Energy Simulation Project Manager

As soon as possible

To keep up with significant growth, we are looking for an experienced person to fill the Energy Simulation Project Manager position. Your role will be to run energy simulations for various objectives, which include LEED or BOMA certification projects, feasibility studies, integrated design processes, and grant applications.


For this position, the main responsibilities are the following:

  • Participate in feasibility studies and integrated design projects.
  • Run energy simulations using eQuest, SIMEB, and OpenStudio software.
  • Support clients looking to achieve LEED or BOMA certification.
  • Run calculations to assess energy savings and develop tools for this purpose.
  • Monitor building energy efficiency according to the IPMVP framework.
  • Run profitability analyses for energy efficiency projects.
  • Identify and develop business opportunities with clients.
  • Contribute to the department’s continuous improvement by fostering innovation.


In terms of the checklist, we’re not being original. Here are the qualifications and skills we’re looking for in this position:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical engineering, a professional diploma in building mechanics, energy efficiency, or any other relevant university education.
  • At least 1 year of experience in energy simulation.
  • A strong understanding of the most common energy efficiency standards (ASHRAE, NECB).
  • Experience in applying for grants from organizations such as Énergir, Hydro-Québec and other government agencies.
  • Ability to read plans and technical documents (architectural and electromechanical plans, control drawings, shop drawings).
  • Experience with electromechanical systems (HVAC) design is an asset.
  • Membership in good standing with the OIQ is an asset.
  • LEED, BEMP, CEM, or CMVP certification is an asset.
  • An autonomous, structured, and rigorous approach to work.
  • Willingness to meet challenges and to excel.

So if you feel ready to take up the challenge and bring your touch to our wonderful team, send us your application!

Our offer

• Hybrid approach combining telework and office work in a coworking space (with COVID-19 we are currently all 100% working remotely).
• Flexible working hours (as long as the deliverables are respected) to promote work-life balance.
• Laptop, telephone, and an annual budget for reimbursing certain costs related to telework.
• A relaxed workplace atmosphere. You’ll be working with colleagues who are insightful and actually quite fun.
• The boss is friendly, we promise. He will always be available and attentive to your needs.
• Internal and external training opportunities according to your needs, interests, and job requirements.
• Participation in the group RRSP.
• Team activities (AkonoFun), so you can have fun, far away from your files.
• Other benefits to be discussed in an interview.
• Salary: to be discussed, will depend on experience

Additional Information

The AkonoTeam is made up of all kinds of people: some of us are young professionals, others have roughly twenty years of experience. The team includes engineers, technicians, Quebecers, people from France, Germany, and Algeria, sports fans, sports haters, friendly and insightful folks, with just as women as men … in short, this diversity that is the foundation for our values and our strengths.

To learn more about Akonovia, you can also visit our website and our LinkedIn page.

** Only candidates that have caught our attention will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your understanding.

What we can offer you

Surprise lunch with colleagues

Reimbursed telework costs (up to $800 per year)

Reimbursed annual membership fees, for the OIQ or other engineering body

3 days of personal leave in addition to your regular vacation

Group RRSP

Free access to a gym (Montreal office)

Continuing education according to your needs, interests, and job requirements.

Laptop and phone

Flexible working hours to promote work-life balance

Reimbursing the cost of expensive training
(to be discussed with the team leader)

Disability insurance

Hybrid concept combining telework and office work, in a coworking space

Team activities (AkonoFun) providing an opportunity to have fun, far away from your files (BBQ, 5 à 7, Christmas party, escape room, hiking…)

A relaxed workplace atmosphere. Enthusiastic colleagues who are genuinely fun to work with.

Apply now!