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Guidehouse Senior Consultant-Building Simulations in Albany, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced professional to join our customer programs team in 2023. The Building Simulations professional will support energy, sustainability, and infrastructure work with utility clients across the US. This position requires someone with subject matter expertise in building energy modeling to help our clients with program design and to evaluate efficiency and demand management programs. We are seeking candidates with experience in impact evaluation, engineering analysis, and building simulation tools such as EnergyPlus, BEopt, OpenStudio, Trane TRACE, Carrier HAP, or IESVE.

Our customer programs team is a community of experts working on the front lines of the utility industry transition. In short, we partner with our clients to design innovative programs, evaluate and optimize program contributions towards climate, energy, and other goals, and continuously improve the program experience for customers.

We encourage career development and hire for the long term. We will work together to develop a career path that balances your goals and our client’s project needs. As you hone your technical capabilities, project management skills, and the aptitude for managing multiple workstreams, you will have the opportunity to progress to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assessing energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies through engineering analysis, energy modeling, and building simulation

  • Completing building energy modeling; intermediate to advanced experience with residential and commercial building simulation tools preferred (EnergyPlus, OpenStudio, BEopt, Trane TRACE, Carrier HAP, IESVE).

  • Performing complex technical and economic analyses, spreadsheet creation, and project/task management

  • Ensuring tasks are completed within project timelines and budgets and in adherence to quality standards

  • Maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships

  • Developing and presenting reports, memos, and presentations to deliver research findings to clients

  • While not required for the position, our staff have the opportunity to perform fieldwork including performance measurement and field data collection of building and industrial process energy systems


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in an engineering, environmental science, and/or related discipline and experience with impact evaluation, engineering analyses, and building energy modeling:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant industry or consulting experience excluding Internships, Co-ops and Fellowships

  • Master’s degree and 3+ years of relevant industry or consulting experience excluding Internships, Co-ops and Fellowships

  • Experience in analysis of energy savings for common energy efficiency measures for residential, commercial, or industrial sectors (such as lighting, HVAC, motors and drives, industrial processes, controls, weatherization, electrification, and/or custom measures).

  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Proficiency with data analytics in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to assume ownership of significant portions of tasks while collaborating with a close-knit team

  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, prioritize and plan work activities while meeting respective deadlines

  • Demonstrated attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong interest in energy efficiency and sustainability

  • An inquisitive nature and desire for continuous improvement

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel as needed (5% travel annually pending COVID safety)

  • Currently reside in the domestic USA

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in multiple sectors

  • Experience in EnergyPlus, BEopt, OpenStudio, Trane TRACE, Carrier HAP, IESVE, and/or other building energy simulation tools

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Experience with R, Python, or other programming languages

  • Field experience collecting primary data, such as energy usage data, equipment operation data, or equipment characteristics for the purposes of building energy audits or energy savings analyses

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to clients or executive audiences

  • Excellent at visualizing data, synthesizing insights, and storytelling with data

Additional Requirements

  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

  • The salary range for this role is $67,400 USD to $101,100 USD, may vary depending on degree, direct work experience, and location.



About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program