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Energy Engineer

Job Title: Energy Engineer (Reference #: 47318)
Name of Company: NORESCO
Location of Job: Raleigh, NC

Job Description

OUR ENGINEERING TEAM
NORESCO’s Engineering Group is responsible for identifying energy savings opportunities for large commercial and institutional facilities, including schools and universities in support of our Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPC).  Our Engineering team’s primary focus is to analyze current energy systems and consumption and to make recommendations for energy upgrades necessary to decrease overall energy usage and costs for that business.
 
We an immediate need for an Energy Engineer in Cary, NC
As an Energy Engineer at NORESCO,  you will have a great deal of interaction with customers as well as other NORESCO staff including Sales, Project Development, Construction Project Managers, Measurement and Verification (M&V), and other Engineering staff.   You will be representing NORESCO at customer sites during visits.  Therefore, it is of utmost importance to possess strong verbal and written communication skills as well as a strong technical background. At NORESCO, teamwork is essential as every person on our team plays a vital role in the successful completion of every project we do.
 
Here is a look at the responsibilities for this position.
 
 

  • Conduct energy audits and develop energy savings calculations and develop cost estimates for energy conservation measures (ECMs) at large federal, commercial, and institutional facilities.
  • Identify and quantify energy conservation measures associated with HVAC systems, Energy Management Systems, building envelope improvements, and renewable energy technologies.
  • Develop savings analysis approach and assist in development of  complementary M&V plan.
  • Analyze utility bill data to determine customer energy performance parameters.
  • Develop energy and ancillary (maintenance) savings. 
  • Perform energy savings calculations using whole-building modeling (eQUEST, or other) and temperature- bin analysis methods to calculate savings associated with ECM upgrades.
  • Perform cooling and heating load calculations to properly size HVAC equipment (chillers, boilers, etc.)
  • Write detailed ECM descriptions and supporting documents to be included in proposal submissions, and present proposals to clients at oral interviews. 

Experience Level

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Energy Analysis, HVAC Design or EMS Design.
  • Be knowledgeable of HVAC equipment and systems, including chillers, boilers, air handlers, variable speed drives and motors.
  • Possess a working knowledge of Energy Management Systems, and be able to develop control strategies to reduce energy consumption.
  • Experience performing ASHRAE Level I, II and III level audits of facilities and energy consuming systems.
  • EIT License preferred.

Education & Certifications Required

BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Description of Employer

As one of the largest energy services companies in the U.S., NORESCO utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to deliver energy and maintenance savings and significant infrastructure upgrades to existing facilities. NORESCO also provides build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) services for central heating, cooling and power-generation systems. NORESCO’s Sustainability Services group offers a full suite of sustainable design consulting services, including energy auditing, commissioning and retro-commissioning, energy & daylighting analysis, LEED® certification consulting, and sustainability master planning.
 
What makes NORESCO unique is our ability to engineer and implement turnkey energy solutions that meet each customer’s individual needs. At NORESCO, we pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we maintain with our customers. We earn their trust and respect through listening and timely response to their needs and concerns. These relationships, along with pursuing and hiring the best people, are truly why NORESCO is a leader in the energy industry.
 
NORESCO is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. 

Travel Required

Yes - up to 25% overnight travel

Other Instructions

Send resumes to John McKenzie:  jmckenzie@noresco.com

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