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energy geeks wanted

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We are a community of self-described “energy geeks”, finding personal satisfaction and professional growth applying our engineering skills to save energy and water in buildings.

If would like to share your expertise with a company run by engineers who like to work and play together, are enthusiastic about a career in sustainability, then we look forward to hearing from you.

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current openings

west coast

oakland

We’re looking for someone to join our commissioning team. We see commissioning as an essential process in the design, construction, and operation of the built environment. Building owners and occupants rely on the quality-assurance commissioning process to ensure building systems operate at maximum performance.

We're looking for these qualities in this position:

  • Technical skills –solid understanding of engineering concepts and advanced problem-solving skills expected of a bachelor level engineering degree or above.
    • Ideally 4-6 years’ experience in design, construction, and/or commissioning.
    • Applicable certifications a plus – CCP, PE, LEED AP, and/or CLCATT.
    • Familiarity with use of portable monitoring/metering equipment.
  • Collaborative and client-focused – A clear communicator who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff and enhance our reputation as an industry leader.
  • Detail oriented and organized – Able to follow the commissioning process and improve the quality of the project.

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy and operating costs at client facilities by applying your technical skills in commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Provide commissioning services for projects requiring LEED fundamental and enhanced certification.
  • Provide acceptance testing for Title 24 projects.
  • Provide technical assistance to utilities and their customers to ensure that energy saving impacts are real, and that the savings are on solid technical grounds.
  • Conduct energy assessments, inspections, metering deployment, and measurement and verification of energy and demand savings.

Salary range:  $84,000 - $115,000 (compensation is based on skills, experience and education)

We're looking for these qualities in this mid-level position:

  • Excellent technical skills – solid understanding of engineering concepts and advanced problem-solving skills expected of a bachelor level engineering degree or above.
  • Experience with building mechanical systems and controls:
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience in HVAC system operations, design, BAS controls, retro-commissioning, or commissioning of buildings.
  • Knowledge and experience working with building energy codes and standards.
  • Collaborative and client-focused – A clear communicator who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff and enhance our reputation as an industry leader.
  • Detail oriented and organized, able to manage their own time toward a prescribed goal without micro-management.
  • Experience integrating and using SkySpark data analytics platform
    • Experience integrating SkySpark into Building Management Systems (BMS) with preference given to experience with Niagara or ALC systems.
    • Experience developing rules and sparks for energy management and analytics.
  • Understanding of typical decarbonization methods to reduce Scope 1 emissions from building HVAC systems.
  • Desired certifications – PE, BEMP

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy, emissions, and operating costs for our clients by applying your technical skills in commercial, retail, high tech, and industrial buildings.
  • Utilize SkySpark data analytics to support commissioning and ongoing commissioning at complex facilities.
  • Develop energy efficiency and de-carbonization projects. Conduct existing building assessments, identify and define capital and retro-commissioning measures, estimate measure savings, costs, and financial metrics.
  • Support implementation of energy projects, such as development of bid documents and specifications, design reviews, construction oversight and functional testing.
  • Work and learn with knowledgeable colleagues.

Salary range:  $84,000 - $105,000 (compensation is based on skills, experience and education)

rocky mountains

salt lake city

We're looking for these qualities in this position:

  • Technical Skills - someone with solid understanding of engineering principles and advanced analytical skills expected of bachelor-level engineering degree or above.  Familiarity with major building HVAC equipment/lighting/controls technologies.
  • Customer service - someone who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff.
  • Self-Direction – someone who can manage his/her own time.
  • Shares our core values: Integrity, Judgment, Community, Communication, Creativity, Impact, Curiosity, Passion

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy and operating costs at client facilities by applying your technical skills in commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Provide technical assistance to utilities and their customers to ensure that energy saving impacts are real, and that the savings are on solid technical grounds.
  • Work at our customer sites conducting energy assessments, inspections, measurement and verification of energy and demand savings.
  • Learn from our experienced team of over 40 engineers specializing in commercial and industrial energy efficiency

We're looking for these qualities in this mid-level position:

  • Excellent technical skills – solid understanding of engineering concepts and advanced problem-solving skills expected of a bachelor level engineering degree or above.
  • Experience with building mechanical systems and controls:
    • At least 3-5 years’ experience in HVAC system operations, design, BAS controls, retro-commissioning, or commissioning of buildings.
  • Knowledge and experience working with building energy codes and standards.
  • Collaborative and client-focused – A clear communicator who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff and enhance our reputation as an industry leader.
  • Detail oriented and organized, able to manage their own time toward a prescribed goal without micro-management.
  • Experience integrating and using SkySpark data analytics platform
    • Experience integrating SkySpark into Building Management Systems (BMS) with preference given to experience with Niagara or ALC systems.
    • Experience developing rules and sparks for energy management and analytics.
  • Understanding of typical decarbonization methods to reduce Scope 1 emissions from building HVAC systems.
  • Desired certifications – PE, BEMP

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy, emissions, and operating costs for our clients by applying your technical skills in commercial, retail, high tech, and industrial buildings.
  • Utilize SkySpark data analytics to support commissioning and ongoing commissioning at complex facilities.
  • Develop energy efficiency and de-carbonization projects. Conduct existing building assessments, identify and define capital and retro-commissioning measures, estimate measure savings, costs, and financial metrics.
  • Support implementation of energy projects, such as development of bid documents and specifications, design reviews, construction oversight and functional testing.
  • Work and learn with knowledgeable colleagues.

 

We are seeking a highly motivated IT Technician with 1-4 years of experience to join our team in Salt Lake City. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of Microsoft SharePoint and Network Support, as well as experience providing technical support in a fast-paced environment. The role also includes working with Managed Service Provider(MSP) to troubleshoot and resolve any issues, and support for Cellphones and VOIP phones.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first- and second-level technical support for internal users
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues
  • Monitor and maintain the health of our SharePoint environment
  • Collaborate with other teams to improve IT processes and procedures
  • Participate in IT projects as needed
  • Maintain IT Inventory across various Offices and locations
  • Be able to Travel to different Offices
  • Network Support, troubleshoot and resolve issues related to LAN, WAN, VPN, Firewall and Routing
  • Works with MSP to fix any IT-related issues
  • Provide support for Cellphones and VOIP phones

Requirements:

  • 1 to 4 years’ experience in computer networking and systems maintenance
  • 1 to 4 years’ experience in current network operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint
  • Strong knowledge of Network Support technologies such as LAN, WAN, VPN, Firewall and Routing
  • Ability to work with Managed Service Provider (MSP)
  • Familiarity with supporting Cellphones and VOIP phones
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Competency with administrating Azure Active Directory, Intune, Office 365, Meraki Systems Manager and/or other similar products
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (Preferred)
  • Shares our core values: Integrity, Judgment, Community, Communication, Creativity, Impact, Curiosity, and Passion
east coast

new york

We're looking for these qualities in this position:

  • Technical Skills – someone with solid understanding of engineering principles and advanced analytical skills expected of bachelor-level engineering degree or above. Familiarity with major building HVAC equipment/lighting/controls technologies.
  • Customer service - someone who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff.
  • Self-Direction – someone who can manage his/her own time.
  • Shares our core values: Integrity, Judgment, Community, Communication, Creativity, Impact, Curiosity, Passion

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy and operating costs at client facilities by applying your technical skills in commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Provide technical assistance to utilities and their customers to ensure that energy saving impacts are real, and that the savings are on solid technical grounds.
  • Work at our customer sites conducting energy assessments, inspections, measurement and verification of energy and demand savings.
  • Learn from our experienced team of over 40 engineers specializing in commercial and industrial energy efficiency.

Salary range: $84,000 - 105,000 (compensation is based on skills, experience and education)

We are looking for a motivated candidate that can help us grow our consulting engineering business in New York.

Our ideal candidate will have these qualities:

  • Identify trends through industry and related events, publications, and announcements, tracking individual contributors and their accomplishments.
  • Locate or proposes potential opportunities by contacting potential partners, discovering, and exploring opportunities.
  • Develop relationships with utilities and agencies who contract for energy efficiency program services
  • Eight or more years professional experience in energy efficiency and/or the built environment
  • Engineering or technical degree
  • Proven business development success landing new clients and contracts, equating to workflow of small team (approximately five or six FTEs)
  • Close new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
  • Protect organization's value by keeping appropriate information confidential.
  • Update industry knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value.

Salary range: $140,000 - 165,000 (compensation is based on skills, experience and education)

interested in a green career?

Email your resume with cover letter to careers@kw-engineering.com and note the open position and location in your subject.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

compensation

Our competitive benefits and compensation package includes:

  • Competitive salary + bonuses
  • Significant opportunity for growth/internal promotion
  • Group health insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible work hours
  • 401(k) matching
  • Educational assistance
  • Emphasis on work/life integration

internships

We occasionally make internships available at our offices across the country. If you’re interested in learning about energy efficiency and our unique company culture, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter stating your availability, educational status and location to our hiring department.

fair chance

equal opportunity employer

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals at all our locations, employment decisions at kW Engineering will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

kW Engineering does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military service membership, Acquired-Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Our equal employment opportunity policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

 

still interested?

Email your resume with cover letter to careers@kw-engineering.com and note the open position and location in your subject.

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