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Sr Energy Efficiency Engineer

Department: RMP
Location: Pleasant Grove, UT

About Us

Cascade Energy, founded in 1993, is an employee-owned consulting firm specializing in industrial energy efficiency. Our mission is to improve the energy efficiency of the most energy-intensive sector of our economy - industrial. Today, we are a fast-growing team of 200+ and our work reaches throughout North America, with clients ranging in size from small to Fortune 500 companies. We foster and value a culture of equals, initiative, and ownership.

Why work at Cascade?

At Cascade, our teams reflect our company values, which are: do the right thing; put others first; seek shared success; learn constantly; and be industrious. You’ll likely find this opportunity attractive if you love to learn new things, have a growth mindset, and want to join a team that puts our values at the heart of decision making and is constantly striving towards “better.

In alignment with our values and doing better, Cascade Energy is committed to improving the state of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) within our organization and the communities in which we work and live. We celebrate and value diversity as a source for different perspectives, increased creativity, higher innovation, and faster problem solving and are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination and harassment. Learn more about DEIA at Cascade by visiting

Cascade promotes a healthy work-life balance and appreciates employee contribution in all areas. We walk the talk about our commitment to learning constantly, with a focus on the ongoing development of every team member, and a tuition reimbursement program. Cascade is a strong supporter of flexible working arrangements, and offers role-dependent options for remote, hybrid, and in-office work.

About This Opportunity

We are seeking a Sr Energy Efficiency Project Engineer

The Senior Project Engineer I (Sr PE I) engages with our clients at a high level to assess their operations, identify opportunities, and provide recommendations to maximize energy efficiency and performance in industrial systems. The Sr PE I takes the lead to consult, gather data, create optimization models of industrial systems and write feasibility reports for energy efficiency projects, while leading overall management of projects. The Sr PE I provides mentorship and contributes to peer support and quality control review

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Lead, manage, and direct high-profile projects and maintain accountability on assigned projects
  • Calculate energy savings for various system or equipment changes using existing calculation tools, original spreadsheets, and/or generally accepted methodologies
  • Engage with clients at their industrial locations to gain a deep understanding of their equipment and operations, identify opportunities for energy efficiency, and provide recommendations
  • Foster and grow client relationships and identify opportunities that may result in generating significant new work from new and existing clients
  • Present complex technical issues with a diverse audience in a way that facilitates understanding and consensus
  • Compose energy efficiency project reports based on analyses and observations
  • Document performance through data collection from customer sources or via installed data logging equipment
  • Maintain expert knowledge of utility programs and their compliance requirements
  • Provide peer mentorship through technical discussions and work review

This is a full-time, exempt position located in Salt Lake City area. This position requires approximately 20% travel, most of which is local. Travel could be a half day trip to a site or to meet with a vendor, a full day to multiple sites, or an occasional overnight to a more distant area.


Applicants for this role are required to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or a related field of study, or, equivalent combination of education and relative experience.
  • Over 6 years of engineering experience
  • Experience in at least one of the following areas:
    • Project Management of capital projects in an industrial setting
    • Design and project engineering of commercial HVAC and/or industrial systems
    • Experience with project or process engineering in an industrial environment

A successful candidate should also demonstrate these preferred characteristics and/or skills:

  • Demand side Management (DSM) program engineering experience

For candidates whose experience may not align perfectly with all these preferred skills but can see themselves adding value in this role, we encourage you to still apply. Cascade is dedicated to building an inclusive and authentic workplace and places strong import on learning and development. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Compensation & Benefits

Our total rewards include competitive pay and excellent benefits. These include health (90% paid for team member, 80% paid for dependents), vision, FSA or HSA options with an employer contribution, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid parental leave, 401k retirement plan with a guaranteed 3% contribution, Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), annual cash performance bonus, paid vacation, sick time, and an inclusive, flexible paid holiday policy.

The salary range for this position in Salt Lake City is $95,300 - $116,490/year. However, final salary offered may vary depending on non-discriminatory factors such as job-related knowledge, skills and experiences, and geographical location if different than the above.  

Application Process

Please submit a current resume (PDF). We would also appreciate a letter of interest (PDF) describing why our team or the position resonates with you, and how your experience makes you a great choice for the role. If you submit a letter, please combine it with your resume in one PDF document.

  • Please, no phone calls.
  • Please, no outside recruiters or agencies.
  • Cascade Energy is not able to provide sponsorship for work authorization in the U.S.


Cascade is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion and religious practices, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or family, marital, or veteran status. To request a reasonable accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact the Cascade recruiter.

Offers of employment will be made conditional on successful completion of background check and pre-employment drug screening processes. Cascade Energy uses the federal E-Verify system to determine eligibility for work in the United States.

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