Project Engineer, Senior

Requisition ID:  27538

Oakland, US, 077015 - J

What You Can Expect

The Project Engineer, Senior plays a vital role in advancing energy conservation and renewable energy initiatives for public sector clients. This position involves designing of Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Measures (ECM). From conducting comprehensive site audits to specifying equipment and conducting savings calculations, the Project Engineer, Senior executes projects from development to completion. Projects encompass energy efficiency measures and renewable generation installations aimed at fostering sustainability, cost savings, and enhanced services for local cities, schools, and counties.


As a key contributor, the Project Engineer, Senior evaluates existing utility data to optimize customer loads and explore potential energy cost reductions through rate change options. The Project Engineer, Senior conducts surveys to identify energy savings opportunities across lighting, control systems, and Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), while also performing detailed assessments of renewable energy solutions such as solar photo voltaic and energy storage. The Project Engineer, Senior review utility incentive programs and permit requirements, ensuring compliance and timely submissions. Throughout the project lifecycle, the Project Engineer, Senior collaborates closely with Project and Construction Managers, providing valuable insights during job walks, bid evaluations, contractor negotiations, and construction meetings. Your expertise extends into the construction phase, where you review submittals, change orders, and Requests for Information (RFIs), offering recommendations to optimize project outcomes. This multifaceted role demands a blend of technical acumen, project management proficiency, and a passion for driving impactful sustainability initiatives in the public sector. If you're seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in energy conservation and renewable energy deployment while thriving in a collaborative team environment, this role offers an exciting pathway to contribute to transformative projects that benefit communities and the environment alike.



What You’ll Bring

  • A Bachelor's Degree in an engineering related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience
  • Working knowledge of utility rate schedules
  • Solid working knowledge of HVAC and/or solar photovoltaic systems, including the ability to identify different systems and equipment, identify potential energy savings measures, and quantify the potential energy savings and costs
  • Understanding of metering and measurement tools and the data provided
  • Competency in computer modeling software programs, such as EQuest or Trane Trace, and apply them in preparing savings calculations and customer deliverables
  • Proficiency at computer modeling/simulation of building operation to calibrate energy consumption to utility bill data
  • Proficiency at performing load take-offs from drawings
  • Demonstrate good written and verbal communication skills in report writing and correspondence
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills with colleagues and customers



Additional Details

  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • Must be available to travel domestically up to 25% of the time including some overnight trips
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies




Salary Range: $96,100 – $147,660 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.


Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.




ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.  


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree