Lead Energy Engineer

Caltek Staffing
Charlotte, North Carolina
May 24, 2024
May 27, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

Lead Energy Engineer

Atlanta, GA (Work from Home)

Full-Time, Direct Hire

Comp: $110,000 - $130,000

Company Summary:

Our client energy efficiency focused client specializes in providing sustainable utility solutions for the commercial building and hospitality sectors and has a robust presence along the East Coast. our firm is rapidly expanding its Large Building Tune-up division. We pride ourselves on our commitment to improving energy efficiency and reducing the carbon footprint of buildings through innovative approaches and state-of-the-art technologies. Specializing in lighting, HVAC, and utility management, we lead the industry in retrofitting and optimizing energy consumption to create greener, cost-effective environments.

Role Overview:

As the Lead Energy Engineer, you will spearhead our energy auditing and building upgrade initiatives, focusing primarily on ASHRAE Level I and Level II audits within the first year; Level III audits can be expected periodically. Your expertise will be pivotal in the expansion of CGS's in-house capabilities as this division takes shape; equally as valuable, this is an opportunity to exercise creative license while leading a department and managing projects aimed at enhancing the building energy efficiency as part of a genuinely supportive team.

Key Responsibilities:

Conduct comprehensive ASHRAE Level I and Level II Energy Audits to identify and prioritize energy-saving opportunities.

Oversee retro-commissioning projects for lighting, HVAC, and other utility systems to ensure they operate efficiently.

Analyze energy consumption patterns to recommend sustainable and cost-effective solutions.

Manage and coordinate with cross-functional teams to implement energy efficiency measures.

Prepare detailed reports and present findings to stakeholders, highlighting potential energy savings and ROI.

Stay abreast of the latest energy efficiency technologies and industry best practices.

Ensure compliance with all relevant energy standards and regulations.


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Energy Engineering, or a related field.

Strong exposure to or hands-on experience conducting ASHRAE energy audits and managing energy projects.

In-depth knowledge of energy systems, including HVAC, lighting, and other utilities.

Familiarity with building codes, energy regulations, and green building certifications.

Strong analytical and project management skills.

Excellent communication and presentation abilities.

Ability to work remotely and travel as needed to client sites along the East Coast.

Preferred Experience & Credentials:

A minimum of seven to ten years in Mechanical Engineering roles involving a mixture of utility/HVAC design, project engineering, and project management.

Experience independently conducting Level I, Level II, or Level III ASHRAE energy audits

Engineering In Training (E.I.T.), Professional Engineer (M.E., P.E.), or Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification.

Experience with energy modeling software and data analysis tools.