Engineering Manager (Energy Efficiency) - Engineering
Nexant - Cary, NC

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Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and alternative energy technologies and services. Our exclusive focus on energy, combined with our well-respected and experienced professionals, proven technology, and proprietary industry information, has earned us distinctive brand recognition and a reputation as a top energy solutions company.

Nexant is an independent company formed on January 1, 2000 by a core group of energy consulting and advanced energy technology units of Bechtel Group, Inc. Since that date, we have added expertise through the strategic acquisition of eight energy technology companies and organically hiring only the best in our field. Our seasoned professionals have completed over 2,900 assignments in more than 100 countries. We have headquarters in San Francisco and Foster City, CA, with 30+ corporate, representative, and project offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. We have been profitable since day one with significant growth rates.

Our detailed understanding of the physical behavior and constraints of the power system is embedded in our grid and market operations software. We offer an integrated line of software solutions that addresses all facets of energy markets, from centralized wholesale markets to independent energy retailers and aggregators. Growing trends such as dynamic pricing and demand side management are emphasized. Our domain dominance within the energy value chain and integrated expertise in the market with proprietary technologies makes us a clear leader in our space.

We also provide advisory services for developing and commercializing advanced clean energy technologies as well as supplying technical, operational, and strategic consulting to oil, gas, and chemical majors, energy resource companies, technology owners, governments, and investors. In addition, Nexant is a national leader in the innovative design, implementation, and evaluation of many of the largest commercial, industrial, and residential energy efficiency incentive and demand side management programs in the United States.

Our current investors include TeleSoft Partners, Oak Investment Partners, The Beacon Group, Intel Capital, Nth Power, Morgan Stanley Global Energy Group, Frog and Peach, and Symphony Technology Group, as well as Nexant management and staff. We recently secured another round of funding of $50 million that will help us achieve the rapid growth potential of our company.

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About the Job

We are currently seeking an Engineering Manager for Nexant's Cary, NC, office. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of engineers supporting demand side management and electrical generation programs for commercial, industrial, and utility clients. Our clients include public agencies, investor-owned utilities administering ratepayer-funded energy efficiency programs, energy end users, and energy service companies. Successful candidates must demonstrate ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the position. We are looking for an exceptional person who enjoys working in a challenging and innovative environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for an Engineering Team of 6 to 12 full time staff; including manage 4 to 6 direct reports.

Maintain quality control of all deliverable products, demonstrating technical excellence, objectivity, and clarity while maintaining project schedules.

Manage day to day aspects of projects including quality of work product, client communications, budget, schedule, and directing technical staff.

Collaborate with a Program Management Team that manages programs related to energy utilization including strategic planning, client relationships, proposal preparation, and project management

Meet with clients to manage projects, present results, and develop new scopes of work.

Work in partnership with other Engineering Managers across the division to ensure proper knowledge management and engineering best practices.

Support the development of new business opportunities and relationships in collaboration with the Business Development and Account Managers.


Bachelor or Master's degree in Mechanical, Architectural, Electrical, or Civil Engineering is strongly preferred.

Project management and engineering management experience is required. Minimum of 8 to 12 years of professional working experience within the energy efficiency or any engineering related industry.

Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple projects and work with technical staff.

Excellent writing, interpersonal, presentation, and analytical skills.

An understanding of building systems (particularly HVAC and lighting), thermodynamics, heat transfer, and strong commissioning experience.
Salary and Benefits (U.S.)

Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package.

Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages workforce diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

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Nexant is a provider of intelligent grid software and clean energy solutions-pioneering, developing, and advancing electric power grid and...