Southwest Gas Corporation Energy Advisor in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Energy Advisor is an individual contributor who serves as a single point of contact for assessing customers’ energy needs and requirements, analyzing and developing solutions, and providing value-added energy solutions to meet these needs. This position is responsible for providing technical energy advice and effective customer account and project management.

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40. Any applicant/employee who performs a DOT covered function or is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing programs. Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role. If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.

  • Identify and pursue opportunities to retain existing customers and expand the Company’s customer base

  • Convert customer service opportunities into economically viable projects by securing customer commitments on energy saving products or services that contribute to the customer and the Company’s financial goals

  • Raise the profile of Southwest Gas in different business environments

  • Contribute to the economic development of the applicable service territory by leveraging presence with trade associations, chambers of commerce and economic development authorities

  • Understand the business of the customer and provide advice and recommend solutions to meet the energy needs of the customer by providing consultative services including strategic planning and analysis

  • Provide technical advice and coordinate internal and external resources to meet customer energy needs

  • Provide project management oversight related to the installation of natural gas facilities

  • Understand and inform customers of the impact of changes in tariffs and regulations as related to customer contracts

  • Communicate key energy and customer issues to staff and management; provide market intelligence including competitive opportunities and threats, trends and customer issues

  • Promote energy conservation awareness and implement energy conservation initiatives

  • Regular and predictable attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job

This position requires four to six years of relevant work experience plus a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential job responsibilities.

Possesses in depth energy knowledge, particularly in the areas of natural gas, alternative energy, utilities, building technology, etc.; working knowledge of consumer behavior and project management practices and applications; understands consultative sales and customers’ decision-making processes; possesses strong business acumen; thorough knowledge of the building community, energy customers and market segments; well-developed communication skills.

Depends on experience

PAR: 2017-3349

External Posting End Date: 6/27/2017

Street: Southern Nevada

External Company Name: Southwest Gas Corporation

External Company URL: www.swgas.com

Position Information (Text Only): The Energy Advisor is an individual contributor who serves as a single point of contact for assessing customers’ energy needs and requirements, analyzing and developing solutions, and providing value-added energy solutions to meet these needs. This position is responsible for providing technical energy advice and effective customer account and project management.

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) under Title 49 CFR Part 382 and Part 40. Any applicant/employee who performs a DOT covered function or is licensed and would operate a commercial vehicle for the Company will be subject to drug and alcohol testing under the Company’s DOT drug and alcohol testing programs. Any employment, transfer, or promotion offer made for this position is contingent upon taking and passing a drug test prior to the commencement of the new role. If an applicant/employee fails the drug test, any offer of employment, transfer, or promotion will be revoked.