Wisconsin Energy Institute

Energy Engineer - Entry Level

Date Published: 

March 15, 2013

Position Type: 


Job Location: 

Madison, WI

Job Description: 

Energy Engineer - Entry Level
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable, efficient, and clean energy future. With a heritage of nearly 150 years, we specialize in providing world-class, innovative solutions in the fields of business and technical consultancy, testing, inspections & certification, risk management, and verification. As an objective and impartial knowledge-based company, we advise and support organizations along the energy value chain: producers, suppliers & end-users of energy, equipment manufacturers, as well as government bodies, corporations and non-governmental organizations. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is part of DNV, a global provider of services for managing risk with more than 10,000 employees in over 100 countries.

Location and Team

DNV KEMA’s Sustainable Use Consulting group is seeking an entry-level Energy Engineer to join Madison, WI team.  This individual will be expected to perform data collection and research as well as analysis and reporting in support of residential, commercial, and industrial energy-efficiency evaluation projects.


Tasks may include

  • Performing on-site inspections and efficiency assessments
  • Verifying installation, operations, and performance characteristics of energy-efficient equipment
  • Installing measurement equipment and analyzing measured data, including lighting loggers, power recorders, and other data acquisition systems
  • Performing energy analyses using advanced spreadsheets and building simulation software
  • Analyzing energy performance and reporting the impacts associated with efficiency improvements
  • Interviewing energy managers, consumers, and other relevant personnel

What we're asking

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering or related bachelor's degrees with relevant experience, coursework, or specialization
  • Demonstrated knowledge of building science, HVAC, electrical, and other industrial systems
  • Excellent written and oral English communication skills
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Prior work experience in energy research or program evaluation preferred
  • Experience in measurement and verification (M&V) of energy efficiency measures preferred
  • Relevant certifications such as CEM, LEED AP, HERS, BPI favored
  • Building simulation experience with eQUEST, DOE-2, EnergyPlus software advantageous
  • Willingness and ability to satisfactorily pass a background investigation and drug screen
  • Willingness and ability to travel about 25% of the time


This is a US-based opportunity.  Applicants must be fully-authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer.  Local candidates preferred.


What we're offering


DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is an equal opportunity employer. 


Visit our website at www.dnvkema.com

Job Application Deadline: 

May 01, 2013