Senior Project Development Engineer – Willdan Group – Portland, OR or Seattle, WA

Do you like to manage the development of building projects that reduce energy use and transform the indoor environment for occupants? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for a mechanical or energy engineer to oversee analysis and develop infrastructure improvement projects from pre-design to construction. You will be a trusted technical advisor for our clients and manage all technical aspects of the sales cycle. In this role, you will support sales efforts through strategic project development, on-site meetings and presentations of proposed design solutions.

You will identify and manage the development of creative and holistic solutions to meet client needs. We will look to you to perform on-site facility audits to evaluate building system conditions and facility operations. You will also work with a collaborative team to identify and develop energy and water cost reduction solutions. Additionally, you will develop designs for building mechanical, electrical, and alternative energy systems upgrades as well as oversee overall engineering and development efforts.

Your knowledge of high-performance and sustainable buildings and your ability to identify creative solutions to problems will be incredibly beneficial to our team and clients.

Who You Are:
You are someone who has knowledge of high-performance building systems. You seek challenges and can apply innovative approaches to solving problems. You work well in a strategic team environment focused on decommoditized solutions and unique approaches to projects.

We will look to you to collaborate, think strategically, and coordinate with an internal team, subcontractors and clients. You have experience presenting creative ideas in a clear and compelling way to clients and partners.

We are also looking for someone who is familiar with the construction process or is willing to learn.

What We Would Love to See:
• Previous professional experience in HVAC building systems analysis and building energy simulation.
• Experience developing and cultivating relationships with clients.
• Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems in commercial, institutional and public sector facilities.
• Experience as a project manager.
• A bachelor’s degree in engineering.
• Professional Engineer or Engineer in Training designation

Who We Are:
Willdan is a full-service design-build engineering and energy services company. We take comprehensive solutions from design concept to implementation with a collaborative team of engineers, construction managers and commissioning professionals. We specialize in energy and infrastructure improvement projects through design-build and performance contracting. We work with clients in higher education, K-12 education, healthcare, local government, commercial and industrial facility markets.

We value our team members and offer a generous compensation package that includes:
• Unlimited vacation days
• Profit-sharing
• Flexible schedule
• Employee stock purchasing plan
• Full medical, dental and vision benefits that start on your first day.

Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, religion, military service or veteran status, disability, medical condition, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic testing, reproductive status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws and ordinances. Willdan does not discriminate on the basis of physical or mental disability where the essential functions of the job can be reasonably accommodated. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify us.

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