skills?Then look no further! We are hiring a full-time Energy Project Engineer to join our growing team serving the Energy Trust of Oregon. Applicant should reside in Southern Oregonand be able to work from home while travelling locally.

What you’ll do:

The Energy Project Engineer reaches out to and works with priority industrial customers to identify projects to reduce energy usage, quantify energy savings, and provide Energy Trust of Oregon incentives. Priority industrial customers include small rural irrigators, agricultural processors, and other small industrial customers, as well as WMBE- and veteran-owned industrial customers. You will:

  • Administer Energy Trust’s industrial energy efficiency incentive program.
  • Reach out to priority industrial customers to increase engagement in Energy Trust offerings.
  • Engage customers in the regional industrial community; represent Energy Trust at local events.
  • Work with priority industrial customers to scope and develop energy efficiency projects.
  • Connect with regional vendors and contractors to help communicate needs of customer energy projects.
  • Perform energy engineering/energy analysis on industrial systems.
  • Conduct on-site measurement and verification of energy projects.
  • Write technical reports for non-technical audiences.
  • Provide excellent customer service.

You’re a great fit if you have many of these skills and qualities:

  • Engineering degree and/or experience in energy efficiency industry or manufacturing/ag/irrigation engineering.
  • Experience analyzing energy systems and quantifying annual energy savings.
  • Working knowledge of commercial and industrial mechanical systems and building science.
  • Ability to engage in proactive outreach, problem solving, collaboration and interaction with customers, vendors, and the client.
  • A high-energy self-starter with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Outgoing personality comfortable making new connections and adapting to dynamic settings.
  • Able to work autonomously, with good project and time management skills.
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication, and presentation skills.
  • Willingness to make day trips to client sites in Coos, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake counties 2-3 days per week.

About our company:At SBW Consulting, we envision a world that uses resources wisely. Our mission is to help society combat climate change through more efficient energy and water use. To that end, we have been running innovative programs and performing groundbreaking work in resource efficiency throughout North America since our inception in 1990. Our headquarters is near Seattle, Washington, and we have a field office in Oregon along with remote employees throughout the U.S. We are proud of our collaborative and easygoing culture, national reputation, and demonstrated commitment to our mission.We are committed to hiring individuals from groups underrepresented in our field.

Compensation and Benefits: $75,000-$88,000 annually, depending on experience. SBW provides its employees a professional, collaborative, and family-friendly work environment, including flexible schedule and remote worksupport. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a competitive salary, a health care plan, an annual performance bonus, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching.

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@sbwconsulting.com.Include the string “SBW EPEngineer” in the subject line. It may take several weeks to receive a response. Due to time constraints, we are only able to reach out to qualified applicants.SBW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Date: 3/20/24

Do you have a passion for using science and engineering to combat climate change?SBW Consulting, a leader in clean energy since 1990, seeks a motivated senior engineer to join our growing team. This role will have you leading an exciting assortment of energy efficiency and electrification projectsacross North America.Applicants residing in Washington or Oregon are preferred, but we will consider remote work arrangements from anywhere in the U.S.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Lead teams assessing energy efficiency and GHG reduction in commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Manage projects, ensuring efficient execution and high-quality results.
  • Engage effectively with clients, SBW senior management, and project teams.
  • Oversee complex technical analyses.
  • Write technical plans and reports suitable for a wide audience.

You’re a great fit if you have:

  • At least five years of professional work experience in an energy or building science field.
  • A B.S. degree or higher in a relevant scientific or engineering discipline.
  • Track record of successfully managing complex projects.
  • Demonstrated competence auditing and analyzing energy use in commercial or industrial systems. This includes planning, overseeing, and conducting field work, data collection, and custom engineering calculations (e.g., ASHRAE standards).
  • Curiosity to explore the “why”, critical thinking skills, and a love of solving difficult problems.
  • Excellent writing, computer, oral communication, and team skills.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.

 

A plus if you have:

  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), or other relevant certifications.
  • Interest in or experience with business development.
  • Hands-on experience with controls and O&M activities.
  • Experience with demand response, electrification, distributed energy systems, energy storage, or carbon accounting.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis, such as regression and/or sample design and population estimation.
  • Data processing, analysis, and associated coding skills, preferably with R or Python.

About our company:At SBW Consulting, we envision a world that uses resources wisely. Our mission is to help society combat climate change through more efficient energy and water use. To that end, we have been running innovative programs and performing groundbreaking work in resource efficiency throughout North America since our inception in 1990. Our headquarters is near Seattle, Washington, and we have a field office in Oregon along with remote employees throughout the U.S. We are proud of our collaborative and easygoing culture, national reputation, and demonstrated commitment to our mission.We are committed to hiring individuals from groups underrepresented in our field.

Compensation and Benefits: $105-$160K annually, depending on experience. SBW provides its employees a professional, collaborative, and family-friendly work environment, including flexible schedule and remote work options. Our comprehensive benefits package includes a competitive salary, a health care plan, an annual performance bonus, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with employer matching.This position provides opportunities for advancement and steadily increasing responsibility.

 

Application Process: Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@sbwconsulting.com.Include the string “SBW Senior EEEngineer” in the subject line. It may several weeks to receive a response. Due to time constraints, we are only able to reach out to qualified applicants.SBW is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Energy Project Engineer

Come join our team and make a difference! SBW Consulting has been a leader in the clean energy field for over 30 years, with a stellar reputation in energy efficiency program development and evaluation. Our clients include utilities, regional organizations, and building owners looking to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions at commercial, residential, industrial, and agricultural facilities. Our practice is growing—with large, multi-year contracts offering cutting-edge and stimulating technical work.

Posting date: August 04, 2023

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