Building Systems Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Construction



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Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) is seeking qualified professionals with a strong passion for improving the built environment to support commissioning, energy auditing, and retrofit services. These roles will be an integral part of our expanding team which is leveraging SWA's 47-year track record to provide energy audit, retrofit, and commissioning services to the NYC Metropolitan areas and beyond. As such, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to complete the following tasks with the technical and personal skills outlined below that will help him or she excels at SWA. These positions report to Senior Engineers. Primary Responsibilities may include some or all of the following:Understand common HVAC systems and emerging high-performance alternativesConduct energy audits and retro-commissioning of existing buildingsWork on commissioning projects for new construction and existing building retrofitsAid in the design and oversight of energy efficiency retrofitsAssist in reviewing construction documents and provide recommendations to improve constructability, IAQ, energy efficiency, and operationsResearch equipment and code requirementsReview submittalsAssist with developing testing plansInspect installations of building equipmentReview and perform building diagnostic testsDocument review comments and inspection findings in issues logsPerform open-ended data analysisProvide written technical and non-technical reports for program compliance and ownership reviewWork together with building owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractorsWork with internal stakeholders including project managers, energy modelers, sustainability consultants, accessibility consultants, etc.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesBelow is a list of the minimum requirements for the position. Required industry knowledge, and skillsBachelor's degree in EngineeringSWA is hiring for entry-level positionsUnderstanding of building HVAC and Plumbing systemsFamiliarity NYC Local Laws related to energy and climateProficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (in order of importance Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) Preferred knowledge, and skillsFamiliarity with Energy Code and/or ASHRAE standards is a plus. Personal qualitiesExcellent communicator and presenter able to explain complex concepts to a variety of stakeholdersAttention to detail with strong oral and written communication skillsWell-developed interpersonal skills, maturity, credibility, confidence, and integrity.Strong time-management skills and experience managing multiple priorities at onceCollaborative with a strong focus on teamworkExcellent work ethicSelf-motivated Other duties:Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice. Physical DemandsWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to type, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand. When in the field the employee must frequently lift or move objects up to 40 pounds; must be able to climb stairs and endure typical construction site conditions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus. Travel RequiredOccasional overnight travel may be required (Less than 10%). Frequent local field visits in the NYC Metro area will be necessary (estimated at 40-50%). A valid and clean driving license is required. Working EnvironmentApproximately half of the duties will be performed in an office environment. The remainder of the duties will be performed in the field which will involve trips to projects sites for observation and training. Performance StandardsThe performance will be evaluated against this job description, competencies for this level, and mutually agreed to goals. About Steven Winter Associates, Inc.Steven Winter Associates, Inc. (SWA) provides research, consulting and advisory services to improve commercial, residential and multifamily built environments for private and public-sector clients. We specialize in energy, sustainability, and accessibility consulting as well as certification, research & development and compliance services. Our team of professionals has led the way since 1972 in the development of best practices to achieve high-performance buildings. For further information on Steven Winter Associates, please visit . SWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or marital status. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be reviewed.
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