Careers

We’re always looking for A+ players to support our growing business.

At Energia, we are always seeking outstanding people in engineering, energy consulting, sales and administration to help us take our energy performance contract (EPC) consulting business to the next level. We have opportunities in New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut for friendly, passionate professionals who share our commitment to delivering superior client service. If being proactive comes naturally, you will thrive at Energia.

Benefits & Rewards

Energia’s culture is a rewarding one—in every sense of the word. We encourage our employees to be leaders and provide ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. We also offer a competitive benefits and compensation package, featuring:

  • 401(k) with annual employer contribution
  • Flexible spending
  • Competitive contribution to medical insurance
  • Flex time
  • Family leave

Open Positions

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description:

This role requires a highly skilled and experienced Mechanical Engineer to provide maintenance and operations support for a major urban school district (District). The successful candidate will be instrumental in overseeing and managing a diverse range of projects, primarily focused on engineering, project management, and general engineering within the District’s extensive building portfolio.

About Energia:

Energia leads the country in driving successful school district energy-savings projects. Our core focus is turning school district energy liabilities into educational assets. Our mission is to improve the learning environments for 1,000,000 students over the next 5 years.

Our Core Values:

  • Customer First – We put ourselves in the customer’s shoes and strive to make them a winner. We shield them from conflict and eagerly communicate successes. We make it easy for them to be our customer.
  • Get It Done – Over, Under, Around & Through – Remove Obstacles; Drive Outcomes.
  • Collaboration is King – Our best work comes from leveraging each other’s unique strengths and perspectives.
  • Do What You Say – We support each other and follow through on our commitments. Our walk matches our talk.
  • Sense of Urgency – We make thoughtful decisions quickly, execute rapidly, and simplify where we can.

Location:

Energia is based in Smithtown, New York and performs activities on a hybrid work schedule. This role will primarily work on worksites in New York City and its boroughs, and is expected to attend in-person meetings as needed.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

To excel in this role, you must perform the following responsibilities effectively, with the possibility of additional duties as assigned.

  • Provide expertise in engineering and possess a deep understanding of building systems, including boilers, chillers, lighting & lighting controls, HVAC systems, HVAC controls, cooling towers, heat pumps, pumps, motors, compressors, etc.
  • Knowledgeable with Local Law 11 regarding facade inspections, Local Law 152 on gas train inspections, BO9’s for boilers, NYC Building Code, NYC Fire Code, etc.
  • Comfortably work on-site in various locations, including mechanical rooms, attics, roofs, basements, etc. Conduct thorough on-site assessments, inspections, and audits to gather relevant project data. Ensure all engineering activities comply with relevant regulations and standards.
  • Analyze problems as assigned and design solutions for individual problematic conditions. Prepare reports, scopes of work and estimates of costs.
  • Under emergency conditions, survey building deficiencies and prepare reports for, and assist in remediating violations, as required.
  • Review engineering drawings and specifications that have been submitted by Contractors, and Architects who are proposing construction, for compliance with NYC codes and regulations, SCA & NYCDOE requirements and standards.
  • Provide engineering evaluations of various properties and building mechanical/electrical/plumbing systems.
  • Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills to convey technical information to diverse stakeholders. Prepare comprehensive project reports, updates, and documentation. Foster a collaborative working relationship with client representatives and stakeholders.

Qualifications:

Proven experience as a Senior Mechanical Engineer. Strong technical acumen and a deep understanding of building systems. Licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of New York required. Certification as a QEWI preferred. Comfortable working on-site in various environments. Preference given to individuals currently residing in New York City or its boroughs.

Education/Experience:

  • Degree in engineering, construction management, facility management, energy management, or a related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of building science and energy-consuming building processes and equipment, including lighting systems, electrical systems, HVAC systems, plumbing systems, building automation systems (BAS), and energy distribution systems (chilled water, steam, and hot water). Ability to read architectural and mechanical drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent technical written and oral communication skills.

Please note that the above job description does not encompass all duties and standards of the position. You will also be expected to follow any additional instructions and perform related tasks as assigned by your supervisor.

Position Scorecard

Mission

The mission of the Senior Mechanical Engineer ensures the successful execution of every project. Focus on establishing clear project objectives and fostering effective communication channels. Deliver projects on time, within scope, and with the highest quality standards. Exceed expectations, cultivate client satisfaction, and contribute to the overall success of the client and Energia.

Expected Outcomes

Working collaboratively with client staff.

Outcomes – 1st 90-days

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the client’s portfolio and needs.
  • Familiarize yourself with key project stakeholders, objectives, and timelines.
  • Establish strong relationships with key client contacts.
  • Ensure alignment between project objectives and client expectations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure a clear understanding of project goals.
  • Promote effective communication channels.
  • Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct a risk assessment session with the project team.
  • Implement a robust communication plan for regular updates and project status.
  • Familiarize yourself with internal project management processes and tools.
  • Implement any necessary adjustments to align with client expectations.

Outcomes – 1st year

  • Successfully deliver all projects within scope, on time, and within budget.
  • Conduct regular client feedback sessions to address concerns and gather insights.
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities for additional project work.
  • Implement and adhere to a robust quality assurance process.
  • Introduce at least one innovative project management practice.
  • Proactively manage project risks.
  • Implement strategies for client satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal teams to resolve complex project challenges.
  • Develop and present a strategic plan for the upcoming year.
  • Implement a structured feedback loop for continuous improvement.
  • Use client and team feedback to refine project management processes.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in adapting to evolving project requirements.
  • Prepare a comprehensive 1-year report summarizing project achievements, challenges, and future strategies.
  • Provide insights and recommendations for ongoing success.

Energy Engineer Consultant

Job Description:

Energia is looking for competent, qualified energy performance development engineers to assist in the technical evaluation of energy performance contracting (EPC) proposals, ESCO interviews, Comprehensive Energy Audit reviews, field inspections, design, and/or Measurement and Verification on a project-by-project basis. Experience in the field of Energy Performance Contracting/work for an ESCO is ideal. This position would be on a 10-99 basis. Great opportunity for lucrative side work.

Required Experience:

Must have direct industry experience working with Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs), Energy Savings
Improvement Plan (ESIPs), Guaranteed Energy Savings Agreements (GESAs), etc.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science and/or Masters Degree in Engineering
  • PE, BEMP, CEM, CEA, or EIT Accreditation
  • Direct experience in the Energy Performance Contracting industry a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocols (IPMVP)
  • Understanding of M&V plan development based on project scope & goals
  • Energy Auditing – ASHRAE Level I, II, and III
  • Experience in the energy field including energy efficiency, distributed energy generation, combined heat and power (cogeneration), energy project economics, utility rate analysis, renewable energy, HVAC, central heating and cooling plants
  • Experience calculating the associated energy savings in steam, hydronic, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting, turbines, air compressors, motors, and other commercial building systems
  • Knowledge of building and energy codes as well as energy standards in the Tri-State area
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

About Energia:

Energia leads the country in driving successful school district energy-savings projects. Our core focus is turning school district energy liabilities into educational assets. Our mission is to improve the learning environments for 1,000,000 students over the next 5 years.

Our Core Values:

  • Customer First – We put ourselves in the customer’s shoes and strive to make them a winner. We shield them from conflict and eagerly communicate successes. We make it easy for them to be our customer.
  • Get It Done – Over, Under, Around & Through – Remove Obstacles; Drive Outcomes.
  • Collaboration is King – Our best work comes from leveraging each other’s unique strengths and perspectives.
  • Do What You Say – We support each other and follow through on our commitments. Our walk matches our talk.
  • Sense of Urgency – We make thoughtful decisions quickly, execute rapidly, and simplify where we can.

Location:

Energia is based in Smithtown, New York and performs activities on a hybrid work schedule. This role will primarily work on worksites in New York City and its boroughs, and is expected to attend in-person meetings as needed.

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