[Bldg-sim] Job Opportunity
AMorton at dbhms.com
Wed Dec 9 06:09:57 PST 2009
Energy and Building Systems Engineer (December 2009)
dbHMS is a Chicago based sustainable consulting engineering firm. We are
currently working on projects in North America and India. We are seeking
highly motivated and creative engineers for our Chicago office.
dbHMS creates concepts for building systems in collaboration with architects
and owners and then sees them through design and construction. Our designs
focus on first principles and understanding of human comfort and the
environment to deliver approaches that minimize energy use and integrate
building architecture with building systems. Our team includes engineers,
lighting designers, architects, building commissioning agents and
We perform building simulations to prove our concepts, design building
systems and oversee construction on our projects. We use the following
tools to assist us:
1. Building Simulations: DOE 2.2, TRNSYS, Energy Plus and IES
2. Lighting Analysis: AGI32 and IES
3. CFD: FLUENT and IES
4. Design: Revit and AutoCAD.
Typical responsibilities for our engineers include:
. Building Simulation Analysis - thermal, lighting, water
. Building HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection System
Design and Engineering
. Coordination and Collaboration with Architects and other
. Specifications and Report Writing
. Materials and Systems Research
. Building Systems and Controls Commissioning
. Visiting sites to assess existing conditions or oversee
Our engineers are specialists in their areas of expertise but generalists in
the built environment. We are looking for both entry level positions and
3-7 year experience positions in our Chicago Office. Our currents staffing
requirements are the greatest for building simulation and mechanical design
. Education in the field of building thermodynamics, building
science, building fluid flows, solar geometry, lighting or building systems
design. Bachelors degree is required; MS is preferred.
. Experience with Building thermal and daylighting simulation.
. Education/ Experience with Building Systems Design.
. Experience with Building Codes
. Experience with Building Automation Systems.
. Experience with LEED. LEED AP's preferred.
. Experience with CFD for buildings.
. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
. Experience with BIM.
Interested applicants may send their resume and work samples to
hr at dbhms.com.
303 West Erie Street, Suite 510
Chicago, IL 60654
p (312) 915-0557 x 300
f (312) 915-0558
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