Senior Energy Efficiency Engineer

Location US-NJ-Newark
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you looking to join a global, growth-oriented company focused on creating a sustainable future for our planet? DNV’s Energy Systems group is seeking a Senior Energy Efficiency Engineer to direct activity, oversee staff in support of an emerging commercial and industrial energy efficiency incentive program portfolio in New Jersey. This role requires an experienced professional with strong technical acumen and excellent leadership and customer service skills. Part of this exciting role offers you the opportunity to recruit and engage new talent to support multiple programs.

This position is based out of our Newark, New Jersey office.

Tasks May Include

  • Interact with facility engineers / building managers to motivate them to implement energy efficiency upgrades in existing buildings
  • Perform customer focused, site-specific engineering analysis and evaluation of energy efficiency opportunities involving commercial/industrial lighting, HVAC, building management and control systems, and process equipment
  • Review and verify technical merits of business customer energy efficiency applications, including calculation of energy savings and verification of equipment specifications
  • Conduct customer site inspections to verify the installation of energy efficient equipment. Interact with customers to address questions or concerns about installed equipment or programmatic information
  • Conduct on-site energy assessments of the energy performance of commercial buildings to identify cost-effective energy efficiency upgrade opportunities
  • Plan and deliver presentations at meetings and training events for trade allies, customers, clients, and others

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering required. An educational emphasis on energy and/or energy experience is strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of related professional work experience required
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) and/or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Experience with energy auditing ASHRAE levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Hands on experience with end-use metering instrumentation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lighting, motors, process equipment (air compressors, process cooling, ovens, furnaces, pumps, etc.), building automation systems, and HVAC systems
  • Knowledge of Energy codes and standards (IECC, ASHRAE, etc.)
  • Word and PowerPoint knowledge required
  • Advanced level Excel skills required
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills for customer communication 
  • Display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment with previous management experience
  • Reliable transportation or ability to rent a car
  • Must be able to meet the requirements to drive for company business
  • Willingness and ability to travel, primarily by car throughout the NJ service territory approximately 15% of the time
  • Position will require onsite inspections and walking of the customer’s locations. Some light climbing
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening


Preferred Skills

  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or Energy Resources
    Professional Engineer (PE) certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of energy modeling (Trane Trace, eQuest, Energy Plus, HAP, etc.)
  • Experience in performing complex Excel-based analyses: data regressions, interval metering data processing, complex 8,760 energy analyses, etc.
  • Experience in energy efficiency program implementation or energy related market
  • Experience with new energy technology concepts, practices, and procedures are preferred. Specific experience in energy management in a commercial or industrial setting
  • Experience in a continuous improvement environment


**Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**



“The recruitment process for this position will be completed in partnership with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. Applications and resumes submitted for this position may be shared with third parties participating in the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. By submitting your application, you are giving DNV consent to share your application and resume (and all personal information contained therein) with the PSE&G Clean Energy Jobs Program. You may opt out of this process at any time, but please be advised that doing so may impact your candidacy for the 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  offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV  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:


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV 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 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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