Senior Director of Energy and Facilities Services

Aquicore, Washington, DC

Aquicore is Empowering the Connected Environments of Tomorrow

Aquicore is a leading commercial real estate technology company. Built from the ground up as a portfolio-wide solution,  Aquicore offers a platform to optimize operations and performance across commercial real estate. Our platform can tracks, analyzes and predicts key building performance factors in real time to unlock actionable insights, streamline day-to-day building operations and increase property value. With a combination of simple self-installing sensors and advanced machine learning analytics, Aquicore offers the first end-to-end platform for facility optimization that can be delivered across commercial portfolios.

Aquicore is seeking a highly-motivated senior leader in the industry to help lead our growing team of energy engineers and building controls experts, as well as work closely with our head of product to drive product innovation around the areas of building & facility systems and analytics.

This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your passion for building systems, energy efficiency, and real estate to support Aquicore’s growing list of marquee clients utilize your expertise and skills in a way that can help affect hundreds of customers and buildings.

You Will

  • Lead a growing team of HVAC and Controls experts in creating a consistent and repeatable process of delivering high-quality diagnostics and recommended resolutions to client facility and controls processes.
  • Work actively with the Product Development team to develop and test new analytics and value-creating recommendations that can be deployed across the entire fleet of buildings remotely monitored by Aquicore.
  • Execute building commissioning and retro-commissioning tasks, and will provide general support on all commissioning services provided by team members on a large variety of commercial building projects including retail, restaurant, sports, education and healthcare.
  • Work together with our Data Science team to create standard impact calculations that use and interpret data gathered from Aquicore sensor and software technology for energy conservation measures (ECMs) at large commercial facilities.
  • Listen to clients and review & discuss their facility operations and help perform energy savings calculations.
  • Supports customer success teams by helping them interpret customer data into clear and concise stories, along with product team by reporting back as to how our software and algorithms can continue to advance.
  • Support and participate in sales presentations to help convey Aquicore’s subject matter expertise and strengths.
  • This position will require some travel to client sites (~25%)

You'll Need

  • 10+ years of direct experience in using a variety of building automation systems, including installing, configuring, programming, calibrating, validating, and networking BAS devices, HVAC controls and Energy Metering.
  • Knowledge of the design of mechanical and electrical systems for commercial, institutional as they related to commissioning
  • Must be knowledgeable and have direct expertise with the use of remote site telemetry monitoring technologies.
  • Experience managing & organizing other engineering teams. Helping them manage their day-to-day work, and work with them regularly to obtain their company and career goals.
  • Strong technical application and knowledge of heating systems, cooling systems, and domestic water systems and product knowledge of control systems, pumps, chillers, boilers and heat exchangers.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of end-to-end building automation hardware and software solutions including controller selection and layout, sensor selection and layout, network architecture, detailed articulation of sequences of operations, and BAS scope of work documentation.
  • Ability to clearly explain the impact, value, and steps required to execute complex technical concepts to non-technical colleagues and real estate executives. 
  • Advanced understanding of Performance Contracting.
  • Knowledge of industry standard building simulation software such as eQUEST or Trace
  • Professional Engineer license (preferred)
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) (preferred)
  • Preference for LEED accreditations
Aquicore is a DC based company focused on the cutting edge of smart buildings and creating a data platform that will revolutionize how real estate asset management and facility operations works. By collecting real-time information about building systems, utilities, operations, and environmental conditions we can help streamline day-to-day building operations and minimize the environmental impact of buildings. Buildings in the U.S. are responsible for almost 40 percent of our carbon emissions; we’re working to create global impact by helping our clients connect to and understand the physical world around us. Aquicore is expanding and we’re excited to bring on talented people who will help get us there.

Our constant innovation and refusal to settle is part of the secret sauce that is the mainstay of our company culture. Aquicore was named the winner of IoT Innovator’s 2018 award for best IoT Cloud Platform in the Commercial and Industrial Category and DC Inno’s coolest places to work . We are always looking to raise the bar and finding smart talented people is how we do it! We hope you’ll consider joining us on this adventure.

Aquicore offers competitive salaries, equity packages, and retirement accounts to ensure were all being rewarded for the work we do. We trust our employees and want to reward them for their hard work. Our open and flexible paid time off policy help us spend time away from the office to come back with a fresh set of ideas. We offer holistic health, dental, and vision insurance.

Aquicore values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age. Aquicore is an EEOC.

About Aquicore

Aquicore offers smart metering and software for utilities in commercial and high-end residential spaces. We deliver energy analytics and automation in a user-friendly package to help our clients realize their financial and sustainability goals. Building owners, managers, engineers, and sustainability teams rely on Aquicore for the intelligence that they need to operate more efficiently and effectively. Our portfolio solution deploys in just weeks and offers the flexibility and scalability needed for every use case. Our clients save money, reduce waste, increase tenant satisfaction, and contribute to a better world. Founded in 2013, Aquicore works with major brands across the country, including Salesforce, Facebook, Under Armour, MRP Realty, and Douglas Development.


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