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27 Jan 2023

Full-Time Senior Engineer – Mechanical CS Specialist (Nationwide – Energy Solutions offices & Remote Eligible)

Energy Solutions – Posted by smccuin Anywhere

Job Description

Interested in joining a growing company where you will work with talented colleagues, enhance a supportive and energetic culture, and be part of the climate solution? At Energy Solutions, we focus on the big impacts, none larger than our work supporting more efficient codes and standards. And we believe that these standards along with market-based programs can be a powerful force to deliver large-scale energy, carbon and water-use savings. For 28 years, we’ve harnessed that power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers.

We are currently seeking a full-time Senior Engineer (Mechanical CS Specialist) to join our Policy & Ratings Department as a mechanical codes and standards specialist. As a member of the Energy Solutions team, you will have a broad impact on state and national and international energy markets through our work for major utilities, city and state governments, and other national leaders in energy efficiency policy. This unique opportunity, paired with Energy Solutions’ mission driven approach, creates a perfect environment for individuals who want to apply their skills and energy towards an expeditious transition to a low carbon future.

The candidate selected to fill this position will have experience in an array of technologies with deep technical expertise in HVAC, refrigeration, and other mechanical systems common in residential, commercial, and industrial spaces. This includes a comprehensive understanding of equipment efficiency and building / system design interactions to achieve enhanced energy performance. Technologies of particular importance include but are not limited to: heat pump technologies (including air-source heat pumps, hydronic heat pumps, and variable refrigerant flow systems), energy and heat recovery systems, dedicated outdoor air systems, refrigeration systems, motor driven systems (including high performance fans and pumps and air distribution system design), low global warming potential refrigerants, thermal energy storage, and load management / demand flexibility. A track record of successful codes and standards strategy development and stakeholder engagement is helpful, including experience with state and federal codes and standards proceedings, test procedure development, negotiated rulemakings, model codes and reach/stretch codes.

Daily responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and lead both short-term and long-term strategies to optimize energy savings, load management potential, and GHG reductions through codes and standards or other energy policy proposals
  • Analyze the savings, costs, and other impacts of energy efficient and low carbon technologies in the context of energy policy
  • Oversee product testing and other primary data collection strategies needed to fill data gaps in policy settings
  • Participate in industry working groups and technical committees in support of voluntary or mandatory standards and test procedure updates
  • Develop strategic partnerships with industry stakeholders to ensure policy proposals are feasible, equitable, and have ample stakeholder support
  • Write reports on technical topics, such as Title 24 code change proposal reports, including energy savings analyses, cost-effectiveness analyses, and market impacts analyses
  • Develop and deliver presentations on technical topics to a variety of audiences, including clients, government agency decision makers, engineers, and other stakeholders
  • Represent clients in public meetings, negotiated rulemakings, and in publicly docketed comments

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • A Master’s degree in engineering and/or PE license (mechanical engineering preferred)
  • At least 12 years of engineering or work experience in related area
  • Experience in the development process of Title 24, ASHRAE 90.1, ASHRAE 189.2, IECC, or other energy codes
  • Experience in the development process of California’s Title 20, US DOE’s Appliance Standards Program, EPA’s Energy Star Program, or other state, national, or international appliance or equipment standards efforts.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, demonstrated ability to write reports, technical papers, and provide technical presentations to knowledgeable audiences
  • Experience representing large organizations in public meetings, including government hearings
  • Track record of success working in collaborative roles with diverse teams of partners and industry stakeholders
  • Existing network of professional contacts that contribute to codes and standards development
  • Eagerness to learn and take on new challenges to support our company’s mission
  • Willingness to conduct occasional business travel
  • Provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination

Salary DOE: $92k – $125k/Annually

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous retirement package. Energy Solutions provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, other pre-tax contribution plans and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

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Information will be requested to perform the compulsory background check, drug screens are required and permanent authorization to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. Energy Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job Categories: Energy Efficiency. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: See posting for details.

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