Are you interested in working for a County that is continuously improving energy utilization efficiency? Do you have a record of success in developing and implementing goals, objectives, policies and procedures to optimize energy conservation? If so, apply for the County of San Mateo's position of the Energy Program Manager!
Under direction from the Senior Capital Projects Manager, the Energy Program Manager will ensure energy-efficient operations in County facilities, direct long-term planning to define County energy maintenance and equipment replacement needs, and manage, coordinate and administer the work of consultants and contractors.
This position requires a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the mechanical engineering discipline issued by the State of California. The ideal candidate will have the leadership and technical expertise to address the challenges and take advantage of the opportunities that the position presents, including:
Develop a comprehensive energy management plan
Review the internal County program to improve energy-utilization efficiency
Modernize building controls and energy management systems
Expedite energy efficiency projects
Implement a building retro-commissioning program
Implement the recommendations of multiple building energy audits
Pursue alternative funding sources, e.g., grants and loans
Train and educate Stationary Engineers
Oversee development of technical specifications for energy conservation projects and programs
Oversee the design of energy conservation measures and projects; estimate project costs, payback periods and return of investment
Inspect and monitor energy conservation projects on site to ensure specifications are met
Monitor monthly utility billings; track energy consumption of all County buildings; record and report on the impact of implemented energy programs
Negotiate and coordinate the implementation of utility contracts
Develop recommendations for the County's utilities budget
Research and apply for grants, rebates and other funding sources for energy savings projects
Develop recommendations for energy policies for County facilities
Participate in the development and implementation of section goals, objectives, policies and procedures to optimize energy conservation
Coordinate activities with other County departments and divisions to insure effective delivery of services and compliance with County policies
A typical way to qualify is a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or a closely related field AND three years of experience in facility engineering, design and operation, with emphasis on building controls for heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), boilers, lighting, electrical power distribution and automatic control systems. Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the mechanical engineering discipline issued by the State of California.