Campus Energy Manager

Virginia Tech
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Facilities Engineering & Assessments, the Campus Energy Manager at Virginia Tech will be responsible for developing and maintaining a comprehensive energy management plan for the university that provides proper environmental conditions with cost effective energy utilization. Additionally, this position will work with the university's Sustainability Program to help advance the Virginia Tech Climate Action Commitment and Sustainability Plan (VTCAC) and support the university's goal to become a leader in environmental excellence among higher education institutions.

Required Qualifications

Must have an advanced engineering degree or training and work experience that equates to an advanced degree.
Professional designation of Certified Energy Manager (CEM) is required within six months of accepting the position.
Significant building/plant engineering experience with a strong focus on energy management, HVAC systems, building lighting technologies and utilities in a large campus or utility setting.
Working knowledge of centralized utility operations and accounting, utility tariffs, and fuel procurement.
Working knowledge of LEED rating system and reporting requirements.
Knowledge of applicable building codes and ASHRAE standards.
Must be detail oriented and computer proficient.
Strong communication skills with a proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be a team player, work with and positively influence others. Interactions may be individual, in large multi-skilled technical groups, or in cross-functional teams with people at all levels of the organization.
Highly organized with excellent project management skills as well as technical and administrative problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

LEED Green Associate or AP credentials.
Additional certifications from the Association of Energy Engineers.
Working knowledge of environmental sustainability programs and practices.

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Review Date

September 18, 2020

Additional Information

Work is performed primarily in office environment, however some travel to campus buildings, campus construction sites and off-campus sites is required. Site visits would involve standing, walking, bending, squatting, climbing steps, etc. Repetitive movement with use of keyboarding. Must have a criminal background check. Must have an acceptable and safe driving record. Candidates for employment are required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug screening. Incumbents are subject to random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident drug and alcohol screening. Some overnight travel and stay may be required. May be required to work additional hours to meet the needs of the department.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Operations HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: August 18, 2020
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