Director of Engineering

New Ecology, Inc Published: June 27, 2022
Boston, MA
Skill Level
Senior Level
Job Type
Engineering / Program Management / Design & Construction

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New Ecology’s work is to bring the benefits of sustainable development to the community level, with a concerted emphasis on underserved populations.  A mission-driven non profit, we seek to address global environmental and equity issues by making the built environment more efficient, healthy, durable, and resilient. 

We are nationally recognized for our work on affordable and multifamily housing, community and government buildings, educational facilities, renewable energy and local infrastructure and for the positive effect we have on the people who live and work in these places.


We're seeking candidates for the position of Director of Engineering in our Boston office. Reporting to the Vice President, this position will provide technical support to NEI project teams and directly to clients; as well as providing mentorship and coaching to a growing engineering department. This is a unique opportunity for someone with significant experience in building mechanical systems, HVAC design, and energy efficiency, as well as proven management skills to take on increasing responsibility over time for successful technical delivery of NEI services.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide technical support for Passive House, LEED, and other green building projects;
  • Conduct ASHRAE II audits of existing HVAC, plumbing, and control systems;
  • Create conceptual designs for efficiency upgrades;
  • Provide technical support to a team of Energy Modelers; and
  • Assist with the development of remote monitoring systems.


  • Help supervise, train and develop a team of Energy Engineers and Modelers;
  • Develop standard operating procedures for energy audits and project design review;
  • Assist with preparing and managing budgets; and
  • Support marketing and business development.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Advanced degree and/or Professional Engineering license a plus
  • 8+ years experience in energy efficiency consulting, evaluation of building mechanical systems, and HVAC design
  • Knowledge of building science; familiarity with building construction a plus
  • Demonstrated management/supervisory experience
  • Professional designations related to efficiency and green buildings
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office and building and engineering design programs
  • Physical abilities to inspect all aspects of buildings

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salaries with excellent benefits
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to email your resume and a thoughtful cover letter explaining your fit for this position (please put “Director of Engineering” in the subject line).

NEI is committed to developing a diverse staff.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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