Energy Management Specialist (S04789P) Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of the company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, a summary of job duties, and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Posting Details Position Information Posting Number S04789P Position Title Energy Management Specialist (S04789P) Department Facilities MgmtUtilities Location Arlington Job Family Facilities/Construction Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.Open to External and Internal Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $95,000.00. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all our employees at the University.To help you understand the full value of these benefits, we have created a tool that calculates the total worth of your compensation package. This tool takes into account all of the benefits that you are eligible for, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. To access this tool and learn more about the total value of your benefits, please click on the following link:https://resources.uta.edu/hr/services/records/compensation-tools.php University Information The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 “Very High Research Activity” institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times’ annual “Best for Vets: Colleges” list and is among the top 50 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ), and it has the top 30 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student body in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA’s $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.Job Summary The Energy Management Specialist is responsible for the university’s overall utility management program and activities with the goal of reducing utility use and carbon emissions while maintaining campus operations. This includes managing utility use, renewable energy and carbon reduction programs.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Oversees and/or conducts energy audits at each facility to identify energy conservation measures.
Prepares and disseminates energy performance reports to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
Leads energy awareness education and engagement activities, including at external events and meetings.
Develops and manages organization’s energy budget in coordination with other offices, which includes tracking energy consumption, costs/budget forecasting and advises on energy commodity purchasing.
Researches, recommends and initiates renewable energy and carbon reduction projects.
Plans and advocates for UTA’s future renewable energy use and carbon reduction goals in coordination with UTA’s sustainability office.
Applies for and manages incentives and grants that support energy projects and programs.
Tracks, analyzes, and acts on state and federal energy legislation and regulations that impact the organization.
Maintains central energy database that includes utility and operational data; performs energy data entry and energy data analysis activities.
Participates in capital improvement and new construction projects concerning facility design to ensure maximum resource efficiency and sustainable building practices.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s in engineering, environmental science or related field.
Three to five (3-5) years of professional experience in energy or facility management, environmental services, engineering, or equivalent experience promoting resource efficiency within an organization.
Experience with budgeting, procurement, contract documents and financing including grant programs.
Certified Energy Manager ( CEM ), Certified Energy Procurement Professional ( CEP ), Building Operator Certification ( BOC ), or other relevant credentials are preferred.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
Knowledge of building science, mechanical systems, lighting, and controls equipment.
Knowledge of carbon reduction strategies.
Knowledge of renewable energy systems and operation.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret building designs and construction plans, control drawings, service bulletins, technical procedure manuals, equipment specifications, and governmental regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with multiple stakeholders.
Ability to drive UTA vehicle.
Ability to complete all physical tasks as needed.
Conditions do involve exposure to all weather elements. Must be able to work off of ladders, scaffolding, and tops/roofs of buildings. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as biohazards, toxic lab chemicals, poisonous gases dust, dirt, high, voltage, and the need to work in confined spaces, extreme cold or hot and all-weather conditions.Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington ( UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University’s compliance with this policy.ADA Accommodations The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected] Detail Information Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of the company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, a summary of job duties, and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.Requirement Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
High School diploma
Master's degree or higher
How many years of professional experience do you have in the related field?
None/less than 2 years
2 to 3 years
4 to 5 years
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What certifications, if any, have you obtained?
(Open Ended Question)
Do you possess a valid Texas Class C operator driver's license or any other states equivalent to driving a personal vehicle?
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