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2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Graduate Engineer A or Graduate Engineer B (Green Building)

Posting Title Graduate Engineer A or Graduate Engineer B (Green Building) Job Requisition Number AE501789 Position Number 116977 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Customer Energy Solutions Minimum Qualifications

The minimum requirements for Graduate Engineer A:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in Engineering or in a field related to the job.

The minimum requirements for Graduate Engineer B:
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate engineering discipline with at least two (2) years of engineering experience.

Notes to Applicants

This position will provide technical consulting services for the Green Building
Evaluation and Development group which supports the Austin Energy Green
Building (AEGB) commercial and residential groups and the incentive
program incorporating energy modeling for Customer Energy Solutions
(CES) to meet the goals for demand and energy savings. The person in this
position will:
• Review and approve client energy models submitted for AEGB ratings and
the AE Integrated Modeling Incentive program to confirm energy and peak
demand savings.
• Research and develop procedures and tools for building and reviewing
energy models.
• Build energy simulation models for AEGB rated projects that have no client
model to confirm energy and peak demand savings.
• Build energy simulation models to quantify energy and demand savings
from adoption of new energy codes and new AEGB rating systems based on
the adopted energy code.
• Develop and monitor the measurement and verification criteria and process
for projects reported through the AEGB rating and AE modeling incentive
• Provide technical consulting to project teams and consultants.

The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history. A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates. Any gaps in employment must have an explanation and dates of unemployment. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history.

Resumes will not be accepted. Statements such as “see resume” will not be accepted. You may use “N/A” for fields that are not applicable. Starting salary will be based on overall relevant experience from your employment application. Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes.

The responses to the supplemental questions should reference the employment history listed in the employment history section. Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.

We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).

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Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.

The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check.

Pay Range

Eng A- $29.25 hr.- $37.96 hr.
Eng B- $30.99 hr.- $40.23 hr.


Monday – Friday
8 – 5
Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

Job Close Date
01/15/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Professional Location 811 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX 78704 Preferred Qualifications

• Knowledge of the ASHRAE 90.1 Performance Rating Method and the City
of Austin Energy Code.

• Knowledge of building systems (e.g. HVAC, Lighting, Water, Envelope).

• Experience in using energy modeling software applications (e.g. BEopt,
OpenStudio, EnergyPlus, Trane Trace, Carrier HAP, eQuest).

• Graduate degree in field relating to building energy studies such as
Architectural Engineering with major in Building Science and Technology,
Building Energy and Environments or similar.

• Knowledge of the International Performance Measurement and Verification
Protocol (IPMVP).

• Skill in reading architectural plans and specifications.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Graduate Engineer A

Graduate Engineer B

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Graduate Engineer A

Graduate Engineer B

Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

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