Building Performance Consultant II in Seattle, WA

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Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a collaborative community of about 650 resourceful, creative professionals who plan, design, and deliver high-performance systems for organizations that improve lives and contribute to a sustainable future in Healthcare, Science & Technology (S&T), Mission Critical, Energy & Utilities (E&U), Commissioning and more.
 
We have a great opportunity for you to join AEI in a Building Performance Consultant II role in our Seattle office
 
Here is what we have in store for you:
In this role, you will support the high performance design process through analysis of high performance design strategies and concepts, primarily through performance modeling; develop and optimize analytical tools and processes to provide timely, design-relevant insight to internal design teams, partners and clients. You will interpret and utilize information set forth in basis of design as well as information gathered from users, project partners, field surveys, and code research.
 
What you will need to Succeed:
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, or architectural engineering (or another engineering discipline) from an accredited program; or commensurate degree and experience with building systems. 
  • 3+ years of experience.
  • Advanced understanding of building systems across disciplines and proven experience in at least one discipline such as HVAC, plumbing/piping, electrical, lighting, instrumentation and controls, or building envelope systems.
  • Advanced understanding of major tenets of high-performance design including renewable and alternative energy strategies, daylighting, embodied energy, indoor environmental quality, material composition, water efficiency, life cycle assessment, and built environment planning. 
  • Ability to use at least one building system simulation tool, including EnergyPlus, IES-VE, TRNSYS, DOE-2 (eQuest), TRACE, CFD, or Radiance, for consulting and analysis. Strong understanding and application of simulation tools for the appropriate systems and technologies.
  • Experience in computer operation for building system analysis and engineering calculation programs.
  • Proficiency in use of CAD/BIM software as necessary for building performance analysis and consulting.
  • Understanding of applicable rating systems, design codes and standards, and ability to interpret them.

 
What sets you apart:
 

  • Industry certification or license applicable to building system design and performance including but not limited to LEED AP, ASHRAE HPDP, ASHRAE BEMP, ASHRAE BEAP, Green Globes Professional, or AEE CEM.
  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE) or the ability to obtain the Professional Engineering license (PE) in one or more states.
  • Experience using Energy Plus and/or Open Studio
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn application programming language (C++, Ruby, Python, Visual Basic, etc.)
  • Understanding of applicable rating systems, design codes and standards, and ability to interpret them.
  • Strong spoken and written communications skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcomes.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Effective working individually and within team environments.

What AEI brings:

  • AEI passionately invests in our employees by providing a collaborative, innovative work environment and the opportunity for personal and professional growth working among the brightest minds in the industry. 
  • An appreciation for its employees and a culture that reflects that.  We promote a flexible work environment, a focus on our communities and the world around us all while providing you with the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects.
  • An exceptional benefit package as well as a year-end bonus based on company profits, individual responsibility, and performance.  

We provide the tools and a support system to ensure a thriving career. If this environment and opportunity to work on world-changing projects aligns with your goals, we would love to meet you. 
 
Come work with us!
 
To be considered, apply online at https://aeieng.com/about/careers/.
 
AEI is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
 
 

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