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Energy Engineer

University of North Carolina at Charlotte   Charlotte, NC   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on July 14, 2022
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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for an Energy Engineer for the Facilities Management department. This is a full-time, permanent staff position. 

Purpose of the Position: The Energy Engineer will support the monitoring of the energy usage and performs cost analysis; support the strategic plan for University wide-energy needs; identify building mechanical problems impacting energy consumption; analyzes heating, cooling, ventilation, and lighting systems to determine optimum operating conditions. Reviews plans and designs for building construction and makes recommendations regarding energy conservation and appropriate technology to ensure efficient energy and environmental compliance. Supports the campus utility bill management program. 

Salary: $68,103 - $83,237

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment; or equivalent combination of training and experience Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Job Duties: The Energy Engineer is responsible for supporting the reduction of campus energy and utility consumption and costs. The two-primary means of accomplishing this objective are improving the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings and informing the campus community about energy and water reduction opportunities. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand, evaluate and identify inefficiencies with current campus energy and water consumption. Support the campus utility bill management program.
  • Make recommendations influencing design decisions, review energy systems in large and complex building projects, and facilitate energy-saving measures in existing buildings.
  • Develop strategies to identify energy upgrade opportunities, financial resources required, and calculate the projected return on investment

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment and four years of engineering experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply online at https://jobs.charlotte.edu. Search for SHRA job #009700. Applicants are subject to background checks.

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.