Senior Project Engineer - Engineering Nexant
Business Unit:Energy Efficiency & Carbon Management
Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.
Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 3,000 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 32 corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.
Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.
We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.
Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our company.
Are you interested in having a real impact and helping to change the world? Then join us!
About the Job
Nexant is currently seeking an Engineer for our Demand Management Business Unit. This position can be located either in Malvern, PA or White Plains, NY.
Duties and Responsibilities
Independently audit (ASHREA Level I, II, III) and retrocommission (RCx) complex buildings, campuses, and central plants
Independently build technically sound spreadsheets and perform accurate energy efficiency calculations
Conduct QC reviews of reports and spreadsheets created by 3rd party firms and other engineers, identify shortcomings, suggest corrections
Create or review energy efficiency models using industry standard software (eQUEST, EnergyPro, Trane Trace, etc.)
Participate in, and potentially assume leadership role in Nexant?s Technical Working Groups
Assume sole responsibility for quality and accuracy of work products
Support Nexant?s utility programs under the direction of the programs? managers
May provide operational guidance or direction to administrative support specialists in assigned area of responsibility
May direct, support, supervise, or guide the efforts of less experienced engineers
Other duties as directed
Bachelor?s or master?s or PhD degree in mechanical engineering, sustainable building practices, or similar
5-10 years of experience within the energy efficiency or building efficiency industry
Demonstrated in-depth understanding of building systems (particularly lighting and HVAC) and/or sustainability practices
Extensive familiarity with relevant building codes and standards (e.g. IECC, ASHRAE 90.1, etc.)
Demonstrated proficiency with building simulation software (e.g. eQUEST, EnergyPro, Trane Trace, etc.)
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
Demonstrated leadership to manage a team of engineers for delivering quality products within scope and budget
Excellent writing, interpersonal, and analytical skills
Able to work and manage time independently
Hands-on experience with mechanical, electrical, and control systems is a plus
P.E., C.E.M., or LEED AP certification (or on track to receive) is desirable
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.
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