The Oregon Department of Energy continues to recruit for a Codes and Standards engineer to support state Building Performance Standards development and implementation, Oregon energy code, product efficiency standards, and state energy programs and policies.  This is a remote-hybrid position.  Please feel free to share and pass on to any professional contacts you have that you think may be interested.


The primary purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance, engineering subject matter expertise, education, and program administration to advance the energy efficiency and performance of new construction, existing buildings, and other energy end-uses in Oregon.  This position is also responsible for the implementation of Oregon’s product efficiency standards, building energy performance standards, building energy code, public buildings programs, and other energy programs on behalf of the agency.

This position is eligible for a hybrid remote work schedule. The work schedule is Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The incumbent will be expected to work at the central workplace located at 550 Capitol St. NE in Salem, Oregon, at least eight times per year. This generally includes attendance at pre-scheduled in-person all-staff meetings. The position may also be required to work at the central workplace on a more frequent basis with advance notice, as needed.

For a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities for this position, please review the position description by clicking here.


  • Bachelor’s degree in either Civil, Electrical, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering, Construction Management Engineering, or Energy Management Engineering; AND
    four years of engineering experience.
  • Must be a registered Professional Engineer in Oregon or have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination.

The most successful candidate will also have the following skills, experience, and background:

  • Experience with and knowledge of energy codes, standards, practices, and energy efficiency technologies, as demonstrated through project implementation, energy auditing, inspections, operations, and/or maintenance of non-residential buildings.
  • Experience designing or reviewing engineering plans for energy-related systems in non-residential buildings.
  • Experience constructing and reviewing energy models of commercial buildings energy use.
  • Experience with stakeholder communication and advisory panels.
  • Experience writing clear and concise reports and other written materials of a technical nature.
  • Experience researching and applying state laws and rules when analyzing topics.

The full job posting is here. You can also apply at the link.

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