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Engineer I

Meliville, NY 11747

Posted: 07/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 620277 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $35-40/hr


To provide technical support from an engineering perspective to ensure safe and effective implementation of Utility-Owned Thermal Energy Networks (UTENs). This job plays a prominent role in ensuring the company implements its UTENs in accordance with the Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act (UTENJA).

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

Key Accountabilities
  • Perform basic or standard engineering analysis and aid the technical team in providing recommendations associated with installation and implementation of UTENs
  • Aid the technical team in ensuring the company implements its UTENs in accordance with the Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act (UTENJA) enacted by the Senate in July 2022.
  • Coordination with stakeholders as the asset management representatives
  • Collaboration with the engineering consultant to upskill the team on thermal energy network design and installation
  • Technical support to all aspects of the customer acquisition and education tasks
  • Technical job site visits and design review
  • On-site technical support during the construction phase of the projects
  • Attendance and coordination during Regulatory meetings related to the progression of the pilot projects
  • Knowledge sharing among MA/NY technical teams and the wider Client Company workforce
  • Modeling of UTEN projects in modeling software

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school
  • Knowledge of relevant geothermal and/or waste heat network industry practice, standards and legislation
  • Knowledge of current trends within the geothermal and waste heat network industry and developments in legislation or regulation
  • Need to possess a driver's license with safe driving history required
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
  • Work in a Project Management team environment
  • Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience and tailors message accordingly
  • Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, outside normal business contacts
  • Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and undefensively and communicates engineering customer expectations to monitor delivery of engineering projects and satisfaction
  • Proactively makes changes to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness of processes, for example challenge existing engineering procedures and highlight areas for improvement
  • Possesses positive expectations for team members and expresses regard for them
  • Is receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information or contrary evidence
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