Energy Manager

Updated: about 22 hours ago
Location: Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Sep 2017

Position Information

General Information

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
If time-limited, note appointment end date
Hours per week 40
Months per year 12
Position Number 009306
NC Salary Grade Equivalency 78
Classification Title Engineer - Advanced
Working Title Energy Manager
Salary Range $87,515 - $93,393
Anticipate Hiring Range $87,515 - $93,393
FLSA Status Exempt
Division Business Affairs
Department Facilities Management (Adm)
Work Unit FM Architectural/Engineering
Work Schedule

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Monday – Friday

Primary Purpose of Position

The Energy Manager is responsible for reducing campus energy and utilities consumption and costs. Improving the energy efficiency of new and existing buildings & informing the campus community about energy and water reduction opportunities are the two primary means of accomplishing this objective. To be effective, the Energy Manager must understand, evaluate and identify inefficiencies with current campus energy and water consumption, have comprehensive knowledge and experience implementing design and operational strategies to reduce consumption, and be capable of educating campus constituencies about the importance of this work.

Minimum Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in the engineering discipline related to the area of assignment and six years engineering experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

Essential Job Duties

1. Understand, evaluate and identify inefficiencies with current campus energy and water consumption.
2. Effectively influence design decisions, review energy systems in large and complex building projects, and facilitate energy saving measures in existing buildings.
3. Develop short and long-term strategies to identify and report on energy upgrade opportunities, quantify the staffing and financial resources required, and calculate the projected return on investment.
4. Educate the campus community about the costs and benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.

Other Work Responsibilities

1. Apply an expert level of understanding of engineering concepts, practices, and theories applicable in campus facility engineering to improve efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Examples: Primary/Secondary/Tertiary pumping systems, high pressure steam distribution system, energy savings strategies vs. operational requirements
2. Work with State agencies to develop and assess energy saving incentives and to report energy consumption data to state and local officials, as well as the University community, on a regular basis.
3. Manage complex or broad variety/scope of programs/projects for completeness, compatibility, compliance with engineering principles and design needs and standards; resolve/approve major project/program changes. Examples: GESC, modifications by Facilities Operations.
4. Determine program/project priorities, processes and procedures.
5. Perform other duties as assigned and/or delegated to support all operations.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

1. Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
2. Six years’ engineering experience or equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.
3. Ten years’ experience in facilities or energy related professions preferred.
4. Prefer licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors. and certification as an energy manager by AEE (Association of Energy Engineers) or equivalent authority.
5. Expert level knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and/or theories.
6. In-depth knowledge and experience with building automation systems, mechanical systems, wet and dry laboratory systems, lighting systems, and metering systems is essential.
7. Ability to effectively communicate the English language (reading, writing, interpretation and comprehension) required.
8. Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
9. High-level computer skills. Knowledge and skill with Google Chrome, Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to learn new programs.
10. Ability to work/interact effectively with persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
11. Ability to create/foster an atmosphere of teamwork.
12. Selected candidate must have the mental and physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Necessary Licenses or Certifications

1. Some positions may require licensure by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors.

2. Valid driver’s license.

Work Location FM - Capital Projects
Posting date 08/02/2017
Closing date 09/04/2017
Proposed Hire Date 10/16/2017
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Special Notes to Applicants
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. These documents will be used to evaluate your written communication skills as well as supporting documents of your knowledge, skills, abilities, education and professional experience.
  • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
  • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
  • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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