Energy Efficiency Inspector & Outreach ( Las Cruces, NM )

DNV  – Energy’s Energy Advisory group is seeking an Inspector to join our Program Design and Implementation (PDI) team. The Inspector will be responsible for implementing utility energy efficiency programs throughout the southern New Mexico. 

This position reports to the Head of Section and is mainly responsible for inspecting pre and post job conditions to ensure the proper types, quantities and locations of energy efficient products have been installed. The responsible applicant will create their own inspection schedule and be the face of the program when at a customer site. Additionally, there will be administrative duties such as online application processing, approvals of technical elements of proposals, process program documents. The candidate will participate in contractor training and field local customer and contractor calls.

This full-time position that requires the candidate to be available from week to week for inspections.

This position will be based in the Las Cruces, NM with the option for remote in any of our New Mexico area locations.


Candidates will also be  required to attend staff meetings in the Albuquerque, NM office on a quarterly basis.

Tasks May Include

  • Take direction from the Head of Section for workload tasks.
  • Review and verify technical merits of energy efficiency applications from the business sector, including calculation of energy savings and verification of equipment specifications
  • Meet with local governments, municipalities, schools and customers to demonstrate the benefits of the programs offered by the PNM Business Energy Efficiency Program.
  • Conduct customer site inspections to verify existing conditions, both before and after, and the installation of energy efficient equipment; having the ability to recognize, identify and catalog lighting types is critical.
  • Conduct database queries and program data analysis to ensure application accuracy
  • Produce inspection reports that capture on-site conditions
  • Interact with customers and Trade Allies alike to address questions or concerns about installed equipment or programmatic information
  • Educate contractors and customers about the program
  • Provide inspection support to other team member’s programs on an as-needed basis
  • Allocate time and resources according to the workload.  Plan, organize, and complete tasks within defined time frame.
  • Ensures a consistent workflow despite interruptions.
  • Effectively manages multiple projects and consistently approaches workload in a proactive fashion.

Position Qualifications


  • A minimum of a Associates Degree with an educational emphasis on energy and/or energy experience
  • Knowledge of lighting products, their uses and applications
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel 
  • The successful candidate should also have excellent written and oral communication skills for customer communication and interaction.
  • Must be able to present in front of potential future Trade Allies and customers
  • Creativity encouraged; attention to detail
  • Must be comfortable with on-site inspections in a variety of environments including commercial, industrial, and institutional
  • Most importantly, this individual should display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment
  • Must have valid driver’s license and own a fully insured vehicle; mileage will be reimbursed
  • Ability to rent a vehicle on some occasions 
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 75% of the time within the PNM service territory in New Mexico
  • Willingness and ability to pass a background and drug screening 

**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position** 

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

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Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Full time
Albuquerque, NM 87101, US