Position: Energy Engineer

The primary purpose of this position is to manage projects, identify conservation opportunities for clients, and analyze improvement opportunities. The energy engineer also does research on new technologies and processes, and peer reviews other reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting, engineering, and procedural and ethical standards.

Job Duties:

Job duties are arranged in order of importance. However, specific duties and frequencies may vary depending on such factors as the number of incumbents in the position, current customer loads, types of projects, market conditions and related classifications.

  1. Collect, Analyze, and Communicate energy usage, costs and improvement opportunities with clients Frequency: 65% (+/-10%)
    1. Convert data into a useful report format for end-use customers
    2. Conduct site assessments for data collection purposes
    3. Convert data into end-use balances
    4. Develop spreadsheets for energy cost reduction opportunities
    5. Develop spreadsheets for summary reports
    6. Inform customers through written and verbal communication of identified opportunities
    7. Review customer blueprints for the purpose of assessing grant opportunities
    8. Review customer blueprints for the purpose of assessing design change opportunities
    9. Work with and collaborate as necessary with other team members
    10. Create customer value by reducing end-use energy consumption or energy costs
    11. Complete all work with quality and consistency to engineering and (Association of Energy Engineers) AEE training standards
  2. Organize projects, research and analyze new technology and processes Frequency: 20% (+/-10%)
    1. Analyze business operations, trends, utility consumption and expenditure situations, and obligations, to advise clients on their current situation.
    2. Develop and maintain a project list
    3. Advise on any business changes that need to occur
    4. Monitor current business operations in order to head off problems.
    5. Recommend project implementation plans
    6. Develop spreadsheets in order to maintain client data
    7. Discuss growth options and opportunities with client
    8. Meet customer and internal deadlines
  3. Meet and communicate with Clients and Owner Frequency: 15% (+/-10%)
    1. Advise owner(s) and clients about matters such as resource utilization, project status, and current business operations
    2. Complete necessary time and expenditure reports for customer billing
    3. Report to owner regarding situations with clients
    4. Assist owner in attaining new clients

Knowledge and Experience required by the position:

  1. Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics,and their applications
  2. Economics — Knowledge of economic and engineering principles and practices, the energy markets, and the analysis of reporting of
    engineering data
  3. Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  4. Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process regarding conservation and energy laws
  5. Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedure and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, database data entry, reporting, queries and other office procedures and terminology

Skills required by the position:

  1. Mathematics — using mathematics to solve problems
  2. Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  3. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of “self”, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  4. Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one

Contact: Matt Haley – Energy Insight Inc.
Phone: 952-767-7464
Email: mh@energyinsightinc.com

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