[Bldg-sim] [HELP WANTED] - Energy Modeler / Building Simulation Engineer

Craig Burton cburton at pepractice.com
Fri Aug 19 13:49:32 PDT 2011

Position Opening:  Energy Modeler/Building Performance Simulation Engineer
The PositivEnergy Practice, LLC (PEP) has an immediate open position for an enthusiastic and skilled Energy Modeler/Building Performance Simulation Engineer with a strong technical background in HVAC Design and Simulation for our Chicago, IL office.
PEP is a leading engineering and energy company.  Our services include mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection design; the development and implementation of high-performance, low-energy engineering solutions for new buildings; the cultivation of greening strategies for existing buildings; and energy master planning and DeCarbonization for open space, infrastructure and natural assets.  PEP is looking for an Energy Modeler to join their Clean Technologies Division to work within a team of advanced building simulation specialists.  This opportunity is suitable for an experienced Energy Modeler/Building Performance Simulation Engineer who is looking to advance their career and work in a project leading role, on a wide variety of international projects within a firm dedicated solely to high performance design.


Job Responsibilities:

*         Work within the Clean Technologies Team to provide coordinated Building Performance Simulations, including Energy Modeling, Energy Conservation Measure Analysis, Daylight Simulations, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Radiation Modeling and Renewable Energy Studies

*         Provide Energy Modeling for conceptual evaluation of high performance Envelope and HVAC systems

*         Energy Modeling for ASHRAE 90.1 Compliance, LEED v3.0 Compliance, Existing Building's Assessments

*         Ability to plan, conduct, coordinate and deliver against agreed timeline

*         Ability to maintain overall project quality

*         Work in close contact with clients, architects, HVAC engineers, contractors, equipment vendors and the entire design team

*         Interface with clients and attend meetings
Required Skills / Licensure and Accreditation Requirements:

*         Bachelor Mechanical Engineering / Architectural Engineering from an Accredited University

*         Minimum of 2-3 year's experience in the use of either EnergyPlus, or IES-VE

*         Desirable experience in the use of Trane/Trace, Ecotect, Fluent, CFDesign or Radtherm,

*         Competency in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit

*         Desirable competence in Rhino, Grasshopper or Sketchup

*         Competency in the use of Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel and Word
Relevant Experience:   Candidates should have a minimum of 2-3 year's experience in an Architectural and/or HVAC Engineering field performing Energy Modeling and/or Building Performance Simulations.
We offer competitive salaries, career advancement, and comprehensive benefits (including medical, life, dental, vision, 401K, flexible spending and a generous paid time off program).
Please submit letter of interest and resume, by email, to resumes at pepractice.com

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Craig Burton, LEED AP
Director Clean Technologies

PositivEnergy Practice, LLC

115 S. LaSalle Street . Suite 2800 . Chicago, IL  60603
E: cburton at pepractice.com<mailto:cburton at pepractice.com>
T: (312) 374-9212

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