• Senior Evaluation Energy Engineer

    Location US-MA-Medford | US-CT-Middletown
    Requisition ID
    2018-10910
    Business Area
    Energy
    Category/Discipline
    Engineering
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL – Energy’s Sustainable Use Consulting Group is seeking a Senior Evaluation Energy Engineer to join our Policy Advisory and Research team. The experienced Evaluation Engineer will manage and provide advanced technical contributions to energy efficiency research and evaluation projects in the Northeast U.S.  Typical projects would include impact evaluations of residential, commercial, and industrial energy efficiency and demand response programs.  The successful candidate will serve as a project manager, mentor engineering staff, lead field teams, perform advanced data collection and complex analyses, and interface with clients.  This position can be based in either our Middletown, CT or Medford, MA office and will require New England travel up to 50% of the time.

     

    Tasks May Include

     

    • Writing project proposals and work plans and approving site level evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) plans
    • Managing projects and/or tasks involving engineering or field data collection elements
    • Analyzing energy performance and reporting the impacts associated with electric and gas efficiency improvements
    • Reviewing and making recommendations on savings calculations performed by other organizations
    • Imparting knowledge of industry trends, best practices, and evaluation methods
    • Performing and training personnel to perform on-site inspections and efficiency assessments
    • Designing energy analyses using advanced spreadsheets and building simulation software
    • Verifying installation, operations, and performance characteristics of energy-efficient equipment
    • Installing measurement equipment and analyzing measured data, including lighting loggers, power recorders, and other data acquisition systems
    • Leading teams to collectively complete EM&V tasks on time and on budget
    • Presenting and defending the methodology and results of energy efficiency program impact evaluations through written reports

    Position Qualifications

    Position qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Architectural Engineering required
    • Related B.S will be considered only when paired with energy efficiency experience, or specialization
    • Minimum 5 years of work experience in energy efficiency program implementation or program evaluation
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in evaluation, measurement, and verification of energy efficiency measures
    • 1+ years of proven experience leading teams of engineers
    • Minimum 2 years of project management experience
    • Relevant work experience in an energy consulting environment
    • Extensive knowledge of building science, HVAC, electrical, and other industrial systems
    • Advanced data analysis and innovative problem solving skills
    • Knowledge of non-residential building codes and energy standards
    • 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**

     

    Preferred Skills (Not Required)

     

    • Master’s degree or emphasis in Statistics, Economics, Energy Policy, Engineering
    • Professional Engineering license
    • Experience managing energy efficiency programs and/or related research at an electric or gas utility
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) and or Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (CMVP)
    • Familiarity with IPMVP, California Evaluation Protocols, DOE’s Uniform Methods Project, and northeast Technical Reference Manuals
    • Relevant energy-related certifications such as CEM, HERS, BPI, LEED AP

    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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