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Energy Analyst - 1044765
Playa Del Ray, CA
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Energy Modeler & Energy Analyst

My client is:

Located a block from the beach, we are a 15-year-old high-performance building and sustainability consultancy company. Confidential specializes in energy-efficient building consulting, energy modeling and building commissioning. One of the leaders in high-performance real estate in Los Angeles, our roots extend to the early days of the sustainable building movement. We are a small, mission-driven company that provides benefits comparable to those of a larger company. Our unique culture is fun but professional. Based in a creative office space, we are focused on transforming the built environment. Our portfolio of projects includes some of the largest and most successful developers in the west.

Position Overview:

My client is seeking a full time Energy Modeler with experience in the sustainable, high-performance buildings to conduct building performance analysis and produce reports. The ideal candidate will have a technical background in Engineering, Building Sciences, Architecture or similar and a minimum of 2 years professional experience in the green building/design sector.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Set up and run whole-building energy models using Energy Pro, IES, eQuest, etc.

• Conduct energy modeling for LEED v4 projects and review LEED credit documentation related to energy performance for compliance with standards.

• Review of mechanical drawings and mechanical equipment submittals, electrical drawings and/ or architectural drawings and specifications.

• Evaluate energy conservation measures including envelope performance improvements, HVAC, lighting controls, domestic hot water, central plants, renewable energy systems, etc.

• Perform calculations of potential energy savings opportunities.

• Communicate in graphic and/or written form the inputs, methodology, and key findings and recommendations from the energy analysis.

• Design and model net zero buildings and help support clients on a range of decarbonization and carbon neutral strategies.

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree: Engineering, Environmental Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering Technology, or other related fields

• Minimum 2 years of experience conducting energy models.

• Experience with energy simulation software such as Energy Pro, IES, eQuest, etc

• Experience conducting detailed whole-building energy modeling for LEED projects.

• Experience with codes and standards including ASHRAE 90.1 and Title 24 Part 6.

• Knowledge of high-performance building principles and technologies.

• Work experience in the high-performance sustainable design sector.

• Knowledge of sustainability certifications such as LEED and Living Building Challenge.

• Ability to communicate problems clearly and simply to clients, engineers, architects, and internal team members.

• Excellent written, graphical, and verbal communication skills.

• Strong problem solving, analytical and research skills.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree: Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Energy Field other related fields

• Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Professional Engineer (PE)


• Salary commensurate with role and experience

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• 3% to 401K, plus profit sharing

• Project bonuses

• Paid Time Off: vacation, sick, holidays, and volunteering

• 9/80 work schedule

• Opportunity to telecommute

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