Energy Advisor

About Power Takeoff, Inc.

Power TakeOff is a software and implementation company driven by making an environmental impact by helping business customers reduce their energy consumption. Since its founding in 2007, Power TakeOff’s products and services have centered around the use of interval electric data to help the business market better understand and reduce their usage and to use software and analytics as tools to cost-effectively deliver services at utility-scale. While our end-user participants are businesses, much of our work is generated from utility-scale contracts with over 20 utilities across North America.

We’re a fast-moving, agile, and growing company with a need for self-motivated staff who enjoy contributing to a better planet by reducing business’ energy usage.

Postion Summary

Energy Advisors are vital to the success of the Virtual Commissioning® (VCx®) Program, designed and implemented by Power TakeOff. The primary role of the Energy Advisor position is to recruit and engage business, institutional, and commercial  customers where energy savings opportunities have been identified through email and phone calls.  Energy Advisors then provide recommendations and remote support for the participants to implement energy saving actions. After the participant has implemented the recommended changes, you will monitor their smart meter data and work with our internal Measurement and Verification (M&V) team to confirm the energy savings.

The Job

The Ideal Candidate has some job experience, but is relatively new in their career and/or looking to get their foot in the door to the sustainability and energy efficiency industry! 

The most successful team members are: 

  • Sales-oriented individuals who are comfortable finding the right solutions to the right problems and building relationships with customers

  • Problem solvers who love collaborating and problem solving 

  • Organized in terms of managing time and information to work efficiently and effectively

  • Team-oriented because they collaborate with others, improve through feedback, and work toward a common goal

  • Flexible in that they are ready and able to change direction and willing to adapt their approach to different customer needs

  • Self-motivated with an innately strong work ethic

  • Outgoing and enjoy going above and beyond for customers 

  • Persistent in their work style and determined to overcome barriers 

  • Invested in making a positive environmental impact 

  • Lifelong learners excited to soak up knowledge and put it to practice

  • Transparent because they speak clearly, openly, and honestly with a goal to improve their own and their teammates’ performance

  • Goal-oriented and interested in working a strategy towards defined, achievable goals

  • Patient with the time it takes to see results 

Hard and soft skills learned and developed in this role that can benefit you in your time here and in the future: 

  1. Hard Skills: Pipeline management, cold outreach, industry knowledge, understanding of building energy systems, knowledge of energy efficiency opportunities, data analysis, 

  2. Soft Skills: Time management, interpersonal skills, problem-solving, persuasion, mentorship, advising, coaching, communication, receiving and providing feedback, peer collaboration

Candidates who are in the role may use their gained experience towards relevant certifications, such as the LEED Green Associate and Certified Energy Management designations.

Key Qualifications

  • Higher Education degree

  • 1 year or more of professional experience preferred 

  • Comfortable engaging and talking with prospective participants via cold calls, emails, and meetings 

  • Interest in working with prospective businesses to collaboratively problem solve and implement energy saving actions

  • Knowledge of and/or interest in energy efficiency concepts and application

  • Ability to work in a remote team environment, offering support and willingness to receive and provide feedback to achieve shared goals  

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and colleagues

  • Consistently positive and professional communications, even under pressure

  • Effective sales skills and motivation to achieve goals

  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

  • Ability to use/learn customer relationship management (CRM) systems (e.g. Salesforce, and other software tools to effectively organize and manage a customer engagement pipeline and support tracking and reporting to maintain organized internal records 

  • Interest in analysis and data interpretation to identify & solve problems 

  • Quality professional and/or personal references that speak to your work ethic

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills 

  • Bilingual abilities are a plus

Salary Range

Starting at $48,000 USD per year with advancement up to $75,000 with an opportunity for an additional bonus up to 10-20% of salary for exceptional performance.

Location+ Travel
  • This is a remote position and a fully remote company. 
  • Power TakeOff does have ties to Denver, Colorado, and Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, with a number of employees based in those markets. 

  • Travel not required, but Power TakeOff does have events on occasion and pays for travel and accommodations for them.

  • Medical Insurance, including vision and dental

  • Healthcare contributions

  • Retirement plans with company matching

  • Student Loan Incentive Repayment Program (eligible 12 months after employment)

  • 15 paid vacation days, increasing to 20 after the first year

  • 7 flexible well-being days

  • At least 9 paid holidays

  • All company winter break between Dec. 25th and Jan. 1st

  • Summer "Friyays", from June through August we get each 2nd and 4th Friday off!

The pay range for this role is:

48,000 - 75,000 USD per year (Remote - United States)


Remote (Colorado, US)

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