A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Fan scheduling & runtime reporting
Building walkthroughs to identify energy waste
Monitor monthly utility consumption for variations
Coordination with facilities maintenance groups (with a focus on energy conservation)
Steam trap testing – coordination
Main contact for building facility manager regarding energy issues
Review capital project plans and provide comments related to system selection/design for energy efficiency
Identify and analyze other potential operational savings
Building Automation System (BAS) programming/trend review
Lead building energy deep dives with engineering support
Develop scopes of work for re-commissioning projects
Identify potential Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) including cost analysis with payback period and GHG reduction impact
Assist with ECM commissioning, measurement & verification, and closeout
Participate in budget planning process (as requested)
Other assignments as identified that result in decreased utility consumption
Create new and implement existing energy programs as opportunities arise
Identify and lead new technology pilot projects
Identify operational issues using remote commissioning techniques and submit to maintenance or BAS for repair
Act as the OCS project manager for ECM and Retro-Cx projects
Assist the facility/school/college in developing a short/long term ECM capital plan (as needed)
Lead the evaluations of new technology pilot projects
Assist in the development of new tools and methods to increase workflow efficiency
A Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Demonstrated knowledge of building heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electrical, and water systems
Practical experience with digital building control technology and BAS
5 years experience in a facilities management environment
Demonstrated experience in leading programs and projects
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing at all levels of an organization
Demonstrated proficiency with current computer technology and applications (i.e. Google Docs, Microsoft Office Suite, work management interface, etc.)
Ability to travel frequently between sites across the U-M Ann Arbor campus
CEM Certification or equivalent certification
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
Experience working in research laboratory facilities and associated building systems
Experience in a higher education, public service, or a non-profit organization
Prior knowledge of and experience with commercial or university buildings
Prior experience interacting with a diverse population at all levels, including bargained for and non-bargained for staff
Demonstrated passion for energy conservation and waste reduction activities or environmental action
Demonstrated success leading cross-functional teams
Demonstrated proficiency with AiM software (work management interface)
Work schedule is primarily regular business hours, however, the candidate must be able to adjust their schedule on occasion for work-related duties.
Facilities and Operations seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students? richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.?
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