Job Posting - Detroit Public Schools - Energy Manager
Job Title: Program Associate I Energy Manager

Posting Date: January 23, 2012
Closing Date: February 3, 2012
Salary Range: $61,495.00 - $79,682.00 (annually)
Salary listed is pre-concession
Job Type: Administrative
Benefits Eligibility: Successful candidates will be eligible for medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, as well as illness and vacation days.
Reports to: Eexcutive Director of Auxiliary Services
Location: Department of Enviornmental Health and Safety

Special Note:
Extensive in-district travel. Periodic exposure to conditions in mechanical/boiler rooms, ceilings, roofs, and crawlspaces. Occasional irregular hours.


Education: Masters of Science Degree in mechanical engineering, engineering technology, Green Technology, business or related field with emphasis on facilities management. Professional designation of Certified Energy Manager (CEM). Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) preferred with Masters of Science Degree in Sustainability. A Bachelors Degree plus (3) years experience may be considered in lieu of a Masters Degree.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in utility and energy management, mechanical systems design, construction, and/or maintenance, or closely related field.
Ability to develop an energy management program, knowledge of HVAC and lighting systems and ability to manage budgets and work collaboratively with facility managers to drive reductions in energy usage. In addition, the candidate must possess strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
Attendance: Regular Attendance is critical; must have an exemplary attendance record.
Citizenship: Must be able to verify whether U.S. citizen, resident alien, or otherwise authorized to accept employment in the U.S.
Physical Condition: Must be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined with or without accommodations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Auxiliary Services the Engergy Manager will...
The successful candidate will design, review, monitor and report on energy-related projects, including building renovations, new construction, testing and inspection for conformance to local codes, and annual energy audits of existing systems and facilities. Typical projects involve heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, lighting systems, building control systems, energy consumption monitoring systems and solar (photovoltaic) arrays.
The position will require the candidate to closely work with consultants, contractors, utilities and other city, state and federal government entities to identify, propose, evaluate, authorize, implement and report on energy projects. Likewise, the successful candidate will be responsible for management of the District's utility usage - electricity, water, gas, steam, and telephones; analyze current energy usage and develop the District's energy management plan in order to cost effective reduce energy utilization. The Energy Manager will be responsible for the district's utility control and tracking computer system in order to achieve this goal
The candidate must proactively monitor all activities and utility issues related to the school district, participate in new customer/prospect activities including EFP responses and prospect meetings, monitor regulatory initiatives and educate customers on their potential impact, successfully initiate renewal of accounts through contract extensions, actively balance supply with applicable tolerances to minimize penalty situations, monitor market dynamics on a regional basis to identify customer risks and opportunities.
Ultimately, this position is expected to perform these responsibilities and duties efficiently and consistently in order to yield cost savings for the school district.

More information: Detroit Public Schools website at http://detroitk12.org/employment/job/1930

Last Updated on January 31st, 2012 12:43 pm by admin
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