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Below, find a list of available jobs in the Ohio area. Please email our careers chair, Rebecca Karason at rebecca.karason@clearesult.com, for postings to this site.  She can also forward your posts to interested energy engineering professionals!
Please email Jeff Roe at jroejr@columbus.k12.oh.us know if you would like to mentor younger energy professionals (college or early career) or if you would like to have a mentor.  This is a new and exciting initiative we have for the Ohio Capital City chapter!
Please also visit the link to EngeryVortex.com for additional job postings in the Energy Engineering industry. Search listings of available permanent, temporary, full time, and part time positions by location, field of interest, keywords, or other criteria. www.energyvortex.com/careercenter/

Also try using search term "energy engineer" in common indexed job search engines such as Indeed, Monster, Careebuilder, etc...

Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description
TITLE: Climate Advisor

  • Project Management: Develop and execute a detailed work plan to implement the city’s plans for climate mitigation through transportation and buildings policies and programs with expertise in performance management.
  • Stakeholder Outreach and Management: Lead various work streams including but not limited to outreach to stakeholders, both internal to city government and the broader community of private sector, non-profit, philanthropic, and community partners; drafting internal and public-facing documents; navigating internal city processes in coordination with our partners; develop public outreach and engagement strategies for buildings priorities including: passing a benchmarking ordinance, accelerating the City’s current energy efficiency and renewable energy financing programs, and building a residential PACE program. Experience incorporating the perspectives of multiple communities, including communities of color, in the consideration of impacts and outcomes of a decision-making process.
  • Education and Policy Engagement: Educate city stakeholders and the local community on the importance of addressing climate change through transportation and buildings policies and programs. Successfully support sustainability measures in the face of competing city priorities. Provide legislative review and policy research and analysis, with a focus on buildings policies and programs, specifically financing programs and residential PACE, a benchmarking building energy policy, and building energy audit programs. Experience with Ohio law and policy is preferred. Develop an engagement strategy to better represent Columbus residents and stakeholders interests on climate issues, focusing on opportunity communities that are often underrepresented in civic forums.
  • Network Development: Develop and manage strong relationships with the city government, key stakeholders, and partners in the community. Maintain appropriate communication and information flow with community partners.
  • Challenge Participation: Actively participate in the ACCC network of cities. This includes joining regularly scheduled calls, participating in online trainings, and attending in-person convenings.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • At least 3 years of advocacy experience on climate and transportation policy. Additional experience with buildings or clean energy policy preferred.
  • Experience working at the city level preferred
  • Exceptional strategic thinking, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing projects in a team setting, including developing project plans and managing timelines.
  • Experience working at the intersection of equity and environment preferred
  • Experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders to achieve goals.
  • Excellent writing skills, strong verbal communication, and confident public speaker with an ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities.

To apply, please visit www.nrdc.org/careers and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Intern Student Engineering

Columbus, OH

Job Description

Are you an engineering student who is looking for a challenging and rewarding internship experience in one of the fastest growing industries in Ohio? AEP OnSite Partners is looking for qualified candidates to develop solutions for customers in the highly competitive energy industry. Candidates should be upperclassman or graduate engineering students. This is a paid internship with compensation based on previous experience. AEP OnSite Partners is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Electric Power that provides commercial and industrial energy solutions to customers located throughout the United States.

As part of the engineering team, the Energy Engineering Intern investigates the business potential of energy solutions; supports construction and asset management activities; conducts individual energy use analyses; researches new technologies; analyzes current and future market trends; and develops tools for engineering sales support. Candidates must be proficient in developing spreadsheet tools, writing technical reports, and presenting formal recommendations. Strong interest in energy, economics, and business is preferred.

Job TypeRelocation


Minimum Requirements
Completion of freshman year in a 4-year engineering program that has been recognized by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Upperclassmen or graduate engineering students preferred.