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Senior Engineer (NORESCO) Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Engineer (NORESCO)

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 47314BR Date posted 04/14/2017 City Edison State New Jersey Country United States
Exciting Things are Happening at NORESCO!
As one of the largest energy services companies in the U.S., NORESCO utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to deliver energy and maintenance savings and significant infrastructure upgrades to existing facilities. NORESCO also provides build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) services for central heating, cooling and power-generation systems. NORESCO’s Sustainability Services group offers a full suite of sustainable design consulting services, including energy auditing, commissioning and retro-commissioning, energy & daylighting analysis, LEED® certification consulting, and sustainability master planning.

What makes NORESCO unique is our ability to engineer and implement turnkey energy solutions that meet each customer’s individual needs. At NORESCO, we pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we maintain with our customers. We earn their trust and respect through listening and timely response to their needs and concerns. These relationships, along with pursuing and hiring the best people, are truly why NORESCO is a leader in the energy industry.

NORESCO is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Sustainability Services Group
NORESCO's Sustainability Services Group is an energy and sustainability consulting company focused on auditing, commissioning, technical studies, sustainable certifications and consulting work. We work with clients ranging from private commercial and multi-family owners to labs, healthcare facilities and government buildings. Our focus is on finding opportunities to improve buildings — both new and existing.

We have an immediate need for a Senior Engineer in Edison, NJ.

As a Senior Engineer, you'll be involved in the following:
  • Perform energy audits (ASHRAE Level 1 through investment grade), retro-commissioning and commissioning for clients in the commercial, industrial, lab, pharmaceutical, healthcare, higher education and municipal/county government sectors.
  • Perform feasibility studies of renewable and energy efficiency technologies including (but not limited to) photovoltaic systems, wind turbines, micro-cogeneration systems (fuel cells and microturbines), conventional cogeneration systems (reciprocating engine and gas turbine), geothermal heat pump retrofits, biomass systems, thermal storage systems, air-to-air energy recovery systems, condensing flue gas heat exchangers, and backpressure turbines.
  • Perform calculations of annual energy/cost savings and greenhouse gas reductions for identified energy projects. Develop budget quality project cost estimates. Perform life cycle cost analysis.
  • Accountable for the development, coordination, and execution of the design phase, construction phase, testing/training phase, warranty phase commissioning activities, final commissioning report.
  • Coordinate and lead Cx meetings with owner, operating staff, design and construction personnel to understand the project goals and schedule to ensure commissioning process is properly coordinated.
  • Manage the preparation of commissioning plans, specifications and checklists (pre-functional and functional) in accordance with ASHRAE Standard 202-2013 and ASHRAE Guideline 0-2013.
  • Review design, equipment submittals, O&M manuals, start-up reports, checklists, TAB reports, as-builts, and training programs for overall compliance with owner’s project requirements, commissioning plans, and the contracted scope of work.
  • Manage and perform site visits to coordinate commissioning, witness equipment start-up, direct and perform testing, and coordinate training.
  • Manage the project issues database to document non-compliant conditions. Actively manage issue close-out with owner, O&M, design and construction personnel.
  • Provide technical oversight and assist operating staff to develop understanding of systems and design intent. Review operating modes, sequence of operations and specifics of equipment, operations, and maintenance.
  • Prepare technical reports and presentations. Present findings of audits / studies to client.
  • Assist the sales and project development teams in energy projects development after completion of the energy audit / feasibility study development.
  • Provide technical, communication and leadership skills necessary to effectively present findings and corrective actions to the client.
  • Manage project budgets according to prescribed financial metrics.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, often under aggressive deadlines.
  • Ensure customer/client satisfaction for tasks performed.
  • Foster effective and positive business relationships with all parties throughout project phases.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with contractors and field personnel to develop additional business for the group.
  • Cultivate new client relationships and accounts.

  • Process Management Professional (CPMP); and Building Commissioning Association Certified Cx Professional (CxP).
  • 7-10 years’ experience in the following areas:
    • Energy auditing, retro-commissioning, commissioning, and technical feasibility study experience including development of project cost estimates, annual energy/cost savings calculations, and life cycle cost analysis.
    • Experience with operation and/or design and/or construction of HVAC systems, boilers and steam systems, chilled water plants and pumping systems, compressed air systems, electrical systems, cogeneration plants, and building controls / energy management systems.
    • Experience with field testing equipment (balometers, anemometers, ultrasonic flow meters, temperature loggers, electrical meters, and others) a plus.
    • Experience with electronic Cx platforms such as CxAlloy or Building Test a plus.
    • Experience with BIM Modeling, AutoCAD, and scheduling tools a plus.

  • Knowledge of energy modeling software desirable (such as DOE2, Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, eQuest).
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word, & PowerPoint and have a working knowledge of MS Project, Visio, and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and business relationships.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Facilities Engineering. A combined work experience in facility management and construction may be substituted for bachelors of engineering degree.
  • Preferred qualification include: Professional Engineer’s License; LEED AP certification from US Green Building Certification Institute; CBCP from Association of Energy Engineers; ASHRAE Commissioning

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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Pratt & Whitney is a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines. This is your opportunity to join a company steeped in history yet focused on the future by developing engines that provide step-change improvements for the next generation of commercial aircraft and fifth generation military aircraft. Pratt & Whitney, a pioneer in flight and technology, is part of the United Technologies Corporation (UTC) family. UTC is a Fortune 50 company located in over 4,800 locations in approximately 80 countries with $65.2 billion in revenues in 2014.


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