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Energy Engineer  

Description

The Energy Engineer works directly with property owners and real estate development teams in Michigan and the Midwest to improve the performance, occupant health, and durability of buildings. The Energy Engineer is based in Michigan, where Elevate Energy provides energy efficiency services to affordable multifamily housing owners, government agencies, and nonprofits. Additionally, the Energy Engineer coordinates with other technical staff across Elevate Energy’s offices as well as with local and national partner organizations. The Energy Engineer reports directly to the Director of Midwest Market Development and Strategy and collaborates very closely with members of Elevate’s Strategy team nationally.

 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering required.
  • Technical architectural and mechanical competency, knowledge of building systems, green building practices and operations, including 3+ or more years of experience conducting ASHRAE Level 2 energy assessments and/or site inspections required.
  • Technical competence in reading and interpreting specifications and plans required.
  • Must be located in Michigan, with local knowledge of Michigan energy partners preferred.
  • Experience in multifamily building science a plus.
  • Experience working on certification projects and/or retrofit programs strongly preferred.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), Building Energy Assessment Professional (BEAP), Engineer-in-Training, (EIT), HERS Rater, LEED accreditation, BPI certification, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) or ability to obtain a certification a plus.
  • Experience with solar, energy storage, microgrids, electrification, smart home/building technology, energy or water monitoring, and integration of energy systems a plus.
  • Experience with LEED, Enterprise Green Community, ENERGY STAR® Multifamily New Construction or other certification projects a plus.
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized individual with the ability to manage multiple assignments and work with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and consultative skills.
  • Inquisitive and positive mindset in approaching complex problems.
  • Entrepreneurial, results-oriented, and a team player.
  • A valid drivers’ license.
  • Ability to travel across Michigan and to other Midwest states as needed to meet with clients and conduct assessments, support business development efforts, and attend quarterly staff meetings at Elevate headquarters in Chicago.

Organization Description

We design and implement programs that reduce costs, protect people and the environment, and ensure the benefits of clean and efficient energy use reach those who need them most.

 

At Elevate Energy, the greatest asset of our organization is the kind of people we attract. Elevate Energy employees co-create our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others take priority. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of innovation and we seek dynamic, hardworking team members who are inspired to work with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Every day we make a difference by placing our team, clients, and community partners first. From our mission to our focus on staff wellbeing and career development opportunities, there’s no better place to grow your career than Elevate Energy.

Anti-Discrimination Policy

Elevate Energy is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

This is an Exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume through our candidate portal.

 

Please note that Elevate Energy will only contact candidates via an elevateenergy.org email address. We will never ask a candidate for payment of any kind as part of the hiring or onboarding process or send payment to any candidate prior to completing the hiring and onboarding process.

 

No phone calls please.

 

 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Post Internal Days 0  
Location Detroit, MI  
About the Organization Organization Description


At Elevate Energy, the greatest asset of our organization is the kind of people we attract. Elevate's employees co-create our energetic and collaborative environment, where constant learning and service to others takes priority. We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of innovation and we seek dynamic, hardworking team members who are inspired to work with team members of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Every day we make a difference by placing our team, clients, and community partners first. From our mission to our focus on staff well being and career development opportunities, there's no better place to grow your career than Elevate Energy.



 
EOE Statement Anti-Discrimination Policy

Elevate Energy is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, termination, promotion, transfer, layoff, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Please note that Elevate Energy will only contact candidates via an elevateenergy.org email address. We will never ask a candidate for payment of any kind as part of the hiring or on boarding process or send payment to any candidate prior to completing the hiring and on boarding process.

No phone calls please.

 
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