Senior Project Engineer (Program Sales) - Eastern Oregon Nexant
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Nexant, founded on January 1, 2000, is an independent provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions. The company has extensive experience and expertise in energy efficiency, demand side management, biomass, geothermal, solar, wind, hydrogen, natural gas, clean coal, and CO2 capture and sequestration. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California and operates from 32 corporate, representative, and project offices located throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Subsidiaries include Nexant Limited, Nexant Europe B.V., Nexant Germany GmbH, Nexant Shanghai, Nexant Asia Limited, and Nexant Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. Shareholders include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, R&K Wadhwani Trust, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, and Frog and Peach?as well as Nexant management and staff.
Nexant offers a comprehensive suite of best-in-class energy enterprise software that transforms business processes and enables implementation of smart grid, clean energy, and demand management initiatives. Its solutions help utilities, power producers, and retailers improve operational and financial efficiency, reduce risk, and enhance customer engagement across the energy value chain. The company also provides strategic, operational, and technical advisory services to utilities, grid operators, energy resource companies, and petrochemical majors.
Nexant?s industry professionals have completed more than 3,200 client assignments in over 100 countries, and its software is used in over 120 utility control centers worldwide.
Are you interested in having a real impact and helping to change the world? Then join us!
About the Job
Nexant is currently seeking a professional, detail-oriented full-time Senior Project Engineer (Program Sales) with great customer, technical, and communication skills to support the Demand Management staff in our Portland, OR office and support a local utility sponsored energy efficiency program.
The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting large and mid-size manufacturing and commercial customers for participation in a local utility sponsored energy efficiency program. A significant portion of the candidate?s responsibilities will be dedicated to customer recruitment, engagement and successful facilitation of energy efficiency projects. The candidate must have strong customer relationship development and sales abilities.
The candidate will be responsible for conducting energy audits and preparing preliminary scoping reports at medium to large industrial facilities (from a wide variety of manufacturing, assembly, and process industry types) to identify and recommend energy efficiency improvements in industrial systems such as but not limited to: compressed air, refrigeration, process heating/cooling, plastic molding or forming, boilers, pumping, food processing, lighting, and HVAC.
This is a telecommuter position and it is expected the candidate will be based in (or willing to relocate to) eastern Oregon (i.e. Pendleton, the Boardman, Hermiston, area) and be able to serve customers in the region. This is not a sales commissionable role.
Duties and Responsibilities
Recruit large and mid-size manufacturing and commercial customers for participation in utility sponsored energy efficiency program.
Conduct energy audits (both scoping- and investment-grade) at medium to large industrial facilities (from a wide variety of manufacturing, assembly, and process industry types) to identify and recommend energy efficiency improvements in systems such as but not limited to: compressed air, refrigeration, process heating/cooling, plastic molding or forming, boilers, pumping, food processing, lighting, and HVAC
Drive the sales cycle to promote energy efficiency programs and services to current and prospective Utility customers.
Provide technical assistance to support energy efficient project implementation in industrial applications
Write technical reports summarize results from energy audits to recommend savings amounts and incentive payments
Maintain quality control of Nexant deliverable products, demonstrating technical excellence, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules
Maintain quality control of subcontractor energy consultant deliverable products, demonstrating technical excellence, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules
Mentor and train junior engineers on various energy efficiency projects in industrial applications including energy auditing and M&V of results
Conduct measurement and verification tasks as warranted
Meet with commercial (Industrial, manufacturing, food processing, paper and pulp, lumber, micro-electronics), clients to co-manage projects, present results, and develop new scopes of work. May travel between 30% to 60% to Utility customers sites.
Meet with subcontractor energy consultants to co-manage projects, review and present results, and develop new scopes of work,
Meet overall project budgets and profitability targets
Bachelor, Master's degree in Mechanical or similar Engineering
PE strongly preferred or intent to pursue
Minimum of 5-10 years work experience within the industrial HVAC design, commissioning, energy management, facility management, and/or energy efficiency industry.
Strong customer relationship and development, and sales skills is a must
A strong understanding of industrial mechanical and electrical systems and principals, thermodynamics, fluids, and heat transfer
Demonstrated experience in energy auditing and performing associated measures analysis in industrial applications
Ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deliverable deadlines and budgets
Cost estimating for recommended projects
Excellent writing, interpersonal, presentation, and analytical skills
Successful candidates must be reliable and punctual, demonstrate initiative and follow through, and ability to work with multiple staff on numerous tasks.
Experience in the following areas is a plus:
o Process heating and cooling systems, HVAC, electrical, plumbing and building automation systems
o Perform commissioning and/or retro-commissioning of industrial systems (compressed air, refrigeration, process loads, etc.)
o Building and energy modeling/simulation tools (e.g. Trace, DOE-2, eQuest)
o Calculation of energy savings for commercial HVAC and/or industrial process energy efficiency improvements.
o Successful candidates must be reliable and punctual, have excellent oral and written skills, demonstrate initiative and follow through, and ability to work with multiple staff on numerous tasks.
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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