Celebrating Engineers at SitelogIQ and Beyond

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Buildings, bridges, MEP systems, computers, aircrafts… the list can go on but none of these would exist without engineers. These experts have a crucial role in developing the spaces, systems, and technology we use every day. As Henry G., VP of Pre-Construction Development for SitelogIQ West, puts it, “Engineering is where science meets society.”

Engineers Week is a great time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world; raise awareness around the need for engineers, technicians, and technologists; and engage and encourage students to pursue a career in engineering. As we honor engineers at SitelogIQ and beyond, we want to share an in-depth look into the profession and celebrate the amazing impact that our team of engineers has on our projects, the people we serve in our local communities, and the planet as a whole.

A day in the life of an engineer

From civil and mechanical, to biomedical and environmental, engineers lend their expertise and knowledge to a wide array of different industries and professional fields. In the architectural, engineering, and construction industry, engineers are primarily responsible for managing projects by ensuring they’re built in accordance with designs, plans, and specifications.

David H., Director of Engineering

At SitelogIQ, our team includes Electrical, Commissioning, Energy, HVAC, Development, and Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) Engineers. Our engineers act as our customers’ advocates throughout each stage of a project, helping to achieve programmatic, efficiency, and sustainability goals while ensuring we exceed expectations. Our Director of Engineering for SitelogIQ Northeast, David H., explained, “We work on projects through the full spectrum, from design development through construction documents and construction administration.”

Our engineers are also responsible for:

  • Conducting surveys of customer facilities and assessing the current condition, operational performance, and deficiencies of the building systems and infrastructure
  • Guiding customers in project prioritization to improve functionality, operational performance, and facility efficiency
  • Revising, reviewing, and coordinating construction documents
  • Developing solutions to challenging systems with architecture and engineering project design teams
  • Creating and conducting functional testing of equipment
  • Performing on-site energy use and energy efficiency assessments to report findings and make recommendations to customers
  • Guiding, facilitating, and tracking energy management activities to achieve energy savings
  • Researching new products and solutions and present them to the team

Beyond the jobsite, our engineers also mentor and train junior-level team members to help them build upon their skills and expertise to set them on a strong path to success.

“Scientists study the world as it is, engineers create the world that never has been.”

– Theodore von Karman, Mathematician, Aerospace Engineer, and Physicist

The difference engineers make at SitelogIQ

Engineers play such a critical role in helping our communities grow, especially at SitelogIQ, as they are the vital link between our team and ongoing energy management and sustainability programs in local communities throughout the United States.

The role our engineers play has a direct impact on the lives of students, teachers, patients/doctors, families, companies, and our neighbors by making buildings better. They’re responsible for creating indoor environments that are healthier, safer, more energy efficient, resilient, and sustainable.

Kelly Schuller, CEO

Our growing team of engineers also helps drive our mission to better our planet by helping our customers lower their carbon footprint, energy usage, and greenhouse gas emissions. The work matters.

“At SitelogIQ, we take great pride in the work we do, and none of it would be possible without our strong group of engineers,” said Kelly Schuller, SitelogIQ CEO. “It’s incredible to watch these talented men and women find and deliver creative solutions to improve outdated buildings and positively change the lives of our clients and communities while significantly reducing their carbon footprint.”

“Science can amuse and fascinate us all, but it is engineering that changes the world.”

– Isaac Asimov, Writer and Professor of Biochemistry

Educating the next generation of engineers

With a strong commitment to helping educate and grow future generations, our team often partners with school districts across the country to provide in-person and remote educational lessons that emphasize the “E” in their STEM-based curriculum. These discussions concentrate on how our engineers lend their expertise to our projects, their experiences and career path, passion for the job, education requirements, and the impact they can make on the world as engineers.

“SitelogIQ has been an extraordinary partner in our Engineering Academy. Every year they work with our students, going through and conducting an energy audit of our district. The culminating activity is they present this audit to our board. The learning that takes place on our student’s behalf, is just extraordinary.”

– Yolanda Valdez, Cutler-Orosi Unified School District, California

How to kickstart your engineering career

Ben Z., Development Engineer

Are you interested in pursuing a career in engineering? There are various paths and opportunities that can help kickstart your career, like earning a bachelor’s degree in Civil, Architectural, or Mechanical Engineering. However, Ben Z., SitelogIQ Development Engineer, said, “Don’t let your degree or path of study rigidly define what kind of employment opportunities are available. Engineers are designed to be flexible. Perseverance, hard work, and an eagerness to learn are the building blocks to make it all happen.”

For students looking to pursue an engineering career, David H. recommends finding opportunities while in high school that will help you learn about different engineering disciplines including science and technology clubs.

SitelogIQ is currently hiring for a range of engineering-related positions throughout our regions and markets, as we grow our solutions and expand our reach. Check out our Careers page to join our team and create your future.