Careers with Sparhawk Group

Our commitment to a high-performance team is as much who we are as where we are and how we empower employees for a full life.

We enjoy our office at the Sparhawk Mill, on the Royal River in Yarmouth. A quiet 22-acre riverside park is minutes away, perfect for a 20-minute mid-day walk.  All of this character is a short 15-minute drive to the heart of Portland, the vibrant Old Port.

We commit to continuous improvement as a team and as individuals. 

We are currently hiring a Senior Project Engineer, click read more below for more information.


Company Culture:

Work in a team of mutually supporting experts to deliver energy engineering, design engineering and building science that makes a real difference in the built environment and the global environment.  Have the support to empower all of your potential and to grow professionally and personally.  Our projects are both local, and national, with a branch office in New York City.  We are entering our third decade of energy services and continue to build on our reputation and quality.  We seek new team members to enable this growth. 

We will teach the technical skills necessary when the candidate brings core technical competency. Experience in some aspects of our field is required.  The ability to communicate and lead teams is essential and must come with the candidate.  You must be comfortable talking with owners, senior staff, fellow consultants, contractors and building operations and maintenance staff.


Job Description:

As a Senior Project Engineer you will manage 10+ projects to deliver: i) energy efficiency, ii) comfort and iii) healthy environments in a range of buildings.  To deliver these results you will provide our full range of energy engineering services including energy audits, professional design, construction administration, and commissioning.   A wide variety of delivered services, building types and clients enables our project engineers to develop mastery and autonomy along with ever expanding skills.  The initial focus of this position will be in our multifamily building practice.


Required Skills and Abilities:

Strong communication, client management and relationship management skills are required.

Ability to manage 10+ projects and remain on deadline and budget is required.

Technical competence and the ability and desire to expand your knowledge base is required. 


Experience Required:

Professional experience of 10 years of progressive responsibly and authority is ideal.

Professional Engineering design of HVAC systems for 5+ years minimum

Ability to generate drawings in AutoCad is a requirement

Energy auditing and energy modeling experience

Commissioning experience

Experience in building operation/facilities management

Demonstrated project management skills

Demonstrated client management skills


Education Requirements:

Mechanical engineering degree, PE required


Work Environment:

Approximately 50% time in a relaxed office environment and 50% time with clients in meeting or site inspections, including active construction sites.


Travel requirements

Approximately 10% long day trips

Approximately 10% overnight




Health insurance plan and coverage

Dental, short and long term disability insurance

10 days paid vacation days, 10 paid holidays including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

5 days sick time

Personal Growth Leave


Cell phone


Physical Demand:

Lift 35 pounds

Carry ladders, examine equipment from ladders

Use various test equipment


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