Data Analysis Fellow

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Emeryville, CA, United States

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27 days ago

Work Environment: (Hybrid, w/opportunity for Fellow to work remotely within CA)
Term (approximate): 5 months, September 2022 - January 2023
Benefits: Health care coverage, assistance with student loan deferments, professional development, industry networking, end-of-program certificate of completion.
Overview & Position Summary
The Association for Energy Affordability (AEA) is a rapidly growing non-profit energy services and training organization dedicated to building decarbonization, energy efficiency, and electrification in order to foster and maintain affordable and healthy housing and communities. Energy consulting services are completed through AEA’s participation in a variety of federal, state, and local building energy initiatives. AEA is a national organization with over 25 years of industry experience and has been operating a West Coast office since 2010. For more information about AEA, see
Position Summary
AEA West Coast is seeking a Fellow for our growing Data Analysis team. The Fellow will assist Data Analysis staff by independently uploading large amounts of utility and building-related data into AEA’s database. In addition, the Fellow will work with utilities to collect energy use data while performing quality control to ensure that the data is accurate and readily available. This individual will work closely with staff to develop annual reports that show energy savings pre- and post- building retrofit. The position also includes opportunities for hands-on building science and energy audit training to better support future career growth in utility analysis and measurement and verification. If you are detail-oriented, passionate about energy efficiency, and excited to learn more about both data analysis and building science, this opportunity may be a great fit.
Roles & Responsibilities
The Data Analysis Fellow may be responsible for:

  • Independently uploading large sets of data into AEA’s database
  • Assisting with energy benchmarking for multifamily properties
  • Working directly with utilities to request and review energy use data
  • Reviewing energy use data to confirm accuracy and troubleshooting errors
  • Collaborating with staff to analyze utility data and communicate key take-aways at the project and program level
  • Collaborating with technical analysts and research staff across teams at AEA to ensure access to complete, accurate utility data
  • Maintaining familiarity with state and local benchmarking ordinances

This position could be remote for well-qualified candidates, with travel to Northern and Southern California on an as-needed basis.
AEA staff have diverse educational backgrounds from architecture to linguistics, music to mechanical engineering. What unifies our team is a common passion to make the built environment more sustainable, especially in underserved and low-income communities.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Interested in data analysis, programming, and data visualization
  • Demonstrated interest in energy efficiency and building science
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software, including Excel but also Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Team-oriented, but confident in working independently
  • Familiarity with aggregated utility data and AB 802
  • Experience using Python or other programming languages to perform data analyses
  • Knowledge of building systems including lighting technologies, building envelope, and mechanical systems
  • Familiarity with local, state and federal incentive and rebate programs

EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement
EEO Non-Discrimination and ADA Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or partnership status, disability, military status, veteran status, or predisposing genetic characteristics. AEA does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For more information on the physical requirements of this position and/or if you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency at 212-279-6733 Ext-8265.
SEI requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to reflect the diverse communities we serve, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, older adults, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Data Analysis Fellow
Association for Energy Affordability

5900 Hollis Street Suite R2 Emeryville CA 94608

Monthly stipend

Additional pay
End of program award

Location: 5900 Hollis Street Suite R2 Emeryville CA 94608, Emeryville, CA 94608

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $3,120.00 per month