Jobs

Excited to work at Beyond Efficiency and help us do great things?

Think you're a shoo-in to join our team? Please apply below! Our success is built on a foundation of bright, passionate, motivated staff and we take our hiring process very seriously. If you are serious about working with us, show us how you shine. We will wait patiently for the right applicants and then move forward quickly with those who are invited to the next step in the hiring process.

Beyond Efficiency is on the lookout for talented stars in the green and high-performance building industries to help complement and grow our services in both our Berkeley, California and Jackson Hole, Wyoming offices. Are you:

  • Inspired by our mission to empower people to create enduring human-centered buildings?
  • Passionate about technical excellence, sharing knowledge and challenging boundaries?
  • Excited by the idea of growing into a leadership role at a highly respected firm with virtually unlimited opportunities to carve your future?

If yes, read on! Following are current open positions although we always welcome submissions from super-smart, highly driven people who are able to juggle a wide range of responsibilities. To apply, please submit the form to the left. 

Energy Modeler

Seeking progressive building simulation expert with 6+ years post-academic experience aligned with this role. You're ready to hit the ground running with current projects as well as leading new work initiatives. You understand how buildings are put together and how occupants interact with them, and are able to fully leverage the capabilities of modeling while understanding the limitations of applying it to the real-world complexity of buildings. You thrive on collaborating with colleagues, educating and learning from design teams, and presenting results to clients.

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Building Energy + Systems Specialist

Seeking a hands-on person with 6+ years post-academic experience aligned with this role. You're ready to hit the ground running with current projects as well as leading new work initiatives. You are highly experienced with one or more of the following: energy audits, commissioning (Cx), measurement and verification (M&V), facility management, mechanical systems design or energy modeling. You thrive on troubleshooting in the field and collaborating with colleagues, and are skilled with project management and design review. 

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Human-Centered Design Architect/Engineer

Seeking someone who gets what Beyond Efficiency's name is all about, has 6+ years post-academic work experience aligned with this role and can hit the ground running in leading new work initiatives. You understand that people don't create buildings for the sake of efficiency; we create buildings in which to work, learn, play, teach, rejuvenate... and most importantly, live our lives. You are experienced with one or more of the following: thermal comfort analysis, shading/fenestration design and optimization for daylight and energy, design for autistic people or other sensory processing disorders, multi-generational design, wellness architecture, or active design and alliesthesia. 

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Mechanical Engineer, Buildings

Seeking progressive mechanical designer or engineer with 4+ years post-academic building engineering experience. You understand how buildings and systems are put together and thrive on educating colleagues about how passive design improves occupant comfort and reduces heating and cooling loads. You have demonstrated creativity and technical excellence in providing mechanical and plumbing design for a variety of building types. You are also skilled with project management, design review and construction administration tasks.  

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Why join Beyond Efficiency?

We empower people to create enduring human-centered buildings.

Beyond Efficiency is a highly respected consulting team of progressive engineers and architects with offices in Berkeley, California and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. We provide energy modeling, engineering and green building services for commercial, educational, multifamily and single-family residential projects throughout the western U.S.. Our broad client base includes small architecture firms, world-renowned universities, market-rate and affordable housing developers.

We consider our key role as "client advocate" to help ensure a client's project objectives are achieved. We do this by asking insightful questions at project initiation to establish clear, actionable goals and performance requirements, and then filling knowledge and skills gaps that often exist in project teams. Our educational philosophy, holistic understanding of buildings, and technical expertise give teams confidence to make better decisions and create buildings that improve people’s lives. 

Beyond Efficiency offers a relaxed and flexible work environment on the edge of Berkeley's 4th Street shopping district or the heart of beautiful downtown Jackson Hole. We have a liberal vacation policy paired with moderate billable hour requirements, competitive salaries, generous professional development allowances, 100% heath insurance coverage, commuter benefits, 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching, and unlimited opportunities to carve your future and make a difference. Learn more about us, our values and our approach to our work.