Most magazines are filled with advertisements and promotional material about “green” or “eco” products; “clean tech this” or “sustainable that”. This is great to see. It’s become a part of the public consciousness and public discourse. President Obama has also been touting the second green revolution as a way to bring the country back to healthy economic growth. So how do you get a job in the new economy? Here is one job that was featured in Fortune Magazine:
Energy Efficient Engineer
Duties: Identify equipment and systems that will lead to increased energy efficiency such as painting roofs white to reflect the sun.
Qualifications: BS in engineering, ability to analyze energy consumption and quantify savings, and some experience with building operations
Pay: $70,000 – $150,000
Who’s Hiring?: AT&T, Booz Allen Hamilton, Shaw Group, Constellation Energy
- Justin Manger