Senior Technical Engineer/Assistant Technical Manager

Work location: Shanghai
Posting date: 2019/5/29

Working in Building Physics team in Technical Center of EMSI. Building Physics team includes modeling in energy, lighting, CFD, airflow, acoustics, elevator, etc., in service of green building and sustainable design consultancy projects. The role of Senior Technical Engineer or Assistant Technical Manager is to support business development and project tasks from a technical (i.e. modeling) perspective. Extensive perspective, excellent communication skills, and a solid technical background are essential. The candidate is expected to work independently and take a lead in certain technical tasks and development.
Main Responsibilities
1. Independently prepare or lead a team to prepare professional presentations, reports and documentations to meet customer requirements.
2. Work with the internal and external project teams to identify building performance improvement strategies through modeling.
3. Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and project management teams
4. Support business development, develop technical proposals including methodologies and modeling tasks
5. Provide cross-functional support to ensure client needs and deadlines are met
6. Actively participate and co-lead in internal technical study focus groups
7. Performing other job-related duties as required
Key Qualifications
• M.Sc. or PhD in HVAC Engineering/Building Science/Thermodynamics
• 5-10 years relevant experience in green building/sustainability design
• Excellent analytical, communication, and writing skills in both English and Chinese
• Good organizational skills with ability to independently manage multiple tasks while maintaining focus and attention to detail
• Expertise in at least 1 modeling tool (Additional is a plus), including but not limited to:
- Energy: eQuest/DOE2, EnergyPlus
- Lighting: Radiance
- CFD/Airflow: Fluent, Contam
- Acoustics: SoundPlan, CADNA
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, MSOffice
• Proficiency in Revit, Rhino+Grasshopper is a plus
• Programming knowledge .NET/Java, and analytical software Matlab, Mathematica, etc., is a plus as EMSI often utilizes and develops custom tools

If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to or