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Energy Manager - Halifax International Airport

EfficiencyOne - 3 Jobs
Dartmouth, NS
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Posted 9 days ago

Energy Manager - Halifax International Airport
We transform the way people use energy.

We embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you're from, how you think, what you believe in, or whom you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

About EfficiencyOne

Our core values are Integrity, Innovation, and Partnership.

EfficiencyOne is a leading efficiency enterprise. We work with a number of outstanding partners to supply cost-effective energy efficiency and carbon mitigation services in Nova Scotia and beyond.

We transform the way people use energy. Together, we help people achieve their energy goals, save money, conserve resources, improve well-being, and combat climate change.

Investing in energy efficiency comes with many benefits-lower heating bills, more comfortable spaces, new jobs in your community, and a smaller overall carbon footprint.

To date, our work has achieved over $4 billion in energy savings and contributed to 22% of Nova Scotia's GHG emission reductions. If there's a better way to improve energy efficiency, we'll find it. Find out more about how we are making an impact here:

Why you'll love working here:

  • A culture that understands there is life outside of work and cares about their employees.
  • We offer a fun, social, and inclusive working environment in a newly renovated space, plus hybrid/remote work options, and a strong focus on health, safety, and wellness.
  • You'll enjoy fair, equitable, and competitive compensation aligned with the changing market.
  • We offer an exceptional and holistic benefits plan (65% employer paid), retirement savings plan (defined contribution), health and personal lifestyle spending accounts, and employee and family assistance program.
  • You can grow at EfficiencyOne, with approved job-related courses, memberships, and designations 100% company-paid. Plus, we make it a priority to ensure employees are provided opportunities to fill internal roles.
  • Being part of a team contributing to Nova Scotia's goal of 2050 net-zero carbon.

The opportunity:

The Energy Manager will be responsible for identifying energy efficiency measures and opportunities for the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) and help to prepare the business case for approval. Reporting to both the Senior Energy Manager at EfficiencyOne and an organizational lead, the Energy Manager will provide technical support related to energy management at HIAA facilities as well as work with third-party engineering firms, and contractors to direct energy management activities within the organization. In doing so the Energy Manager will need to work effectively with many stakeholders such as contractors, consultants, and staff. The Energy Manager will be accountable for contributing to capital planning and assisting with the implementation of capital and operational energy efficiency projects. Furthermore, the Energy Manager will support business case development for projects and packages of projects for buildings, as well as evaluate and apply for outside funding opportunities for energy efficiency projects.

  • Responsible for working closely with the leadership team at HIAA to create a capital program that meets the strategic objectives of the organization.
  • Responsible for contributing to energy projects and policy planning and assisting with the implementation of energy projects as well as identifying building optimization opportunities in a portfolio of existing buildings.
  • Responsible for involvement in Energy Management activities on both a technical and organizational level for the assigned client.
  • Involved in Project management activities; (budget reviews, work orders, communications, meetings, etc.).
  • Responsible for utilizing building automation system and energy management information system to track energy usage and identify energy savings opportunities.
  • Responsible for enrolling projects in building optimization programs and developing measurement and verification plans for building optimization projects.
  • Complete technical audits, recommend energy efficiency technologies, and prepare and assist in feasibility studies and business cases for approval.
  • Develop an understanding of the mechanical and electrical systems within client facilities.
  • Coordinate and administer EfficiencyOne project documentation, incentive applications, project development agreements, reports, and incentive applications.
  • Develop an understanding of the organization's budgetary framework and procurement policies and contracts.
  • Development and review of tender documents and Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
  • Reporting and presentations as required by HIAA and EfficiencyOne, outlining project status, energy management opportunities and achievements to date.
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time.

What Will Help You Succeed?

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Designation as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM) Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) would be considered an asset.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in an engineering role of which one year is in an energy-related role with experience developing and implementing energy management programs and/or energy savings projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans including sequences of operations for control systems and specifications for building facilities.
  • Experience with controls integration in commercial buildings and the analysis of data output to improve building performance is an asset.
  • Proficient with all Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
  • The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and time management skills, along with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • A valid driver's license and access to a vehicle.

What to expect in your first several weeks on the job:

In the first week, expect to:

  • Meet with the EfficiencyOne Energy Manager and Services team
  • Develop a high-level plan for the first 90 days in your role as an Energy Manager; and
  • Be prepared to read! EfficiencyOne Energy Manager service manual, business program manuals, protocols on measurement and verification, energy auditing guidelines, example reports from Senior Energy Managers and examples of other organizations energy management plans. Ensuring you are familiar with both technical resources and reference material is critical to executing your short-term plan on-site.

In the first month, expect to:

  • Become familiar with the people and organizations within the sector. Organizational awareness includes understanding people who influence projects, and are familiar with the facilities and the processes i.e., procurement, budget planning, etc.
  • Review ISO 50001 - Energy Management Systems and apply it to your present and future planning.
  • Meet with Efficiency NS Program Managers to get a better understanding of project incentives and program processes.
  • Meet with EfficiencyOne Senior Energy Managers to bounce ideas around on strategies and tactics that will increase your influence and positive impact on the account organization; and
  • Meet with the consultant network to explore their services that could be beneficial for your account.

In the first three months, expect to:

  • Establish monitoring, tracking, and reporting for your account. Critical for Efficiency NS and for creating visibility within your accounts.
  • On-site energy audits - identify technologies and efficiency solutions.
  • Create business cases for projects working with contractors, consultants, and account staff.
  • Build a master list of energy efficiency measures; and
  • Develop a framework for your account's Energy Management Plan which is a living document. This plan is a roadmap for your work as an Energy Manager and the organizations on their path toward corporate / government environmental and economic targets.

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter, clearly articulating how you meet the above-noted qualifications. Applications can be submitted in confidence to Nicole Durdle at the link below.

Competition Number: EnergyManager-0704CB
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About EfficiencyOne

About EfficiencyOne

We're helping people build a better world through efficiency-starting in our own province. Our role is to inform and motivate Nova Scotians to use less energy, use it smarter, and enjoy the good things efficiency brings. Not only are we deeply committed to climate change, but we are also a multi-year winner of Canada's Greenest Employers and Atlantic Canada's Top Employers.

Our work has achieved more than $1 billion in energy savings and contributed over 24% of Nova Scotia's GHG emission reductions since 2011. We're passionate about ensuring that all Nova Scotians have equal access to our programs and understand that energy efficiency can help serve our communities and promote a socially equitable energy future.

Find out more about how we are making an impact here:

Do you want to be part of an organization that has an ambitious plan to support the transition to net-zero by 2050, and helps to build a thriving, resilient future for Nova Scotians - then you belong here!

Employee Testimonial

It has been great to witness EfficiencyOne grow in many different ways since I started as a co-op student in 2017.

" There are always new and innovative programs, initiatives, and partnerships launching that provide more Nova Scotians with the benefits of energy efficiency and help in the fight against climate change. These new offerings - and the continued success of others - allow for many opportunities for personal and professional development too. The future is bright in this industry and I'm happy to be a part of it!".

Nicole Langille- EIT, Program Manager BER