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SharePoint Coordinator

Department: Information Technology
Location: Portland , OR


Cascade Energy, founded in 1993, specializes in industrial energy efficiency. Our work reaches throughout the Pacific Northwest and across North America, with clients ranging in size from small up to Fortune 500 companies. We are proud of our reputation for stellar, high quality work. We foster and value a culture of equals, initiative, and ownership. Contribution in all areas is encouraged. Cascade has offices in Portland, OR; Eugene, OR, Issaquah, WA; Walla Walla, WA; Pleasant Grove, UT; Meridian, ID; Crystal Lake, IL; San Ramon, CA; and San Diego, CA. 

At Cascade Energy, we believe in better. We come to work every day with a drive for continuous improvement and we dedicate ourselves to making industrial energy efficiency happen in smart, measurable, and sustainable ways. We are always thinking about new ways to make things happen and achieve results. We offer energy program design and delivery, project management and analysis, energy management services and software, and hands-on training and coaching.


The SharePoint Coordinator is responsible for driving efficiencies and helping internal customers within our organization to better connect, communicate, operate, and innovate. This position provides front-end support for SharePoint sites, tools, applications, and training and support of SharePoint Power Users throughout the company. They work with teams to improve business processes via SharePoint, build SharePoint tools, sites, and workflows, and as act as an enthusiastic ambassador for SharePoint within the company. The SharePoint Coordinator is accountable for supporting the SharePoint platform within all areas of Cascade’s operations including day-to-day functioning of SharePoint, developing and executing processes and procedures, identifying and resolving issues, and providing training to internal teams.

At Cascade our teams are reflections of our core company values, which are: do the right thing; put others first; seek shared success; learn constantly; and be industrious. IT, F&A, and HR comprise our internal operations teams, and we view ourselves as a vitally important provider of internal customer service. We strive to keep our values top of mind, and work to ensure we are approachable, responsive, and consistently delighting our internal customers.

The SharePoint Coordinator reports to the IT Manager. This full-time, exempt position is based in our Portland office, and does not require travel.  

Key Responsibilities include:

  • SharePoint helpdesk support including fixing hours entries, retrieving deleted documents, and assisting with general SharePoint inquiries
  • Introduce and train new and existing staff in basic SharePoint use
  • Train SharePoint Power Users, run training and working sessions
  • Oversee and assist with structure and design for Power User projects
  • Maintain existing non-Power-User-owned sites/pages/features/historic projects
  • Report creation, design, and subscriber management
  • HAPD data architecture consulting to leadership and other teams
  • Testing new code releases or changes to system core lists/data/systems
  • Gather detailed troubleshooting information to support consultant work
  • Consult with leadership and stakeholders on prioritization and selection of projects


Candidates with experience and knowledge of the following areas will be given the highest consideration:

  • High proficiency in SharePoint (2013 and online) out-of-the-box solutions including: site creation, customization and maintenance, creation of custom lists, libraries and pages; using SharePoint Designer to create custom workflows; using InfoPath to customize forms
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript to customize the SharePoint front-end (strongly preferred)
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Desire to multitask and ability to manage and meet project deadlines
  • Clear, proactive, and empathetic written and verbal communication (English) with customers and clients
  • Ability to teach and instruct others, to work both independently and in a team environment, and to comfortably interact with and serve the needs of internal and external customers
  • Comfortable with managing multiple overlapping requests throughout the day
  • Aptitude with numbers and data manipulation, familiarity with databases, spreadsheet tools, and relational data concepts
  • Motivated, independent, and self-sufficient, with the ability to receive an assigned task and see it through to completion with minimal supervision
  • Precise and exacting attention to detail, strong work ethic, and a passion for helping others

To be considered for this position, your resume should also demonstrate:

  • Work experience in a helpdesk, IT, or service role
  • Relevant academic and/or technical qualifications (college degree in a technical field or equivalent experience)


Our total rewards includes competitive pay and excellent benefits. These include health and vision (90% paid for team member, 80% paid for dependents), FSA or HSA options with an employer contribution, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, 401k retirement plan with both a guaranteed 3% contribution and a profit sharing contribution, annual cash performance bonus, (8) paid holidays per year, paid vacation time and paid sick time.

Our team enjoys a flexible work schedule in a professional, yet casual environment in the historic Eastside Exchange building, surrounded by windows with great views.  We are close to transit and provide a free, annual Tri-Met Pass, free parking in our lot, indoor bike storage, plus locker rooms with showers.


To apply, please submit an application via the Careers Page of our website. Applications cannot be considered unless a resume and cover letter (pdf’s please!) describing what about our team or the position resonates with you, and how your experience could make you a great fit for the role, are included.  Professional references will be requested from finalists.


Please, no phone calls.

Please, no outside recruiters or agencies.

Cascade Energy is not able to provide sponsorship for work authorization in the U.S.


Cascade Energy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cascade Energy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Cascade Energy expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, marital status, or veteran status.  Violation of this policy will result in disciplinary action, up to and including immediate termination. 

Cascade Energy is committed to a drug-free workplace; offers of employment are contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screening.

Cascade Energy follows the U.S. law that requires us to employ only individuals who may legally work in the United States – either U.S. citizens, or foreign citizens who have the necessary authorization.  To this end, we use the eVerify system provided by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security.

Cascade Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Cascade, or (c) consistent with Cascade’s legal duty to furnish information. 

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