Project Engineer - EE

Posted: 03/12/2023

Project Engineer – Energy Efficiency    
Job Description:
GDS Associates, Inc. has an exciting and challenging opportunity with advancement and growth potential for a Project Engineer – Energy Efficiency in our Manchester, NH, Northeast regional office. This position is for a motivated candidate with relevant experience and a strong understanding of HVAC engineering principles. You would be joining a growing team of energy engineers that are providing independent consulting on energy efficiency projects in commercial, industrial, and agricultural facilities throughout New England.

Our team is passionate about providing high quality technical services that help our clients succeed and build a better energy future. We provide a community of learning and are a team of critical thinking and energy-driven individuals working at the forefront of the energy transition.

A successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and evolving environment while enjoying excellent benefits, competitive pay, 401k, and flexible hours. This position has the possibility of hybrid remote work.
  • Conduct industry standard (ASHRAE or equivalent) energy audits in commercial, industrial, and control environment agriculture (CEA) facilities.
  • Perform energy engineering studies including custom HVAC analysis, retro-commissioning, chiller plant optimization, industrial process evaluation and others
  • Conduct on-site inspections to identify and analyze energy conservation measures (ECMs) including field measurements of temperature, air/water flow rates, chilled- and hot-water loads, electrical power and other data logging.
  • Coordinate with trade allies and contractors to develop firm fixed cost estimates and work scopes for identified projects.
  • Present energy efficiency recommendations to end-use customers, clients and other stakeholders.
  • Travel within the New England region to job sites and meetings (10-30%).
The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated individual with practical real-world experience in the energy efficiency or HVAC design industry. This candidate has some project management experience and will be capable of supporting a wide range of energy engineering related projects. The ideal candidate will have a passion for energy efficiency and a strong desire to grow technically.
Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience with commercial/industrial HVAC system design, analysis and/or evaluation.
  • Working knowledge of major building systems, design and operation. Experience with industrial process is preferred but not required.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (some statistical analysis experience preferred).
  • Effective oral/written communication skills for working with customers.
  • Collaboration and team-oriented, hands-on field work and client-focused.
  • Ability to work autonomously while maintaining Team relations and connections.
  • Available for moderate domestic travel (10-30%).
GDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. GDS does not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S.