Senior Energy Engineer

Solv, LLC - Washington, DC4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $78,000 - $100,000 a year

Solv is a small business that supports the mission of government and commercial clients by providing sustainable solutions based on sound engineering, science, economic, and management principles. Employees are encouraged to develop a diverse set of skills to better support our clients. Solv has an immediate need for an experienced Energy Engineer to provide on-site, full-time support to a client in Washington, DC. The Facilities Engineer will work with team members to perform a wide variety of job duties, including oversight and assistance with:

  • Building heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and other building system improvements;
  • Commissioning and re/retro-commissioning projects;
  • Sustainable facilities management procedures;
  • Energy project request for proposal (RFP)/statement of work (SOW) development, including renewable energy projects, energy savings performance contracts (ESPCs), and utility energy service contracts (UESCs);
  • ASHRAE Level I, II, and III energy audits;
  • Identification of energy and water conservation measures (ECMs/WCMs);
  • Oversight of energy and water efficiency projects (installation and implementation);
  • Utility data management, benchmarking, and analysis;
  • Calculating greenhouse gas emissions;
  • Preparation of energy and sustainability performance reports; and
  • Energy awareness, outreach, and training materials.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Preparing briefings and presentations to clients and stakeholders;
  • Writing energy project narratives, standard operating procedures, and process descriptions; and
  • Collaboration with facility management staff, utility personnel, environmental staff, and other stakeholders.

Candidates must be licensed Professional Engineers (PE) with 4 to 7 years of experience in engineering, including management, oversight, and implementation of building improvements. A BS or MS degree in engineering (e.g., mechanical, electrical, energy management, building systems, civil) or an energy/sustainability-related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate strong analytical, technical writing, and verbal communication skills. Related experience with federal government agencies is preferred. A Certified Energy Manager (CEM) accreditation or other relevant certification is preferred.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens and be able to pass a background check for a security clearance. EOE M/F/D/V. Please reply to this posting with a resume and cover letter describing your experience and interest in the position.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Engineering: 4 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Washington, DC (Required)


  • Professional Engineer (PE) (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance


  • Monday to Friday