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Senior Engineer (NORESCO) Description at United Technologies Corporation

Senior Engineer (NORESCO)

Business Unit UTC Climate, Controls & Security Job ID 47311BR Date posted 04/14/2017 City San Francisco State California 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. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages.

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 our Boulder, CO or San Francisco, CA Offices

As a Senior Engineer, you will be a member of the Codes & Standards team and will execute projects with the Director of Codes and Standards and other team leaders.

In order to be successful in this position, you will need to perform the following tasks.
  • Provide technical services for codes and standards and sustainable design assistance projects;
  • Develop detailed building energy models by evaluating building systems, determining building characteristics and schedules from plans, and creating building geometry;
  • Provide clear and well-written memorandums, and reports to various clients (investor-owned utilities, state energy commissions, building owners, architects, engineers) regarding project specific energy performance and modeling results;
  • Ensure technical quality and accurate technical content of project-related documents;
  • Meet / contact clients as appropriate to discuss energy analysis methods, results and recommendations;
  • Prepare analyses, calculations and reports to support Codes and Standards Enhancement (CASE) projects;
  • Limited travel to in-state and out-of-state projects, as required.

Qualification: In order to be considered for this position, you will need to have the following minimum requirements.
  • Current energy modeling experience with OpenStudio/EnergyPlus or other detailed hourly simulation; eQuest/DOE-2 experience is desired but not required.
  • Expertise in complex building mechanical systems and state-of-the-art energy efficiency technologies/ applications;
  • Working knowledge of the Codes and Standards (Title 24) in California is desired, though not required.
  • Working knowledge of ASHRAE 90.1 Appendix G and IECC codes and standards;
  • Working knowledge of and experience with the architectural design process and all phases of design and construction from pre-design to construction administration;
  • Excellent communication skills -- oral, written, and presentation -- and proficiency with necessary supporting software (Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years’ experience in a building related field, preferably experience in mechanical engineering, including HVAC, envelope, and lighting design, and building operations;
  • Experience in ruleset or measure development;
  • Interest or experience in software programming;
  • Experience in designing/evaluating state-of-the-art sustainable design technologies for commercial new construction that might include: natural ventilation, mixed-mode ventilation, solar cooling, etc.;
  • Experience with Zero Net Energy projects.

BS/MS in Engineering or related sustainability field

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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