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Senior Project Development Engineer (Federal) - Energy Solutions - CMTA

CMTA, 2751 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America Req #1079
Thursday, December 21, 2023
CMTA, a Legence company
CMTA is one of the fastest growing engineering firms in the U.S. with nationally recognized expertise in sustainable, high performance building engineering. We are a collaborative, competitive, innovative, and energetic group of engineers and team leaders who incorporate a holistic approach towards consulting engineering, performance contracting, and zero energy projects. We focus on finding engineers whose personalities lead them to excellence, and we provide exceptional opportunities for our employees.

Job Summary:
CMTA, a Legence company, is looking for a senior project development engineer in the federal market to help in our Energy Solutions office in Fairfax, VA. The Energy Solutions division of CMTA is the fastest growing division of our large and growing company. The successful candidate is typically a self-motivated individual that thrives on helping clients and has a strong technical background. Although this position is for the performance contracting division of our company, we have found that engineers with strong backgrounds in HVAC design and commissioning can easily make the transition to become an energy engineer within our Energy Solutions group

Below are some of the duties that this position includes:

  • Introduce and explain performance contracting to potential clients.
  • Articulate how and why CMTA is unique in our approach to performance contracting.
  • Lead the development phase including site visits, audits, energy calculations, etc.
  • Direct the engineering design team producing drawings and specifications.
  • Direct the bidding process.
  • Develop the final contract with the client.
  • Work with construction manager to ensure smooth construction period for the client.
  • Direct the commissioning process.
  • Be involved during warranty phase as required.
  • Work with our M&V professional to develop the first year M&V report.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with an Energy Services company OR a consulting engineering/commissioning firm in the federal market.
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar discipline.

Desired Skills/Experience Related to the Federal Market:

  • Familiarity with the DOE and/or Army Corps of Engineers IDIQ contract requirements
  • Meeting cyber security requirements by DOD and other federal agencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Unified Facility Guide criteria (UFGC) and Specifications (UFGS) for DoD
  • Knowledge of building Utility Management and Control Systems (UMCS) and their operation
  • Experience with building simulation and bin spreadsheet modeling of ECMs and calibrating analysis to the utility baseline
  • Familiarity with building energy systems including HVAC, building automation systems, lighting, building envelope, and domestic water systems
  • Microgrid and energy security
  • Central steam plants
  • Cogeneration

Desired Skills:

  • Management
  • Construction
  • Engineering Design
  • Energy
  • HVAC Design
  • Engineering
  • Auditing
  • Commissioning
  • Measurement and Verification
  • Consulting

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • CMTA, 2751 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America