The Cadmus Group

  • Senior Analyst, Commercial Energy Efficiency Engineer

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 3:24 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Senior Analyst
  • Overview

    The Cadmus Group, LLC is seeking a Senior Analyst to join our Measurement and Engineering practice, focused on Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency. This position is an opportunity to apply engineering skills as a consultant, and to draw valuable conclusions by collecting/analyzing data on how complex systems operate under real-world conditions. This will be part of a broader approach to accelerate the adoption of energy efficiency, demand response, renewable power generation and other distributed energy resources.


    The Measurement and Engineering team at Cadmus assists clients in quantifying the performance of energy projects, evaluating incentive programs, documenting energy-related building characteristics, conducting project due diligence, and providing other relevant technical expertise on a variety of energy technologies. Cadmus works with a wide variety of clients, from municipalities and government agencies, to electric and gas utilities, to businesses and private organizations.


    This position will be based in Portland, OR and will work closely with our staff throughout the country.


    As an energy efficiency engineer, duties might include:

    • Perform commercial and industrial site visits to verify energy efficiency measure installation, install metering equipment, and/or collect relevant data
    • Regular travel during business hours to local sites, and occasional domestic overnight travel for up to one week at a time
    • Analyze collected data using Excel or other analytical tools, identifying trends, optimizing weather-normalized models, summarizing program events, and identifying causal impacts on program results
    • Document findings in reports, memos, and presentations to clients
    • Assist interdisciplinary teams providing technical input to their projects
    • Work with analytic tools to inform strategic decisions by developing data analysis pipelines, managing databases, and building interactive visualizations
    • Participate in research efforts, ensuring consistency and quality of research methods
    • Independently manage tasks and small teams of engineers


    Basic Experience

    • Undergraduate degree in mechanical, electrical, or chemical engineering, or related field
    • Three to five years of experience with commercial buildings and energy efficiency
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word and Excel
    • Desire to learn, grow, and work hard
    • Driver’s license (vehicle ownership not required)


    Preferred Experience

    • Familiarity with Python, Matlab, and/or SQL
    • Familiarity with energy sector or utility industry
    • Good understanding of HVAC equipment energy efficiency
    • Familiarity with energy simulation tools (such as eQUEST, EnergyPlus, etc.)
    • Familiarity with power and energy analysis techniques, such as regression models and bin analysis, cross-validation, and parameter tuning/optimization
    • Familiarity with project management tactics and tools, including schedule software and budget tracking.

    Additional Information


    • This position is available in Portland, OR
    • Regular travel during business hours to local sites, and occasional domestic overnight travel for up to one week at a time is required (approximately 25% travel annually)


    Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran’s status, or disability.


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