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City & County of Denver, Community Planning & Development - IECC Plans Review Engineer - Community Planning and Development

  • 07/27/2022 2:35 PM
    Message # 12864497

    City & County of Denver, Community Planning & Development

    Job Title

    IECC Plans Review Engineer - Community Planning and Development

    Job Location

    Denver, CO

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Are you a professional engineer with experience using, applying, and interpreting energy codes? Do you have a passion for energy conservation, sustainability and the desire to help implement policy to reduce consumption, create a greener infrastructure, and support Denver’s goals to combat climate change? If so, we have an extremely unique and exciting opportunity for you to have a leading role in helping Denver reach its 2030 Net Zero and 2040 Comprehensive Plan goals. We are working to build an Energy Code team and, in this position, you will have the potential to be a future leader of that team! We offer work/life balance, unmatched benefits, and an excellent pension plan for life. Apply today!

    Working for the City and County of Denver (CCD) is so much more than a job. It’s a chance to make a difference in your own life and in the lives of people around you. Click here to find out about all the amazing benefits and reasons to work for the city that you love!

    The City and County of Denver is committed to cultivating a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion. This commitment is woven into our values and belief that we are strongest when we embrace and celebrate our differences. If you share these values and our enthusiasm for equity, we encourage you to apply to join our team.

    The City and County of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking an International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) Plans Review Engineer to be part of our committed team of Engineering professionals.

    At Community Planning and Development, we envision, enable, and ensure a better Denver. Denver's Community Planning and Development Department is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe.

    Community Planning and Development plays a role in growing our world-class city, while keeping its beloved features intact. From the skyscrapers of the Central Business District; to the walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods of Central Park; to the charming Victorian effects of the Baker district, the staff at Community Planning and Development works to make Denver a great place to live, work and play. The department's three primary functions are planning, permitting and inspections. Learn more about how we're "BUILDING COMMUNITY" at .

    In this role, you will serve as the subject matter expert as it relates to International Energy Conservation Code for City staff and our external customers.

    Key responsibilities include:
    • Reviewing and ensuring energy code design compliance for both commercial and residential dwellings in accordance with Denver’s amended energy codes
    • Updating codes and policies while looking at long-term energy code regulations to meet Denver’s short, medium, and long-term goals
    • Collaborating across multiple trades, disciplines, and City agencies to identify inconsistencies and to improve processes
    • Conducting public outreach, soliciting community feedback, and implementing initiatives to address community’s needs
    • Developing. Implementing, and leading energy code training programs to a broad range of audiences
    • Ensuring consistency in internal work efforts and external work products
    • Developing training programs for staff and external customers as it relates to IECC
    • Working with department inspectors and field workers to provide observation and training
    • Other related duties as assigned
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.) Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, skills, and experience:
    • Experience interpreting, using, applying energy codes (IECC), as well as other building and energy related codes (IBC, IECC, IMC, ASHRAE, etc.); In-depth understanding of energy sources, how building use energy, and energy reduction approaches on a neighborhood and district scale
    • Experienced with high performance commercial and residential design, design process, and project delivery, as well as with management of associated teams
    • Knowledge of emerging technologies related to energy and buildings
    • Experience with energy modeling software to demonstrate compliance with IECC/ASHRAE/LEED and predictive modeling for energy use of buildings
    • Ability to work effectively across teams and disciplines to establish and meet common goals
    • Excellent written, verbal, and techinical communication; Exhibits excitement and passion for energy conservation
    • Experience conducting public outreach and implementing new initiatives; Experience developing and conducting training programs and the abiltiy to teach and communicate information to all levels of students (in house staff, homeowners, contractors, inspectors, designers, architects, energy modelers, etc.)
    • Five years of direct design and project delivery experience with a wide variety of buildings (multi-family residential, commercial, and residential)
    • Able to demonstrate familiarity with sustainable design practices in both design and construction; LEED AP preferred
    • Field experience as an inspector and/or project commissioning experience preferred

    We realize your time is valuable so please do not apply if you do not have at least the following required minimum qualifications:
    • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field as required by the specific opening
    • Experience: Three (3) years of professional engineering work experience after obtaining a Professional Engineering (PE) license. (Some positions may require experience in a specific engineering area)
    • Requires a valid Driver's License at the time of application
    • Requires registration as a Professional Engineer (PE) by the Colorado State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers at the time of application. Or requires registration as an Architect by the Colorado State Board of Registration at the time of application
    • Registration in another state will be accepted in lieu of this requirement, provided that the applicant has Colorado registration at completion of probation
    • Licenses and certifications must be kept current as a condition of employment
    • Equivalency: No substitution of experience for education is permitted. Additional appropriate education may be substituted for experience requirements

    To be considered for this position, you must include the following on your job application (upload the attachments to the Resume/CV section on the My Experience tab):
    • Resume
    • Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position, and how your experience and background would make you an excellent candidate for this position.]
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    Contact Information for Applicant

    Tracy Stauffer - - 515-227-1021

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