Energy Systems Group

  • Development Engineer -Controls

    Job Location US-MN-Eagan | US-MD-Linthicum Heights | US-IL-Lisle | US-MN-Eagan | US-TN-Nashville | US-NY | US-VA | US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/6/2018 9:01 AM)
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  • Overview




    The Federal Development Engineer provides engineering support for development efforts across the Federal Portfolio. The Federal Development Engineer works with a regional engineering team to complete specific tasks on energy conservation, capital improvement, and infrastructure projects through multiple forms of procurement under ESPC IDIQ contracts and through UESCs.  Examples of typical tasks given to the Development Engineers may include, but not limited to, utility bill analysis, auditing a facility, creating equipment inventories, coordinating work with contractors,  energy calculations, developing scopes of work and assisting with the commissioning after installation.





    • Assists in developing projects that solve customers’ problems, including performing energy savings calculations, operational savings calculations and determining the cost of implementation of the savings measures.
    • Core Competency in Direct Digital Control systems, optimizing control strategies, and knowledge of cyber security requirements within the Federal Market
    • Knowledge of
    • Works with subcontractors and consultants to provide technical analysis and descriptions for project installation and to ensure the quality of work delivered exceeds the requirements of the job.
    • Works with the Measurement and Verification Team to determine the necessary measurements to ensure the energy and operational guarantees to the customer are met.
    • Must be capable of working in a team environment and being adequately self-directed.
    • Learns the foundational technical methods used to create Performance Contracting projects
    • Keeps abreast of current technologies by reading magazine articles, attending seminars and conferences and developing relationships with contractors and suppliers who are creative and provide technical excellence
    • Performs related work as required
    • Performs all duties as deemed necessary by management





    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Core Competency in Direct Digital Control system design and installation requirements which should contain experience with the following: control strategy optimization, system commissioning, continuous commissioning, Retro-commissioning and system assessment.
    • IT system / control system interrelation and integration



    • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited Engineering/Technology program or equivalent
    • Three (3) years’ experience in a construction or energy service related field or one (1) year interning with ESG
    • (EIT) is favorable; (PE) is a plus
    • Demonstrated Federal Market Experience (ESPC or UESC experience highly preferred)
    • Knowledge of cyber security requirements within the Federal Market
    • Any of the following certifications:
      • CEM
      • CMVP
      • Any LEED Certification
      • NEBB
      • TAB
      • Any ASHRAE Certification
    • Understanding of at least one of the following:
      • DOE ESPC IDIQ contract language
      • USACE ESPC IDIQ contract language
      • UESC Enabling Documents
      • GSA Schedule 84
      • Enhanced Use Lease
    • Subject matter expert in one or more of the following:
      • Building Automation and Controls
      • Cybersecurity
      • Continuous commissioning
      • Retro-commissioning
      • Battery Energy Storage System
      • Microgrids




    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, Adobe, E-Quest, DOE-II, AutoCAD, RIVET TRANE Trace, or Carrier HAP
    • Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures or government regulations
    • Ability to compose and write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
    • Ability to effectively present information as required
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical and mechanical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables
    • Demonstrated ability to work a problem or task to conclusion, utilizing any resource available
    • Maturity and professionalism to effectively handle exposure to all levels of management at ESG, as well as interfacing with customers, clients and the public
    • Stong customer advocacy





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