Senior Project Engineer

Location US-CA-Oakland
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General - Green Earth - Safer World


At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!

What you’ll learn & achieve:

The Sr. Energy Engineer will perform energy assessments and building systems commissioning (Cx) for our Asset and Sustainability Performance group. 


  • Provide technical consulting to building owners, developers, general contractors, subcontractors, and project teams with respect to building systems engineering and performance.
  • Conduct energy audits and building systems commissioning.
  • Maintain communication with internal and external project teams.
  • Track project budgets and ensure scope of work is consistent with contracts.
  • Train and mentor junior level team members.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving project management systems.
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to assist in developing business.

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • At least (5) years of energy efficiency experience and the ability to simultaneously manage a diverse, complex set of projects.
  • Thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and building automation systems.
  • Proven experience with the building commissioning process and documentation
  • Knowledge of LEED Rating Systems and DCRA Commissioning requirements.

Desirable qualifications include:

  • CCP, CBCP, QCxP, CxA, CEM, PE or similar certification
  • LEED Accredited Professional (AP)
  • Understanding of the building enclosure commissioning process
  • Energy modeling experience

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 127 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.


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