Energy Efficiency Engineer

Albuquerque, NM, United States
Energy Systems
Position type:
Full Time


About us

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property, and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence.

As a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.

About Energy Systems

We help customers navigate the complex transition to a decarbonized and more sustainable energy future. We do this by assuring that energy systems work safely and effectively, using solutions that are increasingly digital. We also help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry.

About the role

DNV is seeking an Energy Efficiency Engineer. This role would serve the New Mexico Region of DNV's energy division. The Energy Efficiency Engineer position involves reviewing and verifying technical merits of business energy efficiency and EV charging station incentive applications. You will also provide technical assistance in the form of trainings, formal presentations, and one-on-one meetings to support project implementation for participating customers and Trade Allies. The job also involves responding to and proactively managing technical inquiries from customers and contractors to drive program participation.

Finally, you will be promoting energy efficiency programs to customers through customer site audits and assessments (virtual and in person) to verify existing equipment and operating conditions while recommend the installation of energy-saving equipment and operational changes.

This role is based at our DNV office in Albuquerque, NM presenting a dynamic hybrid schedule where employees will typically spend three (3) days per week working from either a DNV office or client location/site. Further details regarding role-specific requirements will be shared during the interview process.

What You'll Do

  • Verify technical merits of business energy efficiency and EV charging station incentive applications
  • Review, analyze, respond to and advise on detailed engineering specifications and drawings for new applications
  • Enter and analyze data through spreadsheets, report templates and web-based tools of energy savings opportunities that were recommended and customer building information
  • Perform customer site inspections and interact with customers to address questions or concerns about installed equipment or programmatic information
  • Support and promote relationships with industry and solution partners to maximize project implementation, promote efficiency, educate customers while sustaining a robust pipeline in excess of program participation goals

What we offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)
  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits
  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA
  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family
  • Employer-paid, therapist-led, virtual care services through Talkspace
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Consumer discounts and rewards
  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**

How We Do It

We Care, We Dare, We Share

DNV is a proud equal-opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.

DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston’s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal – Best Places to Work competition.

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What Is Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher; degree in Engineering or related field is preferred but other disciplines may also be considered
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant engineering or field work experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lighting components, HVAC equipment, HVAC and lighting control systems, and building envelop components
  • Demonstrated experience with energy codes and standards (IECC, ASHRAE, etc.) and Energy Star components
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE level 1 energy auditing
  • Must be able to lead and/or perform on-site and virtual audits and customer site visits in a variety of environments including commercial, industrial, schools and government facilities
  • Advanced skill level in Excel and intermediate level in MS Word is required
  • Must be willing and able to travel 25% of the time within New Mexico; some over-night travel required
  • Reliable transportation and current driver’s license is required
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs. up to waist height, to climb a ladder, to kneel, crawl and stand most of the time
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

What Is Preferred

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) or Professional Engineer (PE) certification
  • Strong customer service capability
  • Proactively seeks to identify customer needs and manages customer expectations accordingly
  • A positive, collaborative and team-oriented attitude

*Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position*


Profit Share

You’ll be part of our global profit share scheme that means we all share in our success as a business. If we profit, so do you. This will be part of our Total Compensation approach each year and depends on our year-end results.

Personal Development

You’ll have a lot of opportunities to learn and grow. Whether it’s building your network, having resources to plan and realise your career goals or enjoying genuine freedom to satisfy your curiosity, we’ll make sure you’re always growing and developing

Purpose-led organization

You become part of a world-leading company where we know and live our purpose; to safeguard life, property, and the environment, with the opportunity to tackle global change through your work.


DNV provides the option for eligible employees to enroll in our professional managed 401(k) plan. We’ll match up to a percentage of employee elected investment, which will become fully vested after a few years.

Healthcare and more

You’ll have multiple medical plans to choose from including Dental, Vision, RX plans, AD&D, Critical Illness, ST/LT Disability, Paid Parental Leave, Virtual TalkSpace Therapy.

Additional benefits

ID theft protection, generous PTO accrual, company paid holidays, discounted pet insurance, charitable donation matching, additional vacation hours purchase plan, commuter benefits, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), tuition reimbursement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At DNV, our commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is not only an ethical choice, but also a business decision.

Diversity, fairness, and a sense of belonging are a source of strength for our people, our business, and our customers, and help us to deliver on our purpose, vision, and values.

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Working here

Since 1864 we’ve been dedicated to safeguarding life, property and the environment. Today we remain at the forefront of new technologies and techniques to help our customers transform for a more sustainable future.

At DNV you can expect to deliver career and industry defining work. You’ll be given the time to build your network, the resources to support your development, and the freedom to satisfy your curiosity and desire to learn.

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