[Equest-users] Job Opening - Energy Specialist - Intermediate and/or Senior

Salah Mahdi salahemail at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 10:15:48 PDT 2008

Dear Colleagues,

Our team is opening a job opportunity for Energy Specialist -
Intermediate or Senior.

Stantec's Concepts Group provides sustainability based consulting
services for a variety of scales in the built environment.  Our
multi-disciplinary team is comprised of collaborative, creative, and
visionary professionals.  We assist a variety of clients in creating
high-quality, high performance and sustainable environments.  This is
where great people and great ideas truly make a difference.
Our team members have unique opportunities to provide design
assistance and consulting services to many client types in a variety
of sectors.  We offer a competitive benefits package, and unparalleled
access to a wide variety of internal technical and career-related
support and resources. Compensation is negotiable and commensurate
with experience.
Our service portfolios include Building Performance, Urban
Sustainability, and Resource Management.  We are currently seeking a
qualified candidate to undertake an intermediate level role in
Sustainable Building Engineering.  The qualified candidate will have a
background in buildings engineering with knowledge of HVAC and
lighting systems, building control systems, energy and utility
measures, greenhouse gas emission measures, building physics, and
energy simulation programs.  The qualified candidate will have
exceptional communication skills, organizational skills, technical
strengths, team experience, ability to provide excellent client
service, and a commitment to sustainable design.
• Support project managers on a variety of projects including energy
and thermal modeling, LEED documentation, researching sustainable
building design strategies, and writing building analysis reports.
• Demonstrate competency in a wide range of building performance
simulation tools that analyze energy and thermal performance of new
and existing commercial, institutional, and residential buildings.
• Perform building energy simulations using construction documents
prepared by architectural and engineering design team members;
includes data collection and client/design team collaboration.
• Prepare LEED documentation associated with energy modeling; assist
with coordination of other LEED documentation as necessary.
• Work with clients and design teams in an integrated design approach
to identify appropriate design strategies geared towards improving
energy performance, indoor air quality, and thermal comfort; provide
ongoing analysis through design and construction.
• Prepare building analysis reports to present results of energy and
thermal modeling, greenhouse gas emissions analysis, and research
findings; prepare and deliver presentations to clients and/or design
• Take responsibility for project deliverables and outcomes.

• Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Building Physics, or related field.
• Minimum 5 years relevant experience.
• Experience with the following software: IES, TAS, EE4, eQUEST,
DOE-2, and/or EnergyPlus.  Experience with RETScreen and/or Hot2000 an
• Strong, professional verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate in a timely manner with clients and building
design team members.
• Demonstrated commitment to and passion for environmental
responsibility and social equity.
• Experience with urban sustainability, life-cycle analysis, embodied
energy calculations an asset.
• Knowledge of renewable energy systems an asset.
• Understanding of LEED building rating systems an asset.
• Quick learning, adaptable to fast-paced office environment,
self-directed, motivated, proactive.
• Work well with minimal supervision, and work well in teams as required.
• Highly organized, resourceful, not afraid to ask questions.
Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
• LEED AP, or willingness to become LEED AP.
• EIT, or eligible to become EIT and/or P.Eng.
• Design experience in architecture, building envelope, or HVAC design.
• Experience with thermal comfort analysis, CFD (for natural
ventilation and displacement ventilation), daylight simulation,
life-cycle cost analysis, and/or existing building auditing.

If you are interested, please forward your Resume to Ms. Gerri Tabak
(Gerri.Tabak at stantec.com).

Thank you all,

Salah Mahdi, M.Sc., P.Eng., LEED-AP
Sustainable Building Specialist
1100 - 111 Dunsmuir Street
Vancouver BC V6B 6A3
Ph:   (604) 696-8384 Ext. 8384
Cell: (778) 233-7252
salah.mahdi at stantec.com

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