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Temple University is seeking an Assistant Energy Manager. Under the direction of the Energy Manager, the Assistant Energy Manager is responsible for managing and further automating the utility metering and energy accounting programs for the University. The Assistant Energy Manager monitors energy usage and analyzes building systems to determine the extent of conservation opportunities; suggesting changes in system operations, systems configurations, new product implementation, and other changes that will affect economics of operation. In addition to energy data analysis and product research, the Assistant Energy Manager will be responsible for aspects of SCADA implementation, report programming and ongoing operation. The Assistant Energy Manager will be responsible for ensuring continued central plant operations data collection and will support the timely filing of emissions and energy benchmarking reports on a regular basis. The Assistant Energy Manager may be asked to perform some limited fieldwork in centralized power generation plants, chilled water and steam production facilities as well as mechanical and electrical equipment rooms throughout all buildings on four campuses. The Assistant Energy Manager works effectively with the Project Delivery Group and the Facilities Maintenance and Operations Department to further the energy goals of the University through all design and construction projects, and maintenance activities. The Assistant Energy Manager also works in conjunction with Temple’s Sustainability Office to assure the University’s ongoing compliance with its Climate Action Plan and the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment. Performs other related duties as assigned. Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Computer or Software Engineering or related field and a minimum of three years’ work experience in the field of energy services, and facilities management, and building automation is required. Experience with utility metering equipment, network communications, and energy accounting is required. Demonstrated proficiency with Excel VBA and Python programming required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
*Requires strong problem-solving, and customer service skills
*Demonstrated proficiency in personal computer operations
*Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel or equivalent
* Ability to work with a variety of disciplines and levels of staff
*Ability to read, understand, and interpret technical design drawings, specifications and engineering data for utility systems, equipment, and controls
*Assignments will entail fieldwork in mechanical and electrical equipment rooms throughout all buildings on all four of Temple’s campuses in the Philadelphia area
*Extensive data automation using Excel VBA and Python to continue enhancement of automated routines and reporting
*Requires a valid driver’s license and successful completion of motor vehicle background check
* Certified Energy Manager Certification
*Familiarity with Siemens and Johnson Controls building automation systems
*Familiarity with boilers, chillers, and other mechanical equipment and familiarity with implementation and programming of SCADA systems
This position requires a background check
Temple University offers an array of benefits, such as generous paid time off, tuition remission, and a competitive pension plan.
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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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