Past Work Experience
Below you will find information on the work experience of Randy L. Martin:
4/1995 - 8/1996
Iowa Association Of Municipal Utilities, Ankeny, Iowa.
Position: Director of Energy Efficiency Services (fee for service division)
Projects and Responsibilities: Managed Energy Efficiency Services Division
staff, managed division budget, wrote and applied for grants, developed
proposals in response to RFPs, managed grants received, marketed Local
Government Energy Bank Program to member cities, marketed IAMU Internet services
to members, developed Internet home pages for members, assisted utilities in
writing and implementing their energy efficiency plans, designed residential
energy efficiency program for small utilities, developed workshops and
presentations, and wrote energy efficiency articles for monthly newsletter and
U.S. Department Of Energy, Denver Support Office, Golden, Colorado.
Position: Energy Technology Specialist (GS-12)
Projects and Responsibilities: Transportation and Residential Energy Efficiency
Program Coordinator, Regional Coordinator for the Department of Energy's (DOE)
Clean Cities program (presentations to local stakeholder groups, and assistance
with MOU and program plan development), National Marketing Coordinator of DOE's
RSPEC! (Reduce Swimming Pool Energy Costs) program (wrote and developed six fact
sheets and a brochure marketing the program, software development assistance,
presentations to national groups, planned and manned exhibits at national
conventions, wrote script and produced unique slide-tape show marketing the
RSPEC! program), Regional Coordinator of DOE's Rebuild America program
(commercial energy retrofit program), staff person responsible for Model Energy
Code implementation and HERS and EEMs promotion, member of DOE's MEC proposal
review committee, consultant on Fish & Wildlife passive solar visitor's center
at Fort Carson, supervised writing and edited report on efficient transportation
options for accessing the new Denver International Airport, and designed new
office space, ordered and installed new office systems and helped coordinate the
relocation of the Denver Support Office.
2/1983 - 1/1992
Energy Bureau, Iowa Department Of Natural Resources, Des Moines, Iowa,
(Formerly, Iowa Energy Policy Council)
Position: Program Planner III (10/88-1/92) Position: Program Planner II (7/87
Responsibilities included: Unit Leader of Energy Planning Unit, supervising two
full-time staff and a college intern, coordinating Iowa's Comprehensive Energy
Plan development and the implementation of Iowa's Home Energy Rating System,
planning and managing energy programs, coordinating the preparation of the
Energy Bureau's State Energy Conservation Program and Energy Extension Service
Plan and quarterly reports for the Department of Energy, preparing the Energy
Bureau's annual operating budget, overseeing the purchase, installation, and use
of the Energy Bureau's computer systems, designing computer spreadsheets and
databases to organize and track energy projects, occasional speaking engagements
on energy retrofit and energy efficient construction, responding to consumer
energy retrofit and energy efficient construction questions, and designed new
office layout and coordinated office systems ordering and installation on up to
Position: Energy Information Specialist - Program Planner I/II (2/83 - 6/87)
Responsibilities included: Coordinator of the Energy Hotline, responding to
5-10,000 calls/year, researching and writing publications, speaking to home
builders, consumer groups, and conferences, preparing slide presentations on
energy retrofit and energy conscious construction, designing home show displays
and attending home shows, fairs, and home builder conventions, organizing the
Hotline reference and slide libraries, informational and product filing systems,
and basic computer programming.
6/1984 - Present
Free-Lance Residential Design, Architectural Photography, And Internet Web Site
Self-employed, part-time Designer/Draftsman/Photographer/Web Site Developer.
Work has included: Residential energy efficient new home designs, log home
designs, sunspace designs, and other remodeling. Several new homes were
guaranteed by the builder to heat and cool for less than $100 per year.
Currently designing new homes with a computer aided design (CAD) system.
Architectural photography services have included: Preferred Construction
Services, Inc., and the Des Moines Pella Window Store.
Web site development has included the design of the National Association of
State Energy Officials, the Residential Energy Services Network, Energy Rated
Homes of Iowa, American Lung Association of Iowa's Healthy House, Crossroads
International Communications, and the DOE Reduce Swimming Pool Energy Costs home
9/1982 - 2/1983
Greater Iowa Land Development And Design Company, Ames, Iowa.
Responsibilities included: Designing and drafting passive solar new homes and
solar retrofits, construction estimating, calculation of heat gains and losses,
display photography, slide presentation production, and general bookkeeping.
3/1982 - 9/1982
Solar Engineering, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Position: Office Manager/Sales Representative.
Responsibilities included: Active solar system design, drafting of system
drawings, design of promotional materials and presentation notebook, and project
2/1981 - 3/1982
Midwest Solar, Inc., Ames, Iowa.
Position: Sales Representative.
Responsibilities included: Dealer coordination and retail sales of active liquid
solar systems, system design, schematic drawings, project photography, and
design of organizational forms.
11/1980 - 2/1981
Future Suns, Ltd., Ames, Iowa.
Position: Draftsman/Sales Representative.
Responsibilities included: Drafting of active solar schematics, retail sales,
and general organization.
4/1978 - 7/1980
Barney Slater, Architect, AIA, Ames, Iowa.
Position: Architectural Draftsman.
Responsibilities included: Design and drafting of residential and light
commercial new construction and remodeling, doing measure-ups for remodeling
projects, and office organization.