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Engineer (Analyst I) at Nexant
Houston, TX, US
We are seeking an entry-level engineer to perform energy engineering calculations in support of our delivery of energy efficiency programs for CenterPoint Energy from our office in Houston, TX.  Projects include, but are not limited to, energy savings measures in the areas of lighting, HVAC, and retrocommissioning.
 
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Perform energy engineering services for utility and end-use clients, including energy savings project reviews and calculations (including development of reusable calculation tools)
• Conduct on-site field inspections and install monitoring equipment
• Assist project managers in preparing proposals for potential utility sponsored energy efficiency programs
• Write reports to summarize results and to recommend savings amounts and incentive payments
• Make recommendations for program design changes and process improvements
• Other duties as assigned. 
 
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably with a focus or some coursework in building science and sustainability
• 0-3 years of work experience in energy engineering
• Understanding of building systems and the principles used in estimating energy consumption and savings
• Demonstrated proficiency in Excel, MS Office Suite, and preferably Google Docs and G Suite
• Organizational, prioritization, and attention-to-detail skills are required
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills with clients and all levels of internal employees
• Self-motivation and exceptional follow-through
• Ability to work through difficult tasks in a professional manner
• Must be able to pass a criminal and financial background screening
• On track to receive P.E. and/or C.E.M. is desirable
 
 
Salary and Benefits (U.S.) 
Nexant offers competitive salaries based on candidate's qualifications. Nexant also offers three weeks paid vacation per year, eleven paid holidays per year, a 401(k) plan with employee matching funds and an overall comprehensive benefits package. 
 
About Nexant
Nexant is a globally recognized software, consulting and services leader that provides innovative solutions to utilities, energy enterprises, chemical companies and government entities worldwide. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in San Francisco, Nexant and its 500+ employees work from 32 global offices providing deep technical expertise and regional knowledge to improve customer engagement, boost operational efficiency, reduce costs and achieve superior business results.
 
Nexant supports clients through four distinct business units: 
Nexant Energy Software has developed and commercialized a number of industry-leading software platforms and applications, including Nexant iEnergy®, Nexant Grid360™, and Nexant iHedge®
Nexant Utility Services works with clients to drive customer energy savings, ensure cost-effective program design, implementation and management, and promote customer engagement
Nexant Energy & Chemicals Advisory provides strategic planning, project development, competitor analysis, market and price forecasting, and NexantThinking™, a subscription program and online product portal .
Nexant Government Services assists developing countries with energy sector policies, infrastructure, financing, and access to affordable electricity.
 
Every day, Nexant employees partner with customers to reimagine the world we live in and create a more sustainable energy tomorrow.
 
Nexant, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.