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Senior Energy Engineer

Company: International Executive Service Corps
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Bold thinking leads to transformative change. The world needs big ideas tosolve our climate, affordability, and equity crises. That's where you come in. Align your career with greater purpose at McKinstry.
Asanational leader in designing, constructing, operating,and maintaining high-performing buildings, McKinstryprovides a single point of accountability across the entire building lifecycle, from new construction and ongoing operations to adaptive reuse, energy retrofits, and advanced renewable energy systems.We get up every day to transformthebuilt environment for the betterment of our clients and our communities.
Never satisfied, we arecompelled by our valuesto eliminate barriers standing in the way of a better-built environment. We design, build, optimize and maintain high-performing facilities.

We are currently seeking aSenior Energy Engineerto join McKinstry as a member of our growing Technical Services team in the Midwest located in either Chicago, Milwaukee, or Madison. McKinstry supports clients and their facilities throughout the life of a building; the Technical Service team specifically focuses on the optimization and energy efficiency of existing buildings with a uniquely technical consultative approach. We work directly with owners to help them make effective decisions that improve the efficiency, comfort for occupants and lifespan of their buildings.
In this role, you will apply energy use data from facilities to drive operational efficiency as part of our Energy Management consulting services. You will leverage experience in problem solving, systems analysis, data analysis and communication to drive sustainability and efficiency for schools, hospitals, and other large impact facilities.
Communication and collaboration are a large part of this role, as you will be supporting a variety of projects and interface with a wide array of stakeholders. Your role will support delivery teams with data analysis and technical recommendations, building actionable reports and presenting them to clients. This role also has a heavy sustainability education and communication interface with school green teams and leadership groups to connect the energy efficiency program to building occupants.
If you are passionate about driving sustainability in the built environment and want to make an impact with your technical expertise, this role may be the one for you. We are excited to hear from you in the hopes to bring you on not only as a steward of McKinstry but an invaluable member of our team.
Here's where you come in:
As aSenior Energy Engineer, you will:
Job Duties, under the direction of senior engineers or project managers:

  • Support data analysis and system troubleshooting to drive savings and optimization of mechanical, control, water, wastewater, envelope, solid waste, irrigation, and lighting systems.
  • Perform building operations analysis, including calculations using Excel spreadsheets, and utility calculation tools.
  • Support analysis that drive optimization of energy, emissions and energy performance and customer implementation. Implementation of energy education and behavior sustainability program outreach to K-12 school and university clients.
  • Support the identification, implementation, and engagement of building occupants on opportunities for increasing energy awareness, environmental stewardship, and utility cost reduction strategies.
  • Support a social context that leads to energy- and resource-conserving behavior; deliver credible, understandable messages that influence beliefs and encourage habit change.
  • Present program progress, energy savings to stakeholder groups of 5-150.
  • Support site walks and onsite data collection.
  • Create basic documentation for client reports.

    What we would like to see from you:

    • BA/BS degree in Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management, Environmental Science, Education, Technical Communications or equivalent field of study or equivalent work experience required.
    • Strong written and verbal communications experience desired.
    • Self-starter, ability to be productive independently with direction.
    • Passion for energy conservation and sustainability.
    • Creative, problem-solver with a customer service mindset.
    • Knowledge and experience in energy conservation, energy efficiency, sustainability principles, and HVAC preferred.
    • Open to learning about energy efficiency and management.
    • Data analysis skills desired.
    • Energy Management and Sustainability Professional designations are a plus but not required.
    • Engineer in Training (EIT) professional certification is a plus, but not required.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
    • Interest in growing understanding energy use, sustainability, and operational optimization in buildings

      Why McKinstry:
      Transformational change requires bold action.We must decarbonize our buildings and energy assets to combat climate change. We must tackle the affordability crisis by innovating waste out of our supply chain and dramatically cutting costs through improved productivity. We must deliver equitable outcomes to ensure healthy, high-performing buildings for all.
      Peoplerepresent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive, PeopleFirst benefits package to promote health and wellness, enhance work/life balance and ensure long-term stability for our employees and their families. Some of these benefits include:

      • Competitive pay backed by 401(k) and profit-sharing plans.
      • Comprehensive medical, prescription drugs, vision, and dental.
      • Up to 16 weeks of paid parental leave.
      • Adoption and IVF assistance.
      • Paid time off.
      • McKinstry University training and development.
      • McKinstry wellness programs and on-site gyms.
      • Community service and employee-directed charitable giving.

        The pay range for this position is $76,320 - $122,200 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Base pay information is based on market location.
        The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.
        McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment iscontingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.
        Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.

Keywords: International Executive Service Corps, Chicago , Senior Energy Engineer, Engineering , Chicago, Illinois

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