Thursday, July 11, 2013

Job Posting - 360 Analytics

360 Analytics is a consulting firm specializing in building energy analysis, and we are currently seeking applicants for performance analysts to join our team.  Our work covers a broad range of services, including:

·         Performing analysis and providing recommendations to clients to optimize building design for energy and water performance.
·         Energy modeling for LEED and other green building certifications.
·         Utility bill analysis, measurement and verification, and other evaluations of actual building performance
·         Energy code compliance assistance.
·         Development of simulation-based compliance software and other tools to automate the modeling process.

Motivated, creative, and detail-oriented people with an interest in energy analysis for a variety of building-related applications should apply.  Position filled will be dependent on applicant qualifications/experience:

Qualifications for Analyst I:
·         BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education/knowledge of fundamental thermodynamic principles.
·         MS in Mechanical Engineering and working knowledge of building systems -or- 2 years experience working in a position involving analysis or design of building systems.
·         Working knowledge of energy modeling software, such as eQuest/DOE-2.2 or OpenStudio/EnergyPlus.
·         Proficient with MS Excel and other software to analyze and report data.
·         Strong reading/writing, research, and interpersonal skills.
·         EIT certified.

Qualifications for Senior Analyst:
·         BS in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education/knowledge of fundamental thermodynamic principles.
·         5 years experience designing building mechanical systems or a combination of design/energy analysis.
·         Experience independently coordinating and completing energy analysis projects on schedule and within budget, communicating results to clients, and reviewing the work of entry-level analysts.
·         Proficiency with energy modeling software, such as eQuest/DOE-2.2 or OpenStudio/EnergyPlus, and MS Excel
·         Strong reading/writing, research, and interpersonal skills.
·         Licensed PE or qualified to sit for PE exam.

Additional Skills/Experience:
·         Knowledge of one or more computer programming languages – preferably Ruby or VBA.
·         Experience with other analysis tools commonly used in our industry, such as Radiance, WINDOW/THERM, CFD.
·         Building energy auditing or commissioning experience.
·         Familiarity with building energy codes, specifically Washington State/Seattle Energy Code, California Title 24, and ASHRAE Standard 90.1.
·         Architectural, HVAC, lighting or plumbing design experience.
·         LEED AP or familiarity with LEED and other green building standards.

The position is located in the Northgate neighborhood of Seattle, WA.  We offer competitive pay, profit-sharing, training, and the opportunity for growth in a growing, dynamic company.  Please send cover letter and resume via email to: If selected for further consideration, samples of work (non-proprietary) that demonstrate writing and other applicable skills may be requested.

Contracting Terms

·         Company will pay you $30/hour for services rendered.
·         This agreement commences on the Effective Date listed on the signature page, and will continue until the earlier of (a) June 1, 2012 or (b) termination as provided below.
·         Prior to the expiration date above, this contract can be terminated at any time without cause by you or the Company. 
·         Company agrees to a minimum Contract commitment of 20 hours/week (pro-rated by day), with a maximum of 40 hours/week, unless otherwise approved. 
·         During the Contract period, you will be expected to perform your work in the Company’s offices in Seattle, WA, unless other arrangements are approved. 
·         During the Contract period, you will not render commercial or professional services of any nature to any person or organization, whether or not for compensation, without the prior written consent of the Company.
·         The Company will pay for services rendered after end of each month, within five business days of receiving an approved list of hours worked, as outlined below. 
·         Company will reimburse reasonable expenses incurred by the Contractor in performing Services pursuant to this Agreement only if the Contractor receives written consent from an authorized agent of the Company prior to incurring the expenses and receipts for all reimbursed expenses are provided.
·         Company will provide a desktop computer and software for your use during the term of the Contract.
·         This Contract includes no medical, vacation, or other benefits.
·         After at least four weeks of satisfactory Contractor performance in accordance with the terms of this agreement, the Company will provide a $400 bonus as part of your compensation for relocation to the Seattle area. 

Full-time Position Terms
·         Job Title: Building Performance Analyst I
·         Annual Compensation: $45,760/year, or $3813.33 per month, payable twice monthly
·         Exempt position, no overtime pay
·         Ten days paid flex time (accrued at rate of 3.1 hrs/pay period) + holidays listed below + time off between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays.
o    New Year’s Day
o    Memorial Day
o    Fourth of July
o    Labor Day
o    Thanksgiving Day
o    Christmas Day
·         Benefits: 360 Analytics currently has no company health care plan.  We offer a monthly stipend up to $250/month for an individual health policy.  Proof of payment and coverage for policy is required for obtaining stipend.

·         Profit Sharing:  360 Analytics is committed to sharing success with our employees.  If hired full-time, we plan to offer details of a profit sharing plan.  At this time, for achieving a 50-100% utilization rate (hours worked/billable hours), we anticipate the bonus to be between $1,000-$4,000. 

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