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Energy Engineer II

Optimum Energy 4.420 Reviews  – Seattle, WA

Job Description

Title

Energy Engineer II

Functional Area

Engineering

Reports to

Manager, Energy Engineering

Directs

None

Location

Seattle, WA or West Coast

Job Type

Regular

Job Time

Full-Time

Experience Level

4 - 5 years industry experience

Required Education

BS, Mechanical Engineering

Required Travel

25% - 50%

Job Description:

The Energy Engineer II has primary responsibility for pre and post-sales engineering services which includes site assessment and financial analysis, detailed Engineering Site Analysis (ESA) , deployment and QA. The Energy Engineer II will support the Project Manager and Project Engineer to ensure consistency and quality throughout the pre and post-sales processes.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead, direct, and prepare Site Financial Analysis (SFA) using computer simulations to calculate energy usage and load profiles
  • Make initial project pricing recommendations based on SFA
  • Present site analysis and estimates to customer technical team
  • Conduct detailed on-site ESA; Prepare written ESA report; Participate in ESA results technical review meetings as well as any follow-up meetings
  • Make final project pricing recommendations based on ESA
  • Compile project documentation for deployment kick-off including 8760 energy analysis, controls sequence and methods documentation, PowerPoint decks and statements of work; Lead project kick-off meetings
  • Participate in project QA to determine product functionality as well as validate data and performance
  • Develop reports for customers on existing and potential chiller plant or HVAC system performance and potential resource savings
  • Aid in analyzing and troubleshooting plant and/or BAS performance
  • Work in close partnership with an Account Executive (AE) to close business.
Requirements:
  • 4 year Mechanical Engineering degree
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.)
  • 4-5 years HVAC experience (chilled water systems design a plus). Energy-related industry experience also a plus.
  • Experience retrofitting constant speed plants to variable speed plants, including variable primary flow systems desired
  • Proficient with MS Office Software tools including, but not limited to Excel and Visio in order to generate reports, presentations and analytical spreadsheets/calculations
  • Good communication skills and excellent customer satisfaction skills
  • Eagerness to learn and implement new approaches to operating chilled water plants
  • Ability to present engineering analyses to customers and distribution partners
  • Experience in high-level communication to key customers in previous jobs preferable
  • Ability to educate clients on the benefits of new technology
  • Knowledge of performance contracting industry a plus
  • 25-50% travel required (mostly domestic, but international travel may also become necessary as the company grows)


Desired:
  • Experience with modeling tools like eQuest, EnergyPlus or DOE-2 a plus
  • Certified Energy Manager (C.E.M)
  • Certified Measurement & Verification Professional (C.M.V.P)
  • LEED AP
  • LEED AP BD&C
  • Building Energy Modeling Professional (B.E.M.P)
  • Experience working as a pre-sales engineer to close business.


Salary and benefits will be competitive and dependent upon experience and qualifications. If you think you could be a successful member of our team, please apply on our Career Page at optimumenergyco.com/company/#careers.

Optimum Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

Optimum Energy Reviews

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15 Ratings
    1. "The intersection of Green, Smart Buildings and Cloud Services"

      StarStarStarStarStar
      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Comp & Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Optimum Energy full-time (More than a year)

      Pros

      Smart People, Can-do Culture, Happy Customers

      Cons

      A lot of the world is not yet ready to save energy.

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the great work!


    2. "Proven Technology and Strong Team"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Comp & Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Optimum Energy full-time (More than a year)

      Pros

      Team has a passion for energy conservation and is poised to scale a proven IoT platform.

      Cons

      Risks of a start-up combined with long-term employees who have done things a certain way for a long time


    3. "Technical Account Manager"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Comp & Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Technical Account Manager in Seattle, WA
      Former Employee - Technical Account Manager in Seattle, WA
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Optimum Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

      Pros

      Great working environment and coworkers, the product excellent.

      Cons

      It is a software company that is dependent on the workings of the HVAC/construction world, project time lines affected by issues out of the control of Optimum Energy.

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