Senior Energy Program Manager

Building Energy
WA - Seattle

Bold thinking leads to transformative change. The world needs big ideas to solve our climate, affordability, and equity crises. At McKinstry, we are committed to finding new and better ways to address the evolving challenges in our industry, and we empower our people to deliver on that promise. We work across a multitude of markets and our growing network of regional offices enables us to help wherever our clients operate. Never satisfied, we are compelled by our values to eliminate barriers standing in the way of a better-built environment. We design, build, optimize and maintain high-performing facilities.

At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors, and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you. 

Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking a Building Energy Program Manager to join our team as a member of our growing Energy division.

You're great at:

Project Management

  • Defines project scope and intent.
  • Develops project delivery plan, schedule, budget and proposal outline. 
  • Finalizes proposals that include scope of work, energy savings, and implementation paln and project finacials.
  • Delivers proposals that meet client and project criteria and expectations. 
  • Manages complex projects and multiple clients at once.

Cross Functional Team Management

  • Successfully communicates project plans and directs the team toward common goals.
  • Coordinates resources to ensure proper staffing on projects. 
  • Establish goals for individual team members.
  • Form and lead project teams. 


  • Client point of responsibility during project development.
  • Make presentations to a variety of internal and external audiences.
  • Report on the financial status of projects to stakeholders.

What we would like to see from you:

  • Must have demonstrated proficiency in all the responsibilities of a Building Energy Program Manager or have past experience as an Energy Engineer, design Enginer or Construction Manager.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
  • Four (4) year college-level training in architecture, architectural engineering, engineering, mechanical/electrical engineering or related field, or equivalent professional experience required.
  • Eight (8) years of engineering, construction, real estate and/or facility services project management experience required.
  • CEM, PE, LEED, CPM professional designations preferred.

Why McKinstry might be the place for you:

More than just words on a wall, our values speak to who we are, the ideals we hold in high esteem, and the behaviors that demonstrate our unique culture. Building a legacy aligned with our vision and driven by our collective values to Put People First, Be Constantly Curious, Build Trusted Partnerships, and Make a Positive Difference.  

McKinstry engages our communities to protect our environment, nurture children and advance equity and social justice through volunteering and philanthropy.

People Represent our most valued asset. By investing in our employees, we are also investing in the ongoing success of our company. Our benefits package promotes health and wellness, enhances work/life balance, and ensures long-term stability for our employees and their families.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity. 

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.



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