We are seeking hard-working, eager, and creative team members to join our growing team in support of the DesignLights Consortium® (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) as entry-level Efficient Lighting Performance Analysts.

Join a leader in moving the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors toward greater energy efficiency. For more than 30 years, D+R has promoted sustainable practices with tailored market- and business-based solutions that support the bottom-line results critical to our partners and clients.

As primary support contractor on the DLC QPL, D+R International is growing its team of analysts. Primary job responsibilities will include developing a fundamental understanding of LED lighting and DLC program rules and policies, acting as a liaison between the program and manufacturers of LED lighting products seeking qualification, and contributing to the other support activities by conducting analysis and executing contract tasks.

A successful candidate:

  • Has excellent critical thinking skills
  • Is an accomplished learner, curious about technical details and how things work
  • Can provide detailed-oriented work results in a fast-paced environment
  • Is able to easily manage a large number of ongoing and constantly changing tasks
  • Is an excellent written and oral communicator
  • Has an interest in energy and environmental issues and/or energy efficiency

Previous experience or understanding of lighting, LED lighting, or energy efficiency incentive programs is not required, but would be considered a plus. Additionally, sophisticated computer skills (including advanced use of Excel and experience with HTML programming) and experience or course work in a science or engineering laboratory would be a plus.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and 0-4 years experience in a professional environment. This position is located in Silver Spring, MD.

The DLC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to drive efficient lighting by defining quality, facilitating thought leadership, and delivering tools and resources to the lighting market through open dialogue and collaboration. The QPL seeks to identify LED lighting products intended for outdoor environments and commercial and industrial buildings that meet minimum performance criteria.

We are D+R International, an energy efficiency and environmental consulting firm based in Silver Spring, MD. We provide our clients with incisive market analyses, strategic guidance, creative marketing concepts, and program coordination services. At D+R, we cultivate changes that improve the environment and the quality of people’s everyday lives.

Our clients include federal and state agencies, major utilities, national manufacturers, and retailers. (For lists of clients and partners see About Us at drintl.com.)

Generous benefits package offered with convenient downtown Silver Spring location near Metro. If you think you could shine with us, forward your resume along with a cover letter to jobs@drintl.com. Please indicate “Efficient Lighting Performance Analyst” in the subject line.