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Energy Engineer

This full-time position is in our Chicago office.

About the role:

  • Work with clients to envision more energy efficient buildings and systems.
  • Evaluate comfort and quality impacts of design options.
  • Use energy modeling software to inform design decisions.
  • Clearly communicate results in written, graphical, and presentation formats.
  • Manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Drive innovation in internal tools, process and practice.
  • Work with a great team

 

Desired experience: 

  • Knowledge of relevant building energy codes and ASHRAE standards.
  • Experience with energy and/or load analysis, including software such as Trane TRACE, eQUEST, IESVE, EnergyPlus or similar.
  • Knowledge in advanced energy management systems such as fault detection.
  • Building design experience.
  • Sales engineering or client management.
  • Cost estimation
  • Programming/scripting languages such as VBA or Python.

 

Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Fundamental knowledge of energy systems
  • Approach to work that is positive, solution-oriented, optimistic, and enthusiastic
  • Ability to work independently or collaboratively, prioritize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with computer software and data analysis including but not limited to programming languages, statistical software, engineering software, energy modeling software and other related software
  • Proficiency in MS software, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint

 

Required qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or related sustainability field.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and project management skills.
  • Familiarity with building design and construction processes.
  • Proficient in basic computer software such as MS Excel and Autodesk.
    Work well within a team environment.
  • Willingness to travel locally and occasionally out-of-state.