Energy Program Manager
Date posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
The Energy Program Manager provides Energy Engineering expertise to manage projects and activities with the goal of reducing campus energy consumption and costs, and meeting the College's greenhouse gas reduction goals. The Energy Program Manager manages staff, consultants, and budgets associated with the campus energy efficiency programs. The Energy Program Manager is also responsible for management and utilization of Dartmouth's extensive energy metering system for multiple functions, including campus energy billing, data analytics and reporting. This position works closely with the FO&M Engineering, Capital Renewal, and Operations and Maintenance staff, and with the College's Sustainability Office, to accomplish these tasks.
Dartmouth's facilities include over 5 million square feet of space in 165 buildings. These facilities serve over 5,600 students and 5,000 faculty and staff in a variety of academic, research, administrative, athletic, and residential spaces.
• Deep and broad expertise in energy efficiency measure identification and analysis, including lifecycle cost analysis.
• Knowledge of institutional building HVAC and central plant systems, DDC controls, lighting systems, energy efficiency and commissioning practices, construction techniques, and construction estimating.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Adept at building controls and metering systems hardware, software, and analytics.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
• Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills.
• Demonstrated ability to negotiate and resolve issues in a diplomatic manner, and to manage and mentor others.
• Strong customer service orientation.
• Ability to handle emergency situations and react in a calm and professional manner.
• Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population.
• Demonstrated ability to manage a wide range of programs and central administrative functions, identify and evaluate options in a variety of complex situations.
• A high level of comfort with a fast paced, intense and complex environment where priorities can change rapidly.
• 10+ years of demonstrated energy efficiency program planning, engineering, and implementation experience.
• Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or electrical engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred.
• Certified Energy Manager and/or Certified Energy Auditor preferred.
Energy Efficiency Program Management
• Oversees and directs planning, development, and implementation of strategies to improve the energy efficiency of campus facilities through energy system retrofits and retro-commissioning.
• Communicates with campus stakeholders to obtain their participation and cooperation in campus energy efficiency programs.
• Provides financial analysis and justification for energy efficiency programs.
• Manages consultants providing energy efficiency project feasibility and engineering services.
• Works with FO&M Capital Renewal Project Managers to coordinate and oversee energy efficiency project implementation.
• Monitors and verifies the performance of energy efficiency programs.
• Manages and directs the campus Persistence Commissioning program, which reduces energy and operational costs through systematic analytics, testing, and tuning of HVAC and control systems, in cooperation with FO&M operations and maintenance staff.
• Works with the Director of Engineering and Utilities, and Sustainability Director, to manage campus Energy Revolving Loan Funds.
Energy Metering System Management
• Manages Dartmouth's Rockwell Vantagepoint System, which monitors multiple campus energy management, metering, and controls systems
• Oversees tracking, benchmarking, and analytics of campus facility energy systems utilizing Vantagepoint system
• Coordinates with campus IT department on Vantagepoint computer/ server maintenance and upgrade
• Coordinates with FO&M metering technicians on meter installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance
Energy Engineering Leadership
• Consults cooperatively with FO&M Engineering and Operations and Maintenance staff on ways to improve design and operation of campus controls, HVAC, lighting, and utility generation and distribution systems to increase system energy efficiency and reduce operating costs.
• Evaluates energy efficiency related products, technologies, and services for the campus.
• Participates in and represents the campus as part of Energy Engineering professional organizations such as Ivy Plus Energy Managers and the Association of Energy Engineers.
• Provides support to Director of Engineering with respect to campus utility and energy master-planning, energy procurement, renewable energy generation, and load shedding/ ICAP Tag Management.
• Engages in campus energy initiatives, including working cooperatively with the Sustainability office, Student Energy Task Force, Energy Steering Committee, and others as appropriate.
Mark Flores, Senior Recruiting Consultant
7 Lebanon St.
Hanover NH 03755
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