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JOB DESCRIPTION FOR energy Modeler & Consultant

Position Summary

Provide energy and climate analysis studies for our national and international clients. Collaborate with design teams and internal consultants to identify effective energy efficiency and low carbon measures for the built environment including passive strategies. Effectively communicate proposed solutions to clients using high quality visual and verbal communication. This position is ultimately responsible for delivering high quality, cost effective and innovative technical analysis consistent with GBS’ vision, strategic goals and objectives.

 

About Us

GBS is a team of building industry experts who help our clients access their building’s greatest potential. GBS identifies opportunities to improve the built environment, operations, and occupant behavior. Green Building Services, Inc. (GBS) is among the leaders in the global green building movement. As one of the earliest members of the US Green Building Council (USGBC), we are a team of architects, engineers, planners, interior designers and construction specialists who share a passion for sustainability and the desire to create positive change.

We actively guide our clients to identify and implement green building procedures and developments, as well as best practices for efficient operations, facility management and organizational strategies. Moreover, we partner with clients to build internal capacity and make them self-sustaining. Our home is Portland, Oregon, but we’ve taken our expertise across the nation and the globe to support sustainable development and operations that benefit us all.

 

GBS has provided leadership in nearly all realms of the built environment. We have completed over 435 LEED® certified buildings nationally and internationally and have provided green building consulting on many more. Our team is well-versed in numerous national and international rating systems and has worked on sustainable building projects around the world. The value GBS provides lies not only in a proven ability to manage the sustainability documentation process, but in the collective expertise offered to project teams in the form of visionary leadership and technical delivery. Our areas of expertise focus on three services; Consulting, Technical Analysis and Training.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure the delivery of technical services to the client are of high quality, completed on a timely basis and delivered in an efficient manner

  • Utilize energy modeling tools to quickly identify energy efficiency measures in early design; analyze measures including basic cost to report on simple payback 

  • Facilitate early design assistance meetings focused on innovative energy strategies with owners, architects and design engineers Review drawings, specifications and other related material to gather data for setting up an energy model

  • Understand and develop strategies to accurately represent building systems and their anticipated energy performance based on the guidelines provided in ASHRAE Standards and Title 24, as well as technical guides developed by USGBC or State Agencies

  • Provide modeling reports that are clear and concise regarding technical information

  • Complete energy models and LEED documentation for LEED energy credits

  • Provide other technical deliverables such as:

  • Business Case Analysis

  • Bioclimatic Analysis

  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis

  • Carbon Analysis

  • Net Zero Strategies

  • District Energy Systems

  • Building Audits

  • Day lighting analysis and studies

  • Title 24

  • SEED modeling

  • Track industry developments and innovations to ensure GBS’ ability to deliver relevant services and innovative deliverables

  • Work with the Management team to identify and implement business development and strategies for the technical team

     

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science or Engineering or Architecture

  • 5+ years relevant experience with design simulation and consulting

  • Extensive knowledge of HVAC, lighting, renewable energy, and passive design

  • LEED Accredited Professional with Specialty. Well versed with the USGBC LEED Rating Systems and the review and comment response process as it pertains to energy modeling

  • Knowledge of California Title 24 energy modeling protocols

  • Ability to provide energy modeling for Oregon SEED requirements

  • Possess strong analytical skills

  • Possess strong writing skills

  • Good graphic skills

  • Solid leadership skills

  • Ability to review energy model files for accuracy and to perform troubleshooting

  • Ability to lead energy and climate analysis projects and present complex information to clients effectively

  • Required Software knowledge: HAP, Trane Trace, eQuest, DOE2,

  • Desirable Software knowledge: Daylight and CFD modeling, Ecotech, EnergyPro, EnergyPlus, or Radiance, ACI32

Contact: Richard Manning, AIA

Principal

Richard@greenbuildingservices.com

 

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