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High Performance Building Energy Analyst

Boston, MA

High Performance Building Energy Analyst

At Vanderweil, sustainable design and MEP/FP&T engineering are one in the same.  Over 150 of our projects have been LEED® certified and many of our other projects actively pursuing other certifications (WELL, LBC, SITES, Green Globes, etc.).  Vanderweil is a committed firm of the 2030 Challenge and AIA 2030 Commitment and one of the very few firms that have consistently provided project data to support the commitment.

We understand that the energy landscape is evolving. Emerging technologies and societal demand promise to reshape not only the energy we use, but also how we use it. Within Vanderweil’s Building Performance Group, we collaborate with the design and construction industry to help clients design, build, manage, and protect their business’ value through high performance sustainable design. We help our clients anticipate and realize the full sustainability potential of each project through design, energy modeling and certification consulting.

Overview: High Performance Building Energy Analyst

We are looking for an Energy Analyst to support high performance building energy analysis across Vanderweil’s national and international project portfolio for academic, healthcare and commercial buildings. This position will be located in the Boston office and offer advancement and growth potential for the right individual.   

The ideal candidate will demonstrate experience in the following areas: 

  • Identify energy savings opportunities / energy conservation measures (ECMS)
  • Evaluate Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing system design and controls, particularly high performance design and construction
  • Analyze, interpret or create energy data using engineer software - eQuest, Cradle, Ecotect, Trane TRACE, EnergyPlus, IES, Sefaria
  • Perform and document energy analysis for project certifications (i.e. LEED, LBC, WELL, etc)
  • Perform Life-Cycle Cost Analyses
  • Perform Existing Building Energy Audits, Energy Master Planning, NZE/E+ Modeling

Preferred additional experience:

  • Daylight analysis and simulation
  • CFD analysis
  • 3D modeling software (CAD, Sketchup, or Revit)
  • Indoor environmental design approach - IAQ, thermal comfort, daylight
 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Architectural Engineering or related discipline
  • Willing and able to rapidly learn new modeling platforms
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills required
  • Ability to assume ownership of and provide leadership for significant projects, possibly in a client-facing role
  • Willing and eager to work on a variety of energy-related models and analyses
  • Knowledge of relevant building energy codes, green building rating systems, and ASHRAE standards
  • 2-3 years of previous Industry Energy Modeling experience preferred
  • PE, EIT, LEED AP and/or design experience preferred

 

More info: http://vanderweil.com/projects/sustainable-design and sustainability@vanderweil.com