Energy Engineer in Southfield, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 6/15/2020

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Job Description

Energy Engineer

Southfield, MI


Our client is a go-to full-service solution for interior and exterior facility operations, maintenance, and repair who is looking to add an experienced and professional Energy Engineer to their team. The Energy Engineer works closely with Property Management and the facility services team to provide expert technical support for all utilities & energy efficiency programs.

The Energy Engineer must have 5+ years of industry experience and a Bachelor’s degree.

Energy Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in math, finance, engineering, energy management, IT or similar analytical discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years related work experience with knowledge of building HVAC systems, energy efficiency, utilities, sustainability concepts and LEED frameworks
  • Ability to collect, combine and analyze data from various sources and generate reports and graphics. Must be able to combine large volumes of data for consolidated reporting.
  • Prior experience with Energy & Utility Management software, including Energy Star Portfolio Manager or similar tools, is a plus
  • Prior experience with Building & Energy Modeling and Analytics software, such as DOE2, Trace, etc. is a plus
  • Prior experience, including programming or sequencing or operations with Building Automation Systems, such as Triduum Niagara, Trane Tracer Summit, JCI Metasys, etc. is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with computers and various software’s, including Microsoft Suite of Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent time management, project management and follow-through

Energy Engineer Description:

  • Conduct energy audits to evaluate energy use and to identify conservation and cost reduction measures
  • Assist with the annual budgeting & capital planning process to identify energy savings projects, rates of return and provide simple payback calculations
  • Provide monthly energy reporting including cost reduction & savings typically 10-15% annually
  • Responsible for identifying and applying for utility rebates both prescriptive & custom for gas, water and electric
  • Investigate and recommend process improvement solutions that will make the utilities management process more robust, error-free and streamlined
  • Maintain completeness and accuracy of utility data, property data, etc. in databases to ensure consistency and accuracy of reporting
  • Develop and implement a short and long term Building Automation / Energy Management plan with building standards, protocols and improvements
  • Responsible for evaluating, recommending & implementing new technologies for Building Automation Systems, building analytics, and energy & utility management
  • Actively communicate progress and issues to the Property Manager, the Facility Services team and the client
  • Resolve utility account issues by working with utility companies and bill processing firms


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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