NRG Energy, Inc. Energy Solutions Engineer in Buffalo, New York

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

_Job Summary_

The Energy Solutions (ES) Engineer's primary focus will be to understand the customers' current energy systems and consumption to make appropriate recommendations for all applicable Demand Response programs as well as recommendations for energy conservation opportunities provided within NRG Business Solutions.

_Role and Responsibilities_

  • Perform preliminary Reduction Action Plan (RAP) analysis prior to Engineering Support Call

  • Understand how to calculate Customer Baselines according to ALL Market regulations

  • Develop and document Customer Reduction Action Plan(s) and internal Reduction Action Plan(s) according to Standard Operating ProcedureFile all Reduction Action Plans (Customer-Version, Internal-Version) according to Standard Operating Procedure

  • Submit Reduction Action Plan values to Reg App according to Standard Operating Procedure

  • Review historical event and/or test performance reports with customers and update Reduction Action Plans to improve future performance, as needed

  • Perform Site Visits to identify Reduction Action Strategies and additional NRG Energy Solution opportunities

  • Perform Energy Audits for all business sectors, as needed

  • Conduct aforementioned energy audits to develop energy savings calculations, develop cost estimates for energy conservation measures

  • Identify and quantify energy conservation measures associated with HVAC systems, Energy Management Systems, building envelope improvements, and renewable energy technologies

  • Understand the full range of NRG offerings and their applications in customer solutions. Devises multiple offerings to meet specific program requirements (where applicable)

  • Responsible for remaining current with relevant engineering or design standards and practices

  • Provides engineering support to the Business Development team lead and/or Internal Sales during the initial Sales process

  • Responsible for the promotion and adherence to NRG safety policies

Perform additional duties as assigned by Senior Director of Business Operations and Technology

  • The Energy Solutions (ES) Engineer must have strong interpersonal skills in order to work as part of a team, and especially with customers. The Energy Solutions (ES) Engineer must be able to balance multiple responsibilities and projects simultaneously, using time management skills.

_Minimum Requirements_

  • Bachelor's Degree inEngineering

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in an energy-related field

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

_Preferred Qualifications_

  • LEED Certifications, Smart Automation, Certified Energy Manager

_Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities_

  • Ability to work well under pressure, remaining focused and calm in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work without supervision while carrying out duties

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks or assignments at the same time

  • Ability to communicate information clearly, both orally and in writing

  • Demonstrated ability to operate effectively in a team environment

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skill

  • Organized, task-Oriented, and strong attention to detail

  • Knowledge and understanding of additional NRG products to identify other business opportunities for sales teams

  • Understanding of program rules and requirements for each market

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

EEO is the Law Poster(The poster can be found at

Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Official description on file with Human Resources