The purpose of this position is to manage and support the implementation of energy and sustainability initiatives within an account. Bachelor's degree (BS) in Engineering as well as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) accreditation is strongly preferred.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensures that energy and sustainability standards are applied throughout the managed properties.
Responsible for identifying and implementing energy and operational cost saving strategies within an account.
Coordinates procurement and implementation of new technologies with the global energy and sustainability platform.
Develops and presents monthly energy and sustainability status and variance reports. Monitors and reports on energy use, water use, waste diversion rates and spending trends.
Develops, updates, communicates and implements energy efficiency standards, water efficiency standards and best in class waste and recycling processes. Manages resource initiatives for all sites/regions/portfolio, as assigned.
Collaborates with a variety of stakeholders to facilitate consensus and implement short term and long-term projects on an ongoing basis.
Engages team and the global energy and sustainability platform to identify and develop projects. Responsible for formalizing the scope, obtaining quotes, performing project savings analysis and obtaining project approval.
Conducts ASHRAE II energy audits and building condition assessments for projects across the portfolio.
Communicate past, present and future energy plans and performance through formal presentations to account team.
Travel within the province required 50% of the time.
Other duties as assigned.
Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies in energy and sustainability operations for onsite personnel. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year College or university preferred. Minimum of five years of related experience and/or training required.
Technical experience on Building Automation Systems and general HVAC experience required.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
CEM and LEED GA accreditation preferred. Training and accreditation part of development and performance management requirements.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
Ability to effectively present information.
Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
Good collaboration skills and team player required.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as paybacks, lifecycle analysis, net present value and return on investment. Conducts advanced financial analysis for future planning and business case.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
GHG tracking or Carbon footprint reporting experience or training preferred.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting and meeting project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Location/Region: Columbia, SC