Energy Engineer - Performance Contracting (Cincinnati, OH or Louisville, KY)
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 227436
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
Other Locations: United States-Kentucky-Louisville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 25%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm
Siemens Building Technologies is seeking an Energy Engineer to support our Building Performance & Sustainability (Performance Contracting) Division of Siemens in Cincinnati, OH or Louisville, KY.
Conducts facility site visits, analyzes current situation and produces facility improvement measures plans. Assists sales and operations in the development, procurement and execution of performance contracts. Performs and supervises preliminary and detailed facility audits to identify facility improvement measures (FIMS) and/or opportunities. Coordinates and leads facility site visits and communicates with outside vendors as it pertains to FIMS. Assists sales in identification and qualification of potential performance contracting projects.
Leads or assists in the development of preliminary and final performance contracting proposals. Analyzes blue prints and performs site surveys to identify mechanical, electrical, and control systems and determine facility operational characteristics. Applies building energy simulation programs to develop energy, cooling, and heating load-building models using modeling software. Develops design concepts and other written documentation for sales and management concerning recommended FIMS, including accurate descriptions, savings potential, cost estimates and back up data to verify FIMS. Prepares financial models related to payment including an understanding of ROI, life cycle costing and internal rate of return. Participates in client meetings and presentations. Understands and evaluates energy supply side saving opportunities, trash management, water conservation, and co-generation for inclusion into performance contracts. Creates and executes performance assurance plans and assists with performance contracting contracts. Measures, monitors, and verifies project performance, particularly those that guarantee savings, through the life cycle of the project.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
· Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other related field from an Accredited College/University
· 3+ years’ energy efficiency and/or renewable technology project development and implementation work experience in a lead role.
· Professional registration or educational progress toward PE, CEM, and/or LEED.
· Demonstrated ability to analyze and quantify energy savings and implement complex projects involving chiller and boiler plants, motors, VSDs, HVAC retrofit and distributed generation projects.
· Knowledge of measurement and verification, project cost estimating and accounting desired.
· Financial planning/budget experience with ability to develop a business case helpful.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including technical presentation skills.
· External and Internal Customer centric attitude and communication style.
· Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
· Travel required
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.
Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.