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Siemens Energy Engineer – Energy Performance/Smart Buildings - Columbus, OH in Worthington, Ohio

Job Family: Engineering

Req ID: 356803

Energy Engineer – Energy Performance/Smart Buildings

Who designs your future? You do.

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!

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At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:

Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive, and responsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings, it’s about creating perfect places that improve people’s lives. This position participates in facility site visits to analyze the customer’s current situation and produce plans for Facility Improvement Measures (FIMs). This position also assists sales and operations in the development, procurement, and execution of performance contracts.


  • Perform preliminary facility audits to identify Facility Improvement Measures (FIMs) and opportunities.

  • Coordinate and participate in facility site visits.

  • Communicate with outside vendors as it pertains to FIMs.

  • Assist sales in the identification and qualification of potential performance contracting projects.

  • Develop preliminary performance contracting proposals. Analyze blueprints and perform site surveys to identify mechanical, electrical, and controls systems to determine facility operational characteristics.

  • Apply building energy simulation programs to develop energy, cooling, and heating load-building models using modeling software.

  • Develop design concepts concerning recommended FIMs, including descriptions, savings potential, cost estimates, and data to verify FIMs.

  • Prepare financial models related to repayment, including Return on Investment (ROI), life cycle costs, and internal rate of return.

  • Evaluate energy demand-side savings opportunities, trash management, co-generation, and water conservation strategies for inclusion in performance contracts.

  • Assist in creating performance assurance plans and performance contracting contracts.

  • Monitor project performance, particularly those that guarantee savings.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering or related technical field

  • Energy Manager (CEM) or Professional Engineer certification preferred

  • Energy industry experience supporting performance-based projects or energy services; 1+ years preferred

  • Knowledge of energy supply-side savings, and ability to evaluate savings potential

  • Experience with standard ASHRAE energy calculations and IMVP performance assurance methodologies

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States

  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver's license with limited violations


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications

  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays

  • Paid parental leave

  • Company cell phone and laptop

  • Extensive product training and professional career development

  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

  • Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions



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