Energy Engineer - Senior Level

4 days left

Steven Winter Associates
New York, New York
May 16, 2024
May 23, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About the Role: Steven Winter Associates, Inc (SWA) is currently on the search for an experienced and innovative Senior Energy Engineer. This is a NYC based positionwithin our Building Operations, Decarbonization & Efficiency (BODE) team. In this pivotal role you will conduct traditional energy audits, lead development and implementation of energy management projects that enhance efficiency and sustainability as well as manage decarbonization feasibility studies and provide retrofit consulting services for clients working to meet carbon-emission reductions as mandated by New York City Local Law 97. If you have a passion for advancing energy solutions and a track record of technical leadership, we invite you to apply and make a tangible impact on our energy future.

The proposed annual salary range for this position is $85,000 - $120,000 based on a 40-hour work schedule. The final salary may vary depending on confirmed job-related skills and experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct decarbonization feasibility studies, advanced energy audits and assessments, retrofit implementation, and retro-commissioning for energy savings and performance improvements in existing buildings.
  • Lead the development and implementation of innovative energy systems and projects, ensuring they meet efficiency, cost, and environmental standards.
  • Provide innovative solutions to technical challenges.
  • Inspect retrofits/upgrades of building equipment with a focus on electrification and heat pump technologies.
  • Review construction documents and provide recommendations to improve indoor air quality, energy efficiency, constructability, and building operations.
  • Train and support entry and mid level energy engineers.
  • Provide and/or facilitate technical training for building industry professionals.

How to Apply:
  • To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume.
  • If you have 75% of the required skills and experience with a willingness to learn, we encourage you to apply.
  • Steven Winter Associates is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, SWA will take steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.

  • Bachelor's degree in Energy Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience working with HVAC systems in large multi-family or commercial buildings.
  • Thorough understanding of energy audits, feasibility studies, retro-commissioning, and retrofit services.
  • Demonstrated experience in design, implementation and management of small to medium energy projects.
  • Proficiency with energy modeling and simulation software (e.g., EnergyPlus, HOMER)
  • In-depth knowledge of energy systems, energy efficient technologies and sustainable design principles.
  • Leadership experience with the ability to mentor junior engineers / or possibly manage a team.
  • Experience in building automation and control systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and proficiency in other MS Office Programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to type, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to climb stairs, use elevators and exterior construction hoists, and may be exposed to cold and hot interior and exterior temperatures for extended periods of time (when in the field).

TRAVEL REQUIRED: Occasional overnight travel may be required (Less than 10%). Frequent local field visits in the Metro area will be necessary (approximately 40-50%). A valid and clean driving license is required .

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: This is a hybrid position. Most of the duties will be performed in an home or office environment. The remainder of the duties will be performed in the field which will involve trips to projects sites for observation and training.

BENEFITS & PERKS: SWA invests in our people, and we've designed a benefits package tailored to meet the needs of our team to include medical, dental, vision, 401k (with match), commuter benefits, etc.

COMPANY PRINCIPLES: Be visionary. Foster camaraderie. Take ownership. Think holistically. Improve the built environment.

EEO STATEMENT: SWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer รข€" all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or marital status.

DEI STATEMENT: SWA is a workplace where we are aware and welcoming of the ways in which we are all diverse as evidenced by a culture of listening and understanding. We endeavor to create a workplace where people feel empowered to act; a safe place where people are open to discussing different views; ongoing education opportunities around diversity, equity, and inclusion; and to build a culture of belonging and accountability.

ABOUT US: Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) provides research, consulting, and advisory services to improve commercial, residential, and multifamily built environments for private and public-sector clients. We specialize in energy, sustainability, and accessibility consulting as well as certification, research & development, and compliance services. Our team of professionals has led the way since 1972 in the development of best practices to achieve high performance buildings. For further information on Steven Winter Associates, please visit .