Syed updated resume by wuxiangyu



Energy and Sustainability Management Professional

34264 Ethan Terrace
Fremont, CA 94555
Ph: 510 544 9158


Over twenty years of diversified experience in Energy/ Sustainability Management and
Mechanical Engineering plus five years of Project Management experience including design and
operation of HVAC & utilities system, utility procurement and tariff evaluation, , mechanical
and electrical systems evaluation, equipment selection, estimating & scheduling, specification
writing, and preparation of RFP and bids packages.

Project Types: Hospitals, Schools, Universities, Offices and Commercial Buildings, Food and
Pharmaceutical Plants, Research Laboratories, Data Centers, and Manufacturing Facilities.


Senior Energy Engineer – Trane IR
St Paul, Minnesota (Work from Fremont, California) October 2007- Present

      Develop & implement energy savings, energy conservation & performance contract
      Conduct preliminary and detail energy audits
      Use Trace software to perform energy modeling simulations
      Analyze energy impact of various mechanical and electrical systems
      Develop energy conservation measures and evaluate their benefits
      Review utility rebate programs and their impact on the projects
      Conduct technical and cost analysis of renewable energy projects

Global Energy Manager – JLL at Sun Microsystems
Menlo Park, California June 2006- October 2007

Developed Strategic Energy Plan to manage the supply and demand sides of energy
Highlights: implementing no cost/low cost energy projects, reviewing facilities/operations for
energy efficiency opportunities, serving as general energy expert and technical resources,
analyzing and reporting savings relative to established baseline,
providing energy management training for facility personnel, budgeting and forecasting,
acting as point of contact between local facilities and headquarters personnel on energy related

SYED L. ALI                                                                    PAGE 2

Sr. Utilities Analyst
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California August 2003 – June 2006
Managed utilities system for LBNL complex (30 Buildings), including the following:
Utilities budget ($ 4 million / year), energy conservation projects, electricity and natural gas
metering (SCADA system), electricity curtailment and emergency plans

Utility Resources Manager/ Energy Engineer

Siemens Building Technologies, Buffalo Grove, Illinois 2001- 2003
Developed Utility Resource Management Plan for supply and demand of utility resources.
Analyzed existing load profile data, identified energy conservation opportunities and evaluated
curtailment opportunities

Principal Energy Engineer
Commonwealth Edison Company, Oak Brook, Illinois 1998- 2000
Evaluated HVAC, utilities, and lighting systems for energy conservation opportunities for major
industrial and commercial facilities.
Conducted energy audits and developed reports: Savings $250k /year

Senior Mechanical Engineer
SSOE, INC., Toledo, Ohio 1995-1997
Designed HVAC and utilities system for laboratories and production facilities for major food,
pharmaceutical, and industrial clients. Member of TQM and Engineering software improvement
task force team.

Mechanical Engineer
ABBOTT LABORATORIES, INC., North Chicago, IL 1990-1995
Developed and managed project scope, budget, schedule and design from conception to
completion. Projects included the office and lab renovations, clean rooms, utilities upgrades,
production and research facilities.

Mechanical Engineer
A.M. KINNEY ASSOCIATES, INC., Evanston, IL 1985-1990
Designed HVAC, plumbing and utilities systems for office building, production and research
facilities. Clients included Quantum/USI, The Quaker Oats Company, Amoco Corporation and
Northwestern University Research Park.
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Midwest College of Engineering -IIT Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering -1990

DeVry University - Addison, Illinois

Bachelor of Science - Information Technology - 2003

DeVry University - Fremont, California - Present

MBA - 40% completed.

Specialized Training/ Courses:
Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois
Certificate Heating and Air conditioning Technology

Fundamentals of Energy Management – AEE
Lighting design & application – Cooper Lighting
DDC open system – AEE
Intermediate Ammonia Refrigeration System
Cool Storage and Cold Air Distribution Workshop
Pharmaceutical Production Facilities - The Institute for Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences
Contamination Control Seminar- Design of Clean/Bio Rooms
Bell & Gosset- Hydronic System Design
Fire Protection Seminar- Automatic Sprinkler Design
CAD- MircroStation Bentley
Proficient in use of personal computer software
Abbott Laboratories Training: Managing Multiple Projects, Product and Process Development,
Team Building, Interpersonal Communication, Problem Solving


Certified Energy Manager (CEM) – AEE

Certified Sustainable Development Professional (CSDP) -AEE

Certified Business Energy Professional (BEP) - AEE

Member of American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
Member of Association of Energy Engineers


U.S. Citizen

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