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Senior Energy Modeler / Energy Modeler - LA (2615) in Los Angeles, CA at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

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Job Description

BuroHappold Engineering Los Angeles is looking for Energy Modelers and Analysts to join our expanding team. You would be part of an integrated building environments group, working closely with MEP and Sustainability engineers and designers. We work across scales including buildings, campus and cities. Our sectors include a higher education and cultural focus along with high performance projects.  Our current portfolio includes four net zero energy projects, one LBC project and a number of projects pursuing well certification.

Type of contract

Senior, Engineer

Area of Expertise
Building Environment


Office / Project Location
Los Angeles

Closing Date

Ref No

The Energy Modeler will work across a range of projects, working as an integrated part of multiple project teams. They will work under the guide of the project leader to meet the analytical needs of the project (loads models, LEED energy model and general analysis) and will be mentored by our existing Senior energy modelers.

Required Skills

  • Preferably one year minimum experience of energy modeling to include;
  • Analysis of passive design strategies to inform early phase decisions.
  • Analysis of energy conservation measures.
  • Completion of LEED energy model submittals.

Desirable skills

  • Experience with IES Virtual Environment and the PRM process for LEED.
  • Knowledge of Title 24 compliance using EnergySoft or IES.
  • Knowledge of the Title 24 Energy Code.
  • Knowledge of commonly modeled mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of energy audits and energy benchmarking of buildings.
  • Knowledge of sustainability rating systems used in the market place.
  • Ability to understand client goals and communicate analysis with architects.
  • Experience in presenting analytical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • An ability to apply analytical skills across a range of scale (Buildings, Campus, Cities).
  • An ability to use a variety of tools beyond common software to analyse complex problems.
  • Experience of day light modeling or CFD analysis.

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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