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National Energy Solutions Development Consultant II - VIRTUAL
Seattle , Washington
January 23, 2017
Job Description:
The National Energy Sol Develop Consultant II position is part of our Building Efficiency business at Johnson Controls. Due to continued growth in our Energy Solutions business, particularly the microgrid space; we are adding this position to our team. We are seeking a senior level energy solutions expert with strong electrical background to work on our major energy projects throughout the US. Travel is less than 30% and is a virtual position. You will lead and be a part of teams on high complexity, major projects that range from $5M-$20M dollars within all vertical markets. Looking to hire ASAP.

Leading Projects - This position is working for a major ESCO in the United States. It is a senior level position reporting to the Manager of Solar PV. Under minimal direction, provides consultation and project development oversight of the Project Development Team to achieve department and project objectives on large, complex, high-risk projects.

Other duties - Duties will include improving project development processes for project sold in the microgrid space; implements the project development process; integrates and analyzes technical, financial and legal information to determine project viability; conducts appropriate research for unique technology applications; reviews the scope of work in Owner/JCI contracts and JCI subcontracts' review the Measurement & Verification plan in Owner/JCI contracts; Supports the team in achieving business goals by following and expanding the Solutions Playbook; leads and mentors Development Engineers III, II or I.


1. Responsible professional engineer who has sealed electrical drawings and specifications for institutional buildings such as hospitals, higher education facilities and industrial plants or who has worked for a municipal or investor owned utility and has worked as a practicing power engineer for the following systems:
  • Electrical generator applications such as emergency generators, combined heat and power generation, Solar PV, stationary batteries; uninterruptible power supplies
  • Medium voltage switchgear applications for institutional type settings (factories, hospitals, campuses)
  • Design of medium voltage distribution systems for institutional type settings (factories, hospitals, campuses)
  • Negotiating electrical interconnect agreements with utilities
  • Performed coordination studies and ground fault rating analysis
2. Familiarity with generator applications relating to:
  • Combustion turbines and HRSGs
  • Back pressure steam turbine generators
  • Natural gas fueled reciprocating engine generators
  • Diesel fueled reciprocating engine generators
  • Solar PV
  • Stationary storage utility sized batteries

3. Excellent proficiency with technical and financial modeling utilizing the following tools:
  • Excel
  • eQuest, EnergyPlus or equivalent
  • Commercially available HVAC sizing and modeling programs
  • MSProject

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Provides peer reviews of the electrical design for Central Utility Plants, Cogeneration Projects, and other Advanced Solutions. Scope includes System Design, Scope Development, Engineering Calculations, Guide Specifications, Plant Performance values, Cost Estimation, and Risk Assessment. Also includes code and regulatory conformance plans.
  • Utilizes specialized functional expertise as a project development team member. Has a high degree of technical competence in multiple functional areas, capable of assessing design risk and being accountable for all elements of large complex projects.
  • Leads project risk reviews and contract reviews including measured energy savings calculations; non-measured project benefits; establishment of base line energy consumption; scopes of work; construction schedules, construction cost estimates

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering or a related field as appropriate. Ten years or more experience for a PDC I or 15 years for PDC II in designing / selling building systems, energy modeling, and construction or facility management; including a minimum of five years previous experience in large electrical distribution systems including both medium voltage and 600-volt and less; Plant Engineering experience or the equivalent.

Undergrad experience performing building modeling preferred (example IAC program) CEM Certification & LEED AP Required. Function-specific licenses or certifications preferred (e.g., Professional Engineering license for engineering-related roles, etc.)

MBA or other advanced degree preferred. Demonstrated subject matter expert (SME) in specific specialty or line-of-business area. Possess strong analytical capabilities and ability to manage tasks associated with development of projects.

Fully competent in analysis and assessment of facility systems. Demonstrated ability to lead engineering teams, work effectively with others, drive for results, and focus on the customer & acts ethically.

Has demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills and is comfortable working in customer-facing situations. Solid computer skills, including an understanding of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Solutions Architect, EQuest, CSM & NISC benchmarking tools. Demonstrated ability to review contract and subcontract schedules. Ability to travel approximately 30%.

A little about us:
Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries.

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