Industrial Energy Manager
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
We’re a leading energy efficiency enterprise. We believe in the good things efficiency brings to our lives, and we come to work every day to make the world a better place – starting in our own province. We have successfully helped hundreds of thousands of families, businesses, non-profits, and institutions transform the way they use energy – and we will continue to lead the way in the transition to a low-carbon future. 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 over $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: https://www.efficiencyone.ca/impact/.
WHY YOU’LL LOVE WORKING HERE:
- A culture that understands there is life outside of work and cares about its employees.
- An engaging, fun, and inclusive work environment
- A holistic benefits package that starts on day one
- Wellness initiatives and fitness challenges are hosted throughout the year.
- Corporate gym memberships
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Being part of a team contributing to Nova Scotia’s goal of net-zero carbon by 2050.
If you want to be part of an organization with an ambitious plan to support the transition to net zero and help build a thriving, resilient future for Nova Scotians - then you belong here!
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The Industrial Roving Energy Manager (REM) is a professional engineer who is responsible for managing and optimizing energy usage and consumption in industrial settings across multiple locations or sites. The specific duties of an industrial roving energy manager may vary depending on the specific needs of the plant, organization, or site served. Reporting to the EfficiencyOne Senior Energy Manager (Industrial Lead), the REM will provide technical support to Industrial clients, which will involve visits to plant locations to work with their respective plant energy managers, facilities staff, engineering, production teams, and management to promote energy efficiency and environmental stewardship.
A SNAPSHOT OF WHAT YOU WILL BE INVOLVED WITH:
- Responsible for developing and implementing energy management strategies to drive efficiency and cost-savings across multiple industrial sites.
- Responsible for analyzing and optimizing energy usage and consumption, using data and metrics to inform decision-making.
- Responsible for identifying and pursuing opportunities for energy efficiency and sustainability improvements in industrial settings.
- Responsible for developing and implementing energy audits and assessments to identify opportunities for improvement in industrial processes and systems.
- Responsible for overseeing the implementation of energy management projects, including selecting and managing contractors and vendors.
- Responsible for collaborating with site managers and other key stakeholders to develop and implement energy management plans.
- Responsible for providing training and guidance to site personnel on energy management best practices in industrial settings.
- Responsible for managing budgets and financial resources related to energy management activities in industrial settings, including preparing fund applications.
- Preparing reports and presenting findings to senior management.
- Responsible to support sales activities and resources from lead generation through development and implementation
- Responsible for reviewing project submittals for quality assurance, accuracy, and customer-oriented solutions.
What Will Help You Succeed?
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and eligible to practice as a Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
- Minimum of five (5) years of related experience in an energy-related role with experience developing and implementing energy management programs and/or energy savings projects
- Designation as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) would be considered an asset.
- Practical knowledge applicable to a manufacturing environment, including knowledge of energy efficiency and measures specific to production.
- Demonstrate the ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans and specifications for facilities.
- Excellent analytical skills and written and oral communications skills; thrive in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment where problem-solving skills help meet tight deadlines.
- Experience with and proficiency with all MS Office applications (including Teams)
- Knowledge using energy efficiency calculation software packages such as RETScreen & MEASURE is an asset.
- A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle are required.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN YOUR FIRST SEVERAL WEEKS ON THE JOB:
IN THE FIRST WEEK, EXPECT TO:
- Meet with the EfficiencyOne Senior Energy Manager and Services team.
- Develop a high-level plan for the first 90 days in your role as an IEM: 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 that influence projects and being 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 better understand 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 accounts. 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 accounts’ Energy Management Plans, which are living documents. These plans are roadmaps for your work as an IEM and the organizations on their paths toward corporate / government environmental and economic targets.
EfficiencyOne is committed to fostering a culture that is supportive and values others, one that is grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including women, Indigenous peoples, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, persons of minority sexual orientations, and gender identities.
We come to work every day to make the world a better place.