WSU: Building Energy Engineer - Pullman, WA

Employer: Washington State University

Job Description:
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Another Source’s client, Washington State University, is recruiting a Building Energy Engineer in their Facilities Services department to join their team in Pullman, WA. 


WSU was selected by The Princeton Review as one of the “Best Value Colleges” for 2022. As a land grant institution, Washington State University fosters a vibrant community of students, faculty, and staff, united by a shared vision of making a global impact. 


Facilities Services’ primary mission is the stewardship, maintenance, and operations of the campus buildings, grounds, and utilities on the Pullman campus. We aspire to be the service provider of choice and the employer of choice. We believe in developing solutions of lasting value through robust dialogue and collaboration with our campus partners and industry. Our staff of skilled tradespeople, custodians, architects, engineers, interior designers, and support staff strive to demonstrate our commitment to integrity and professionalism. 


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The anticipated salary range is $75,000 - $100,000 commensurate with experience, and relocation assistance is available. 



WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, see link : 


Summary of Duties: 

The primary function of this position is to serve as a Project Manager and Energy Engineer working closely with WSU user groups to identify project needs and manage expectations through the work of Consultants, Contractors, and WSU staff from project concept through final acceptance. In addition, this position will work closely with Facilities Services’ energy management team to develop and maintain a decarbonization and energy management plan necessary to transition the university to non-fossil fuel-based energy by 2050. The successful candidate will have a primary role in the technology implementation required to reduce energy use and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions across the WSU system.   


Required Qualifications: 

A bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, or related field and five (5) or more years of professional architectural, engineering, or equivalent experience which has included demonstrated competence to perform coordination of planning, design, and/or construction of major capital improvement projects.  
An additional two (2) years of progressively responsible, relevant experience may be substituted for the degree requirement. 
A Master’s degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience exclusive of supervisory experience. 
Possession of, or ability to obtain by the time of hire, a current driver’s license. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Energy Engineering from an accredited ABET institution. 
One (1) year of supervisory experience. 
Possession of a Professional Engineer’s License, CEM certification, and/or LEED Professional Accreditation. 
Knowledge of energy engineering principles and experience troubleshooting mechanical, electrical and/or plumbing systems for energy and resource waste in commercial or industrial facilities. 
General knowledge of building automation systems, and their purpose in a facility setting.  
Including experience with Siemens and Alerton Graphical User Interface. 
Experience with district utilities. 
Background in the design and maintenance of steam, chilled water, electrical, HVAC systems, and building controls. 
Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and customers including communicating technical issues for non-technical audiences and working with clients to understand and translate their requirements. 
Demonstrated leadership, customer service, communication, and time management skills. 
Experience with applicable computer applications (word processing, project management, AutoCAD, Email, etc.) 


WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 


WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us. 


Contact Person: Marcie Glenn
Phone: 206-241-8906
Email: [email protected]
Location: • Pullman, WA
Application Method: Application Online:
Base Pay: $75,000 - $100,000 /YR

Posted on October 30, 2023

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