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Engineer Development

Sebastopol, California, 95472, United States
March 25, 2011

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J. David Erickson

Summary of qualifications Seven years experience working with local governments and businesses on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions quantification and reduction

Broad knowledge of GHG emissions reduction strategies and technologies in the electricity, natural gas and transportation sectors. Special emphasis on building energy use, energy use in municipal water and wastewater systems, public and private transportation infrastructure and applications in Climate Action Plans

Quantitative analytic abilities in all areas of greenhouse gas emissions impact assessment including advanced carbon modeling techniques

Experienced in presenting complex information to policy makers and public

Policy development experience with active participation in governmental and political process.

25 years experience in high tech product development as systems and software development engineer

Professional experience 2010-Present Erickson Energy and Environment Sebastopol, CA

Principal Consultant

Investigator for Sonoma County RESCO (PIER grant) project

GIS mapping and analysis of geospatial data

Energy demand analysis using Excel and HOMER

Project work for a variety of clients on greenhouse gas impact analysis and energy/carbon strategy

Work with local government officials and businesses to establish an “anchor renewable energy project) Details on request

2009-2010 Local Power, Inc. San Francisco, CA

Senior Carbon Analyst

Performs broad range of analysis activities involving renewable energy and efficiency, primarily from a carbon emissions perspective

Coordinates research on development of locally-based sustainable energy supply

Client outreach and business development activity in both public and private sector

Project work for a variety of clients on greenhouse gas impact analysis and carbon strategy, including development of climate action plans

2003-2008 Climate Protection Campaign Santa Rosa, CA

Technical Director - Analyst

Technical architect and one of three lead authors of the Sonoma County Community Climate Action Plan, a plan to achieve a reduction in GHG emissions of 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2015, countywide (

Developed innovative “carbon model” to quantify effects of carbon emissions reduction measures and project trends

Directed teams and participated in data collection, analysis and presentation of greenhouse gas emissions inventories and impacts for governments, community and businesses.

Managed participation by four different corporations in the US EPA Climate Leaders program, including inventory creating, reduction target setting and emissions reduction planning.

Managed raw data analysis and onsite data monitoring for numerous energy efficiency improvement projects for wastewater treatment plants and municipal water systems.

Developed first of its kind database of electricity and natural gas use for all municipal accounts for all nine cities in Sonoma County used for tracking emissions due to municipal operations.

Specified and managed development of web-based data mining tool to extract energy billing information from the utility web site.

1995-2001 Advanced Fibre Communications and Next Level Communications (Telecom Equipment) Sonoma County, CA

Group Lead/Senior Software Development Engineer

Lead developer for system software for telecommunications systems

Supervised development of hardware and software

Researched and piloted tool-based and object-oriented software development processes for real time software

1987-1995 Self Employed MA and CA

Software Development Consultant

Realtime software engineering

Technical product development

Hardware/Software interface

Education 2004 Sonoma State University Rohnert Park, CA

Bachelor of Science, Environmental Studies

Cum Laude

Energy Management and Design specialization

1978 University of California Santa Cruz,CA

Bachelor of Arts, Theatre Systems Design

Honors in Major

Awards received US EPA Climate Protection Award 2007 (Non-governmental)

Publications On request

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