We provide our utility clients with a wide range of energy-saving and renewable energy solutions. From individual utility customers and construction contractors, to utilities, municipalities, and government bodies, our clients have come to depend on our customized energy efficiency programs to help them to meet their energy saving goals.
The Energy Engineer is primarily responsible for providing expert technical support to customers and trade allies. In this role, you will provide energy advice and coordination services for the energy efficiency programs; these services include: building maintenance, lighting, controls, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for energy efficiency and comfort. This is a client-facing role in which you will interact with and provide customers with advice and recommendations on the solutions that best suit their needs. You will also be working with others who are passionate about energy efficiency and making a positive impact on the industry.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.
Work with business and building owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors to provide energy efficiency advice and assistance in participating energy efficiency or energy conservation programs
Identify and provide documentation of on-site opportunities for energy efficiency in buildings under design and construction; provide follow-up as required to the customers
Participate in QA/QC and internal audit activities
Analyze building utility bills to determine energy usage trends
Understand and implement the companys Sales Process, including but not limited to;
Making outbound calls to new and existing customers to meet assigned energy saving targets
Managing field time effectively with customer or Trade Ally visits
Developing and presenting program presentations to spur project activity
Responding to customer inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person to move projects towards completion
Ability to promote, sell and influence property managers, owners and maintenance staff to install energy efficiency measures in multifamily dwellings
Prepare and present reports and presentations
Discuss technical elements of energy consuming equipment in a facility (lighting, HVAC, hot water systems, envelope, integrated design) and how it affects utility consumption and demand, to help build a business case to prioritize recommendations and how they affect savings and first cost
Enter data into spreadsheets and databases to determine energy savings and to manage current projects, collaborate with other Energy Advisors/Energy Engineers as required to maximize technical support to the client base
Develop a comprehensive understanding of the programs strategic direction regarding energy efficiency and the business activities of its customers
Keeping current on the latest energy-saving technology and how we might incorporate them into our products
Collaborating with other Energy Advisors and Energy Engineers to maximize client technical support
Serve as a technical resource for Energy Advisors
Ensure compliance with all quality and safety policies as well as all OSHA regulations
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university. (Based on the position preferences may include: Mechanical, Civil, Electrical or Industrial Engineering)
1-3 years engineering experience related to mechanical design, energy modeling or construction
1-2 years of experience in the energy efficiency industry
Experience in building design, green construction and sustainable design - Preferred
Certified Energy Manager and the LEED AP credentials Preferred
CEM or VPI certification - Preferred
PE or FE certification or desire to obtain one - Preferred
A licensed engineer Preferred
Strong understanding of how systems affect energy consumption
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Strong customer service and communication skills
Must be able to handle a wide work variety and work in a fast-paced environment
Must be a self-starter, organized and have an ability to prioritize workload
Ability to identify and resolve project application issues with customers and trade allies
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and Outlook
Strong data entry skills in entering information in tracking systems/databases
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with customers, clients and employees
Ability to analyze and interpret data and solve practical problems
Knowledge of mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages and ratios
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to understand and apply in a building environment applied physics including thermodynamics, fluids and heat transfer theory
Must be able to research questions of a technical nature efficiently and find new information
Licenses & Certifications
Valid drivers license
Willingness to travel less than 25-50% or more of the time
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Required to sit, stand, walk; talk and hear; and ability to touch and handle tools and/or controls
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
Noise Level is typically moderate
Employee could be exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles and risk of potential shock
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
The above information describes the general duties and requirements necessary to perform the principle functions of the position. This shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the duties and requirements that may be necessary in this position.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
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