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Building Performance Specialist

Building Performance Specialist

Job ID 
31909
# of Openings Remaining 
1
Location 
CA-AB-Calgary
CA-AB-Edmonton
Experience (Years) 
5
Posted Date 
8/29/2017
Discipline 
Buildings Engineering

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Your Opportunity

Within the Buildings Engineering Practice Area, the Sustainability and Building Performance team provides consulting services in support of high quality and high performance projects, including performance engineering, LEED facilitation, energy management, and energy simulation services  The service areas reflect the interconnected systems-based nature of sustainability and include LEED Consulting, Building Performance Simulation, Energy Audits, Measurement & Verification services and support for Building Condition Assessments.  This is where great people and great ideas truly make a difference.

 

Stantec is currently seeking a self-motivated engineer with specialized senior level expertise in sustainable design, energy efficiency, and building energy simulation. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership within Stantec’s Sustainability and Building Performance team, including responsibility for winning, managing, and delivering simulation assignments, mentoring and developing energy modeling staff, and working with leadership to grow Stantec’s simulation practice.

 

The qualified candidate will have considerable background in energy-efficient system design and simulation, LEED rating systems, energy analysis studies, and energy management & incentive programs. A sound knowledge of HVAC and lighting systems, building control systems, energy conservation measures, greenhouse gas emission, and building energy simulation programs is expected. Exceptional communication skills, the ability to provide excellent client service and a commitment to sustainable design are essential for this position.

Your Duties

  • Manage and deliver building performance and simulation assignments (whole building energy modeling, natural ventilation design, thermal comfort, CFD etc), and greenhouse gas emissions analysis
  • Mentor and develop junior energy modeling staff
  • Identify strategies and solutions, for clients that improve energy performance, indoor air quality, and thermal comfort.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and/or design teams.
  • Prepare NECB 2011 Performance Compliance Path documentation for Buildings Permit submission
  • Prepare LEED documentation associated with energy modeling; assist with coordination of other LEED documentation as necessary
  • Perform energy audits for BOMA BESt, NEET, TAME

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with thermal comfort analysis, CFD (for natural ventilation and displacement ventilation), daylight simulation, life-cycle cost analysis, and/or existing building auditing preferred.
  • Strong background in energy-efficient system design and simulation, daylighting, LEED rating systems, energy analysis studies, and energy management & incentive programs.
  • Sound knowledge of HVAC and lighting systems, building control systems, energy conservation measures, greenhouse gas emission, and building physics.
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field. Those with a related Bachelor's degree may also be considered.
  • Eligibility for APEGA membership as an EIT or P.Eng.
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in energy-efficient system design and simulation.
  • LEED Accreditation.
  • Experience with simulation software: IES <VE>, eQUEST, TRNSYS, EE4, and/or EnergyPlus.
  • RETScreen, HAP, TRACE, and/or Hot2000 experience an asset.
  • Experience integrating BIM tools such as Revit with simulation tools such as IES an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to provide excellent client service.
  • A commitment to sustainable design is essential for this position.
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills -ability to communicate in a timely manner appropriate with clients and building design team members

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