Energy Efficiency Engineer - Entry Level

Location US-MI-Detroit
Requisition ID
Business Area
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL – Energy’s Sustainable Use group is seeking an Energy Efficiency Engineer - Entry-Level to join their Program Development and Implementation team, currently helping commercial and industrial PNM’s customers save energy and money.  This position is based out of our Detroit, MI office.


Tasks May Include

  • Review and verify technical merits of business customer energy efficiency applications, including calculation of energy savings and verification of equipment specifications 
  • Conduct site inspections to verify the installation of energy efficient equipment at businesses throughout PNM’s service territory; traveling 10% of the time
  • Interact with customers to address questions or concerns about installed equipment or programmatic information
  • Perform database queries and program data analysis
  • Educate contractors about the program
  • Provide flexible support to other team members on an as-needed basis
  • Becoming proficient with the tune-up field tool and software
  • Receiving and entering A/C Tune-up applications; interact with A/C Tune-up trade allies to operate the program as intended 
  • Conducting site visits for each application to verify tune-ups have been performed
  • Submitting requests for payment for those applications that pass inspection
  • Perform site-specific engineering analysis and evaluation of energy efficiency projects and programs involving: lighting, industrial process equipment, pumps, fans, compressed air systems, complex central plant systems, and advanced HVAC equipment

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering required
  • Educational emphasis on energy and / or energy experience is required
  • EIT is preferred
  • Proficiency working with Access and Excel
  • Individual should display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills for customer communication required
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 10% of the time (within the PNM service territory) 
  • Reliable transportation required 
  • Must be able to meet the requirements to drive for company business
  • Ability to work safely in different environments such as rooftops, mechanical rooms and building spaces
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening


**Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**


Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:


Local employment conditions apply. 


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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