Energy Efficiency Engineer I
Chicago, IL 
Posted Today
Job Description

Slipstream creates, tests, implements, and scales the next generation of solutions that move us farther, faster toward a clean energy economy. You are the key to the success of our organization by demonstrating our values, engaging in our mission, and creating results that will produce enduring economic and environmental benefits for all.  

Position Summary

Under supervision, the Energy Efficiency Engineer I utilizes engineering principles to develop solutions. The Engineer I will take the lead in managing small building energy efficiency projects. On large or complex projects, the Engineer I will manage key tasks or components on the project.  Engineer I is expected to work collaboratively both within and outside the organization to deliver a high-quality product.

Primary and Essential Responsibilities

1.      Oversee small energy efficiency projects related to buildings (new and existing structures)

2.      Assist with evaluating energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies in buildings, campuses, communities or regional settings

3.      Quantify energy system performance, life cycle cost economics and emissions reduction potential

4.      Utilize energy analytics software to inform decisions

5.      Utilize engineering and tech knowledge to contribute to development of future services  

6.      Assist with onsite responsibilities in the field; inspect facilities to ensure compliance 

7.      Prepare reports, letters, emails, and general correspondence for all project related communication 

8.      Perform technical and administrative tasks associated with project delivery 

9.      Work collaboratively as a member of the project team

10.     Actively participate as a of assigned workgroups. 

11.      These responsibilities are not all inclusive and other duties may be assigned from time-to-time

  • Experience with building design, building science, and HVAC systems
  • Exhibit project management skills and ability to prioritize multiple assignments/projects simultaneously with minimal direction to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to change direction quickly and support rapidly changing customer requests
  • Skilled at verbal & written communication
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments & projects to meet deadlines
  • Experience developing & tracking key performance indicators
  • Analytical & critical thinking skills
  • Client/ Customer/ Colleague management
  • Familiarity with energy analysis tools such as eQuest, Energy Plus, Open Studio, IES VE, TRNSYS, or similar.

Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Team Player - Works well as a member of a group
Enthusiastic - Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Flexibility - Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Goal Completion - Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Ability to Make an Impact - Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Bachelors of Engineering (required)
Bachelors (preferred)

1 - 3 years: Related professional experience (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Slipstream recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience and its mission. Slipstream is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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