Engineer II Job at Engie, Oakland, CA

  • Engie
  • Oakland, CA

Job Description

What You Can Expect

The Engineer II is a role responsible for supporting the development and installation of energy conservation measures and renewable energy with large-scale public sector customers. The right person will be working in a fast-paced, team-based environment, at the direction of the Project Manager as well as their supervisor. Responsibilities in this role include the design of Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Measures (ECM), performing site audits, specifying equipment, and completing savings calculations to support projects in development and construction. Projects include a combination of energy efficiency measures and renewable generation installations, to help local cities, schools, and counties become more sustainable, save money, and improve services to their end-users and the expectation is that one to several projects are supported from early development through post-construction.

This position is located in Oakland, CA and will report to the Director of Project Management.

What You'll Bring
  • Bachelor's Degree with a focus on an engineering discipline
  • A minimum of two (2) years' work experience
  • Working knowledge of utility rate schedules including TOU and demand charges structures
  • Previous experience with solar photovoltaic systems, including the ability to identify different systems and equipment, identify potential energy savings measures, and quantify the potential energy savings and costs
  • Understanding of metering and measurement tools for data provided
  • Competency in computer modeling software programs, such as PVSyst or Helioscope, and apply them in preparing savings calculations and customer deliverables
  • Strong knowledge of national and California electric codes as it applies to renewables sections
  • Capability to handling multiple projects of moderate complexity at one time
  • Creativity in solving problems where solutions are not clear
  • Calculate potential solar generation quantities of various scenarios using the PVSyst modeling and Energy Toolbase tools
  • A proficiency in Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Measures scopes and specifications for subcontractor Request for Proposals
  • Knowledge of utility and other incentive program applications, permit packages and customer submittals
  • Ability to assist the Project and Construction Managers on job walks, bid evaluations, contractor negotiations, and during construction meetings
  • Capability during the construction phase of the project to assist by reviewing submittals, change orders, and RFI's, and make recommendations to the Project Manager
  • A proficiency in computer modeling/simulation of building operation to calibrate energy consumption to utility bill data
  • Capability to work on AutoCAD to design diagrams and clear layouts for customer and contractors.
  • Ability to mentor/advise other engineers and train them on areas of expertise
  • Previous onsite commissioning of electrical systems knowledge

Additional Details
  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • Must be available to travel domestically up to 30% of the time including some overnight trips
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE's policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies


Salary Range: $74,500 - $114,195 USD annually

This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.

In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.

Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location

At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match. But that's not all - we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.


ENGIE North America isn't just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we're leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone.

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.

We value internal mobility and will offer sponsorship for this role to internal candidates only.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.

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