Title:  Energy Engineer - Renewables PV

Requisition ID:  443
Job Supplier:  NORESCO

Edison, NJ, US, 08817

Date:  Nov 13, 2023

Hiring Company Overview


Exciting Things are Happening at NORESCO!


NORESCO’s Sustainability Services consulting group offers a full suite of energy, decarbonization, and sustainable services, including energy auditing, new building commissioning and retro-commissioning, buildingcertification consulting (including LEED®, WELL, Fitwel, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR), and sustainability and climate action master planning.


As part of one of the largest energy services companies in the U.S., NORESCO’s consulting group can coordinate and collaborate with its internal design-build and performance-based contracting teams as they deliver energy and maintenance savings and significant infrastructure upgrades to existing facilities. This intercompany synergy provides exposure to a vast array of clients and project types and allows for continual personal and professional growth. 


What makes NORESCO unique is our ability to provide clients with a full suite of building solutions, from consulting services to engineering and implementation of turnkey energy solutions that meet each customer’s individual goals. At NORESCO, we pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we maintain with our customers. We earn their respect with our technical aptitude and maintain our relationships through listening and providing custom-tailored solutions to address their needs and concerns. These relationships, along with pursuing and hiring the most qualified people, are truly why NORESCO is a leader in the energy industry.


NORESCO is a Carrier company. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages.www.noresco.com

Job Description

As a Renewable Energy Engineer at NORESCO, you will have the opportunity tobe part of renewable energy projects from initial feasibility assessment through project implementation. This role includes participation in remote and on-site assessments, system sizing/layouts, component selection, system modeling, energy/cost/greenhouse gas savings calculations and scope of work development including developing budget quality project cost estimates and performing life cycle cost analysis.  This role also provides opportunities to interact closely and coordinate with members of the business development, operations, and engineering teams to pursue and deliver projects.

Job Responsibilities

You will have the ability to build upon your prior renewable experience to:

  • Perform renewable energy feasibility assessments and develop business cases for the deployment of renewable energyfor clients in the municipal/county government, education, correctional, commercial, industrial, lab, pharmaceutical, and healthcare sectors
  • Develop concept module layouts, perform simulation modeling and provide analysis of annual production, avoided cost and greenhouse gas reductions. 
  • Conduct detailed site evaluations, identify optimal system sizing, recommend system interconnection points, and review and confirm solar readiness based on physical site conditions and limitations.
  • Develop budget quality project cost estimates to be utilized in financial proforma and life cycle cost analysis.
  • Develop supporting deliverables including single line diagrams, equipment or material specifications, engineering validation, and 3D renderings.
  • Review design documents, equipment submittals, O&M manuals, and supporting document to validate contracted scopes of work
  • Prepare detailed technical reports and client-facing presentations. 
  • Assist with Request for Proposal (RFP’s) review, technical writing, and response coordination
  • Manage multiple projects in accordance with project contracts, schedules, budgets, and design specifications, as well as oversee subcontractors and construction managers/coordinators
  • Foster effective and positive business relationships both internally and externally within the industry
  • Attend trade meetings to create and enhance business relationships


Additionally, as part of our Sustainability Services consulting team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to other decarbonization, electrification, and sustainability services such as:

  • Performing energy audits and retro-commissioning studies
  • Evaluating renewable and energy efficiency technologies including wind turbines, micro-cogeneration systems, ground source heat pumps, biomass systems, and thermal storage systems
  • Developing decarbonization and electrification strategic plans
  • Evaluating new and innovative advancements in technology
  • Learning from in-house technical subject matter experts and our formal mentorship program, train junior-level engineers
  • Tracking project budgets to achieve financial metrics

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Willing to travel 20%
  • 4+ years’ experience in renewable energy engineering field including identifying renewable energy opportunities, performance of on-site surveys, component selection, utility bill analysis and energy/cost savings calculations. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in system design, construction oversight and/or commissioning of systems
  • Ability to create conceptual designs and/or single-line diagrams 
  • Proven solar construction management experience at a commercial scale
  • Knowledgeable of codes including NFPA and National Electrical Code, standards, and permitting process 
  • AEE Certified Renewable Energy Professional – REP or SEI solar professional certification 
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification 
  • Licensed Professional Engineer (PE) preferred
  • Knowledge of local, regional, national, and international energy codes as well as renewable energy credit and incentive programs
  • Experience with renewable energy modeling software 
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience collaboratively working with cross-functional teams
  • Detail-oriented with a strong sense of personal responsibility and ownership of work products
Job Level:  Mid-Level (2+ to 5 Years' Experience)
Job Type:  Salaried
Starting Salary $:  0

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