As an Engineering Consultant, you will play a key role in building important professional relationships that will strengthen our client’s company. You will be a primary liaison and represent the companies’ interests on codes and standards boards, advisory councils, energy-related agencies and industry associations. As you develop a better understanding of the processes, you will perform an important function in driving sensible energy efficiency standards that help the region achieve its goals while ensuring the interests of stakeholders.
Additionally, you will play an important role in advising developers, builders, architects and engineering peers in bringing gas service to both existing and new projects. You will be backed by the support of leaders from various disciplines as you assist external partners in developing infrastructure, metering and equipment solutions for projects.
Your solid verbal and written communication skills will help to inform and advise others about trends and opportunities in emerging technology, code making, new construction and energy distribution.
As a successful Engineering Consultant, you will be valued for helping our client to achieve objectives and provide high levels of support to our trade allies and our end-use customers. They have a supportive culture that allows a person in this role to have input about their work and collaborate on their professional development.
Are you an engineer with 3 or more years’ experience working in HVAC, mechanical systems and/or new construction?
Are you not fully utilized or engaged in your present role? Do you want to put your engineering knowledge and problem-solving skills to use in a dynamic, professional work setting?
Are you interested in performing meaningful work in a challenging yet rewarding environment?
Engineering Consultant Responsibilities
Day to Day:
Collaborating with developers, architects and engineers to assist them in projects.
Preparing for and participating in various codes and standards development activities. Advising internal stakeholders and educating/informing them about various topics. Participating in strategic planning e?orts.
Monitoring emerging technical and engineering trends.
Learning about the industry while developing your professional skills. Working with your peers both here and elsewhere in the country to share information about challenges, solutions and successes.
Commitment to Company’s culture of safe work practices.
Engineering Consultant Qualifications
Engineering degree (Engineering degree is required, Mechanical degree preferred). 3-5 years of experience in HVAC systems for residential, commercial and multi-family projects (strongly preferred).
Additional years’ experience on complex projects required for level 3.
Experience with, and/or strong understanding of building codes and standards -- especially regarding energy, mechanical and fuel gas is strongly preferred.
Professional Engineer (PE) or the ability to obtain the designation within 2 years of hire. The P.E. designation is strongly preferred.
Ability and experience in managing multiple projects/functions.
A genuine interest in problem solving with a strong desire to contribute.
Proven written and verbal communication skills for presenting to professional and technical customers and senior-level management.
Analytical skills to review technical information on equipment and conduct feasibility analysis for professional building designers.
Ability to design/develop new uses for natural gas equipment and new markets for the application of natural gas technology.
Understanding of market trends.
Knowledge of key associations, people and businesses in the commercial and multifamily marketplace. Possess/maintain a valid Oregon/Washington Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record. Must obtain a valid Oregon/Washington driver's license within 90 days if current valid license is from another state.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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