Senior Clean Energy Consultant

Added: February 27, 2024
NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives .

We are looking for a Senior Consultant to support our project work through excellent project & client management, as well as thought leadership, staff mentorship, and research and analysis of clean energy and decarbonization technologies, practices, and programs. This position will contribute proactive engagement with clients, communication facilitation and consensus-building, scoping and overseeing complex project plans, supervision of key deliverables including leading presentation of results, and overall accountability for project success. Projects will cover a range of subject areas including emerging technologies, distributed energy resources, strategic electrification, active demand response, energy storage, and new electricity grid technologies. You will collaborate with analysts conducting complex analytical projects to ensure deliverables meet client needs and are delivered on time and within budget. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience as a project manager and client relationship lead working in energy efficiency, demand response, electrification, decarbonization or related topics. This position is a fully remote role and the successful candidate can be based anywhere in the US.


  • Scope, organize, and manage complex projects and client relationships. Build understanding of client pain points and needs to grow scopes of work over time and identify opportunities for new work areas.
  • Mentor and manage junior staff project contributions and deliverables, including providing constructive feedback and engaging in iterative development of deliverables.
  • Conduct analysis of policies and programs that promote sustainable energy
  • Conceive, develop, and present clear, understandable deliverables that are responsive to client needs and inquiries. Draw on subject matter experts across project teams to maximize quality of service provided and ensure efficient allocation of project team’s time.
  • Align project scopes and budgets with client needs and expectations through clear, proactive communication.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience working in the clean energy industry
  • Knowledge of clean energy technologies, practices, policies, and programs
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to handle multiple competing priorities and deadlines for yourself and others working on projects or project areas that you lead
  • Demonstrated experience as project manager and/or client relationship lead in energy efficiency, demand response, decarbonization, or related fields strongly preferred
  • Excellent oral communication skills including the ability to translate technical information for a variety of audiences, as well as to facilitate group discussions and achieve consensus or compromise
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify and synthesize information
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently
  • Excellent written communication skills that support NV5's focus on producing clear, concise, and understandable deliverables
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with other analytical software and/or coding languages such as Python and R a plus

The pay range for this position is $100,000.00- $150,000.00 per year; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience of the candidate, and/or market location. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Medical, dental, and vision insurance are offered to full-time employees, along with Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, with employee and employer contributions. Flexible Time Off plan for full-time salary employees along with 6 paid holidays a year. 401(k) savings plan; Company Paid Basic life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; Company Paid Short-term and long-term disability insurance are also provided. More information can be found via hyperlink here . Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site. This role will remain open and posted on our website until filled.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.

NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.