[Bldg-sim] HELP WANTED: Seventhwave is looking for an Energy and Building Performance Engineer

Scott Schuetter via Bldg-sim bldg-sim at lists.onebuilding.org
Thu Dec 1 06:15:37 PST 2016

For more information on the job and to apply: http://seventhwave.org/jobs

For more information on Seventhwave: http://www.seventhwave.org/buildings

Energy and Building Performance Engineer

Madison office location

Seventhwave is seeking candidates with a desire to apply both reason and creativity towards the creation of a sustainable energy society. We are a private non-profit organization that is mission-driven, independent, and objective. We seek practical solution paths among a world of competing interests to create a more energy efficient and healthy built environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Work with clients to envision more energy efficient buildings.

• Evaluate comfort and quality impacts of design options.

• Use energy modeling software to inform design decisions.

• Clearly communicate results in written, graphical, and presentation formats.

• Manage several projects simultaneously.

• Drive innovation in internal tools, process, and practice.

Join Seventhwave and be part of:

• An independent nonprofit seeking solutions to energy challenges • A passionate, dedicated and talented staff • National, regional and local initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint • Award-winning programs that make a difference

Minimum Requirements:

• A bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or equivalent professional experience

• Minimum two to four years relevant professional experience • Fundamental knowledge of building energy systems, energy analysis, thermal science, and building design and construction.

• Proficiency with energy modeling software such as eQUEST, TRNSYS, TRACE, EnergyPlus or other similar software

• Knowledge of relevant building energy codes, green building rating systems, and ASHRAE standards

• Proficiency with basic computer software such as MS Office, Autodesk • Ability to work in a team environment • Excellent communications skills

Desirable Experience:

• Extensive experience with OpenStudio

• Experience in 3D modeling software such as Rhinoceros, Sketchup, or Revit

• Experience in daylight analysis and simulation

• Knowledge of indoor environmental considerations such as IAQ, thermal comfort, lighting and glare • Ability to communicate ideas through sketching and layout of storyboard concepts to non-technical audiences

• Programming/scripting languages such as Python

• Lighting and lighting controls design experience
• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Scott Schuetter, PE | Senior Engineer
608.210.7149 | seventhwave.org<http://seventhwave.org/>
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