The Sierra Club is looking for an experienced Organizer located in Duluth, MN who will be focused upon goals of moving away from fossil fuels, stopping polluting extraction industries and building a clean energy economy that benefits all Minnesotans. Primary responsibilities include grassroots and grasstops organizing, partner coordination, and participation in strategy development in a manner that encompasses and demonstrates Sierra Club’s commitment to Equity, Justice and Inclusion values. Additionally, the Organizing Representative will represent Sierra Club in the media with our internal communications department, coordinate outreach and visibility activities, and work closely with existing staff and volunteer leaders.
If you are passionate about supporting volunteer leadership development and rallying community members and stakeholders around a transition to clean energy and a healthy environment and have 3 years of experience organizing, we want to talk to you! To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to the link provided.
Applications are being considered immediately.
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
San Francisco, CA, USA
SF plaintiffs' litigation firm has an immediate need for an experienced Administrative Assistant to support busy team of attorneys. Ideal candidate would have a min of 5 yrs' experience supporting attorneys in a legal or law firm setting. Must have knowledge of litigation and court filing procedures and possess excellent organization and communication skills. Position will have responsibility for heavy travel and meeting planning, processing of monthly expense reports, time entry, preparing general and legal correspondence, and general admin duties as assigned. The ability to multi-task in a team work environment is essential. Great opportunity for a motivated self-starter who enjoys working in a fast-paced and thriving environment. Must be able to pass a criminal background check. Four year degree preferred but not required.
Portland, OR, USA
Cascade Energy, founded in 1993, specializes in industrial energy efficiency. Our work reaches throughout the Pacific Northwest and across North America, with clients ranging in size from small up to Fortune 500 companies. We are proud of our reputation for stellar, high quality work. We foster and value a culture of equals, initiative, and ownership. Contribution in all areas is encouraged. Cascade has offices in Portland, Oregon; Eugene, Oregon; Issaquah, Washington; Walla Walla, Washington; Pleasant Grove, Utah; Meridian, Idaho; Crystal Lake, Illinois; San Ramon, California; and San Diego, California.
At Cascade Energy, we believe in better. We come to work every day with a drive for continuous improvement and we dedicate ourselves to making industrial energy efficiency happen in smart, measurable, and sustained ways. We are always thinking about new ways to make things happen and achieve results. We offer energy efficiency program design and implementation, energy efficiency engineering, energy management services and software, and hands-on training and coaching.
Our teams are a reflection of our core company values, which are: do the right thing; put others first; seek shared success; learn constantly; and be industrious. Our customers are vitally important to us, and we pride ourselves on stellar customer service. Our managers are ambassadors, representing Cascade Energy, striving to keep our values top of mind, working to ensure we are responsive, and consistently delighting our customers.
ABOUT THE POSITION
We are seeking a Project Engineer with deep experience in industrial energy efficiency and a familiarity of the industrial segment in the greater Pacific Northwest area. Successful candidates will work directly with our utility customer and industrial clients to perform outreach, conduct energy efficiency assessments, and identify opportunities for maximizing energy efficiency and performance in industrial systems.
Our Project Engineers take a consultative approach, gathering data, installing logging equipment, creating optimization models of industrial systems, and writing feasibility reports for energy efficiency projects, while leading overall management of projects. They work closely with our utility Demand Side Management (DSM) programs and consideration is given to candidates with a familiarity of these programs.
This full-time, exempt position is located in our Portland, Oregon office. Travel can be up to 20% of the time. Most of the travel will be half-day to full-day site trips to customers located in OR or WA.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Provide overall management, direction, and accountability on assigned projects
Engage with clients at their industrial locations to fully understand their equipment and operations, and to identify opportunities for energy efficiency
Calculate energy savings for various system or equipment changes using existing calculation tools, original spreadsheets, and/or generally accepted engineering methodologies
Document performance through data collection from customer sources or via installed data logging equipment
Conduct Excel-based energy modeling and optimization of industrial systems (refrigeration, compressed air, fans, pumps, etc.)
Compose energy efficiency project reports based on analyses and observations
Commission existing systems or newly installed efficiency projects to maximize energy performance
Conduct energy efficiency tune-ups to identify low cost and no cost O&M type energy savings opportunities
Successful candidates will possess a combination of both technical and interpersonal skills. First and foremost, we seek someone that exhibits all the characteristics of a “people person.” Additional qualifications needed for this role include:
Exceptional critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making capabilities including:
Ability to quickly see opportunity and evaluate the quality of the energy efficiency opportunity (size and cost)
Ability to apply the right level of engineering rigor based on the size of the project and potential savings
Knowing when to get a second opinion and when to forge on with their own judgment
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment within an office setting
Strong project management and organizational skills, with the ability to adeptly juggle multiple projects, customers, deadlines, and demands
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to move from the “big picture” to smaller details quickly and easily
Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to comfortably interact with both internal and external customers, along with stakeholders at multiple levels to serve their needs
Excellent written communication skills to author engineering reports for both highly technical and non-technical audiences
Proactive, resourceful, and highly motivated to achieve project results
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
BS and/or MS in mechanical or chemical engineering or similar field
Strong engineering analysis skills using MS Excel
3-7 years of experience with industrial energy efficiency or equivalent engineering
Project management of capital projects in an industrial setting
Tune-up or industrial retro-commissioning experience
Demand Side Management (DSM) program engineering experience
Technical expertise with the following industrial sub-systems; compressed air, process cooling, pumps and fans, industrial controls, steam systems, and data-logging of systems
Tune-up or industrial retro-commissioning experience
Experience giving technical trainings to industrial customers
Relevant background in semiconductor manufacturing or support processes
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Our total rewards include competitive pay and excellent benefits. These include health (90% paid for team member, 80% paid for dependents), vision, FSA or HSA options with an employer contribution, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with both a guaranteed 3% contribution and a profit sharing contribution, annual cash performance bonus, (8) paid holidays per year, paid vacation time, and paid sick time.
To apply, please submit an application via the Careers Page of our website. Applications cannot be considered unless a resume and cover letter (pdf’s please!) describing what about our team or the position resonates with you, and how your experience could make you a great fit for the role, are included. Professional references will be requested from finalists. College transcripts will be requested from applicants having less than five years engineering experience.
Please, no phone calls.
Please, no outside recruiters or agencies.
Cascade Energy is not able to provide sponsorship for work authorization in the U.S.
Berklee College of Music
Boston, MA, USA
Reporting directly to the Vice President of Human Resources, the Executive Ass’t/Project Manager will provide comprehensive executive support to the VP of Human Resources, and will serve as the primary point of contact for several departmental projects and initiatives sponsored by the Human Resources department.
The selected candidate will develop systems and processes to ensure the effective management of departmental projects and a complex schedule which will require prioritizing and reprioritizing commitments as necessary. Act as the primary point of contact for the VP of Human Resources with internal and external community members, including members of leadership, faculty, staff. Review requests for time and recommend alternatives; maintain key contacts. Welcome visitors and guests to Human Resources in a welcoming and professional manner.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled, motivated, self-starter who understands the importance of handling sensitive confidential information and derives success from a collaborative approach and work style.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides executive level administrative support to the VP of Human Resources;
Creates and maintains effective organization systems and processes
Responsible for planning, arranging and overseeing a full executive calendar, which includes scheduling of meetings, events, some travel arrangements, etc.
Prepares presentations,agenda planning, and action item dissemination.
Serves as project manager for multiple HR related projects and serves as primary point of contact for several HR sponsored community wide events and initiatives.
Develops effective routines for project planning, implementation, tracking and reporting.
Provides administrative support for the Leadership Development Program
Schedules and coordinates logistics in support of meetings; prepares meeting minutes as needed.
Serves as content manager for Human Resources web portal page, prepares updates and announcements for the site and for regular community wide newsletters.
Maintains accurate and timely reconciliation and record-keeping for all purchasing-card purchases and invoices
Complies with fiscal responsibilities and obligations of by ensuring budget expectations are adhered to when ordering supplies, coordinating events, etc.
Assists senior leadership team in Human Resources as needed; provides back-up support to SVP of Finance and Administration/Chief Financial.
Provides administrative support to other functional areas within Human Resources as needed including Employee Relations, Staffing Benefits and Compensation.
Provides support to HR front desk reception area with some or all of the following services: efficient operation of office, ordering office supplies, equipment, answering telephone, mailing packages, distributing mail, filing and other administrative responsibilities.
Serves on various departmental and college wide committees