Energy Modeller (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Kitchener, Toronto)

The Footprint team draws extensively from their technical background on a diverse range of projects – many of which are leading national examples of sustainable design. Our team has earned the trust of public and private clients across Canada, and we consider it our responsibility to provide reliable and unparalleled service through every stage of a project. A proud member of the Smith + Andersen Group of Companies, Footprint’s foundations lie in technical expertise gained from a proven consulting engineering firm.

Footprint is looking to grow our team across Canada with the addition of an Energy Modeller. At Footprint, we draw extensively upon our background as engineers to provide the in-depth analysis and technical rigor that today’s projects demand. We have benefited from our experience on a diverse range of projects – many of which are leading examples of sustainable design.

Here are some of the more detailed responsibilities you can expect in this position:

  • Perform detailed building energy modelling using applicable software such as eQuest, IES, Energy Plus, etc.
  • Review and interpret architectural, mechanical and electrical design drawings.
  • Provide design guidance and assistance to project designers on design solutions affecting building energy consumption.
  • Collaborate with architects, mechanical and electrical engineers to assess the commercial viability of various energy strategies and systems.
  • Perform take off calculations for all building elements and parameters required for energy modelling.
  • Develop proposed and referenced case energy models as per modelling procedures and rules from applicable reference guidelines, standards, and codes.
  • Perform engineering calculations to support modelling results.
  • Evaluate and analyze various building energy measures by performing iterative modelling.
  • Provide design recommendations to improve energy efficiency of building.
  • Prepare modelling documentation and submittals as required by the project.
  • Prepare detailed responses to energy model reviews and audits from various modelling authorities including municipalities, CaGBC, etc.
  • Provide assistance in preparation of energy related submittals for LEED certification.
  • Perform energy modelling and analysis for existing building energy reports and studies.

A few more qualifications which will help you with these responsibilities:

Candidate(s) should preferably:

  • Be a LEED Accredited Professional.
  • Have an engineering degree.  An architectural or building science degree shall also be considered.
  • Have minimum 1 year of direct modelling experience using industry software such as eQuest, IES-VE or Energy Plus to model part 3 buildings.

 

 

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@sa-footprint.com. Please place job title in the subject line of the email.

Appropriate accommodations will be provided to candidates upon request throughout the recruitment and hiring process. Successful applicants will be advised of Footprint's accommodation policies at the time an employment offer is extended.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About Footprint

Footprint is a consulting practice comprised of a highly-specialized team of engineers, planners, architects, designers, and sustainability professionals. With offices across Canada, Footprint provides an evolving list of services, including sustainability certification and strategy, energy modelling, measurement and verification, existing building services, and dayling analysis. The Footprint team draws extensively from our technical background on a diverse range of projects - many of which are leading national examples of sustainable design. Their team has earned the trust of public and private clients in markets across Canada, and consider it their responsibility to provide reliable and unparalleled service through every stage of a project. A proud member of the Smith + Andersen Group of Companies, Footprint's foundations lie in technical expertise gained from a proven consulting engineernig firm. To find out more about Footprint, please visit their website: sa-footprint.com

About Smith + Andersen

Smith + Andersen is a trusted Canadian consulting engineering firm with offices in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, London, Toronto, Ottawa, and Halifax. Founded in 1965, Smith + Andersen has organically grown from an established reputation as trusted mechanical and electrical consultants, reaching new levels of engineering and design excellence in the communications, security and audiovisual fields, and providing enhanced services such as lighting, buildnig automation systems, and intelligent integrated systems design. Thanks to their client-focussed approach, Smith + Andersen is able to apply efficient, sustainable, and reliable design and engineering solutions on the most exciting projects across Canada. From fully-integrated hospitals and welcoming schools, to healthy workplaces and secure transit stations, their team has established lasting relatinoships with public and private sector clients across the country. To find out more about Smith + Andersen, please visit their website: smithandandersen.com

 

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