Center for Energy and Environment Energy Engineer II in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Description Energy Engineer About CEE CEE is a community-based clean energy nonprofit with offices in the North Loop of Minneapolis and St. Paul\'s Midway. We provide practical energy solutions to help homeowners, businesses, and communities cut energy waste and harmful emissions. We\'re curious, lifelong learners who value the well-being of the communities we live in and serve. We invite open-door communications and respect for diverse backgrounds and points of view, with an emphasis on work-life balance. Our great culture has resulted in being named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. Job Overview Calling all talented engineers! CEE is on the lookout for an exceptional energy engineer to join our team. If you have a proven track record in performing whole building audits and delivering impactful presentations, this opportunity is for you. As an energy engineer at CEE, you\'ll need to possess in-depth knowledge of major energy using equipment, along with excellent communication skills to effectively convey your findings. The primary emphasis of this role will be conducting investment grade audits for medium and large commercial buildings. Additionally, you\'ll have the chance to contribute to our exciting research and development initiatives, as well as support market transformation efforts for various technologies and building types. If you\'re ready to make a significant impact in the field of energy engineering, we can\'t wait to hear from you! Responsibilities Survey commercial facilities, assessing the condition of energy using equipment. Identify opportunities for energy efficiency in major energy using equipment. Calculate building energy use and potential savings from energy efficiency measures. Maintain detailed notes and justification of findings. Report assessment findings, emphasizing the benefits of energy efficiency. Collaborate with building owners, trade allies, and other stakeholders to support the implementation of efficiency measures. Perform financial analysis of energy-saving recommendations Assist internal departments, including R&D and market transformation efforts. Qualifications/Job Requirements Bachelor\'s degree in Engineering is required Minimum of two years of energy auditing, energy efficiency, HVAC controls, or related fields. Detailed understanding of heating, cooling and ventilation systems in commercial buildings. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Eagerness to learn new technologies that align with CEE\'s strategy and mission. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel etc.) Valid driver\'s license and reliable transportation for travel between office and worksites. Ability to travel regionally to up 20% of the time. Preferred Qualifications: Industry certification such as P.E., Association of Energy Engineer\'s Certification Physical Requirements: Ability to view and operate a personal computer, either desktop or laptop, for extended periods of time creating, composing and reviewing documents and spreadsheets. Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to carry tools bags, up to 40 pounds, necessary for investigation work. Location Must be located in Minnesota. A preferred location is the Minneapolis area. You will have the option to work in the office, work from home, or hybrid when not performing work in the field. Compensation Dependent upon qualifications and experience, the expect the hiring range for this position to be \$85k to \$90k. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who h ve access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor\'s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) CEE will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance or any other legally protected class status.