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Senior Engineer 

Description

Elevate Energy's Senior Engineer will support Elevate Energy's programs by leading teams in and/or developing: studies, plans, criteria, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, performance assessments, retro-commissioning studies or plans, integrated systems analysis, cost estimates, and/or budgets. The Senior Engineer provides consultation and recommendations to the organization within and to other business units and/or customers as a result of studying company or customer-owned systems, processes, equipment, or facilities. The Senior Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering, working closely with Elevate Energy's program managers and teams. The Senior Engineer will collaborate closely with other Elevate Energy staff on projects related to improving building performance and advancing energy efficiency.

 
Position Requirements
  • Leads and performs assignments in specialized areas requiring extensive engineering expertise.
  • Leads and performs engineering tasks associated with a critical or analytical engineering project or a small number of complex projects that require specialized knowledge in many areas, which may include energy efficiency, renewable energy, net zero, or decarbonization.
  • Participates in department planning, provides budget recommendations, and monitors project performance to ensure achievement of desired outcomes.
  • Performs assignments while acting independently and may lead multi-discipline teams.
  • Serves as an expert in specialized areas such as energy modeling, energy efficiency measures, HVAC, building controls, retro-commissioning and provides expert opinions as required.
  • Provides training and/or guidance to Engineering team members and others within Elevate.
  • Participates in technical and industry societies and committees to enhance knowledge of new technologies or issues in areas of company interest.
  • Researches and assesses new and innovative energy efficiency measures.
  • Collaborates on improving energy program design and program delivery processes.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering.
  • Relevant work experience rooted in a solid building science foundation.
  • Retro-commissioning or commissioning experience.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply problem solving approaches and engineering theory.
  • Knowledge of engineering designs, principles and practices.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in unique areas of engineering expertise – specifically, building controls, HVAC and HVAC controls.
  • Detailed knowledge of applicable standards, codes methods, and practices unique to areas of expertise.
  • Working knowledge of energy efficiency concepts and related measures.
  • Ability to apply advanced engineering principles to identify and resolve complex issues
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with all management levels.

Preferred

  • Graduate degree or Graduate level work in Engineering, Business Administration or Project Management Certification.
  • Professional Engineer License.

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

Organization Description

Elevate Energy’s mission is to deliver smarter energy use for all. Elevate designs and implements efficiency programs that lower costs, protect the environment, and ensure the benefits of energy efficiency reach those who need them most.

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.

 
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Post Internal Days 0  
Location Chicago  
About the Organization 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, the greatest asset of our organization is the kind of people we attract. Elevate 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.

 
EOE Statement Anti-Discrimination Policy

Elevate 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.



 
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