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Senior Project Engineer (4276)

Company: ENGIE North America Inc.
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Within ENGIE, the Project Engineer is a critical role responsible for supporting development and installation of energy conservation measures and renewable energy at large scale public sector customers. You will be working in a fast-paced, team- based environment at the direction of the Project Manager as well as their supervisor. The Project Engineer is responsible for the design of Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Measures, performing site audits, specifying equipment, and completing savings calculations to support projects in development and construction. Projects include a combination of energy efficiency measures and renewable generation installations, to help local cities, schools and counties become more sustainable, save money, and improve services to their end users. The expectation is that one to several projects are supported from early development through post construction and you will be working in a team-based environment.This role is located in the Oakland / San Jose area of California.What you'll do:

  • Oversee the technical design of energy and water related customer improvements (such as solar PV, energy storage, LED lighting retrofits, HVAC/control upgrades, water fixture and water meter retrofits, and SCADA upgrades)
  • Analyze utility data to verify existing customer loads, consider rate change options and calculate energy and water cost savings
  • Perform energy equipment (lighting, HVAC, controls) and water surveys and identify energy savings opportunities
  • Perform renewable energy, including solar PV and energy storage system site surveys and understand metering and measurement tools and data
  • Evaluate various types and locations of renewable energy systems
  • Perform energy conservation measure analysis including comparison of technologies, savings calculations, scopes of work and contractor bid costs for HVAC, controls, lighting and water measures, using tools such as eQuest, Trane Trace, Energy Pro and Excel spreadsheets, including bin simulations
  • Calculate potential solar generation quantities of various scenarios using the PVSyst modeling and Energy Toolbase tools
  • Prepare Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Measures scopes and specifications for subcontractor Request for Proposals
  • Prepare utility and other incentive program applications, permit packages and customer submittals
  • Assist the Project and Construction Managers on job walks, bid evaluations, contractor negotiations, and during construction meetings
  • Assist during the construction phase of the project by reviewing submittals, change orders, and RFI's, and make recommendations to the Project Manager
  • Carry out other duties as assignedQualificationsWhat you bring:
    • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering related field required
    • A minimum of 5 years of related, engineering experience required
    • Strong background in HVAC design and construction preferred
    • Professional Engineering License preferred
    • OSHA 10 a plus
    • Working knowledge of utility rate schedules
    • Solid working knowledge of HVAC and/or solar photovoltaic systems, including the ability to identify different systems and equipment, identify potential energy savings measures, and quantify the potential energy savings and costs
    • Understanding of metering and measurement tools and the data provided
    • Competent use of computer modeling software programs, such as EQuest or Trane Trace, and apply them in preparing savings calculations and customer deliverables
    • Proficiency at computer modeling/simulation of building operation to calibrate energy consumption to utility bill data
    • Proficiency at performing load take-offs from drawings
    • Ability to demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills in report writing and correspondence
    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and customers
    • A motivation to get things done and a self-starter attitudeAdditional Information/Conditions:
      • Up to 40% travel, with occasional overnight stays
      • Able to get from office to off site customers - valid driver's license required
      • For this position, you must have evidence of right to work in the U.S.; there is no employer sponsorship of U.S. residency or work authorization with this roleWhy ENGIE?ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient, and more accessible to everyone.Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com . Please note: This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.Job: Engineering / ProjectsPrimary Location: North America-United States-California-San Jose North America-United States-California-OaklandOrganization: ENA Energy SolutionsSchedule: Full-timeNature of Responsibility: Senior operational / administrative roleJob Posting: Oct 25, 2021, 7:30:18 PMJob Type: Permanent

Keywords: ENGIE North America Inc., San Jose , Senior Project Engineer (4276), Engineering , San Jose, California

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