What does an Energy Engineer do?

Energy engineers work on projects designed to reduce energy use or costs. They research how to generate new energy to reduce carbon emissions, minimize environmental damage, and carry-out site inspections and energy surveys. They often design systems that assist with a larger process and propose designs that interact with more extensive systems to make them more energy-efficient. They must first observe specific aspects including how equipment, machinery, and workers interact.

Energy engineers adhere to federal guidelines, set budgets, and ensure that work schedules are appropriate for an agreed-upon completion date. They need a general understanding of the current energy market and knowledge of relevant legislation around energy efficiency, carbon emissions, and steps to implement efficient systems that comply with legal standards. Energy engineers need a minimum bachelor's degree in engineering science to focus on electrical, mechanical, environmental, or chemical engineering.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience5-7 years

Energy Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹59,752 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹12T
Median: ₹60T
₹2L
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Energy Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become an Energy Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Energy Engineer
₹6,51,548/yr
L3
Energy Engineer Phd
No Salary Reports
L4
Energy Engineer I
₹6,51,548/yr
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Energy Engineer Insights

Read what Energy Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
SiemensSiemens
Commissioning Engineer
1 Mar 2021

“Any one who wants relax job then it is good option but only for payroll employee”

Geatain EngineeringGeatain Engineering
Energy Engineer
14 May 2021

“Feedback to the CEO is highly appreciated and you can tailor your assignments based on the direction you want to go in.”

Powersystem Design & Commissioning Services
Senior Testing and Commissioning Engineer
20 Aug 2019

“When i was completed my graduate they given best opportunity to learn this field and improve my knowledge at shortest period.”

EDFEDF
Commissioning Engineer
23 Dec 2021

“Good personal development opportunities and encouraged widely”

MavenirMavenir
Deployment Engineer
23 Mar 2021

“) maybe i am not so spoiled and i have a good training from previous companies”

Pacific Energy Network (CA)Pacific Energy Network (CA)
Energy Accessories
2 Mar 2020

“Best reasons to work at PEN is 1)Pay is good”

John DeereJohn Deere
Energy Engineer
12 Mar 2021

“work and life balance is good”

Insystic Corporation
Commissioning Engineer
12 Apr 2021

“No work and life balance”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an energy engineer

When working as an energy engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Windows Operating Systems, Digital Multimeters, JAVA Programming, Microsoft Office Software and Programming Languages.

The most similar professions to energy engineer are:
  • Project Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Process Engineer

The most common qualifications to become an energy engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.