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Energy Efficiency Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Fairbanks, Alaska
  • Salary: Grade 10-14 DOE
  • Posting End Date: October 20, 2022

Website Golden Valley Electric Association

Wage or Salary:
Grade 10-14 DOE

Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) of Fairbanks, AK is looking to hire a full-time Energy Efficiency Engineer as part of the Engineering Division located in Fairbanks, AK. This position earns a competitive wage and exceptional benefits including health insurance, short-term disability, defined benefit plan, 401(k) match, wellness benefits and generous paid leave.

GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.

We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.

Our Energy Efficiency Engineer is a hybrid position with dual responsibilities to support public-facing efforts towards energy efficiency, carbon reduction, and beneficial electrification while also providing engineering services to support the planning, construction, operation and maintenance of the GVEA electric grid. The Energy Efficiency Engineer plays an integral role in GVEA’s ability to serve the Interior of Alaska in providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!


  • A BSEE degree from ABET accredited program with a preferred emphasis in Power Engineering.
  • Passed F.E (Fundamentals of Engineering) exam.
  • One year of engineering experience preferred.
  • Customer service experience preferred.
  • Energy efficiency experience preferred.
    **A copy of your official/unofficial transcripts must be uploaded to the resume section when applying.**

Previous work experience in a Cooperative or Electric Utility would be preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration.

Do you have excellent communication skills, to include written, oral and public speaking? Do you have the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously? Do you possess strong team and project collaboration skills? If so, you might just be perfect for this Energy Efficiency Engineer position!


This position typically works Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, although a GVEA Flex Schedule may be an option.


If you feel that you would be the right fit for the Energy Efficiency Engineer job, please fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Location: 99701

This position is open until filled.

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