Working under the direction of the Engineering Program Manager for Utility Energy Engineering & Sustainability Services, incumbent provides necessary support and coordination for creating, developing and managing energy and sustainability policies, goals, and objectives. The incumbent will establish and maintain effective working relationships and build consensus among City Utilities departments and the business community. Such work will promote development and implementation of sustainable business practices that protect the environment through more efficient and cost-effective practices. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This list represents the types of duties required by the position. Other duties may be assigned as reasonably expected.
• Assists with:
o The timely implementation of goals, policies, strategic plans, and key performance indicators while utilizing resources and service levels to meet energy and sustainability program objectives;
o Implementation of initiatives for the Utility wide energy policy to ensure that program objectives are met and remain in compliance with applicable planning, regulatory and jurisdictional codes;
o Facilitation of the Envision® Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System for City Utilities projects;
o Leadership and implementation of City Utilities Resource Recovery and Fats Oil & Grease (FOG) management sustainability programs
o Research and submittal of grant applications for identified initiatives;
o Development of necessary supporting business cases and recommends changes and new initiatives, policies and procedures as appropriate;
o Research and analysis for energy management, conservation issues, sustainable business initiatives, and prepares reports on findings including recommendations to address such issues;
• Preparation of reports on the status of energy management, conservation and renewable energy projects and services and documented savings of program as directed;
• Implementation of systems and processes to efficiently track, monitor and assess energy utilization by City Utilities facilities and operations as assigned;
• Provides staff support for programs that provide communication between businesses and the City;
• Attends various meetings, and assists with presentations when required;
• Answers inquiries and refers specific inquiries to appropriate departments, organizations, or agencies;
• Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with staff members, Public Information Officers, government agencies, and the public. All interactions are to be done with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism.
• Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for direction, coordination and supervision of interns in the Energy Program. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below and in following sections are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• Function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team and assist with leadership of energy programs
• Working understanding and comprehension of project management principles
• General understanding of the principles of sustainability
• Strong analysis & technical problem-solving skills
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree (B. S.) in a field of Environmental Science, Engineering, or equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training;
• Experience with Microsoft® Office, Excel spreadsheets using pivot tables for data analysis, PowerPoint, Word, and Adobe Illustrator
• Experience working for or with a municipal or utility is desired;
• Experience with energy management or performance tools is desired;
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, CEO’s, CFO’s, and/or boards of directors.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
If a City vehicle is used, successful applicants must have either;
• A valid Indiana Driver’s License, or
• A valid driver’s license accompanied with a notarized or certified copy of the individual’s driving record from the state/region/country where such license was issued.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.