Energy Manager

Posted in  Vancouver,  on October 25, 2019

The National Energy Manager contributes to Hollyburn’s strategic priorities by developing and maintaining Hollyburn’s Energy and Sustainability Program throughout the entire national portfolio of residential & commercial buildings.  This individual will provide highly reliable utility data support to the Operations Group; by monitoring National energy usage of HVAC, boilers, air compressors, domestic water systems and providing recommendations for optimal efficiencies.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with Senior Management to identify key goals & initiatives, set targets for energy reduction and to monitor and verify results.
  • Leads the deployment of utility sub-metering and implementation of national utility payment and data platform;
  • Responsible for monitoring energy usage across the organization;
  • Analyzing and implementing all new national energy initiatives and new technologies such as solar co-generation;
  • Completing building energy audits, analyzing the results, and making suggestions on opportunities for efficiency improvements;
  • Manage the Energy Management Software program (PULSE);
  • Compiles and maintains all information and documentation relevant to all completed work (Logbook, change control, update drawings, files etc.);
  • Have working knowledge of DDC (Direct Digital Controls);
  • Determines the impact of required work, then communicates, coordinates with the Building Systems Manager;
  • Works as part of a team with Property Managers, building staff and contractors to evaluate effectiveness of building systems in order to make continuous improvements;
  • Assist with locating and diagnosing trouble in the building systems or equipment when required;
  • Assist with Troubleshooting, repairs, and maintains all existing building systems equipment (i.e., zone valves, pumps, boilers, etc.) when necessary;
  • Work with Procurement to create standards for energy efficient products as well as tendering for capital projects (ie. Boiler retrofit, high efficiency appliances, window upgrades, etc);
  • Ensures that all work is performed in full compliance with Standard Operating Procedures and legislated safety standards;
  • Keeping up to date with changes in Energy regulations provincially and federally, as well as industry standards for best practice;
  • Create & maintain strong relationships with provincial utility providers (ie. BC Hydro, Fortis BC, IESO, Alberta Efficiency Alliance);
  • Co-ordinate with Building Systems Manager for emergency and vacation coverage;
  • Performs any other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in sustainability, engineering, or a related field; including one of the following: Certified Energy Manager or Sustainable Energy Management credentials such as BCIT SEMAC (Sustainable Energy Management Associate Certificate) or UBC Masters in Clean Energy
  • Minimum 5-10 years of previous experience in energy efficiency audits and retrofits
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of previous experience managing Energy Management Information systems (Yardi PULSE) is an asset;
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret data and solid communication skills to deliver results in a manner that is easy to interpret for others;
  • Be familiar with various incentive programs offered by Federal, Provincial, Municipal and Utility providers
  • Previous experience with hands-on experience in operating, maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting of complex systems such as: HVAC, boilers, air compressors and domestic water systems a definite asset;
  • Proven track record on various energy management initiatives
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Able to read and interpret product/equipment specifications;
  • Familiarity with software programs including Microsoft Office, Excel, PULSE, RET Screen, etc.;
  • Good organization and communication skills;
  • Must be able to be on call for emergencies;
  • Hold a Sustainable Energy or Building Controls Management Certificate or Diploma
  • Must have a vehicle and a valid B.C. Driver’s License (mileage will be provided).

If this position interests you and you meet the qualifications, please submit your resume and salary expectations to [email protected] We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates may be contacted directly.

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