The energy systems manager will oversees the day-to-day operations of the campus Energy Management & Building Automation Systems (EMS/BAS), including connectivity to building energy meters, building automation system data points, and Heating/Electric Plant data points. The energy systems manager is responsible for collecting and analyzing data from the EMS to provide recommendations and performing program changes to energy controls/equipment in an effort to lower energy consumption and utility cost without affecting occupant comfort. The energy systems manager also acts as the lead campus technical resource for various energy projects and other projects during design and construction, reviews studies and designs related to decarbonization of the campus, and serves as the university technical resource on capital project teams.
Salem State University values, celebrates and appreciates diversity in all its forms and endeavors to create a space that reflects the campus community population which it serves. Our students come to Salem State University from 38 states and 48 countries and reflect the demographics of the greater Boston community in which we live. We are passionate about providing an experience for them and our fellow staff and faculty, where everyone can feel supported while they explore, learn, and celebrate their identities, similarities, and differences. We welcome you to come celebrate with us and become a member of our community.
Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering
3-5 years' experience in energy management. Certified Energy Manager designation or other technical training will be considered in lieu of up to 2 years of experience
Extensive Knowledge of Energy Management Systems and Building Automation Systems; Experience with TacVista EMS, METASYS energy management systems
Knowledgeable in alternative energy practices, energy conservation, solar systems, geothermal systems, demand response and decarbonization technologies
Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identifies solutions, make and implement effective ???
Demonstrated ability to oversee a variety of programs and assignments simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities and requirements
Must possess strong communication skills, both written and
Ability to interact with various agencies/individuals (i.e. employees, other departments, outside agencies and vendors) to coordinate activities and resolve problems
Ability to interpret blueprints and electrical/mechanical
Ability to coordinate with energy project teams as the lead campus technical resource
Salem State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities. For accommodation information or requests please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Potential for Permanent Hybrid/Remote Work: The facilities department is part of a project to move some administrative functions to a permanent remote/hybrid work model, including this position. The permanent remote/hybrid work model project is currently in Phase One. During this phase detailed plans and policies will be developed, including the identification and provision of shared, reservable space for the occasional on-campus work that members of department, including this position, may need to do. Applicants should be aware the position will be expected to be remote and, in the office, periodically and during times of demand. The university reserves the right to set the conditions and location of the employment, including changing to a more traditional in-house work model if that is necessary to effectively meet the mission of the university and responsibilities of this position.
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 5-10 pounds.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply online and attach resume and cover letter.
Employment is contingent upon a completed background and CORI check satisfactory to the university. Internal candidates are not subject to background check.
This position is not eligible for H1B visa sponsorship.
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Salem State University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement.
EEO Statement: Salem State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Persons of color, women and persons with disabilities are strongly urged to apply.
Salem State University, located just 15 miles north of Boston, is one of the largest state universities in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and an important partner in the economic, cultural and intellectual vitality of the greater north-of-Boston region. Situated in the historic seacoast town of Salem, Massachusetts, Salem State provides a diverse community of learners a high quality, student-centered education; one that prepares them to contribute responsibly and creatively to a global society.