SALARY: $7,587.00 – $11,381.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 1/11/23
CLOSING DATE: 1/22/23
Develops, manages, and oversees the Pueblo County’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) programs in alignment with Pueblo County climate action goals, to promote energy and cost savings. Implements countywide and municipal energy and water benchmarking, and buildings-related climate actions; develops and maintains the Building Management System (BMS).
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- Exercises direct, first-level supervision of positions, employees, operations, and activities. Includes coordinating staff training, assigning and reviewing work, participating in the interview and selection process, making recommendations impacting pay, status and disciplinary action, evaluating performance independently or in conjunction with a higher level supervisor/manager, and approving time off and staff timesheets.
- Implements the development and coordination of County policies, programs, and incentives to advance the County’s carbon reduction, electric vehicle charging, and equity goals in County operations and among the building sector; develops, implements, updates, and manages departmental wide strategic plans to meet the vision, values, goals, and priorities of the department; utilizes Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Geographic Information System (GIS) applications.
- Implements, develops, and oversees the County’s Better Buildings Benchmarking Program including, but not limited to, educating relevant stakeholders and building owners about the program, providing customer support to covered building owners, setting up relevant databases, developing program communications, data verification, reporting, and connecting stakeholders to opportunities to energy and water savings across large buildings.
- Oversees gathering, tracking, analyzing, and auditing of relevant data in support of Pueblo County’s energy and sustainability reporting requirements; and independently travels to sites to review and audit equipment and system.
- Pursues cross-agency use of energy data to drive continuous improvement and savings with Pueblo County climate action goals: implements, monitors, operates, troubleshoots, and maintains the computerized Building Management System (BMS).
- Develops partnerships with and seeks input from key stakeholders and community members on building and energy savings projects, policies, or plans to ensure diverse stakeholder input.
- Oversees grant process to ensure project funding and programs are secured; compiles and analyzes data to support program goals, grant applications, and grant reporting requirements.
- Keeps abreast of current laws, regulations, and tax incentives at all levels to determine opportunities for mobility programs/projects within the City.
- Develops standards, information, training materials, and tracking used to support Pueblo County’s Recycling Program.
- Oversees the County’s sustainability planning committee and guides sustainability initiatives as they relate to the EERE initiatives.
- Oversees the launch of new products and processes from an engineering perspective.
- Maintains a knowledge base on the capacity of existing utilities and the current level of utilization.
- Presents departmental reports, agendas, funding applications, and statistical records to the Energy Management Team.
- Oversees the maintenance of the equipment and the facility to ensure the company receives maximum utilization of its assets.
- Acts in a leadership role for project initiatives aimed at reducing downtime, improving reliability, conserving energy, and upgrading equipment.
- Performs other duties as appropriate or necessary for the performance of the job.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Energy Engineering, Environmental Science, or a related technical field required.
- Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a relevant discipline such as Energy, Economics, Public Policy, and Community Development, or Planning preferred.
- Minimum of three years or more supervisory experience required.
- Five years or more experience in energy fields, economic and community development, or planning; including industry, policy, consulting, or advocacy work. Experience managing related data and datasets for organizations (i.e. energy and water, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), clean energy, or greenhouse gas emissions) required.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
- LEED Accredited Professional issued by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Current certification or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment required.
- AEE Certified Energy Manager issued by Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) Current certification or ability to obtain within 1 year if employment required.
*Must successfully pass background check required.