[Bldg-sim] HELP WANTED - Building Energy Modeling Engineer - GARD Analytics

Michael J Witte mjwitte at gard.com
Fri Aug 24 13:49:08 PDT 2012

Help Wanted - Building Energy Modeling Engineer
Full time position

GARD has a long history of leadership in the development and application 
of building energy modeling software. Working at GARD will allow you to 
contribute to the leading edge of building energy simulation support, 
testing, parametric analysis, and software development. The successful 
candidate must be highly motivated, self-directed and detail oriented, 
and will join an experienced team of engineers in advancing the 
state-of-the-art of energy modeling and building energy efficiency.  For 
more information about GARD, please visit www.gard.com.

Qualified applicants may e-mail their resume, cover letter, example IDF 
files, and example source code to Michael J. Witte at mjwitte at gard.com

Required Skills and Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree or higher in mechanical engineering, architectural 
engineering, architecture, or related field
* Two or more years of experience in building energy modeling
* One or more years of experience using EnergyPlus
* Knowledge of energy efficiency measures used in high performance 
commercial buildings
* Experience with Python, Ruby, or other scripting languages
* Expert user of Excel, Word, Powerpoint
* Excellent written and oral communication skills

Primary Responsibilities:
* EnergyPlus user support
* Parametric analysis of energy conservation measures including 
development of EnergyPlus idf models, development of automated scripts, 
and analysis of results
* Software testing
* EnergyPlus training curriculum development

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
* Performing parametric analysis using building energy simulation software
* Programming with C++ or Fortran
* HVAC design experience or modeling in a design setting
* Familiar with ASHRAE 90.1, Title 24, or other commercial building 
energy codes and standards
* Developing software test cases
* Performing literature searches

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