For Problem Solvers, Creative Engineers, and Passionate People
GBA has a long history of helping green engineers and natural problem solvers build satisfying careers. We do that by taking the time to understand your goals and putting a team around you to propel them. If that sounds like the right environment for you, we’d love for you to grow with us.
“GBA from top to bottom promotes an inclusive work environment where individual input is highly valued and long-lasting relationships are formed.”
Eli Zietlow, Mechanical Engineer
Gain Hands-On Engineering Experience to Start Your Career with GBA
GBA offers engineering students an opportunity for hands-on experience with a wide array of projects from building energy studies to MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing) design to commissioning services.
Interns will be exposed to the full range of services, career paths, and project types within GBA’s portfolio and sometimes beyond.
Join us to embark on a rewarding journey of exploration and growth in the field of engineering.
Protecting The Environment
One building at a time.
Founded on a simple premise — do great work while conserving the environments we work and live in — GBA has had a 50-year stretch of award-winning projects that help building owners operate at their best with sustainable systems.
I’m challenged to learn and grow with each new project I work on.
“GBA provides a mature, yet playful, environment of professionals who want to help build each other up and provide the best service possible to every client we work with.”
Benjamin Mahrer, Electrical Engineer
Sustainable Projects, Sustainable Lives
We know that work is not your whole life.
GBA is committed to progressive management policies that help our staff achieve balance. From competitive compensation and benefits packages to perks, social events, and volunteer opportunities, we support our team in living healthy, vibrant lives — on and off the job.
Where Do You Want To Leave Your Mark?
We serve a variety of markets, and so can you.
innovating since 1973
Outstanding Service. Energy Efficiency. Creative Problem-Solving.
With foresight regarding the pressing need for energy conservation, our founder Dave Grumman started GBA with an unwavering dedication to helping building owners protect the environment while cutting building operating costs.
Decades later, that one-person firm has expanded to more than 100 energy efficiency experts and thousands of happy clients collaborating in projects that help preserve the planet.
We’re Evolving. See How GBA is Pushing Sustainable Engineering Forward.
Explore the latest news, projects, and events at Grumman|Butkus Associates.
GBA is occasionally asked about the potential impact of upcoming phase-downs of some common HFC refrigerants, including R410A. In 1988, the U.S. Senate unanimously ratified the Montreal Protocol, which led to a phase out of CFC refrigerants responsible for damage to...
Electrical utility ComEd has praised GBA’s work across its Energy Efficiency incentive program, honoring GBA with the 2022 Energy Efficiency Service Provider (EESP) Award and the 2022 Most Savings of the Year Award. The EESP designation is given to the Service...
GBA's Chicago regional office promoted five staff members at the recent semi-annual meeting: Kevin Vander Klay, PE, QCxP, LEED AP, was promoted to Associate. Heather Beaudoin, PE, LEED AP BD+C, CEM, BEMP, GBE, was promoted to Associate. Abigail Steimel, CEM, was...