KEMA, an international company headquartered in Arnhem, The Netherlands, is a technical leader in the way power is supplied and electricity is used around the world. Our clients include energy utilities, electrical equipment manufacturers, energy companies, authorities and corporations in the electrical and electronic engineering industries. KEMA employs over 1,800 professionals in 20 different nations across the globe.
Location and Team
KEMA’s Sustainable Use Consulting group is seeking an experienced Energy Engineer to expand our current Nashville, TN presence. This individual will be expected to be an immediate contributor to commercial and industrial energy efficiency and demand response program evaluations. The successful candidate will lead field teams, perform advanced data collection and complex analyses, and interface with clients.
Tasks may include
Writing site-specific measurement plans and other technical documents
Managing tasks and/or projects involving engineering or field data collection elements
Analyzing energy performance and reporting the impacts associated with efficiency improvements
Reviewing savings calculations performed by other organizations
Performing and training personnel to perform on-site inspections and efficiency assessments
Designing energy analyses using advanced spreadsheets and building simulation software
Verifying installation, operations, and performance characteristics of energy-efficient equipment
Installing measurement equipment and analyzing measured data, including lighting loggers, power recorders, and other data acquisitions systems
Leading small teams to collectively complete tasks on time and on budget
Presenting the methodology and results of the evaluation through written reports
What we're asking
Required Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering
Related B.S. degrees considered when paired with relevant experience, coursework, or specialization
Ability to perform comprehensive savings analyses of energy efficiency measures
4 years work experience in energy research or program evaluation
Demonstrated knowledge of building science, HVAC, electrical, and other industrial systems
An organized, detail-oriented approach and the ability to work independently
High proficiency with Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel
A positive, team-oriented attitude
Ability to write technical documents in English for general audiences
Ability to satisfactorily pass a background investigation and drug screen
Ability and willingness to travel about 25% of the time to customer sites as required
Valid driver’s license and vehicle. Mileage will be reimbursed.
Building simulation experience with eQUEST, DOE-2, Trane TRACE, and EnergyPlus
Experience with IPMVP, California Evaluation Protocols, or other state Technical Reference Manuals very favorable.
This is a US-based opportunity located in Nashville, TN. Applicants must be fully-authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer. Local candidates preferred.
What we're offering
KEMA offers a friendly, professional working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.
KEMA is an equal opportunity employer. Visit our websites at www.kema.com.