Building Energy Analyst

Position Summary:

Bright Green Strategies is seeking qualified energy analyst candidate to support residential and small commercial energy efficiency, new construction and retrofit programs. Our emphasis is in multi-family residential projects both affordable and market-rate.  Candidates must possess knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency, green building and sustainability. The energy analyst will work collaboratively with clients and sustainability team members to promote energy efficiency.  They will analyze architectural plans and advise on the means to comply with or exceed California Energy Code (Title-24).

Responsibilities Include:

  • Engage in a collaborative process with development teams comprised of building developers, client, architects, engineers, and/or general contractors to communicate:
  • Energy-efficient design models
  • Required compliance documentation
  • Technical concepts relating to the Energy Code, building science, energy efficiency, rebate programs, and energy policy.

 Create energy performance models primarily using EnergyPro software to demonstrate compliance, and produce documentation for Title-24, utility rebate programs, and/or federal tax credits, for both residential and non-residential; new construction, additions/alterations, or tenant improvements projects.

  •  Document load calculations using ASHRAE standards for new construction projects. Load calculations may be used to size mechanical heating, cooling, and ventilation systems.
  •  Attend ongoing training workshops to stay current in the latest trends in energy efficiency.
  •  Familiarity with the CalCERTS registry.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and standards.

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, construction management or other sustainability focused program with a demonstrated interest in building science preferred.
  • Certified Energy Plans Examiner (CEPE or CEA) preferred
  • Knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency technologies, green building and high performance design.
  • Knowledge of LEED, HERS and/or GreenPoint Rated programs a strong plus
  • Working knowledge of Incentive Programs for non-residential and residential energy efficiency, and, State and Federal tax credits
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills in EnergyPro, MS Word, Excel, Google Docs and CAD (Auto Cad)
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities within a team-oriented office environment.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to maintain attention to detail and exercise good independent judgment

This starts as a part-time position and will evolve into full-time.

Projected Salary Range is competitive; commensurate with experience

Please submit the following to sharon@brightgreenstrategies.com

  • Your resume,
  • A brief cover letter,
  • References for previous Title 24 or energy modeling work,
  • Answers to the questions below:

1. How does your work experience align with the job description?

2. What do you think your main skills are?

3. What are your primary goals for the next 6 months, 1 year, and 5 years?

4. Why do you think you would be a good fit for this position?

Bright Green Strategies Mission: Green Building is a dynamic and rapidly evolving field.  We strive to provide new ways of thinking about the built environment to our clients. Through continual education about all aspects of Green Building, Building Science and the certification process, we create buildings that are healthy, durable, energy and water efficient for the generations to come.

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