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Sustainability Engineer (L6)

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Mercedes Benz Portland , OR 97228

Posted 3 months ago

When you join Daimler, you become a brand ambassador for a diverse global network of over 250,000 committed employees on 6 continents. Our employees drive the future of innovation in each of our world-class brands, including Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses, and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market. We are elevating the industry by setting the bar for quality and execution. Our DTNA employees are empowered to drive the Technology Revolution through our innovative products and customer-focused culture. Our dedication to our customers does not stop once our products hit the road. We immerse ourselves in the customers' experience and what drives their business toward the future.

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Job Overview

Join a great real estate and facilities team. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated self starter who has a passion for sustainability to tackle a position that will offer wide exposure and responsibility. Your creativity will be used to devise and manage projects aimed at making all of our manufacturing and office facilities more energy efficient and sustainable.


  • Support and help develop a holistic sustainability strategy for DTNA, finding and utilizing existing efforts and measures and defining new ones as needed

  • Develop and implement energy efficiency projects that reduce electricity, natural gas and water consumption at all DTNA office and manufacturing facilities

  • Coordinate with key individuals at DTNA facilities to identify potential energy efficiency improvement opportunities

  • Develop cost estimates for energy efficiency improvement projects

  • Provide feasibility analysis for proposed energy efficiency projects

  • Provide project management for energy related projects

  • Present proposed energy efficiency projects to DTNA peers and management for review

  • Manage consulting engineers efforts to evaluate and/or design energy efficiency projects

  • Prioritize energy related projects for implementation

  • Understand and work with electric and gas utilities to secure monetary incentives for proposed energy efficiency projects

  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to comfort and process HVAC, compressed air, and lighting systems

  • Implement measurement and verification of DTNA facilities and energy projects

  • Encourage and motivate DTNA personnel to improve energy efficiency

  • Perform site visits to DTNA plants, PDCs and other facilities to identify new energy efficiency opportunities and review progress of on-going energy related projects

  • Understand and propose energy certification programs including but not limited to LEED and Energy Star

  • Bachelor's degree with 1 year of related experience OR an Associate's degree with 2 years of related experience OR 6 years of related experience required

  • An attached resume is required

  • 3 years of related working experience preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical systems, including chilled water plants, boiler plants, air distribution, compressed air, and process equipment, and lighting systems for industrial and commercial facilities preferred

  • Ability and experience to evaluate the technical requirements of a project, outline the tasks, staffing, and equipment requirements to establish scope, schedule, and budgets required

  • Ability to work with in-house personnel to identify and develop projects required

  • Strong communication, collaboration, reporting, and presentation skills required

  • Experience performing energy analysis, including the use of various energy modeling tools such as Trane TRACE and eQuest preferred

  • Proficiency reading construction documents, using AutoCAD, and familiarity with current building codes preferred

  • Detailed understanding of DDC systems, including a working knowledge of systems provided by Alerton, Honeywell, Siemens, Trane and Johnson Controls preferred

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

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Sustainability Engineer (L6)

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Mercedes Benz