As the Energy Manager, you will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring the energy management program by setting goals and strategies to save energy, conducting energy audits and providing technical assistance. You will implement and maintain oversight of the practices and procedures to reduce energy consumption and improve overall efficiency.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Plan, organize and implement the energy management program
- Stay current with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to energy conservation; interpret applicable building and energy codes, regulations and standards; and ensure that the energy management program is in compliance
- Establish utility usage benchmarks and outline
- Oversees implementation of short and long-term projects and strategies that increase energy efficiency and minimize unnecessary consumption
- Implement energy-related cost-saving measures
- Monitor and reduce energy usage
- Conduct site visits and perform technical energy studies and audits of facilities to identify energy savings opportunities
- Track, trend, analyze, and document energy usage and costs at each facility and develop energy savings projects and measures
- Monitor, track, and report daily building and energy loads and develop monthly profiles
- Monitor, track, and report energy requirements as it relates to the operation, maintenance and repairs
- Troubleshoot high energy usage buildings and develop new programs to reduce energy usage
- Develop and implement an Energy Curtailment Plan.
- Regularly survey buildings, document findings and develop programs to achieve energy savings to determine if (1) HVAC, lighting and/or plug load controls and energy devices and systems are being bypassed or not used; (2) building deficiencies increase energy usage; and (3) preventative maintenance is not being optimized or completed with a focus on energy conservation
- Develop full project packages in accordance with Government standards for energy conservation measures
- Document and track ECMs; provide and perform measurement and verification procedures for implemented ECMs
- Develop and implement the Energy Conservation Plan
- Develop quarterly Energy Reports on actions to conserve energy and water, conservation recommendations and energy efficient equipment/system replacement.
- Perform energy awareness training.
- Research new and innovative technologies/methodologies within the energy industry; monitor state and national energy policy trends; and make appropriate recommendations
- Advise the mechanical, electrical and HVAC trades on the proper operation of energy control systems, energy conservation methods/procedures, and recommended field improvement measures
- Develop training programs for personnel to provide the special skills and techniques required to maintain mechanical, electrical and HVAC equipment and control systems
- Provide no less than three (3) days or twenty four (24) hours of factory training on the Trane Summit System as well as the Trane Building Logix System to all employees engaged in the operation, maintenance and repair functions
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Experience, Education and Licensures:
- Licensed Professional Engineer with an energy management credential e.g., Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Certified Energy Manager (CEM), ASHRAE Building Energy Assessment Professional, ASHRAE Building Energy Modeling Professional, etc.
- Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
- 10 years HVAC/Electrical/Energy Analysis Experience
- Experience with Life Cycle Cost Analysis, experience in the Construction Field and experience with Performance Contracting.
- Experience with building operations and management and building energy management
- Able to obtain and maintain a Government Secret security clearance
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Demonstrated knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS)
- Demonstrated understanding of EPA's Energy Star Certification Program
- Highly analytical and organized with the ability to prioritize tasks and complete multiple simultaneous projects on deadlines
- Working knowledge of energy utility systems
- Strong quantitative and technical skills
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Adobe Acrobat
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Essential functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for frequently bending, stooping, sitting, walking or standing for prolonged period of time; most of time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with the opportunity to move about. Occasionally, there may be a need to move or life moderately light items up to 35 pounds. Near visual acuity to review written documentation; ability to hear and understand speech at normal room levels and on the telephone; manual dexterity to operate a telephone and keyboard; lift horizontally and vertically.