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Energy & Sustainability Engineer

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Energy Engineer is responsible for supporting energy and sustainability projects, measurement and verification, and programs for an assigned account in accordance with management agreements, client requirements and Cushman & Wakefield standards. In this capacity, the Energy Engineer will work to ensure that the client has the best information and recommendations with which to make energy management and sustainability decisions. This position will work closely with the operations team including, facilities managers, building engineers, building operating engineers, and vendors to ensure a seamless delivery of these services.RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Experience assessing energy, water systems and sustainability programs.
  • Ability to analyze trend data and develop reports with recommendations, discrepancies, and description of system performance
  • Experience with data logging and analysis of large data sets
  • Identify conservation areas where consultation is needed (via analysis of trends, temporary logged data, monthly utility data.
  • Research and identify opportunities for reducing energy usage, related conservation programs, and their related costs, for all properties as assigned, in support of clients overall business objectives.
  • Familiar with new building commissioning & existing building retro commissioning
  • Experience with energy savings and financial calculations and performing advanced measurement and verification (M&V) analytics via Excel
  • Analyze projects in relation to total life cost and available incentive programs and prepare proposals for presentation to our client.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of all mechanical and control systems, including HVAC, electrical, plumbing systems, renewable energy and related systems.
  • Become familiar with the various tools for measuring client's carbon footprint and develop means for recording it on a quarterly basis, working to reduce it in conjunction with energy and related conservation programs.
  • Represent client on the Cushman & Wakefield Energy and Sustainability Committee, interacting with Cushman & Wakefield managers and senior management to share ideas and further develop these programs.
  • Become familiar with the layout of the facilities, location of storage rooms, shops, mechanical rooms and equipment, major conference rooms, labs, and the various building systems utilizing energy and resources: mechanical, plumbing, electrical, life safety, emergency generators, UPS systems, domestic water, irrigation, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to work positively with customers, fellow employees, outside contractors and vendors alike.
  • Attend critical operations conference calls in addition to energy committee meetings.
  • Report any abnormal conditions or needed repairs immediately to Facilities Managers and Chief Engineers.
  • Be familiar with Cushman & Wakefield's and client's policies and procedures as they relate to this position.
  • Attend classes annually related to position to improve knowledge and skills.
  • Experience with Data Studio, Tableau, Trace 700, ALC is a plus
    Requirements
    • BS in engineering, or related field.
    • Two to five years experience in high-rise office building operations, energy management, and sustainability programs.
    • Experience with alternative power sources, energy conservation retrofits, and carbon offsets.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, with senior managerial and executive level personnel.
    • Proficient in Excel (advanced level - macros, pivots, etc)
    • Understanding of the construction and/or building operations industryCushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
      This position requires that the employee perform services for a customer at a customer facility. The customer mandates that all service providers entering its facility be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In light of the customer's requirement, C&W will require each individual to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to commencing employment in this position, except to the extent that applicable law requires a reasonable accommodation for the individual (and to the extent that such accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on C&W).

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, Sunnyvale , Energy & Sustainability Engineer, Engineering , Sunnyvale, California

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