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energy geeks wanted

join our team

We are a community of self-described “energy geeks”, finding personal satisfaction and professional growth applying our engineering skills to save energy and water in buildings.

If would like to share your expertise with a company run by engineers who like to work and play together, are enthusiastic about a career in sustainability, then we look forward to hearing from you.

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current openings

west coast

oakland

We’re looking for these qualities in this position:

  • Technical skills –solid understanding of engineering concepts and advanced problem-solving skills expected of a bachelor level engineering degree or above.
  • 2 – 4 years of related industry experience required, including 2+ years new building commissioning experience.
  • Applicable certifications a plus – CCP, PE, LEED AP, and/or CLCATT.
  • Familiarity with use of portable monitoring/metering equipment.
  • Envelope commissioning experience a plus.
  • Familiarity with use of portable monitoring/metering equipment.
  • Understanding of major building HVAC equipment/lighting/controls technologies with a specialty in at least one area.
  • Collaborative and client-focused – A clear communicator who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff and enhance our reputation as an industry leader.
  • Detail oriented and organized – Able to follow the commissioning process and improve the quality of the project.
  • Self-Direction – someone who can manage his/her own time and aid others to ensure timeliness and time allocation budgets are met.
  • Shares our core values: Integrity, Judgment, Community, Communication, Creativity, Impact, Curiosity, Passion.

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy and operating costs at client facilities by applying your technical skills in commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Provide commissioning services for projects requiring LEED fundamental and enhanced certification.
  • Provide acceptance testing for Title 24 projects.
  • Provide technical assistance to utilities and their customers to ensure that energy saving impacts are real, and that the savings are on solid technical grounds.
  • Work at our customer sites conducting energy assessments, inspections, measurement and verification of energy and demand savings.
  • Learn from our experienced team of over 40 engineers specializing in commercial and industrial energy efficiency.
 

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to work with others that share your passion, then don’t hesitate to apply using the button below. We’d love to get to know you.

We're looking for these qualities in this position: 

  • Technical Skills - Good understanding of energy efficiency with prior field experience conducting residential energy audits/surveys. Potential candidates should be experienced in deploying portable data loggers/meters. Strong background with home energy audits/surveys required. BPI, HERS, or equivalent a plus.
  • Customer Service - Professionally interact with clients and customers and enhance our reputation as an industry leader.
  • Motivation - Manage time efficiently and aid senior staff to ensure project timelines and budgets are met.
  • Willingness to travel and ability to drive required.

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct residential load studies; installing metering equipment to monitor energy use of residential equipment and devices (anything that is electric or gas in the home).
  • Learn from our experienced team of over 40 engineers specializing in commercial and industrial energy efficiency

We are looking for a Project Employee (temporary) to join our office in downtown Oakland. The expected timeline is six months. 

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to work with others that share your passion, then don’t hesitate to apply using the button below. We’d love to get to know you.

long beach

We’re looking for these qualities in this position:

  • Technical Skills – someone with solid understanding of engineering principles and advanced analytical skills expected of bachelor-level engineering degree or above.
  • Familiarity with major building HVAC equipment/lighting/controls technologies.
  • Customer service – someone who can interact professionally with clients and on-site staff.
  • Self-Direction – someone who can manage his/her own time.
  • Shares our core values: Integrity, Judgment, Community, Communication, Creativity, Impact, Curiosity, Passion

What you’ll do:

  • Save energy and operating costs at client facilities by applying your technical skills in commercial and industrial buildings.
  • Provide technical assistance to utilities and their customers to ensure that energy saving impacts are real, and that the savings are on solid technical grounds.
  • Work at our customer sites conducting energy assessments, inspections, measurement and verification of energy and demand savings.
  • Learn from our experienced team of over 40 engineers specializing in commercial and industrial energy efficiency

Our compensation and benefits packet is competitive:

  • Competitive salary + performance-based bonuses
  • Significant opportunity for growth/internal promotion
  • Group health insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible work hours
  • 401(k) matching
  • Educational assistance
  • Emphasis on work/life integration
 

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to work with others that share your passion, then don’t hesitate to apply using the button below. We’d love to get to know you.

oakland / long beach / san diego

rocky mountains

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east coast

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interested in a green career?

Email your resume with cover letter to careers@kw-engineering.com and note the open position and location in your subject.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

compensation

Our competitive benefits and compensation package includes:

  • Competitive salary + performance-based bonuses
  • Significant opportunity for growth/internal promotion
  • Group health insurance
  • Generous vacation and sick leave
  • Flexible work hours
  • 401(k) matching
  • Educational assistance
  • Emphasis on work/life integration

internships

We occasionally make internships available at our offices across the country. If you’re interested in learning about energy efficiency and our unique company culture, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter stating your availability, educational status and location to our hiring department.

fair chance

equal opportunity employer

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals at all our locations, employment decisions at kW Engineering will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.

kW Engineering does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military service membership, Acquired-Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), AIDS-Related Complex (ARC), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Our equal employment opportunity policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.

 

still interested?

Email your resume with cover letter to careers@kw-engineering.com and note the open position and location in your subject.

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