Company: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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The Energy Manager is responsible for developing and implementing
energy management strategies that align with the Raleigh-Durham
Airport Authority's Sustainability Management Plan (SMP). The SMP
has four pillars - Economic Viability, Environmental Stewardship,
Operational Efficiency, and Social Responsibility. The Energy
Manager will work cross-functionally and proactively to deliver
industry-leading energy-efficient programs, including establishing
and maintaining standards and managing and tracking energy use and
greenhouse gases (GHG). In addition, the Energy Manager will direct
the supply of energy procurement strategies that bring the best
value to the Authority. This position reports to the Vice President
of Operational Asset Management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative
summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by
employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform
job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this
Takes a leadership role in energy resilience, conservation, and
efficiency, by implementing the following SMP initiatives:
Oversee the commissioning process for new facilities identified in
Champion retro-commissioning and re-commissioning activities to
support efficient building operations.
Oversees ASHRAE Level Energy Audits and facilitates the
implementation of Energy Conversation Measures (ECM)
Design and implement a Standard Energy Tracking Program for energy
usage and develop analytics.
Evaluate and recommend strategies to expand the use of building
automation and building management systems (BAS, BMS) in all
Research, evaluate, and recommend the use of alternative forms of
renewable energy (e.g., solar, wind, geothermal) on Authority
Develop a Strategic Energy Management Plan (SEMP) with input from
Determine the feasibility of purchasing "Green Power" from a local
energy provider to fund renewable energy research, development,
production, and use from offsite sources.
Analyze demand and viability of Electric Vehicles (EVs), ZEVs, low
emission, or alternative fuel vehicles and their infrastructure and
develop a plan for the installation of the infrastructure.
Create an EV Master Plan.
Establish, lead, and continuously evolve the system-level energy
management program, including long-range goal setting and strategy
development to achieve those goals.
Develops, monitors, and communicates Key Performance Indicator
(KPI) metrics and trends for energy and waste/recycling.
Using data-driven analysis, create, implement, and measure energy
efficiency initiatives with a focus on cost reduction and return on
investment. Track and analyze data to help determine the success of
the programs. Communicate findings and recommendations to senior
Design and implement a training program for OAM personnel to
maintain/increase personnel job knowledge related to Energy
reduction practices; develop and support energy and sustainability
system-wide policies and programs.
Maintains completeness and accuracy of property utility/energy
data. Serves as the point of with Utility companies.
Analyzes consumption data to inform energy efficiency and
procurement initiatives, including renewable energy. Assists
Finance with budget projections for utility costs.
Remains informed of local/regional regulatory requirements and
incentive rebate programs.
Supports the Authority during the design process for new buildings
and major renovations relating to energy spend and budgeting,
consumption, and infrastructure.
Cross functionally leads the supply energy procurement/purchase
strategies for electricity, natural gas, and renewable resources
including the development of the overall strategic approach.
Participates in emergency and disaster planning and response
including winter weather and other events.
Performs additional related work as required.
Hiring Range: Minimum $90,928.45 to Maximum - Commensurate with
COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES
Working knowledge, experience, and expertise in automated building
control systems for monitoring, operation, and proactive
Knowledge of HVAC, refrigeration, electrical, and plumbing systems
and the ability to effectively communicate, to stakeholders, energy
Knowledgeable of energy markets, policies, voluntary programs, and
Knowledge of energy types and the direct purchase or collection of
Knowledge of building, fire, and life safety codes as it relates to
the duties of the position.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations, safety hazards, and safety
Knowledge of computers and computer programs necessary to complete
the duties of the position such as MS Office Suite (Excel, Word,
Experienced in energy procurement dealing with energy brokers
Skilled in energy data analysis and data analysis tools
Experienced with managing utilities/energy operations across a
Capable of conducting energy audits
Budgeting and financial acumen
Knowledgeable of economic terms and principles
Communication with peers, hourly associates, and management
Written and verbal communication skills
Priority setting and communication of a program's vision
Ability to work in a fast-paced and data-driven environment
Organized and attention to detail
Self-starter / Self-driven, capable of performing without daily
Become proficient in one or more energy modeling software
WORKING ENVIRONMENT / CONDITIONS
The work environment and exposures described here are
representatives of those an employee may encounter while performing
the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
The employee may be subject to inside and outside environmental
conditions, extreme temperatures, airfield noise, noise, mechanical
hazards, fumes, odors, dust, gases, oils, close quarters, and crawl
Work flexible hours including nights and some weekends to perform
the duties of the position.
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 essential
Manual dexterity, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing,
walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, sitting,
standing, climbing, pushing, pulling, and repetitive motions.
Light physical demands, such as exerting up to 20 lbs. of force
occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a
negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Visual acuity to operate a computer terminal and other office
machines, to proofread materials, and read extensively.
At RDU, you're not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and
care about your health, happiness, and future. Here's a snapshot of
our awesome benefits!
Paid Vacation Leave
Paid Sick Leave
11 Paid Holidays
Flexible Holiday Options
Health and Wellness
Comprehensive Wellness Program
On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access
Health Savings Account (HSA) - with matching employer
Flexible Spending Accounts - medical and dependent care options
Opportunities for employer-paid or discounted insurance plans
Tuition assistance and career development
Shift Differential pay
401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options - with matching employer
457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options
NC Pension Retirement Pan
Employee Discounts - cell phone service plans, RDU Airport Terminal
stores, and restaurants.
5 year(s): 5 years energy-related experience
10 year(s): 10 years energy-related experience
Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field
Masters or better in Engineering or related field
Licenses & Certifications
Prof Engineer's Lic
Budgeting & Forecasting
Research & Analytics
Collaborative: Supports organization and team goals
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Results Driven: Utilizes all available resources effectively in
delivering desired results
Business Oriented: Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience
in addressing complex issues
Active Listener: Listen effectively and understand the topic at
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