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WANTED: ENGINEERS SEEKING TO CHANGE HOW BUILDINGS PERFORM

Nationally recognized green building consulting firm seeks environmentally motivated individuals to join our team. 7group is a small, growing company who helps our clients to design and build more environmentally benign commercial and residential projects.

Friday
Aug242012

Commissioning Authority

Commissioning Authority sought for projects focusing on energy efficient, sustainable, and green buildings.  We are willing to teach a qualified candidate the process of commissioning. Prefer mechanical engineering degree or equivalent. Experience in design and/or construction, practical knowledge of building control systems a plus.

Position Responsibilities: Review and optimize building control systems, analyze mechanical systems, oversee functional testing, review construction documents, interact with client staff and client principals, develop written reports that convey both technical and non technical information.

Technical Skills: Candidate will gain; a thorough understanding of HVAC, electrical, building automation and controls, and the building construction process; experience at auditing existing energy consuming equipment and diagnosing problems; troubleshooting complex mechanical systems and controls; analyzing field data and energy consumption data; develop a thorough understanding of construction drawings and specifications; develop a broad understanding of building systems including envelope, lighting, and systems integration

Business Skills: Self motivated and able to work in teams. Ability to actively work on and manage several projects at once. Excellent written and oral communication skills

This position requires some travel and occasional out of town overnight stays. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with experience. We offer health insurance and a retirement plan in a casual work environment. Email resume and cover letter to toevs@sevengroup.com, or mail to Brian Toevs, 7group/BETA Engineers, PC, 36 West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA  17055.  717-697-6300 

Friday
Aug242012

Energy Engineer

Engineer sought for projects focusing on energy efficient, sustainable, and green buildings.  Prefer a mechanical engineer with some commercial mechanical design or analysis experience but will weigh sincere interest in sustainable design equal with experience.  A broad understanding of building systems including envelope and lighting and how systems integrate is an important component of the work we do. Experience with energy modeling software, particularly DOE2 and Energy10, and other green building analysis tools (CFD, daylighting, LCA, etc.) a major plus.
 
Duties may include: energy modeling and analysis, energy audits, establishment of building performance goals, load calculations, measurement & verification projects, post-occupancy evaluations, renewable energy system analysis, preparation and review of LEED documentation materials, review of LEED Certifications, daylighting analysis review, conducting training programs, and overall project management.
 
Positive attributes include: Open-mindedness; good work ethic; flexibility; strong desire to challenge conventional thinking; ability to manage multiple projects; good writing and communication skills; and a sincere interest in promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and environmentally benign solutions.  LEED AP and BS in mechanical engineering preferred.
 
Salary and benefits negotiable and commensurate with experience.  Flexible work schedule in a casual work environment.  Send resume and cover letter to: Marcus Sheffer, 7group/Energy Opportunities, Inc., 1200 E Camping Area Road, Wellsville, PA 17365, 717-292-2636, sheffer@sevengroup.com.

 

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