Little Rock, Arkansas

Bernhard's core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service ("EaaS") solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard's vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

A Sr. Energy Analyst - Procurement works directly with Bernhard's Clients to evaluate cost, consumption and measure savings related to procurement of natural gas and electricity.

Bernhard's Sr. Energy Analyst - Procurement responsibilities include utility analyses and procurement of natural gas and electricity in support of Bernhard's Commodity Services offerings for customers or internal projects. Responsibilities may include the following:
    • Oversees and manages all assigned projects including utility rate analyses, energy procurement and other energy supply-side services.
    • Coordinates with customers, external resources, and internal team members to ensure that the customer requirements have been accurately documented and addressed.
    • Reviews utility invoices for errors and assist in disputing errors with the utility on behalf on the customer.
    • Produces, reviews, and analyzes client's monthly and quarterly commodity management reports.
    • Produces, reviews, and communicates utility budgets for customers.
    • Attends training classes and webinars to stay current on utility trends, including hedging strategies, demand response programs, renewable energy credits and carbon offsets.
    • Develops request for proposal (RFP) documents, responds to questions and communicates results and recommendation to customers.
    • Assists the customer with commodity contract extensions or renewals.
    • Provides market analysis to customers.
    • Performs the assigned duties with minimum supervision, while working in a team problem-solving environment.
    • Upholds BTME's owner advocacy philosophy and organizational core values.
    • Other duties as assigned/required.
    This position is full-time, exempt.

    Travel Requirements:

    Expected to travel up to 10% of the time.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Math, Business, Economics, or a related field or related work experience.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and proficiency in other Microsoft applications.
    • 3+ years' experience in energy or related field.
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Certified Energy Manager or Certified Energy Procurement Professional
    • Experience in deregulated energy markets.
    • Experience with energy efficiency programs.
    Physical/Work Environment Requirements
    • The ability to sit and or stand for long periods of time at a desk. The ability to walk, sit, stand, and climb on job sites as needed. The ability to lift up to 15lbs.

    Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that diverse candidates are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Bernhard, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participate in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

    To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC ("Company") and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of the Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

    If you are an agency and would like to be considered for partnership with Bernhard, LLC please send your company's information to agency@bernhard.com.

    Little Rock, Arkansas

    Bernhard is one of the largest privately-owned engineering and contracting firms in the nation with 2,000 employees in 25 locations. We have a rich history of providing high quality, client-focused engineering and contracting services for clients across the nation. With 100 years of energy and infrastructure project experience, we serve healthcare, education, commercial, government, and industrial clients throughout the United States. We combine development, financing, design, construction, and operations to deliver turnkey Energy-as-a-Service solutions. By leveraging expertise across our firm, we can address our client’s needs at any and every stage. Our turnkey solutions reduce energy use, risk, and cost so that our clients can focus on their everyday work.

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