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Building Performance Analyst 

Category Engineering  

EYP is seeking a Building Performance Analyst, specializing in Energy Modeling. This individual will be responsible for providing research and building performance analysis to support design decisions and integration of strategies/technologies for achieving high performance design. Work alongside architects and engineers in an interdisciplinary collaborative environment. Position located in any EYP office but strong preference for major A/E offices including Washington, DC; Albany, NY or Boston, MA.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with design teams to assist in the development and implementation of appropriate high performance design solutions with an emphasis on early performance modeling:
  • perform energy modeling throughout the design process to inform decisions
  • perform daylighting modeling to inform design decisions
  • perform detailed climate analyses to inform early design decisions
  • perform hygrothermal analyses to inform design decisions
  • complete building energy models following ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G
  • research technologies
  • prepare presentation materials and/or report summarizing analysis results
  • Participate in project team meetings to facilitate intra-disciplinary and interdisciplinary communication and collaboration
  • Prepare presentation materials to facilitate acceptance of high performance design concepts
  • Consult with Director of High Performance Design and local Resource Director on appropriate staffing assignments and resource allocation
  • Contribute to training and development of technical staff through firm-wide, one-on-one, and outside training opportunities
  • Participate in appropriate professional organization activities (preference for IBPSA and ASHRAE)
  • Develop relationships with clients through personal contacts, participation in conferences and presentation of lecture material
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Building Science, Architectural Engineering, or closely related field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with demonstrated energy modeling experience and advancement in sustainable building design
  • ASHRAE Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) Certification preferred
  • LEED Accredited Professional and other Sustainable Rating Systems preferred
  • Experience with energy modeling using various programs such as EnergyPlus, IES-VE, OpenStudio, DesignBuilder, eQuest, and Trane Trace with a desire to expand expertise
  • Experience with Rhino, Grasshopper and associated plug-ins (Ladybug, Honeybee, DIVA/ClimateStudio) preferred
  • Proficient in BIM (Revit)
  • Excellent skills with MS Excel to manage model inputs and visualize modeled results
  • Programming and scripting skills (python, ruby) is desired
  • Proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Suite including Acrobat, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Must be knowledgeable of design, construction processes and building operations for various building types.
  • Familiarity with building envelope performance including thermodynamics, physics, mathematics, fluid dynamics and energy/mass balance equations
  • Familiarity with HVAC fundamentals including thermodynamics, physics, mathematics, fluid dynamics and energy/mass balance equations
  • Understanding of HVAC system design and operation of various systems types including variable air volume, dedicated outside air, underfloor air distribution, radiant heating and cooling, chilled beams, geothermal ground-coupled, thermal storage, variable refrigerant flow and combined heat and power
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral)
  • Expertise in area of concentration
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well both independently and on teams
  • Understanding of energy codes, thermal comfort, ventilation air, and lighting standards (ASHRAE Standards 90.1, 189.1, 55, 62, IES Lighting Handbook) and federal mandates
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Building Performance Analyst  
Req Number ENG-22-00334  
Location Albany, NY  
About the Organization We're excited to announce that EYP recently joined with Page Southerland Page, Inc., and we are now EYP, a Page company (Page/EYP), a multidisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture, engineering, and design consulting capabilities.

Guided by similar values and culture, Page/EYP has expanded services and geographic reach, working seamlessly across offices and disciplines with 1300-plus talented staff and 16 offices in the U.S. and abroad. Together, we'll be able to offer you more - more talent, ideas, rigor, and energy to innovate and co-create something new.

Our diverse, international portfolio now encompasses academic; aviation; civic, community and culture; corporate and commercial; government; healthcare; housing and hospitality; industrial; life sciences; and science and technology markets. We've expanded our high-performance capabilities to help you continue measuring, reducing, and offsetting carbon emissions. And, we can explore even more opportunities to promote equity and wellness with teams versed in practices like universal design, Design for Freedom, Well, Fitwel, and other strategies contributing to diversity and inclusion.

As we move forward as Page/EYP, the most important things won't change - our people-first values and unwavering commitment to you remain the same!

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that Page does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Page will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Page explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Page.  

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