SLC Job Opportunity: Energy & Utilities Management Coordinator
Help Salt Lake City meet our energy, clean air and sustainability goals! We’re hiring an Energy and Utilities Management Coordinator. To apply, visit SLC.gov.
Description: Analyzing existing energy source contracts and programs and determining greater cost effective energy use through assisting in the development and implementation of the City’s energy/utilities management.
Performs building and other asset audits, working with all levels of staff, consultants and vendors to obtain information, make recommendations, and make adjustments to resolve a variety of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical and plumbing equipment problems and issues that will result in reduced energy usage. Maintains a variety of record, research data, and prepares reports as required. Reviews plans and specifications and serves as a technical resource for energy/utilities system management; promote energy consumption awareness within the City. Develops and updates procedures/standards manuals to address energy management programs guidelines and objectives. Researches, develops and recommends standards, specifications and procedures for the construction, operation and maintenance of electric and natural gas systems and equipment to optimize system costs.
Identifies priority energy projects and uses project management techniques to implement energy projects within the City. Perform LEED reviews and makes recommendation in products and materials along with ensuring approved recommendation are implemented to amplify the City goals for Facilities. Participates in rate and cost of service studies, support budget development and use goals making recommendations as appropriate; directs and participates in field analysis of equipment operations and efficiencies, and applies data gained to studies and recommendations. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or Facilities Management, Environment Science or a closely related field and five (5) years full-time paid professional experience of acceptable level and quality in the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), controls, or energy management industry, preferably including experience in managing a computerized energy management control system/building automation systems. Education and experience may be substituted one for the other on a year for year basis, but must include a minimum of five (5) years of experience in energy management and applying energy efficient building operations/maintenance or construction principles.
Knowledge of theory, principles and practices of energy integrated demand-side resource planning techniques; Able to apply modern methods and techniques used to conserve energy in the operation of electrical, mechanical, telemetry, and instrumentation elements in a wide variety of facilities, design and use of computer-controlled electrical and mechanical equipment as it relates to energy management and energy project implementation; data processing and computer systems used for conserving energy; research and analysis techniques; micro-computer applications pertaining to the work; and project management tools and techniques.
Experience applying energy conservation principles and practices within an energy program; experience in energy project identification and implementation, demonstrating knowledge of federal and state regulations and programs related to energy supply and demand; methods of energy conservation and generation; resource technology and application.
Knowledge and experience in the use of LEEDs guidelines and recommendations; possess LEEDs certification or able to obtain LEEDs certification within 6 months of employment.
Ability to use a personal computer and related programs including word processing and spreadsheet, data base, facility management applications and building automation software.
Knowledge of management principles and practices including experience energy studies, budgeting processes and resource allocation.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and build consensus with individuals of diverse backgrounds, with varied organizational needs and differing priorities.
Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card in order to work with various City Department representatives, public, and private organizations outside of assigned office area.