Senior Energy Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/28/2022 7:17 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


We are seeking a Senior Energy Engineer with proven capabilities to identify, investigate, develop, and oversee project implementation and to provide quality control review of Performance Contracting, Renewable Energy, and other projects that improve energy conservation and efficiency initiatives for clients, with a secondary focus on renewable energy and sustainability initiatives. This position will occasionally involve travel for client review meeting, project kick-off meeting, field energy audits, field witnessing of commissioning and M&V, and field verification of progress during a project’s construction.


  • Act as a team-lead and mentor junior staff
  • Interact with senior-level facilities personnel as required
  • As the lead technical person on projects, the Senior Energy Engineer position will actively participate and manage junior staff to accomplish the following activities:
  • Review ESCO proposals and Investment Grade Audits; including their Measurement & Verification, Commissioning, O&M, and Training plans, energy savings calculations, energy models, ECM cost build-up, markups, and energy escalations
  • Investigate pre-project conditions, conduct preliminary audits (including existing equipment and operating parameters)
  • Attend and/or witness Commissioning and acceptance testing; report on results.
  • Prepare assessments of feasibility study reports and investment grade audits completed by ESCOs to ensure technical viability of proposed energy conservation measures and energy saving capital projects to generate the anticipated energy and process improvements; assessments include review of baseline conditions/calculations, ECM savings calculations, and ECM scopes, M&V approach/plans, capital cost estimates, operating parameters, engineering drawings and project submittals
  • Prepare information requests for clients/consultants to address and resolve deficiencies
  • Prepare the necessary reports to manage and monitor project progress
  • Collaboratively work with the multi-disciplinary engineering team to ensure reviews and recommendations are completed to professional standards
  • Review and comment on Commissioning Reports, M&V Reports, and other Close-Out documentation
  • Provide assistance/insight/guidance to Owners and ESCO Teams regarding planned approach to execution of an ESPC Project
  • Conduct walk-through audits of large commercial/industrial/institutional facilities to identify energy conservation opportunities, recommend steps to investigate and implement the opportunities, and provide written reports of findings
  • Keep abreast of technology trends and changes in this rapidly evolving market



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Energy Engineering discipline

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5 or more years of energy engineering experience that includes knowledge of HVAC systems, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable practices for building properties, new building construction, and industrial manufacturing operations
  • Experience in energy engineering and project management with strong technical knowledge of energy efficiency practices and programs
  • Excellent communication, verbal and written skills
  • Must be willing to travel as required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Auto Cad read/review, and Energy Modeling are required

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional Engineer, Certified Energy Manager, and Certified M&V Professional are preferred


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. #INDHP


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