Energy Management Assistant

Job category: Professional
Exemption Status/Test: Exempt
Reports to: Energy Manager
Date Revised: April 14, 2016
Dept./School: Maintenance

Primary purpose

Responsible for implementing energy and sustainability programs throughout the district. Coordinate and maintain functional energy management system. Develop and coordinate energy and water conservation audit program. Maintain overall utility management program.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

Bachelor’s degree preferred or Associate degree with equivalent work experience

Accredited Texas Energy Manager (ATEM) or Certified Energy Manager’s Certification is preferred

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record

Experience

Minimum five (5) years of experience in mechanical or electrical engineering preferred

Previous supervisory experience preferred

Special knowledge/skills

Knowledge of energy management program development, performance contracting, renewable energy procurement and installation

Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical plans and specification for building facilities

Knowledge of basic types of automatic controls and systems instrumentation

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Major responsibilities and duties

  • Assist Energy Manager in integrating Energy Management Program goals with district operations maintenance staff.
  • Assist in implementing and monitoring the Energy Management Program.
  • Assist Energy Manager in the development of the Energy Star Program.
  • Manage district-wide Waste Disposal and Recycle Program
  • Acts as district liaison to provide optimum facility comfort.
  • Conduct energy conservation studies, develops preliminary plans and prepare schedule cost estimates for proposed facility improvements.
  • Conduct periodic inspections of facilities to ensure proper energy consumption.
  • Works with administrators, students, parents, and community on energy awareness program.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Energy Analyst
  • Supervise Utility Management Data Technician

Mental demands/physical demands/environmental factors

Tools/Equipment Used: 
Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals; may use small hand tools and instruments; light truck or van
Posture: 
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Motion: 
Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Lifting: 
Moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment: 
Work outside and inside on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district-wide travel
Mental Demands: 
Maintain emotional control under stress

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsible and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.