Title:  Outreach Specialist

Requisition ID:  174
Job Supplier:  TRC Engineers, Inc. (C&I)

New Brunswick, NJ, US, 08899

Date:  Jan 14, 2023

Hiring Company Overview

TRC Advanced Energy (TRC) is a nationally known energy efficiency consultancy. TRC collaborates with clients to develop and implement market transforming programs and initiatives that promote energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green building in multiple market sectors across the US and around the world. These initiatives reduce energy costs, improve the health and safety conditions of buildings, while also helping the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. TRC acts nationally to address some of our country’s most challenging problems: global climate change and energy independence.

Job Description

TRC seeks an Outreach Specialist to support the success of commercial and industrial energy efficiency programs. This position is responsible for direct interaction and energy efficiency project management for large accounts in New Jersey. You will actively engage existing and potential customers and to analyze energy efficiency projects, contribute to the preparation and implementation of sales plans and campaigns and provides marketing intelligence to the larger team. 

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement strategies to increase participation in the energy efficiency programs.
  • Coordinate and oversee account managers serving commercial efficiency projects and customers.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders including Engineering/Tech Support, Marketing, Operations, and New Jersey utility customers and their consultants/trade allies.
  • Identify market opportunities for new energy-efficient end-use technologies.
  • Act as liaison and presenter/public speaker at public industry events.
  • Build mutually beneficial relationships with industry organizations, trades, and trade allies.
  • Report and forecast program participation and progress to goals.
  • Manage budgets and perform resource planning.


Minimum Requirements

  • Residency in the State of New Jersey.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Three years or more experience in commercial energy efficiency sales, program design or implementation.
  • Exceptional customer sensitivity and commitment to customer satisfaction. Familiarity with the range of technical, customer, and competitive regulatory, political and environmental issues inherent in the delivery of energy efficiency programs.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize work, and motivate teams to achieve goals while maintaining program integrity
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral, presentation, and written communications skills; outgoing and positive public speaker/presenter. 
  • Awareness and familiarity with NJ energy efficiency landscape, related regulatory requirements, and key actors
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Ability and license to operate a motor vehicle.

Professional Skills

Competitive applicants will demonstrate:

  • Interest in promoting energy efficiency initiatives.
  • Awareness of approaches to building decarbonization technologies and solutions.
  • Experience working in a Customer Relations Management (CRM) system environment to manage customers and projects. 
  • Advanced aptitude for the Microsoft Office suite of software.
  • Experience in field visits to commercial and/or industrial customers.

Relevant Experience

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Physical Abilities

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Work Environment

Travel:  Up to 50% within the State of New Jersey.

TRC works at various Federal, State, and Local governmental agency sites and client projects that may require an employee to be vaccinated. As a condition of your employment, you may be asked to work on one of these projects and will need to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status through a secured portal/confidential process. While you are required to complete the form, consistent with the ADA you are not obligated to disclose your vaccination status. However, to the extent you elect not to disclose your vaccination status you will be considered unvaccinated which could impact your ability to perform work and remain employed at TRC. TRC will consider exemptions from vaccination for sincerely held religious beliefs and medical reasons where reasonable accommodations can be made in light of project and client specific requirements.

Miscellaneous Job Information

The recruitment process for this position will be completed in partnership with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. Applications and resumes submitted for this position may be shared with third parties participating in the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. By submitting your application, you are giving TRC consent to share your application and resume (and all personal information contained therein) with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. You may opt out of this process at any time, but please be advised that doing so may impact your candidacy for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

TRC is committed to promoting diversity and equity within the clean energy sector. Different backgrounds and perspectives are essential to the utility of the future, and we are committed to actively developing opportunities for candidates of color and from under-represented groups in the field of energy project management. We strongly encourage candidates from diverse and under-represented backgrounds to apply to this position.

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job Level:  Mid-Level (2+ to 5 Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  $65,000

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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