• Energy Engineer - Entry Level

    Location US-MI-Okemos
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL - Energy’s Sustainable Use group is seeking an Energy Engineer to join our team to provide commercial customers with technical and financial support to make their facilities more energy efficient. This position is based out of the Okemos, 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
    • Perform customer site inspections to verify the installation of energy efficient equipment at businesses throughout Michigan
    • Interact with customers to address questions or concerns about installed equipment or programmatic information 
    • Review and verify energy savings calculations and guide other staff in the best practices for various energy savings technologies with a particular emphasis on lighting but also including HVAC, fans, pumps, air compression and industrial process use
    • Plan and deliver presentations at meetings and training events for trade allies and customers, clients, and others
    • Identify opportunities for energy savings and demand reduction
    • Complete technical and financial analyses
    • Prepare reports in accordance with client standards
    • Perform site-specific engineering analysis and evaluation of energy efficiency projects and programs involving industrial process equipment, such as pumps, fans and compressed air systems, complex central plant systems and advanced HVAC equipment

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a technical field is required
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering is preferred
    • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience, coursework, or specialization required
    • An educational emphasis on energy and/or energy experience is strongly preferred
    • EIT is desirable
    • Proficiency with database and analysis tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access is desired
    • Individual should display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment
    • Reliable transportation required
    • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20% of the time (primarily local travel)
    • Position will require onsite inspections and walking of the customer’s locations. Some light climbing
    • Strong 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**


    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.


    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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