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The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.

Additionally, lots of exciting opportunities are opening up in various renewable energy sectors as technological advancements rapidly disrupt traditional utility business models. The energy efficiency business is also growing by leaps and bounds, as significant cost saving benefits associated with using less energy are an easy sell for most businesses.

With these issues in mind, Breaking Energy highlights a few interesting energy jobs on a weekly basis.

Sr. Geologist – Onshore Exploration

Anadarko; The Woodlands, TX

This Sr Geologist Position is located in The Woodlands, TX as part of the North American Onshore Exploration team. A new team member is needed to help develop and refine both organic and external investment opportunities. Candidate must have a broad geologic background, be well versed in North American Geology, have strong communication skills, and be able to work well in a multi-disciplinary team and practice APC core values.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.

Small Hydro Engineer

New York Power Authority; Gilboa, NY.

The Small Hydro Engineer will provide engineering oversight to ensure reliability and safe operation and maintenance of the Crescent, Vischer Ferry and Ashokan small hydro generating facilities.

More specifically: Provide engineering support for minor modifications to existing plant equipment to improve reliability.  This can include drawing revisions, procurement of materials, coordination of any necessary clearance requests, coordination of NYPA labor/contractor labor and coordination with BG Operations Department,

Assist Small Hydro Supervisor with troubleshooting efforts associated with malfunctioning equipment.  Make recommendations, where appropriate, for equipment modifications and/or replacement to preclude similar malfunctions.

If interested please visit the original posting.

Residential Energy Efficiency Program Coordinator

Mass Energy Consumers Alliance; Boston, MA

The Massachusetts Energy Consumers Alliance (Mass Energy) is a nonprofit organization that has been working for over 30 years to make energy more affordable and sustainable. Our programs include energy efficiency, discount heating oil, and green power. This full-time position’s primary role will be to connect consumers with the appropriate programs to save energy, save money, and reduce their carbon footprints. A large part of this employee’s job will be spent promoting Renew Boston ( and weatherization and heating system upgrades.

If interested in learning more about this opportunity please visit the original posting.