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Job Description

Job Title - Energy Managers

The Energy Managers in the GM team are considered the on-site energy experts, so they are expected to have a good understanding of the concepts and fundamentals for the building systems highlighted below.   

  • Experience in preparing and maintaining baseline information on key energy parameters (i.e.  Compressed Air, Lighting, Building Envelope, HVAC (Boilers, Chillers, Cooling Towers)) in relation to applicable significant energy consuming activities within the plant/facility
  • Experience in performing detailed analyses of the site energy usages or plant processes to identify opportunities for more efficient operation
  • Experience in conducting periodic Energy Audits to determine Energy Cost Savings Opportunities and report progress as required (i.e. compressed air leak surveys, steam traps assessments, turn-it-off programs, setpoints and schedules, operating procedures, etc.)

Fundamental understanding, at the system and component level, of the typical building systems found in large manufacturing facilities:

  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Steam Boilers
  • Hot Water Boilers
  • Furnaces
  • Water cooled chillers
  • Air cooled chillers
  • Cooling Towers
  • etc.

ENERGY MANAGER, experienced in energy audits and energy conservation for industrial and manufacturing facilities.

The individual should have the following qualifications and background:

  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or degree in Engineering Technologies or Facility Engineering
  • Possess analytical skills to assess problems and situations, develop recommendations, and implement solutions, including economic justifications.
  • Must possess interpersonal skills to facilitate effective interactions with team member's internal and external customers and vendors/suppliers/contractors.
  • Must have Three (3) Years of experience in conducting energy and/or power studies, managing projects, and/or directing and inspecting the work implementation teams.
  • Must possess strong verbal & written communication skills to present ideas, findings, and recommendations in a logical, clear manner and negotiate and persuade effectively.
  • Must be a self-leader and work without constant direction.
  • Energy Manager Duties and Responsibilities
  • Duties and Responsibilities for an Energy Manager include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Launch and sustain an energy awareness campaign whose primary objective is to raise energy awareness in the plant in order to facilitate a change in the plant culture relative to energy.
  • Prepare and maintain baseline information on key energy parameters (i.e., Compressed Air, Lighting, Building Envelope, HVAC, etc.) relative to applicable significant energy-consuming activities within the plant.
  • Develop and maintain a plant energy team consisting of appropriate personnel within the plant
  • Perform detailed Utility bill analyses of the customer's energy usages or plant processes and develop recommendations for more efficient operation of equipment (peak shaving, load shedding, etc.).
  • Monitor, review, and as applicable, recommend and assist the client in participation in Federal, State, and local and utility energy conservation initiatives, programs, and rebates.
  • Seek out opportunities to improve customer satisfaction through recommendation and implementation of energy-efficient alternatives
  • Conduct periodic energy audits to determine the energy cost savings opportunities and report progress, work with plant personnel as required, maximizing non-capital opportunities (i.e., compressed air leak surveys, turn-it-off programs, programming adjustments, operating procedures, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain a current energy savings project and opportunities list to assist with forecasting the utility budget for the plant
  • Review all proposals concerning new machines, equipment, and processes that consume energy Develop business cases and assist in writing capital and/or resource appropriations requests
  • Assist the client and plant engineering on executing scheduling and prioritizing energy savings projects.