• Energy 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 Engineer – Entry Level to join our Program Development and Implementation team (PDI), currently helping commercial and industrial DTE’s customers save energy and money. This position is based out of our Detroit, MI office.


    Tasks May Include


    • Work with business and building owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors to provide energy efficiency advice and assistance in participating energy efficiency or energy conservation programs
    • Evaluate customer’s application, collect all required documentation and ensure that qualified measures installed at customer facilities
    • Evaluate customer saving calculations to assure accurate energy saving
    • Discuss technical elements of energy consuming equipment in a facility (lighting, HVAC, hot water systems, envelope, refrigeration, integrated design) and how it affects utility consumption and demand, to help build a business case to prioritize recommendations and how they affect savings and first cost
    • Support Junior and mid-level Engineers with technical guidance
    • Subject Matter Expert for both internal and external clients
    • Evaluate new technologies through relationships with manufacturers
    • Enter data into spreadsheets and databases to determine energy savings and to manage current projects, collaborate with other Energy Advisors/Energy Engineers as required to maximize technical support to the client base
    • Provide flexible support to other team members on an as-needed basis

    Position Qualifications

    What We're Seeking


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Technical Science(s), or similar four (4) year degree
    • One year of related work experience or internship in lieu of related work experience
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel)
    • Strong knowledge in technical and financial analysis
    • Must be able to conduct site inspections, site specific analysis and evaluations
    • Ability and willingness to work under tight deadlines
    • Must be able to perform energy analysis and simulations with support of experienced staff
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% locally with domestic (US) travel occasionally
    • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
    • Routine bending, lifting, and reaching consistent with office work
    • We conduct pre-employment background checks and drug screenings


    Preferred Skills


    • Background includes 3 years in energy or process related engineering
    • Certified Energy Manager
    • Ability to present technical matter to contractors/customers
    • Initiates and coordinates improvements to the work processes in place
    • Energy Audit experience
    • Provide strategic technical advice to company and clients


    **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: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

    Local employment conditions apply.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com


    Company & Business Area Description

    Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers 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.


    Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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