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CenterPoint Energy Senior Specialist, Energy Efficiency in Houston, Texas

Senior Specialist, Energy Efficiency - CEH02907

Center Point Energy is looking for a Senior Specialist, Energy Efficiency to join our Team , located in Houston, TX.

You will have the ability to: Formulate, plan and implement energy efficiency programs per mandated PUCT rules by attracting, expanding and retaining industry stakeholders for program participation. Work with community, industry and local government leaders to promote programs that attract new participants and expand existing program opportunities within the service territory. Responds to program development inquiries by program sponsors and municipal/institutional participants with technical data presentations on the companies’ program resources.

We want you to know

CenterPoint Energy and its predecessor companies have been in business for more than 150 years. Our vision to lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value drives our strategy and performance. We have an unwavering commitment to safely and reliably deliver electricity and natural gas to millions of people.

Diversity and Inclusion

CenterPoint Energy is committed to creating an inclusive work environment where business results are achieved through the skills, abilities and talents of our diverse workforce.

At CenterPoint Energy, individuals are respected for their contributions toward our company objectives. We strive for an inclusive work environment across all levels that is reflective of the available workforce in the communities we serve.

What we bring to you

  • Competitive pay

  • Paid training

  • Benefits eligibility begins on your first day

  • Subsides metro and parking discounts

  • Flexible work schedule, paid holidays and paid time off

  • Access to discounts at fitness clubs and an on-site wellness center at our headquarters in Houston

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement

  • 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match dollar-for-dollar up to 6% and a company contribution of 3% regardless of your contribution with immediate 100% vesting.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Design, develops and implements specific targeted energy efficiency and load management programs.

  • Manage program budgets and identify and maintain resources necessary to achieve efficiency measures.

  • Manage all activities around program marketing and oversees all customer activities.

  • Administer database of all contracts necessary to implement energy efficiency program payments.

  • Review all contractor work and approving contractors.

  • Develop and maintain a close working relationship with key industry partnerships such as Retail Electric

  • Provider (REPs), equipment suppliers and other TDUs.

  • Perform necessary short and long term strategic planning and scheduling to ensure achievement of market specific energy efficiency goals.

  • Negotiate and maintain contracts which support implementation of programs.

  • Manage selected program third party contractors/consultants.

  • Establish and maintain program measurement and verification procedures and ensures contractors and program participants are in compliance with them.

  • Provide regulatory support regarding energy efficiency program design and implementation activities

  • Obtain Certified Energy Manager (CEM) rating or Professional Engineer license.

Your background includes:

  • Bachelor's in business, marketing, engineering, or related field in project management or energy management.

  • Requires a minimum of four years experience in energy utilization, energy efficiency, energy management, project management, marketing, economics, business, or engineering design.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Primary Location US-TX-Houston-CenterPoint Energy Tower

Job Posting Oct 14, 2021

Posting End Date Oct 28, 2021

Req ID: CEH02907