Sustainability Project Manager

ABM Industries

Washington, DC 20080

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


The Energy Manager coordinates a comprehensive program of energy management and sustainability for the client’s various campuses by monitoring the energy use of the campus and assessing and analyzing the energy performance of each building via energy audits, determining whether electrical and mechanical systems are operating efficiently, and developing corrective action plans with Facilities Maintenance, when indicated. The Energy Manager advises on energy efficient equipment and technology, evaluates energy efficiency initiatives and communicates them to administration, and promotes energy efficiency and conservation throughout the University via education and training. The energy manager provides all supporting documentation and submittals for state mandated filings and reports.


Education: A bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering technology, business, or a related field with an emphasis on facilities management is required.

Experience: At least 3 years of experience in energy management or a closely related field is required.

Skills: A working knowledge of computer applications, such as database, spreadsheet, presentation, web-authoring, and word processing software and the ability to learn new applications and systems is required. The ability to manage a budget and personnel is required. Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Analytical skills and the ability to anticipate energy-related opportunities are required. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required. Technical writing skills are required to create documentation for energy status reporting. The ability to develop presentations and prepare articles for campus newspapers is required. Initiative is required to identify energy consumption problems and issues, develop recommendations that will result in energy savings, and monitor compliance and results. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.


1. Pursues aggressive programming to reduce the cost of energy that will support cost avoidance measures for the University and ensures that energy management operations are supportive of the University’s goals by developing plans for optimizing energy conservation throughout the campus, investigating and developing recommendations for additional energy cost-avoidance opportunities, reviewing construction plans and specifications for energy conservation measures and construction methods, developing energy conservation programs, recommending sound policies directed toward energy conservation, and developing long-range plans for implementing energy-saving innovations.

3. Performs comprehensive energy audits to identify and prioritize energy conservation measures and provides cost analysis of energy data emphasizing return on investment.

5. Works with departmental representatives within Facilities Management such as the Director, Assistant Director, and Design & Construction personnel to develop and enforce energy-related programs.

6. Guides and promotes energy conservation by consulting with students through student organizations, such as the Student Government Association.

7. Writes and coordinates grants, rebates, and loan applications related to energy funds and projects.

8. Assures the University’s compliance with federal, state, and local regulations by complying with policies, laws, and regulations governing environmental protection, safety, hazardous waste disposal, and the use of chemicals.

10. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.

12. Contributes to the overall success of the Facilities Management by performing all other essential duties as assigned.

**Must be fully vaccinated for Covid19 and boosted.**


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