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Energy Engineer (NORESCO)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
United Technologies Corporation
Physical Address

Des Plaines, IL 60017
Job Description

Job ID: 44992BR

City: Des Plaines

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full-Time


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.

We have an immediate need for an Energy Engineer in Chicago, IL.

Here are the responsibilities for this position:

+ Direct and supervise audits, utilizing internal and external resources.

+ Coordinate and schedule site visits with the customer and company personnel

+ Establish design criteria by identifying the customer’s needs, preferences and experiences while verifying the company’s overall development strategy

+ Collect detailed information on the existing systems and document critical performance measures (e.g., light levels, occupancy periods, GPM and functionality of the space)

+ Recommend final design based on the design criteria and performance measures

+ Analyze audits completed by third party consultants and contractors

+ Perform data entry quality control

+ Perform energy savings calculations related to lighting retrofits and lighting control systems.

+ Prepare detailed Bill of Materials and solicit bids from qualified vendors

+ Analyze bids and make recommendations to senior management

+ Prepare final reports and write-ups for customer proposal

+ Write detailed ECM descriptions and supporting attachments to be included in ESPC proposal submissions.

+ Establish measurement & verification (M&V) criteria, inducing performance variables to be verified by the ESPC project.

+ Write detailed M&V plans to be included in ESPC proposal submissions.

+ Support construction managers as needed after proposal acceptance


+ 3 years in in the development of lighting, lighting controls energy conservation measures. LED lighting design preferred.

+ Effective writing and verbal communication skills.

+ The ability to comprehend and execute basic and detailed instructions, both oral and written.Experience with Lighting design, control systems,

+ Experience with different types of testing equipment including flow meters, temperature.

+ Proficiency in MS Office including Word, and Excel

+ Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills.

+ Strong technical writing skills.

+ Strong facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.

+ High level of attention to detail.

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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