Senior Project Developer

Job Description:

Leads technical and financial development of turnkey energy projects including coordination and execution of Front-end Engineering & Economic Development (FEED) studies.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Increase annual revenue by initiating new contacts with potential customers and fostering existing customer relationships.
  • Qualify customers and limit risk through legal, financial and technical screening.
  • Analyze existing facilities systems and operating efficiency including mechanical, HVAC, electrical, lighting, water and building envelope.
  • Robust understanding of thermal production technologies including but not limited to cogeneration, micro-turbine, turbine, and waste heat recovery.
  • Develop demand side conservation and supply side strategies.
  • Develop power, fuel, and thermal dispatch strategies and agreements.
  • Prepare financial models for both commercial and industrial sectors incorporating ROI, life cycle costing, and internal rate of return, net present values, accounting rate of return, and simple pay-back.
  • Analyze and develop beneficial facility conservation measures and infrastructure improvement projects.
  • Perform and supervise preliminary and detailed facility audits to identify energy conservation measures and/or opportunities.
  • Coordinate and lead facility site visits and communicate with outside vendors as it pertains to Utility Conservation Measures (UCMs).
  • Lead the development of preliminary and final proposals.
  • Lead client meetings and presentations.
  • Apply building energy simulation programs to develop energy, cooling, and heating load-building models using modeling software.
  • Develop design concepts and other written documentation for UCMs; including accurate descriptions, savings potential, cost estimates, incentives/grants, payback and M&V procedures.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Strong engineering and technical capabilities.
  • Knowledge of energy and utilities.
  • Strong financial and marketing aptitude.
  • Capable of analyzing & thinking strategically.
  • Innovative mind-set.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to prepare & deliver presentations.
  • Capable of analyzing & thinking strategically.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other related field.
  • 5 years of experience in the engineering field.
  • 5-10 years of energy experience.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification preferred.
  • Professional Engineer License preferred.
  • LEED certification preferred
  • Maintain a valid Drivers License and satisfactory driving record.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Lead development teams consisting of Energy Engineers, Estimators, Mechanical Engineers & Project Managers as well as be the primary customer contact during the process.

Job Conditions:

University Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Contractor License # UNIVMC*343N9. Please direct resumes to