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Affiliated Engineers, Inc. Building Performance Consultant I in Boston, Massachusetts

Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a collaborative community of about 800+ resourceful, creative professionals who plan, design, and deliver high-performance systems for organizations that improve lives and contribute to a sustainable future in Healthcare, Science & Technology (S&T), Mission Critical, Energy & Utilities (E&U), Commissioning and more.

We have a great opportunity for you to join AEI in a Building Performance Consultant I role in our Boston, MA office.

Here is what we have in store for you:

In this role, you will work with our building performance practice team to help evaluate building and system design strategies. The emphasis will be on using building, CFD, and daylight simulation tools to help inform design, as well as document performance compared to accepted standards. The Building Performance Consultant I will also work to educate clients, architects and engineers on new technologies and innovative solutions.

What you will need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical, or architectural engineering (or another engineering discipline) from an accredited program; or commensurate degree and experience with building systems.

  • General understanding of building systems across disciplines and fundamental knowledge in at least one discipline such as HVAC, plumbing/piping, electrical, lighting, instrumentation and controls, or building envelope systems.

  • Fundamental understanding of major tenets of high-performance design including renewable and alternative energy strategies, daylighting, embodied energy, indoor environmental quality, material composition, water efficiency, life cycle assessment, and built environment planning.

  • Ability to use at least one building system simulation tool, including EnergyPlus, IES-VE, TRNSYS, DOE-2 (eQuest), TRACE, CFD, or Radiance, for consulting and analysis.

  • Experience in computer operation for building system analysis and engineering calculation programs.

  • Ability to learn CAD/BIM software as necessary for building performance analysis and consulting.

What sets you apart:

  • Industry certification applicable to building performance including but not limited to AEE CEM, ASHRAE HPDP, ASHRAE BEMP, ASHRAE BEAP, Green Globes Professional, or LEED AP.

  • Passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam (FE).

  • Knowledge of or ability to learn application programming language (C++, Ruby, Python, Visual Basic, etc.)

  • Ability to access BIM Models.

  • Strong spoken and written communications skills.

  • Excellent organization and time management skills.

  • Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcomes.

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Effective working individually and within team environments.

What AEI brings:

  • AEI passionately invests in our employees by providing a collaborative, innovative work environment and the opportunity for personal and professional growth working among the brightest minds in the industry.

  • An appreciation for its employees and a culture that reflects that. We promote a flexible work environment, a focus on our communities and the world around us all while providing you with the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects.

  • An exceptional benefit package as well as a year-end bonus based on company profits, individual responsibility, and performance.

We provide the tools and a support system to ensure a thriving career. If this environment and opportunity to work on world-changing projects aligns with your goals, we would love to meet you.

Come work with us!

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AEI is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

ID: 2022-4006

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