Sr. Energy Engineer – Renewable

Posted 6 months ago

Remote/Open Location

Client is a sustainability-focused development and design-build construction firm that delivers innovative
energy infrastructure and solutions to clients across the US. We hold master performance contracting
agreements with the US DOE, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the many state and local government units
across the country as well as a full portfolio of MUSH/SLED clients.


We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to add to our small but growing energy engineering team.
Successful candidates will be experienced in building systems and have the ability to think critically and
creatively about all ranges of electrical systems, from distributed and renewable energy systems, to power
transformation and distribution, down to building lighting and controls. In this role, you will be responsible for
a variety of tasks including providing technical support for new markets and energy concepts (including power
purchase agreements), completing whole facility energy audits, creating building energy consumption models,
identifying and quantifying energy conservation measures (ECMs), overseeing engineering designs and
reviews, and developing & conducting Measurement and Verification for ECMs. This position requires a
dynamic individual with strong technical abilities and a proven ability to balance multiple concurrent projects.

Detailed responsibilities include:

Support technical development of new market opportunities, such as renewable energy
Develop electrical concept designs to support an array of energy generation/savings initiatives
Direct, oversee and review third-party engineering designs
Provide NEC and building code guidance for projects
Support facility audits to identify ECMs
Recommend ECMs, and prepare energy analyses of facilities and/or systems
Recommend energy-efficient design solutions and technology upgrades that are supported by accurate
descriptions, measured and logged energy data, savings calculations, and cost estimates
Conduct detailed lighting and control system energy improvement analyses and complete calculations
using custom tools, spreadsheets and/or modeling software

Required and Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent discipline (electrical is preferred)
Extensive experience with building energy systems (e.g., electrical distribution, lighting, generations,
renewable energy, etc.)
Experience in building-related electrical engineering
PE certification preferred
Experience working with the National Electrical Code and other building codes
Advanced degree in engineering preferred
Experience implementing energy conservation or performance contracts is preferred
Willingness to travel (for site audits and walks) roughly 20% of the time

Required Skills:
A passion for the areas of energy efficiency, alternative energy, and sustainability
Ability to provide technical leadership and project management to guide a team of energy engineers to
identify, develop and implement integrated energy efficiency programs
Experience and proficient understanding of the National Electrical Code and other building codes
The ability to individually develop custom energy improvement calculation tools is a plus
Engineering, analytical, and technical writing skills, including spreadsheet analyses
Demonstrated ability to perform at a high level on multi-disciplinary teams
Excellent written and oral communication skills
General knowledge of the financial, technical, and political aspects driving the energy industries
Self-directed personality with a commitment to excellence

If you are interested, contact Calvin Brownholtz – 916-418-4500 –

 

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