The work of an energy consultant is to analyze an organization or family's energy use. This is implemented to determine alternatives that would reduce energy expenses without disrupting the quality of resources. As an energy consultant, you would have to evaluate customers' utility expenses and examine the tools and appliances utilized for production. You must also develop energy strategies to minimize energy waste and expenses. Furthermore, you are expected to suggest materials with less price and effective energy characteristics. Oftentimes, you may have to gather and evaluate organizations' recent and former year's energy consumption data. You are required to interact frequently with organization management to make sure that planned changes are implemented.
You need a bachelor's degree in energy management, earth science, environmental engineering, or related areas for this job. Also, you have to demonstrate outstanding communication, client service, and analytical skill. You must always pay attention to details as well as be able to solve problems. With these, you will earn an average annual salary of $70,342 or $33.82 hourly.