Job Posting – Resource Efficiency Manager Fort Bragg


2-18-2022 Job Posting – Resource Efficiency Manager

Fort Bragg, NC


NCAEE Members and Friends,

See below links and information for an opening for a Resource Efficiency Manager at Fort Bragg, NC

Hana Engineers and Consultants, LLC is seeking to hire a full time Resource Efficiency Manager (REM) to provide qualified energy management to support a comprehensive range of Energy and Water Management Program activities at Government installations. The REM Program is focused on complying with all applicable energy-related federal laws and Executive Orders as they pertain to reducing energy and water consumption. The key mission of a dedicated REM is to reduce the overall energy/resource consumption and associated costs.

Primary Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Provide a focused and coordinated effort for improvement in the energy-efficient operation of key facilities, equipment and control systems and address demand reduction
  • Research/facilitate energy conservation programs offered through Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) projects, Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) projects, Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP) projects and other repair and renovation projects
  • Assist the installation energy manager to reduce peak electrical demand, the energy, water and solid waste consumption
  • Assist with identification and development of resource efficiency projects
  • Work closely with the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR), installation energy manager, and Directorate of Public Works (DPW) personnel to achieve resource efficiency, improvements, and cost savings.
  • Support the installation’s efforts to reduce energy and water consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, utilities costs, and comply with all applicable energy related federal laws and Executive Orders, to include but not limited to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT 2005), Executive Order 13423 “Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management” and the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007
  • Promotion, education, and adoption of all manner of energy and water resource conservation and management activity assistance necessary to optimize the use of installation utility resources, including but not limited to natural gas, coal, electricity, water, and wastewater.
  • Develop and submit grant applications where available to install energy reduction projects, which may be offered through the state, federal, or utility programs.
  • Support facility repair and construction activities, including providing design review comments; project management support; identification of energy savings projects, construction coordination and oversight; witness project verification testing and provide feedback, and ensuring that installation-wide energy efficiency measures and water conservation measures are incorporated into new construction, Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC) projects, Utility Energy Services Contract (UESC) projects, Energy Conservation Investment Program (ECIP) projects, and repair and renovation projects
  • Analyze systems and methods of operations, identify new opportunities for energy, water and solid waste (implement or strengthen recycling programs), emission reductions, and facilitate implementation of energy initiatives to reduce demand and consumption.
  • Reduce the installation’s energy intensity (defined as millions of British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy consumed per thousand square foot of building space)
  • Reduce potable water consumption intensity (defined as gallons of water consumed per square foot of building space)
  • Assist IMCOM and the entire Army to comply with Federal Executive Order 13423. This order calls for Federal agencies to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings, promote the use of renewable energy, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with energy use in their buildings, among other energy-related requirements.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports

Qualifications:

  • The REM must be a Certified Energy Manager (CEM).
  • Recent holder of DOD CAC card is preferred or the ability to obtain with security check.
  • Primary job location is Fort Bragg, NC. Must live near or relocate to a commutable area to Fort Bragg.
  • The candidate shall have an understanding of load profile data presentation and manipulation, energy audits and energy project development. Have experience in providing technical resources and management of energy related services; a working knowledge in various energy estimating software packages such as, but not limited to, Trane Trace, Department of Energy (DOE) II, and other simulation software. Have a working knowledge in documenting and monitoring maintenance procedures utilizing software such as, IBM Maximo Asset Management software; a working knowledge in the use of bin, heating degree-days, other simplified methods of energy calculations, familiarity with Building Automation Systems and trend data, ability to deploy data loggers and retrieve data. Must be familiar with all Executive Orders, ESPC, DSM, utility privatization and other legislation and regulations related to energy programs. Have a general understanding of the ESPC program including Measurement and Verification protocols, and proficient in the use of the Microsoft Offices suite for the analysis of energy usage data and the development of presentations of findings and proposals for cost-effective solutions. The REM should have an understanding of the Army Energy and Water Reporting System (AEWRS) for energy reporting, a thorough understanding of potential utility rates that may be encountered at each site, ESPC guidance, DOE’s measurement and verification protocols, the International Measurement and Verification Protocols, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) measurement and verification procedures, CEHNC’s area-wide ESPC contracts, GSA ESPC contracts, DOE’s Super ESPC contracts, and other alternative financing vehicles.
  • Education: REM shall possess at least one of the following combinations of educational and related experience requirements:
    • A four-year engineering degree (preferably in mechanical or electrical engineering) and/or a registered Professional Engineer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in energy management.
    • An Environmental Science, business or related degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in energy management.
    • A two-year technical degree with a minimum of 6 years’ experience in energy management.
    • A non-degreed REM with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in energy management.
  • Experience: REM shall have the following experience:
    •  Proven performance in facility management, in one or more of the following areas:
      •  Project management.
      •  Project development.
      •  Project facilitation.
    •  Documented ability to achieve substantial energy savings in facility management.
    •  Demonstrated ability to develop an energy baseline.
  • Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of utility rate/tariff structures to include:
      •  The ability to evaluate the accuracy of utility billings.
      •  The ability to determine if the installation is currently on the most beneficial rate structure/tariff.
    •  A REM shall demonstrate evidence of the following abilities:
      •  Effectively communicate thoughts, both in writing and orally.
      •  Work independently and proactively in achieving complex technical objectives.
      •  Effective interpersonal skills:
        • Work well with others in problem solving situations.
        • Develop and facilitate solutions by achieving consensus on complex or complicated technical issues.
      • Ability to work with Microsoft Programs such as Word, Excel (charts, pivot tables, formulas), Access, Microsoft Project, Power Point, and Teams.
      •  Self-motivated and being able to work independently.
      • Develop and implement an energy awareness program for federal installations or private sector facilities.
  • U. S. citizen and must pass a National Agency Check or SF-85P (NACI) prior to commencement of work under this contract and must maintain the level of security required for the life of the contract

 

Submit all resumes to career@hanaengineers.com.