Residential Energy Services Consultant

WEC Energy Group
Burlington, Wisconsin
May 29, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
WEC Business Services LLC

We Energies, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking a Residential Energy Services Consultant in our Burlington, Wisconsin location.

Job Summary
As the primary customer contact, the RESC proactively and reactively responds to the sales and service needs of residential and small commercial customers including service delivery, outages, energy quality issues, new services (permanent and temporary), outdoor lighting, rewires, relocations, hold-off clearances, removals (permanent and temporary), cut-offs, metering, client jobs, and billing inquiries for gas and electric customers.
Job Responsibilities
  • Contact, establish, and maintain relationships with both new and current customers to discuss their wants, requirements, service concerns.
  • Work with homeowners, developers, contractors, consultants, engineering firms, municipalities to establish new/expanded service.
  • Consult with customers on service options and corresponding prices.
  • Create/cancel work requests, applications other correspondence to customers, builders, contractors.
  • Coordinate installation with internal and external resources, negotiate timelines and required-by dates.
  • Request plot surveys, boundary lines, other missing information on work request.
  • Manage customer contact and expectations for service delivery by identifying/resolving potential issues to completion.
  • Proactively manage internal work requests by identifying/resolving potential issues to completion.
  • Provide notification for planned outage to affected customers.
  • Respond to rate evaluations, bill inquiries, various service functions.
  • Initiate customer referrals/promote participation in various company programs, energy efficiency, focus on energy, conservation measures.
  • Determine availability of service.
  • Apply standard cost guide information to give customer general cost for new service, rewire, relocation, deactivations/removal, etc.
  • Determine and assign site visit and design to appropriate personnel.
  • Act on requests for site visits for central groups, customer contact centers, and customers to gather field information or determine if job is design/non-design.
  • Provide answers to technical questions from construction crews, customers, etc.
  • Identify options and alternatives to customer requests for service work.
  • Perform gas energy audits, apply economic models for gas sales/gas main estimates.
  • Share locations for potential new building, pool/deck sites, drain tile location, etc.
  • Process annexation orders and request addresses to be designated and assigned by municipalities for new premises.
  • Respond to meter requests/removals, prepare documents for Meter & Service.
  • Coordinate/schedule customer/company requested outages, hold-offs, including client jobs.
  • Report emergency or outage information for gas and electric facilities to the appropriate service department.
  • Respond to notification of customer equipment violations/hazards by composing, scanning into STORMS, distributing letters to customers/municipalities and follow-up for possible corrective actions.
  • Coordinate, conduct, participate, track site utility meetings for new residential/small commercial developments.
  • Manage/record customer expectations regarding project timelines.
  • Provide customers/developers/builders with appropriate contacts and applications/paperwork.
  • Monitor schedule/provide ongoing communication of job status to all parties involved.
  • Reconcile needs between customer, company, and municipalities to resolve conflicts regarding service needs.
  • Update/manage database information, e.g., managing work queues, documenting customer contacts, etc.
  • Respond to customers regarding outages and be available for emergency/storm duty roles.
  • Investigate and resolve customer inquiry,complaints.
  • Perform We Care calls.
  • Provide back-up support to expediting and ESC staff.
  • Walk permits to ensure on-time delivery for small commercial/residential service.
Minimum Qualifications

  • Applicant must have an associate degree (or equivalent education) in engineering, marketing, business administration, project management or finance.
  • Applicant must have at least three years of customer contact experience.

Official transcripts are required and should be submitted at the time of your application; must be attached to application or provided to HR within ten (10) days of the posting closing date. If you do not have your transcripts, please take the necessary steps to be able to provide them prior to being scheduled for any testing.