Energy Engineer

Organization: Advanced Energy
Date Posted: 12/12/2019
City: Raleigh
Location: North Carolina
Country: United States
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description and Detail

Advanced Energy is a non-profit energy consulting firm. We work with electric utilities, government and a wide variety of public and private partners. Our customized services include research, testing, training, consulting and program design.

This position will provide engineering and/or technical services in the energy field to utilities, industrial, commercial and agricultural facilities, government agencies, and other customers. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in industrial systems.


Engineering and/or Technical Support

  • Conduct site assessments at industrial manufacturing sites and large business facilities to identify opportunities for energy efficiency, demand response, demand reduction or electrification
  • Provide engineering, process and/or economic analysis and present concise results of recommendations for improvements to customers
  • Acquire data from field metering, lab instruments or utility meters and process into useful information
  • Apply calculations, algorithms, and/or modeling to estimate savings of individual energy efficiency, demand response, demand reduction or electrification measures
  • Perform onsite pre-/post-retrofit project field inspections as needed and provide hands on assistance in deploying new technologies in the field
  • Prepare reports and documentation with analysis, results, and recommendations for further action
  • Maintain technical and professional knowledge by attending workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies
  • Present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients. Clarify and evaluate technical aspects of service requests from customers
  • Conduct workshops and presentations and/or present technical papers that highlight our capabilities.
  • Promote safety through the use of safety equipment and adherence to safety procedures



  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or relevant technical field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of three to five years relevant technical work experience including:
    • Knowledge of systems in industrial, commercial and agricultural facilities such as motors and drives, compressed air, chillers, refrigeration, lighting, boilers, heating and air conditioning and process technologies
    • Understanding of measures to achieve energy efficiency, demand response, demand reduction and/or electrification
    • Preferred to have Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or similar credential and familiarity with compliance with ISO standards such as ISO 14001 or 50001
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in teams as well as independently
  • Ability to deliver projects and adhere to project budget
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • May involve travel up to 30% of time
  • Must have a valid driver's license and be able to work in industrial environments (plants and labs) to include climbing ladders, lifting up to 30 pounds comfortably and following safety instructions
  • Attention to safety requirements for locations of work and commitment to operating in a safe manner at all times


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