Friday October 30, 2015 from
11:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
GWU--Science and Engineering Hall, Atrium
800 22nd St NW
Washington DC, DC 20052
John Oyhenart, MBA, PCC, is the Principal of the PivotStone Group and an organizational consultant, certified coach, trainer, educator, and advisor to senior management in energy and a variety of other industries. Over a 30-year career in utilities and energy efficiency, John led energy efficiency sales and program implementation teams, and was responsible for recruiting technical and non-technical staff engaged in all phases of energy program design, measurement, and execution. John holds a BS in Economics from George Mason University and an MBA from George Washington University.
Hilton Worldwide, www.hiltonworldwide.com, is one of the largest and fastest growing hospitality companies in the world, with more than 4,440 hotels, resorts and timeshare properties comprising more than 730,000 rooms in 97 countries and
territories. In the nearly 100 years since our founding, we have defined the hospitality industry and established a portfolio of 12 world-class brands, including our flagship full-service Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand, which is the most recognized hotel brand in the world. We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
Boland, www.boland.com, provides clients with sustainable and energy efficient solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial buildings in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore metropolitan area. We allow building occupants and owners to do what they do best - focus on business, not buildings. Boland partners with our clients to improve building performance by providing energy-efficient HVAC systems integrated with state-of-the-art controls and supported by factory trained personnel.
Kaye/Bassman International, www.kbic.com, is a professional recruiting firm founded in 1981 with a mission to positively impact companies and enhance careers by providing the best in professional, executive, technical, and scientific
search. The Kaye/Bassman Energy Performance Contracting and HVAC team has successfully placed hundreds of energy, mechanical, and electrical engineers in a variety of positions with Federal, Municipal, University, K-12 Schools, Hospitals and Public Housing Authority employers.
Tetra Tech, www.tetratech.com, is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction management, and technical services. We support government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, environment, energy, infrastructure, and resource management. With 13,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle. Our mission is to be the premier worldwide consulting, engineering, and construction firm.
Pepco Energy Services, www.pepcoenergy.com, is a company of over 400 energy and engineering professionals who share a common goal - helping our customers reduce their energy consumption and minimize the environmental impact of their operations. We are a multifaceted energy service company with engineering, construction, and O&M capabilities. With offices in six states, we help a wide range of government, educational, health care, and industrial customers save money and energy - roughly $21 million a year, and growing.
Monjed Barakat, PE, CEM, is Vice President of Engineering for Pepco Energy Services where he manages energy, mechanical, and electrical engineers working on energy management projects in both the federal and local government marketplaces. With over 25 years of experience in the energy sector, Monjed's resume includes work for: the US Department of State; US Bureau of Engraving & Printing;
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA); Appalachian State University; Horry County, South Carolina; and, many other industry leading projects. Prior to Pepco Energy, Monjed worked for Noresco and Xenergy, Inc. He holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kansas.
Southland Industries, www.southlandind.com, founded in 1949, is one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts providing innovative yet practical solutions through a holistic approach to building performance. Advocating a design-buildmaintain model, Southland specializes in the design, construction, and service of mechanical, plumbing, fire protection, process piping, automation and controls systems, as well as comprehensive energy services needs.
11:30am to 12:30pm - Registration and Lunch (lunch is included with cost of admission)
12:30pm to 1:30pm - Seminar: Finding Employment in the Energy Sector - Professionals from the energy
sector will provide attendees with valuable job hunting tips and information on employment for engineers
1:30pm to 3:00pm - Engineering Job Fair - Experienced engineers and engineering students can meet
employers from the energy service company (ESCO) and energy management fields at Employer Booths
Engineering Job Fair Booth Sponsors
Andrew Alexander is a Practice Leader for Kaye/Bassman International and leads both strategy and operations for the Energy Savings Performance Contracting and HVAC Practice.
He has a long and successful record of working with clients and candidates on recruiting, retention and compensation and other general management challenges to help build highperforming teams. Prior to joining Kaye/Bassman, Andrew owned his own staffing firm, PowerHouse Recruiting. He has been quoted in several publications on career and employment related topics and appears in "big biller" videos publicized produced by Kaye/Bassman International. Andrew received a BS in Business Administration from California State University in Sacramento.
Friday, October 30: Employment in the Energy Sector Panel Discussion & Job Fair / Employer Expo
Schneider Electric, www.schneider-electric.com, invents technologies that will transform the places where we live, work, and play. With our ingenious
design philosophy, we deliver solutions that integrate seamlessly to our environment, supporting the rhythm of our lives, empowering people to do more with less. As the global leader in energy management and automation, we provide connected technologies that will reshape industries, transform cities, and enrich lives.
Siemens, www.siemens.com, Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. As of September 30, 2014, we had around 343,000 employees in more than 200 countries.
The Association of Energy Engineers - National Capital Chapter is hosting its Third Annual Engineering Job Fair and Career Seminar. This is an outstanding opportunity for experienced engineers as well as students in engineering programs to meet prospective employers who will host booths at the event. In addition, a Seminar: Finding Employment in the Energy Sector featuring professionals from the energy sector will provide attendees with valuable information on how to find a job, the kinds of skills and experience employers are seeking, salary levels, and much, much more. Overall, this event will provide outstanding career development and professional networking opportunities for National Capital Chapter members and non-members alike.