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Senior Energy Consultant


Arup’s San Francisco office is adding staff to its building energy & sustainability team to support its growing energy policy business. The role will contribute to a wide range of projects in the built environment, depending on your skills and interests. We seek creative self-initiating problem-solvers, able to work as part of a team and independently, applying a wide range of communications and analytical skills to design and consulting projects.
Your Responsibilities: You will contribute to and manage one or more projects pertaining to: research to support building efficiency and decarbonization policies, design and delivery of innovative energy programs, codes and standards development, emerging technology research and pilot demonstrations. On a daily basis you might develop spreadsheet analyses, conduct energy modeling (using IES, EnergyPlus, and/or CBECC), develop energy efficiency program strategy, review program deliverables and manage technical input, prepare summaries of work for clients, attend client meetings and assist with or lead proposals. Your experience and capabilities will determine the breadth of your responsibility.
Your Experience: You should have demonstrated experience in at least three of the following areas:
•Program design and implementation
•Codes and standards development
•DOE or California funded grant programs
•Building or portfolio energy & resource use analysis, including the use of specialized benchmarking or building energy simulation software;
•Building design and engineering, including identification, analysis and selection of appropriate integrated systems;
•Cost & benefit analysis;
•Experience with project budgeting and cost tracking;
•Project management experience.
Your Skills: You should have the unique combination of interpersonal and analytical skill that will allow you to take on and deliver projects from the day you arrive. Specifically, you should be able to demonstrate the following
•Effective communication skills
•Outstanding skills in integrated analytical problem solving
•Superior ability in the use of the following software: the full MS Office suite, specialized software & protocols
•Strong understanding of energy technologies used in buildings and transportation
•Strong knowledge of policy and economic issues related to energy systems
We place a premium on creativity, an ability to work independently when necessary but to function as part of a team, a drive to succeed, a commitment to client satisfaction and a genuine passion for sustainability.
We will consider a range of experience and academic degrees. Work experience may substitute for academic learning. Aligned disciplines include public policy, engineering & architectural sciences, applied sciences, business, economics, and environmental science. A minimum of 8 yrs of experience in applicable work areas is requested.
Please include resume, cover letter, and any salary requirements in your submission.

Job Number: SAN0000EX
Category: Energy
Location: San Francisco, California
Date Posted: None