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Energy Management Engineer III

Date:  Sep 13, 2021
Job ID:  1476

Bothell, WA, US, 98011

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.


PSE's Customer Energy Mgmt & Renewables team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Energy Management Engineer III position!

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy’s Business Energy Management (BEM) department is looking for an Energy Management Engineer III to support commercial & industrial efficiency programs, particularly around the upcoming Clean Buildings Law (HB1257).

Duties include responsibility overseeing and performing all aspects of efficiency projects with business customer facilities for several PSE energy efficiency programs under tariffed electric and gas conservation schedules.  Specific duties may include 1) management of specific programs and initiatives, 2) managing and implementing all phases of projects with customers from development through final installation verification, and 3) negotiations with and oversight of outside contractors.  Assignments involve customer projects with substantial technical complexity and initial identification and development of programs, including budgets and savings targets.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides technical and project management leadership to customer projects to produce sustainable energy savings by performing or overseeing energy audits of building energy systems including: review of facility energy-usage patterns; detailed analyses of complex efficiency measures including energy use modeling; the applicability and recommendations of measures for achieving greater energy efficiency of measures to customer facilities and operations; final inspection of completed projects; and end-use monitoring of electrical loads with data analysis.
  • Is a subject matter expert in electrical or mechanical aspects of energy efficiency.
  • Participates in program planning and program management activities.
  • Provides exceptional customer service by managing customer expectations by clearly communicating status and next steps.
  • Identifies, evaluates, develops, and implements market-centric programs and related tariffs to produce sustainable energy savings more effectively by identifying barriers and developing solutions.
  • Implements projects and programs while ensuring compliance of all tariffs and all financial procedures, develops new and revised department policy proposals to increase effectiveness of programs and services.
  • Markets efficiency programs to eligible customers and various organizations.
  • Maintains positive contractor relationship to ensure positive project development and follow-through.
  • Provides technical expertise to others within the Company, assists in the development of the efficiency supply curves analysis.
  • Consults with others on technical, regulatory policy and financial analyses.
  • Monitors the development and market acceptability of new energy technologies.
  • Supports emergency response work as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree or PE license in electrical, mechanical, civil or other appropriate engineering field
  • Substantial experience in energy efficiency project planning, design, specification review, technical field work, project cost estimating (typically achieved after 5 or more years practice as a degreed engineer). Years of acquired experience is provided as a guide and alone does not constitute readiness for job level as individual’s skill acquisition rates can vary significantly.
  • Demonstrated organization, documentation, prioritization, and project management skills
  • Experience leading energy efficiency projects
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaborate with a wide range of internal and external customers
  • Subject matter expert in electrical or mechanical aspects of energy efficiency

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in aspects of program development, including understanding both internal and external processes necessary to market, sell, deliver, verify and track energy efficiency project activity.
  • Experience with Strategic Energy Management concepts, including whole-building modeling and linear regression analysis.
  • Customer service experience
  • Utility industry experience
  • Possession of a Professional Engineering License and CEM or other energy credentials

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

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