American Energy Care/Sola Energy Engineer in Albany, New York

We are currently seeking several positions to join our growing business in Albany, New York; The Energy Engineer audits, designs "imagineers" what we build and manage for our customers. They may also be involved in the programming, or commissioning of the systems we install. These projects generally include retrofit of buildings, but may include new construction as well.


General Info Job Type: Full-Time Minimum Years of Experience Required: 3 Years Minimum Years of Education Required: BS, EE, or similar Salary Range: 35,000 to 90,000 / Annual - dependent upon experience and capabilities Willing to Travel Speciality: Commercial, Industrial, Institutional Must be Authorized to Work in the US Company Info

American Energy Care is a 25+ year old company which provides a wide range of energy saving solutions to commercial and industrial businesses. The solutions include turnkey installations, energy-engineering, and consulting. We do business throughout New York, and part of Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont. We are currently seeking several energy engineering positions, this posting is for an Energy Engineer to join our growing business in Albany, New York!

We have a strong history of profitability, growth and adherence to our core values. We are entrepreneurial and serious about the people we invite to join our team. We provide energy auditing, consulting, engineering, financing, installation and other services to reduce energy costs. We offer a career path, competitive wages, generous benefits, performance-based bonuses and a team-oriented, safety-conscious, drug-free work environment. We seek those who can help us take our growth and service to the next levels.

We are a proud community partner and a values-based company comprised of a team of people dedicated to integrity, safety and quality. We are committed to creating a respectful working environment in which everyone can have fun, grow and prosper personally and professionally. We are proud to play a role in protecting our environment and promoting the use of green (and clean) technologies.

Job Description:

The Energy Engineering position will work closely with the sales team, the project management team, and clients and partners to design, manage and develop building energy improvements to reduce energy costs. The technologies include all facets of energy reduction, including lighting, HVAC, EMS controls, lighting controls, renewables, compressed air and other energy solutions.

An energy-related degree or some industry experience is preferred. A minimum of 2-5 years of technical engineering, design, ESCO, and/or consulting experience in energy analysis, performance contracts, or energy efficiency projects is required. Experience is required with efficiency improvements or audits of building utility infrastructure systems including but not limited to mechanical system plants, lighting, distribution plants, motors and automated controls.

Depending upon experience and capability hands on work may be involved. Additional LEED and or energy modeling experience are a plus. Those who hold or are in pursuit of a Professional Engineer (PE) registration and/or a CEM is desirable.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Determine customers’ technical requirements, identify and evaluate energy efficiency cost savings opportunities;

  • Audit sites for energy measures.

  • Manage resources and report to the Engineering Manager.

  • Gather key project details such as utility data, facility profiles, site drawings, system operating characteristics.

  • Visit project sites to assess and document building, mechanical, electrical, controls, and plumbing systems.

  • Investigate, analyze, and document energy conservation and water cost reduction measures.

  • Conduct detailed engineering analysis including baseline profiles, end-use analysis, and retro fit analysis.

  • Prepare and present technical content, proposals, analysis, and feasibility reports.

  • Participate in peer review for engineering analyses and project costing.

  • Provide critical review of proposals and reports through technical narrative editing.

  • Various facets of energy auditing, energy calculations, and generating detailed energy reports regarding savings opportunities.

  • Create benefit/cost analysis based on engineering fundamentals.

  • Calculate and estimate various incentives for clients to implement energy reduction projects.

  • Be able to draft client proposal as byproduct of benefit/cost analysis.

  • Be able to draft technical review and analysis as it relates to benefit and cost analysis.

  • Taking initiative to understand and learn about existing and new energy saving technologies, and calculate and analyze the energy savings they create.

  • Understanding of utility rates and programs, and able to calculate energy usage.

  • Life-cycle cost analysis.

  • Energy management technologies.

  • Buildings system optimization.

  • Provide sales team with technical assistance and guidance.

  • Perform other duties as required to generate savings opportunities for client.

  • Potentially assist in commissioning, or constructing and testing.

Required Skills or Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in related or similar work.

  • Successfully obtained a College Degree, or higher.

  • Work preference for a fast-paced customer-centered work environment.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet project deadlines.

  • Energy Auditing experience.

  • Excellent verbal, written, analytical, interpersonal, and presentation skills is required.

  • Knowledgeable in NEC.

  • Dependable, team-oriented, responsible and professional.

  • Strong communication, organizational, and planning skills.

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including night shifts.

  • Valid driver's license, reliable means of transportation, clean driving record.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office and project management software. (Excel, Word, Project).

  • Commitment to learning and participating in training and educational programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSME or BSEE

  • Supervisory experience for the management position.

  • Prior experience with energy rates or calculations.


  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Retirement Benefit

  • Disability Insurance

  • 401k with company contributions

  • Mileage reimbursement or car allowance for certain positions

  • Relevant tuition reimbursement

  • Company Cell phone and laptop

  • Paid Vacation and sick days

  • Flex benefit plan

We are looking for long term, career oriented individuals who aspire to challenge themselves and grow their capabilities with the team around them. If these facets describe you, lets discuss the future opportunities!