Facility Assessment Engineer

Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description


DNV GL – Energy's Sustainable Energy Use – PDI group is seeking an Facility Assessment Engineer with significant experience with building energy performance (e.g., lighting, HVAC and their control systems, and building envelope components) to oversee and perform building audits (or assessments) and provide expert advice for customers while recommending specific upgrades to electric systems through exemplary customer service. You will also advise customers of the improved efficiency that the upgrades will bring. You will provide excellent customer service and help customers implement, improve and demonstrate their commitment to improved energy management in their building. You will assist in managing the assessment program in support of and delivery of contract objectives. This position is based in our Phoenix, Arizona office (no relocation allowance is available). 



Tasks May Include


  • Manage, mentor and train team members in the assessment program.
  • Promote the energy efficiency program to customers through the completion of scheduled energy assessments.
  • Develop and promote the assessment program's strategic direction regarding energy efficiency and the business activities of its customers.
  • Conduct customer site audits to verify existing equipment and operating conditions and recommend the installation of energy-saving equipment and operational changes. Ability to recognize, identify and catalog energy-saving equipment types is critical.
  • Identify and provide documentation of on-site opportunities for installing energy efficiency products.
  • Advise customers on the elements of energy-consuming equipment (i.e., lighting, HVAC, building envelope, controls) in their building.
  • Utilize time out of office doing audits to locate and identify new construction and eligible existing sites in the service territory area, along with taking the opportunity to attempt to contact the onsite principal with the objective of informing them about the many aspects and value our programs have to offer.
  • Enter data into spreadsheets and web-based tools of energy savings opportunities that were recommended and customer building information.
  • Manage and collaborate with program team members to oversee or develop an assessment report for customers.
  • Build quick rapport with customers. Quickly initiate conversations with customers on site regarding energy usage at the facility.
  • Educate customers about the utility program.
  • Interface with the utility client regarding customer data (billing data, meter data and rate plan information), assessment scheduling requests and assessment reviews.
  • Interpret customer data to provide energy-saving tips that would result in electric bill savings for the customer.
  • Extensive driving and travel within Arizona during the week. Most travel will be in Phoenix metro area.
  • Weekly, monthly and annual reporting.

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering or other equivalent engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant energy engineering experience.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification is optional, but preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lighting components, HVAC equipment, HVAC and lighting control systems, and building envelope components.
  • Demonstrated experience with energy codes and standards (IECC, ASHRAE, etc.) and Energy Star components.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ASHRAE levels 1, 2, and 3 energy auditing.
  • Advanced skill level in Excel and intermediate level in MS Word is required.
  • Must be able to lead and/or perform on-site or virtual audits in a variety of environments including commercial, industrial, schools and government facilities.
  • Strong customer service capability.
  • Proactively seeks to identify customer needs and manages customer expectations accordingly.
  • A positive, collaborative and team-oriented attitude.
  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written), customer service /phone, organization and grammar skills are essential.
  • The ability to work well under pressure in time-critical situations and be productive and self-motivated.
  • Must be willing and able to travel 50-75% of the time; some overnight travel required.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. up to waist height, to climb a ladder, to kneel, crawl and stand most of the time.
  • Adhering to safety policies and training.
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening.


**Immigration-related employment 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


Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

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. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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