• Evaluation Energy Engineer – Entry Level

    Location US-MA-Medford | US-CT-Middletown
    Requisition ID
    2018-10839
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy’s Sustainable Use Consulting Group is seeking an Evaluation Energy Engineer –Entry Level to join our Policy Advisory and Research team. The Energy Engineer will perform field data collection, research, analysis and reporting in support of residential, commercial and industrial energy efficiency evaluation projects. The primary evaluation activity includes post-installation measurement and verification to ascertain the actual achieved energy performance of completed energy efficiency installations. This position is based out of our Middletown, CT or Medford, MA office and will require New England travel up to 50% of the time.

     

    Tasks May Include

     

    • Perform on-site building inspections and energy efficiency assessments of electric and natural gas systems
    • Verify installations, operations and performance characteristics of energy efficiency equipment
    • Installation of measurement equipment and analysis of measured data, including lighting loggers, power recorder and other data acquisition systems
    • Perform energy analysis using advanced spreadsheets and building simulation software
    • Analyze energy performance and report the impacts associated with efficiency improvements
    • Interview energy managers, consumers, and other relevant personnel

    Position Qualifications

    Position qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Architectural Engineering required
    • Related B.S will be considered only when paired with minimum 1 year of energy efficiency experience, or specialization
    • Demonstrated knowledge of building science and energy efficiency beyond engineering coursework required
    • Positive team oriented attitude and professional demeanor
    • An organized, detail-oriented approach and the ability to work independently
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time as required
    • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required. Mileage will be reimbursed
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
    • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds, ability to climb ladders, and spend several hours walking around buildings
    • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening
    • Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position 
    • Please submit a cover letter with your resume that details your specific knowledge in the area of building science and energy efficiency as well as your strengths relative to the other aforementioned requirements

     

    Preferred Skills (Not Required)

     

    • Experience working with SQL, Python, R and/or SAS 
    • Experience in Energy Plus, eQuest, Trane Trace or other building simulation modeling software 
    • Experience working with Power BI

    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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