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City and County of Denver - Energy Code Reviewer (Engineer and/or Architect) - Community Planning and Development

  • 05/03/2023 9:59 AM
    Message # 13189640

    City and County of Denver

    Job Title

    Energy Code Reviewer (Engineer and/or Architect) - Community Planning and Development

    Job Location

    Denver, CO

    Job Status


    Job Description / Primary Objective Note: Please apply as soon as possible, as this position will close without advance notice once we receive a sufficient number of qualified candidates.

    Are you a professional engineer or a registered architect 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 as we build an Energy Code 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’s Community Planning and Development Department (CPD) is seeking an Energy Code Reviewer (Engineer and/or Architect) to be part of our committed team of Engineering professionals. In this role, you will serve as the subject matter expert as it relates to the Denver Energy Code and International Energy Conservation Code for City staff and our external customers.

    At CPD, we envision, enable, and ensure a better Denver and is responsible for visionary city planning and ensuring that all buildings are safe. CPD 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 .

    Schedule: Hybrid (3 days in office per week). Monday through Friday, 8-5pm (flexible on start and end times).

    Key responsibilities include:

    Reviewing and ensuring energy code design compliance for both commercial and / or residential buildings in accordance with Denver’s amended energy codes

    Working with colleagues to update codes and policies while looking at short, medium, and long-term energy code goals

    Collaborating across multiple trades, disciplines, and City agencies

    Participating in development and implementation of energy code training programs

    Working with inspectors and contractors to participate in energy code related observation and training

    Other related duties as assigned

    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.

    About You
    Research shows that women and people of color are less likely to apply for a position if they do not meet almost 100% of the desired skills. Please note this is not necessary! If you meet the minimum requirements below and have a passion for the work, you are encouraged to apply.

    Our ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, skills, and experience:

    Experience interpreting, using, applying energy codes (Denver Energy Code, IECC), as well as other building and energy related codes (IBC, IMC, ASHRAE, etc.); In-depth understanding of energy sources and how buildings use energy

    Experienced with high performance commercial and / or residential design, design process, and project delivery

    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

    Three years of direct design and project delivery or plan review experience with a wide variety of buildings (multi-family residential, commercial, and residential)

    Field experience as an inspector, energy auditor, and / or project commissioning experience

    Mechanical and / or building automation and controls design experience

    Additional certifications for building energy use and simulation
    Requirements (Education, Level of Experience, etc.) 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

    Three (3) years of professional engineering experience after obtaining a Professional Engineering (PE) license OR three (3) years of professional architecture experience after obtaining an Architect license. (Some positions may require experience in a specific engineering area). Additional directly related engineering experience can be substituted for up to two (2) years of the three (3) years of post-licensed experience

    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 (before or after obtaining a professional license) 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):


    Cover Letter detailing your interest in this position, and how your experience and background would make you an excellent candidate for this position
    Link to Job / Company Website

    Contact Information for Applicant

ADDRESS: 437 S. Cataract Ave,  Suite 4B,  San Dimas, CA 91773
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