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Energy Efficiency Engineer

Energy Efficiency Engineer

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL – Energy's Sustainable Energy Use Program Design and Implementation group is seeking an Energy Engineer to join our Business Services team, which provides support to our energy efficiency implementation programs across the United States. This position will work in support of AEP Ohio sponsored programs that encourage energy efficiency in commercial, industrial, schools and government buildings. This position is based out of our Columbus, Ohio office.


Tasks May Include


  • Review and verify technical merits of business customer energy efficiency applications, including determination of baseline usage for industrial equipment, calculation of energy savings and verification of equipment specifications
  • Conduct customer site inspections to verify the installation of energy efficient equipment at Utility commercial and industrial businesses
  • Interact with customers to address questions or concerns about the installed equipment or program information
  • Conduct facility walk-throughs to identify energy efficiency opportunities and generate corresponding energy report
  • Independently perform site-specific engineering analysis and evaluation of complex energy efficiency projects involving HVAC, lighting and industrial process equipment, such as pumps, motors, fans and compressed air systems
  • Independently performs building energy use analysis using simulation tools such as eQuest, Trane Trace and HAP
  • Conduct program presentations to inform customers of energy service offering
  • Make recommendations of new measures for internal purposes
  • Project management support
  • Database management support


Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in energy efficiency or related field
  • Familiarity with lighting standards, technologies and controls
  • Advanced knowledge of energy market and industry standards, trends, and technologies
  • Knowledge of Energy codes and standards (IECC, ASHRAE, etc.)
  • Knowledge of end-use metering instrumentation extremely desirable
  • Experience with energy auditing ASHRAE levels 1, 2 and 3
  • Intermediate level in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access is required
  • Technical writing experience
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 25% of the time (out of state traveling)
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Must be able to meet the requirements to drive for company business
  • Routine bending, lifting, and reaching consistent with office work
    Ability to conduct site inspections (i.e. ladder climbing for roof access, etc.)
  • Must be able to prioritize and work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactively seeks to identify real customer needs and manages customer expectations accordingly
  • A positive, collaborative and team-oriented attitude
  • Excellent English communication (both verbal and written), customer service /phone, organization and grammar skills are essential
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening



Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

Local employment conditions apply.


Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

Company & Business Area Description

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, DNV GL empowers our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.


Originated in 1864, DNV GL operates globally in more than 100 countries with our 15,000 professionals dedicated to helping our customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL – Energy, with more than 2,300 experts in over 30 countries around the world, is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business & technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification.

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