Senior Project Engineer

Jersey City, NJ /
Edison Energy – Energy Optimization Advisory /
/ On-site
Edison Energy LLC (DBA in Europe as Altenex Energy and Alfa Energy) is a global energy and sustainability advisory firm that provides strategy and implementation services to help large corporate, industrial, and institutional clients better navigate the choices, opportunities, and risks that will emerge from the transition to a net-zero future.  

As stakeholder expectations around corporate sustainability increase, Edison helps companies rise to this challenge by designing and implementing individualized strategies, projects, and programs across sustainability,
renewables, transportation electrification, energy optimization, and energy supply.  

With the recent integration of Edison, Altenex, and Alfa into one global company, we bring the strength of combined expertise across energy procurement, optimization, renewables, and sustainability solutions. With advanced technological capabilities and expanded international reach, we enable our clients to achieve a more positive, measurable impact.

Edison enables organizations to deliver on their strategic, financial, and sustainability goals by addressing today’s key energy challenges: carbon, cost, complexity, and creating energy equity across communities.  
Edison Energy LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Edison International (NYSE: EIX).

Position Overview:  
A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of relevant engineering concepts and wealth of experience to energy consulting projects, such as completing energy audits, retro-commissioning (RCx) studies, project development for capital energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and to resolve a variety of technical issues our clients face. 

This team member will work with, and in some ways lead, a high performing team on exciting energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability consulting projects. 

This job is for the fully qualified, career-oriented engineer who has shown success as Project Engineer or Project Development Engineer. 

The current position will be working in New York, NY.  Must be open to traveling as needed for projects in New Jersey and Long Island area.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Lead completion of energy audits and retro-commissioning of various facilities including higher education, commercial, healthcare, industrial and municipalities
    • Identify energy conservation projects that include both capital and operational measures
    • Analyze data from temporary data loggers, permanent submeters and fault detection diagnostic software to develop projects
    • Troubleshoot faulty systems and provide recommendations for corrective actions
    • Perform calculations of energy savings and help develop calculation templates
    • Prepare project implementation cost estimates
    • Prepare technical reports and presentations and assist in presenting to clients and senior leaders
    • Ensure that savings projects for identified projects are plausible and financial risk is identified
    • Experience with ongoing measurement and verification of projected energy savings is a plus 
    • Conduct investment grade audits (IGAs) for energy projects in order to develop detailed scopes of work and solicit bids for fixed cost pricing from vendors to implement measures selected by the client
    • Attend jobsite meetings and field surveys as required
    • Partner with Project Managers and to complete projects to ensure timely client deliverables
    • Work with national clients to help achieve sustainability goals
    • Develop and train Project Engineers and Associate Project Engineers

Essential Functions:

    • In depth knowledge of HVAC systems (steam, air and water distribution systems, etc.)
    • Field experience with HVAC systems - boiler, chillers, air-handlers, etc. 
    • Experience in estimating HVAC and other energy project costs a plus
    • Experience in financial analysis of various energy projects
    • Experience in measurement and verification of projected energy savings
    • A willingness to learn and work in a team environment with extensive contact with clients
    • Ability to work autonomously and independently on tasks once properly trained by team
    • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Power Point)
    • Ability to travel up to 30%
    • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel
    • Actively pursues technical development in areas relevant to project/team needs
    • Shares knowledge via team trainings upon request
    • Assists with tool development without guidance
    • Presents results to customers
    • Drives repeat business through excellent work; sales support as needed


    • 5-15 years of experience in the energy, commissioning and/or retro-commissioning field
    • BS in engineering or higher
    • EIT/PE License
    • Valid driver’s license is required


    • CEM,CEA, or other technical certifications a plus
    • Project development and implementation experience a plus
    • Client facing communication skills
    • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise
    • Business development skills and contributions with new and existing clients

Work Environment:

    • Regular professional, office business setting  
    • Noise level ranges from low to moderate (if in office setting)
    • Noise level ranges from moderate to high (if on construction worksite)   

Benefits for Full-Time Employees:

    • Generous Paid Time Off (includes but not limited to Paid Parental Leave, Bereavement, Jury Duty, Sick, Vacation, etc.)  
    • National Holiday Pay & Float Holidays  
    • 401(k) Employer Matching  
    • Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision  
    • Employer 100% Paid Life Insurance Benefits  
    • Employer 100% Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Plans
    • Supplemental (Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits, Cancer/Critical Care, Hospitalization, Accident)  
    • Education tuition reimbursement program (from an accredited institution for college level and/or advance degree)
    • Short Term Incentive (STI) Bonus Based on Performance Goals

New York:
Salary: $115,000 - $140,000 annually plus ESPP and Bonus, subject to experience.