Energy Analyst at BuroHappold NY

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This time for something slightly different. We are hiring an automator of
our energy modeling workflows. Read the description below and apply if you
want to rise to the challenge!

An excellent opportunity for an Energy Analyst to join our expanding team.

BuroHappold Engineering New York is looking for an Energy Analyst to join
our expanding team. You will be part of an integrated building environments
group, working closely with MEP and Sustainability engineers and designers.
We work across scales including high performance buildings, campus and
cities. Our current portfolio includes thirteen net-zero energy projects,
two Living Building Challenge certified projects, and twenty-four LEED
Platinum certified projects.

Key objectives:

The Energy Analyst will work across a range of projects, working as an
integrated part of multiple project teams. They will work under the
guidance of the project leader to meet the analytical needs of the project
(loads models, LEED energy model and high performance analysis) and will be
mentored by our Senior energy modelers.

Required Skills:

- Familiarity with energy modeling inputs and workflows including HVAC
system modeling.
- Genuine inner drive to automate mundane tasks
- Strong proficiency in visual scripting interfaces such as Grasshopper
and Dynamo, and environmental Rhino plugins such as Honeybee, Ladybug, etc.
- Experience in the analysis of passive design strategies to inform
early phase decisions.
- Experience in quantifying and graphically reporting of energy
conservation measures.

Desirable Skills:

- Experience with IES Virtual Environment and/or EnergyPlus.
- Knowledge of ASHRAE 90.1 compliance.
- Knowledge of commonly modeled mechanical systems.
- Knowledge of energy audits and energy benchmarking of buildings.
- Knowledge of sustainability rating systems used in the industry.
- Completion of LEED energy model submittals.
- Interest or knowledge of applying data mining / machine learning to
existing workflows
- Interest or knowledge in agent based modeling and other
outside-the-box methods
- Ability to understand client goals and communicate analysis results
with architects.
- Experience in presenting analytical information in a clear and concise
- An ability to apply analytical skills across a range of scale
(Buildings, Campus, Cities).
- An ability to use a variety of tools beyond common software to analyze
complex problems.
- Experience of daylight modeling or CFD analysis.
- Strong graphic skills.


- Preferred 2-3 years of experience in a professional, fast-paced
environment within the AEC Industry
- BA or BS degree required, architectural or engineering degree preferred
- MS degree in architectural or engineering preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent problem-solving, research and analytical skills
- Creative thinking, high attention to detail and appreciation of good

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals
that reflects the countries in which we operate. In order to truly benefit
from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel
they can be themselves. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across
the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential,
feeling included is good for all of us. This begins with a fair and
inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies
and experiences in relation to the role. We understand that through
collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most
innovative and elegant solutions.

Emir A. Pekdemir

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Hi Emir,

Feel free to post your open positions anytime at the IBPSA-USA Job Board:

Click the link above and click "register" to create your account. Once your account is activated, click the "add a job" button to post your job. Let me know if you have any questions or if you run into any issues.

Steven Ayala, IBPSA-USA Project Manager

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The IBPSA-USA jobs board hasn?t worked for us. We?ve posted positions there recently but it doesn?t notify us of applicants or allow us to receive applications. Please provide an update, thanks.

Matt Steen
Senior Building Performance Engineer
ambient energy
1449 7th Street, Suite 440 | Denver, CO 80204
303.278.1532 x 215 | Msteen at
Denver ? San Francisco
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