Please accept this cover letter and resume as partial application for this opportunity.
The diversity of my personal and professional experiences has added to my appreciation for the value of knowledgeable leadership within the management process. As a result of these insights, I hold a firm grasp on the understanding of the role of good leadership and management in creating a positive and successful work environment, while maintaining controls on an efficient delivery of services, resources and effective client relationships. I have developed a combination of experience and education that facilitate my leadership and knowledge of the path of energy projects from business development to project completion, as well as managing functioning operational programs and projects.
I'm very interested in this opportunity because I have a unique set of skills, education, experience and temperament that are very well suited for this position. I offer your firm commitment, integrity, and an uncompromising dedication to excellence in developing, managing, and delivering world-class initiatives, programs, and projects. My education includes degrees in Architecture from UC Berkeley, and Global Energy Management from University of Colorado at Denver. My experiences range from project management assignments in both small firms and large corporations, to direct contract experience managing construction projects, to leading several energy efficiency initiatives for regional utilities.
I possess the strong analytical and leadership skills necessary to perform strategic as well as operational management ability, developmental tasks, conceptual, cost benefit, and feasibility analysis equal to that which is required in this position. I have continued to hold progressively responsible assignments in various professional work environments within the construction and energy related industries.
These skills and experiences, combined together with my strong personal and leadership ability, help establish my compatibility with this opportunity. Most recent salary have been +$100K/yr. Please contact me at your earliest convenience, as I believe I am a viable candidate for this position and am very interested in the exciting possibilities of serving in this capacity within your company.
I welcome the opportunity to speak with you further about how I can contribute to the success of your business.
Thank you for your careful consideration in this regard.
Fully responsible for all corporate leadership, operations, administrative, marketing, planning, business and project development initiatives for this Energy Efficiency and Alternative Power Generation Projects, Research & Development Consulting Firm. Drive and deliver energy efficiency upgrade projects and Renewable Energy R&D initiatives including:
•Energy Efficiency Retrofit Projects
•Renewable Energy R&D, modeling, prototypes & application development of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine.
Responsible for conceptualizing or finding, developing, and implementing new enterprise level, portfolio-wide energy saving operation strategies and technologies; identifying cost synergies, managing energy procurement strategies including Direct Access and Demand Response; Responsible for managing +$10M energy and utility budgets, energy related projects, leading pilot & proof of concept projects, life cycle sourcing analysis, and directing client objectives; monthly presentation of new initiative proposals. Cultivate positive work environments, teambuilding, promoting good comportment and idea sharing while maximizing cross function team contributions. Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Clean Technology energy generation & efficiency, resources, management, development, & operations. Skilled at strategic planning, design, cost benefit & quantitative analysis, life cycle analysis, and feasibility studies, program design and project implementation. Accomplishments included the following:
•Led major energy and sustainability related initiatives, identification of +35% energy expenses and consumption reduction, and developing project RFP's for initiatives implementation.
•Developed Enterprise Strategic Utility & Energy Management Plan and creation of variance reporting scheme, energy service status reporting and monthly energy team meetings and formal presentations to client.
•Cost Benefit Analysis and business case development for capital budget appropriations; exploring financing strategies for energy and water-related initiatives.
•Led year over year reduction of 10.5% in electricity usage and 5.2% in electricity expense.
Full responsibility for management (Direct Report-CEO) of critical, high-profile market transformational residential home performance energy initiatives program, energy construction projects including building and maintaining productive working relationships with all clients and stakeholders. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholder management for communication and planning from front-line to executive leadership. Exceptional ability to communicate complex technical information to top-level management and clients through direct management of 2 project managers and 3 staff. Leading the nation's largest energy efficiency program, budget and workforce development, direct implementation, and QA/QC. Directed $3M in administration budgets, controlled access to over $90M of direct and rebate incentive budgets; and statewide programs lead for utility portion of @$400M Energy Upgrade California Program.
•Led PG&E Whole House Performance Pilot Program,
•Led SMUD Home Performance Pilot Program
•Led SCE/SCG Whole House Retrofit Pilot Program.
•Successful efforts that reduce GHG emissions and utility power generation while improving the residential energy performance in California.
Developed, implemented, and managed Small Business Energy Edge, the commercial energy efficiency program for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. small business customers. Fully responsible (Direct Report to CEO and President) for driving commercial energy initiatives in alignment with PG&E mission and core values, established effective relationships with clients to strengthen customer service through management of 3 project managers and 7 staff. Successfully delivered energy efficiency initiatives and energy retrofit construction project that:
•Successfully delivered @$1.5M in client contracts and commercial energy efficiency projects.
•Reduced client utility costs by average of 15% and electricity usage by average of 22%.
Responsible for all project leadership, operations, administrative, planning, and project development initiatives which included:
•Solar Initiative Studies for Rio Linda Unified School District, Quail Ridge, Playa Vista-Play Del Rey
•Delivered $1.2M demo, replacement and commissioning of energy efficient low pressure boilers in inhabited high rise structure in the US Federal Immigration Building, San Francisco, CA.
•Design and Construction of Hosperia Head-Quarters Vision Center, Gilroy, CA
Developed and presented medium to large-scale design proposals of municipal, institutional, information technology infrastructure, and new construction of access control, security, surveillance and hardened facility projects in compliance with technology and building codes. Client Point-of-Contact on construction design proposals; DD & CD, Bid and CCA document production, RFI and submittals, cost estimating, progress reports, value engineering and project analysis.
•Successful projects include Gap Inc, City of Santa Clara Central Library, UC Davis IT Infrastructure Upgrade, and UC Merced Campus IT Infrastructure, Campus Cogeneration Plant, and Engineering Building.
Led large-scale commercial construction projects and corporate campus construction. Collaborated with subcontractors and multi-disciplined project teams. Position included project management of large-scale commercial construction projects and corporate campuses construction, coordination with multiple subcontractors, writing RFP/RFQs, working with multi-disciplined project teams and sales of consulting services to "C - Level" management. Construction costs audits and feasibility analysis as well as property tax & cost segregation studies, asset classification, ROI studies, construction cost consulting, cost estimating, due diligence.
•Successful projects included Coulter Pharmaceuticals, Exodus Communications, Sun Microsystems, and Franklin Templeton Campus.
Design and production work on custom high-end residential, multi- family and various Type-V constructions, DD & CD, including extensive interaction with client and design proposals. Construction administration tasks, RFI, change orders and submittals processing, and CAD work, RFI & Submittal Processing, Samples and Library filings. Responding to change order requests
Performed CEC PIER Grant funded research, development, prototype design and fabrication of photovoltaic power modules for building integrated applications. Designed SolarPV products for solar architectural building integrated applications. SolarPV Projects included:
•Museum of Art and Science, Buffalo, NY, NYPA, 8 Schools in Long Island School District, NY, NYPA
•Elverta Maintenance Facility, Elverta, CA, WAPA
Completed several tours and duty station assignments involving management of operating and maintenance budgets, operations, communication, and navigation equipment; directly managing several junior personnel. Work Center Supervisor - Electronics Engineering Technician and Division Maintenance Coordinator.
•Last Duty Station - U.S. Navy, Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 104, San Jose, CA.
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