Senior Building Energy Engineer

Building Consulting, Energy Services, Facilities Management
FL - Tampa

Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose.

McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we’re building a thriving planet.

Buildings are a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions. We’re making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability and equity crises through:

  • renewables and energy services
  • engineering and design
  • construction and facility services

To get where we’re going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you?

The Opportunity with McKinstry

We are currently seeking a Senior Building Energy Engineer to join McKinstry as a member of our growing Southeast Technical Services team. McKinstry supports clients and their facilities throughout the life of a building; the Technical Service team specifically focuses on the optimization and energy efficiency of existing buildings with a uniquely technical consultative approach. We work directly with owners to help them make effective decisions that improve the efficiency, comfort for occupants and lifespan of their buildings. 

In this role, you will perform site energy audits, analyze building automation system and energy use data from facilities to drive operational efficiency as part of our Energy Management consulting services. You will leverage experience in problem solving, systems analysis, data analysis and communication to drive sustainability and efficiency for schools, hospitals, data centers and other large impact facilities.

Communication and collaboration are a large part of this role as well, frequently requiring that you partner with other McKinstry teams to deliver effective results while managing client expectations, as well as coordinate multiple stakeholders within a client organization as needed. You will be responsible for making technical recommendations, building actionable reports and presenting them to clients, and assisting the client with recommendation implementation based on the project scope, and backchecking/implementation quality control. You will be directly responsible for key accounts, driving technical solutions and optimization in buildings.

If you are passionate about driving sustainability in the built environment and want to make an impact with your technical expertise, this role may be the one for you. We are excited to hear from you in the hopes to bring you on not only as a steward of McKinstry but an invaluable member of our team.  

What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry:

  • Demonstrated proficiency as an energy engineer, PE, or BEAP preferred.
  • Seven years of experience in energy efficiency with a minimum of 3 years of relevant building energy analysis experience. 
  • 3+ years experience with project management and client consulting.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and control systems such as Siemens, JCI, ATS, and others.
  • Working knowledge of issue management systems such as BIM360 and CxAlloy.
  • Proven understanding of building energy/mechanical systems.
  • Working knowledge of mechanical and control systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge and understanding of fire/life safety, plumbing, lighting and security systems. 
  • Ability to read, understand and identify potential issues within construction documents. 
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Suite skills including Project, Excel and Word. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or equivalent work experience.

PeopleFirst Benefits

When it comes to the basics, we have you covered:

  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) with employer match and profit-sharing plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximums

People come first at McKinstry, and we go beyond the basic benefits with:

  • Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Transgender inclusive benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • “Building Good” paid community service time
  • Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University
  • McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers

See benefit plan documents for complete details.

If you’re driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career.

The pay range for this position is $76,320 - $109,980 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Base pay information is based on market location. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.

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.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.


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