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Junior Energy Auditor
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TRC Companies | Clifton Park, NY
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Job Description

TRC Companies creates and implements sophisticated and innovative solutions to the challenges facing America's energy markets and infrastructure. A national energy and environmental services organization, TRC Companies provides its services to America's major industries, utilities, banks, insurance companies and federal, state and local government agencies.

TRC Advanced Energy is seeking a qualified individual to support commercial and industrial energy efficiency and demand management programs in New York. Responsibilities may include energy auditing, energy analysis, energy modeling, technical writing, and project management for multiple commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects and/or customers. Candidates must possess strong technical capabilities including knowledge of building systems, energy efficiency, demand management, green building and sustainability. The desired candidate will work collaboratively with the Advanced Energy team and clients to provide auditing support and implement market transforming programs that encourage energy efficiency across the Northeast.

The candidate will be presented with the challenge of a diverse range of projects found in commercial and industrial energy systems. There will be significant interface with clients that may require travel. The position requires the ability to manage projects, and lead, direct, and coordinate the work of team members (internal and external) of varied backgrounds. This position requires flexibility; diversity of technical expertise; strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; and excellent customer care skills. The candidate will rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and perform a variety of complicated tasks.

Key responsibilities include:

* Conducting facility ASHRAE I and II level audits, feasibility studies and reports, for commercial and industrial energy efficiency and demand management programs.
* Performing energy engineering studies, including energy audits & feasibility studies.
* Performing facility utility analysis and energy benchmarking using EnergyStar Portfolio Manager.
* Conducting project fieldwork, energy savings analysis, and report production using standard resources and templates and custom tool development.
* Working on a variety of energy saving calculations, strategies and projects.
* Delivering high quality reports and audit calculations requiring minimal QAQC efforts.
* Managing multiple projects simultaneously and meeting deadlines and client expectations.
* Reviewing calculations and assumptions used to estimate or measure savings due to energy efficiency and green building projects.
* Keeping managers aware of project schedules and progress and providing regular time charging/budget updates as requested.
* Conducting on-site meetings and presentations and provide answers to technical and program related questions.
* Staying informed about energy issues and industry trends through regular technical reading and participation in local and national professional organizations.
* Bachelors or Master's degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Energy). Other engineering disciplines will be considered.
* 4-8 years of experience within the green building, energy efficiency, building science, or related field is preferred.
* Strong working knowledge spreadsheet-based analysis techniques.
* Strong working knowledge of energy modeling applications (eQuest, Trane TRACE, or similar) is a plus.
* Knowledge of building systems commissioning, HVAC design, energy efficiency technologies, green building and high-performance design.
* Experience in the energy field, such as energy efficiency, distributed energy generation/combined heat and power, project economics/rate analysis, project design, renewable energy, HVAC, central heating and cooling plants is preferred.
* Preference will be given to candidates familiar with energy saving strategies who have experience calculating the associated energy savings in steam, refrigeration, HVAC, lighting systems, turbines, air compressors, motors, and other commercial, institutional, or industrial systems.
* CEM, CEA, or EIT (or equivalent) accreditation is preferred.
* PE or BEMP accreditation is a plus.
* Understanding of marketing strategy and market analysis techniques is a strong plus.
* Excellent oral and written communications skills.
* Team-oriented, hands-on, highly skilled, adaptive, and client-focused.

Local travel required

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About TRC Companies

TRC Companies, Inc. is a national consulting, engineering and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, infrastructure and real estate markets. The Company provides services to commercial organizations and governmental agencies in the United States. Its services are focused on four market areas: Energy, Environmental, Real Estate and Infrastructure. (Source: 10-K)