Campus Energy Manager
The Campus Energy Manager is the principal individual responsible
for the development and implementation of campus energy programs.
This individual oversees and analyzes all energy use on campus,
ensuring all energy systems operate at optimal efficiency. The
Campus Energy Manager leads the campus energy conservation program
to advance sustainability in support of the University's Climate
Action Plan and develops strategies to help embed principles of
sustainability in the areas of energy management and conservation.
The Campus Energy Manager will be the key player in promoting
Bucknell's energy goals.
1. Monitor energy usage in campus
buildings and identify and evaluate potential efficiency
improvements. Develop systems and processes to support energy
conservation efforts by measuring pre and post project energy
2. Implement retro-commissioning and/or continuous commissioning in
selected buildings to reduce energy and cost consumption and
improve occupant comfort. Perform energy audits of existing
buildings and systems and lead the effort to correct deficiencies
identified through the audit process.
3. Oversee all aspects of energy projects from initial
identification and study, through construction completion. Work
with Facilities Planning, Design and Construction group and A.D.
For Utilities Maintenance to prioritize, develop and support
capital projects related to energy conservation and other
4. Plan and manage building utility metering programs, from
identifying metering needs, coordinating installation of new meters
and ultimately monitoring, collecting and trending meter data for
5. Participate on the Facilities Energy Team, including preparing
and issuing quarterly and annual reports to the campus
6. Identify and develop opportunities for the institution to
qualify for renewable energy credits, greenhouse gas reduction
credits and other credit markets.
7. Monitor federal, state, and local utilities incentive programs
and apply those programs at the University if deemed cost
8. Develop and review design standards and specifications for
building energy and utility systems for new construction in
conjunction with Facilities Planning, Design & Construction
group, including participation in LEED reviews.
9. Provide oversight of commissioning of new buildings and major
renovation projects and re-commissioning of existing
10. Develop strategies and standards for the campus Energy
Management System in cooperation with the Associate Director for
11. Promote energy conservation and sustainable practices by
working closely with the Director of Sustainability to educate,
inform, and reinforce concepts throughout the campus
12. Utilize fault detection and diagnostic tools/software to
identify, analyze and resolve building and equipment
inefficiencies. As needed, work closely with Utilities Technicians,
Controls Technicians, Electricians, etc. to resolve issues.
13. Coordinate and implement facility occupancy schedules in the
campus Energy Management System.
14. Collaborate with faculty, staff and students to identify,
research, and develop ways to incorporate energy conservation
programs and sustainable practices into the operations of the
University. Includes participating as a member of the Bucknell
Green Fund committee and providing technical guidance and
assistance for student related energy conservation and
15. Adhere to OSHA standards, employ safe practices, and follow
safety policies/procedures. Use PPE in a safe manner, set examples
for others, notify supervisor of potential hazards, and demonstrate
good housekeeping habits.
16. Perform other duties as required
● High school diploma or
appropriate technical training, and eight or more years of
experience in the design, operation, or maintenance of
institutional or commercial building HVAC systems OR Bachelor's
degree plus four years of experience in the design, operation, or
maintenance of institutional or commercial building HVAC
● Experience in analyzing building and system energy consumption to
identify energy conservation and efficiency improvement
opportunities, appropriate technology applications and estimated
project cost and energy saving (ROI).
● Ability to read, understand, and interpret technical design
drawings, specifications and engineering data for utility systems,
equipment, and controls.
● Experience using energy management or building automation
● Must have thorough working knowledge of commercial,
institutional, and residential heating, ventilation, air
conditioning and refrigeration systems, hydronic pumping systems
and components, chillers, boilers and air compressors.
● Experience with green building design, including LEED
● Excellent computer skills, including extensive knowledge of
Microsoft Office products.
● A post-offer background check and driving history check will be
● A valid driver's license.
● Excellent organizational abilities.
● Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.
● Demonstrated focus on timely and high-quality customer
● Excellent communication skills, both written and oral to
effectively engage a wide variety of constituents
● Bachelor's degree in
Engineering or in Management, with an emphasis on sustainability,
plus 2 years of experience in the design, operation, or maintenance
of institutional or commercial building HVAC systems.
● Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification.
● LEED AP or O&M certification.
● Knowledge of utility tariffs and rates.
● Experience with renewable energy systems.
● Experience with energy and utility metering, including
electrical, thermal (BTU), gas, and water meters.
● Work is primarily performed in an
office setting but must be able to travel throughout all areas of
the campus buildings and grounds.
● Ability to work on ladders, scaffolds, elevated walkways, roofs
and other elevated areas.
● Must use personal protective equipment appropriate to the task
● The person in this position works indoors and outdoors. There is
occasional exposure to dust, dirt, weather, and temperature
This is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position.
This role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all
candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of
submission of the application.
This is a Staff Exempt position with a hiring range of $77,900 -
$97,375 (E12). The offer rate will be based on a review of the
candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the
position, internal equity, and our overall compensation
Eligible full- and part-time employees are compensated beyond base
salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term
disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement plan
(no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a
community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full
weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are
eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally,
full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition
remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for
various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time
benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher
education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an employee
assistance program, fitness center membership, and the power of
your Bucknell ID card
To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click
! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity,
equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a
climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse
campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and
capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We
encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in
admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on
the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion,
disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or
expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military
or veteran status, or genetic information.
To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497317/campus-energy-manager