Energy Engineer - Charlotte, NC Area

Job Description

We currently have an opening in our Charlotte, NC office for an entry-level Energy Engineer to provide technical assistance for a variety of programs involving energy efficiency, energy audits, renewable and alternative energy systems, and combined heat and power projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize analytical tools and measurement and verification methodologies to evaluate the performance of, and make recommendations for, energy systems and equipment.
  • Conduct energy audits in large commercial, industrial, and municipal facilities.
  • Conduct site inspections and/or gather data needed to perform energy-related analyses of sites or equipment.
  • Prepare written analysis of findings and recommendations for energy efficiency, demand response, and self-generation measures for submittal to clients.
  • Interact closely with project manager and clients in order to meet project deadlines and budgets.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have reliable transportation; this position requires considerable travel to customer sites.
  • Compliance with all safety policies, practices and procedures.
  • Accurately track and record time spent on various projects (for billing purposes).
  • Perform other technical duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree required, mechanical engineering preferred.
  • Ability to conduct fieldwork and interact with clients in a professional and responsive manner.
  • Ability to interpret and understand mechanical and electrical drawings as well as equipment nameplate data and manufacturer specifications.
  • Ability to apply basic thermodynamic concepts such as system efficiency and conservation of energy.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and other professional correspondence.
  • Proficient PC skills including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Most importantly, we are looking for dedicated, service-oriented, professionals who share our vision and our guiding principles:

AESC Vision Statement:

   To be a premier provider of high quality technical and management services to the energy market; facilitating the deployment of efficient, cost effective, reliable and environmentally friendly energy systems.

AESC Guiding Principles:

  • Consistently exceed client goals and expectations;
  • Inspire and value the trust of our clients;
  • Preserve integrity in all aspects of our business;
  • Maintain a broad based technical proficiency in state of the art energy systems;
  • Maintain a supportive work environment, treating others with dignity and respect.
We are a small (40 employees) consulting firm with a collaborative and professional work environment. We offer competitive salaries and have a very generous benefits package, which includes health and life insurance, 401K and Flexible Spending plans.

AESC is an equal opportunity employer.

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