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Building Energy Engineer

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 60152
Ministry: Infrastructure
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Full or Part-Time: Full Time
Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week
Permanent/Temporary: Ongoing
Scope: Open Competition
Closing Date: Open Until Suitable Candidate is Found
Classification: Opted Out and Excluded Engineering and Related Level 2
Salary: $3,183.15 to $4,407.30 bi-weekly ($83,080 - $115,030/year)

Alberta Infrastructure designs, builds, manages and maintains government-owned and operated facilities, and collaborates with other ministries to ensure that schools, hospitals and government facilities infrastructure meet the needs of Alberta’s population. The Ministry also provides accommodation services and manages a large portfolio of owned and leased facilities while maintaining fiscal accountability and optimizing value for Albertans.

Role Responsibilities

The Government of Alberta, Technical Services and Procurement Branch (TSPB) of Alberta Infrastructure is currently looking for a Building Energy Engineer to join our busy team in Edmonton. If you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity, look no further and apply!

TSPB provides a wide range of professional and technical support as well as expertise for the technical standards, planning, design, construction, renovation, commissioning, post-occupancy review, operation and maintenance of government owned and funded facilities, as well as partnering with research institutions and industry to develop and introduce new technology. The branch also develops and maintains project standards, tools and best practices for the ministry.

The Procurement section drives to maximize value and minimize risk for Alberta Infrastructure projects by championing leading class procurement practices and delivering strategic advice for the benefit of the Ministry, our stakeholders, and all Albertans.

Reporting to the Senior Sustainability Specialist, this position provides technical expertise to stakeholders to optimize the design for energy performance and reduced carbon emissions. This accounts for the stakeholders’ concerns and restrictions of project budgets. Lessons learned assist with the ongoing development of standards.

The main responsibilities for the Building Energy Engineer are (but not limited to):

  • Conduct design reviews based on the Technical Design Requirements for Alberta Infrastructure facilities
  • Participate in the project development process to provide guidance on energy target goal setting for projects
  • Advise on the proposed upgrades to the existing facilities in Alberta Infrastructure’s portfolio
  • Act as a resource from the project business case, project design and facility operation
  • Provide input to policy drafts, briefings, position papers, background material and reports identifying important issues



Minimum Requirements:

  • A 4-year Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree PLUS 5 years of specialized experience in building energy modeling including experience with energy modeling software such as DOE2, eQUEST, IES and/or EnergyPlus.
  • Registered as a P. Eng. with APEGA with good standing
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in building envelope commissioning or design
  • Strong technical competence and working knowledge of other engineering and architectural disciplines related to building energy
  • Knowledge of existing and upcoming building energy codes and other relevant policies, acts and legislation
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), GA, AP or LEED AP BD+C


  • Experience conducting ASHRAE level 1 and 2 energy audits
  • Experience writing technical reports
  • Experience interpreting and explaining highly technical data for a variety of clients


Hours of work: 7.25 hours per day / 36.25 hours a week
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Term of Employment: Permanent Full time.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

What the GoA has to offer to prospective employees:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service -
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) -
  • Alberta Public Service Benefit Information -
  • Professional learning and development -
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool -
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Leadership and mentorship programs

How To Apply

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience, and relevant examples of required competencies.

It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or require an accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Jenny Luong at

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