Mgr., Energy Management

Date:  Jul 10, 2024
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Corporate and Professional Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Schedule Type:  Full-Time
Requisition ID:  950999

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

This enterprise-wide position, within the Sustainability Department, is responsible for planning and executing multi-year energy, water, and greenhouse gas reduction strategies. This position develops, implements and monitors energy efficient initiatives, maintains utility agreements, and manages the organization's long-term energy strategies.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

 

Education:

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in Energy Management, Engineering, Facilities Management, or a related field, from an accredited university.

 

Experience:

  • Must have eight (8) years of energy management experience, preferably in a healthcare setting.

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

  • May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and experience requirements.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

  • Must have Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification.
  • Must have Certified Energy Procurement Professional (CEP) certification or able to obtain within 18 months of placement in role.

 

Required Tests for Placement:

  • N/A

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

  • Knowledge, skill and ability in the operation of a central plant and healthcare utility infrastructure.
  • Detailed, in-depth knowledge of energy conservation, building automation systems, HVAC, and lighting controls.
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in healthcare utilities management including knowledge of rate structures and energy reduction management.
  • Knowledge, skill and ability in the preparation, planning and administering of large operational and capital budgets.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and comply with federal, state and local regulatory codes and laws including applicable environmental and healthcare regulations.
  • Knowledge, skill and ability in project management, construction management or facility management.
  • Able to manage multiple system-wide projects at once.
  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to collaborate, influence and lead.
  • Must demonstrate a strong financial analysis ability and a proven track record of performing robust business analyses of energy related projects. Flexibility, open-mindedness, collaborative nature, and willingness to embrace ambiguity are essential.

 

Responsibilities:

1. Assesses energy savings opportunities in all Parkland locations, provides recommendations on projects, and implements both long- and short-term strategies.

2. Manages the long-term energy strategy electricity, natural gas, and renewables -across the organization. Reviews and recommends alternative energy sources and solutions, including development of business case documents and presentation of subject matter.

3. Manages procurement of electricity and natural gas contracts and monitors power purchases and hedge strategies on an ongoing basis. Makes strategic recommendations as needed.

4. Manages monthly invoices, budgets and forecasts for electricity, natural gas, and water utilities. Evaluates and implements cost savings opportunities when possible.

5. Measurably decreases energy consumption, decreases Parkland's impact on the environment, and integrates energy conservation practices into the organization. Ensures that initiatives comply with all applicable regulatory reporting requirements.

6. Monitors and reports utility and sustainability data. Uses data to improve energy and water efficiency programs, create and monitor budgets, submit regulatory reports, and provide information for other organizational reports.

7. Collaborates on renovation and new construction projects to ensure that sustainable building practices are followed wherever possible, including organizational standards and LEED requirements.

8. Maintains energy-related standards for building certification programs (e.g. LEED, ENERGY STAR, ASHE, etc).

9. Selects, trains, motivates, manages, and evaluates employee(s), making recommendations for improvement to ensure maximum utilization of individual and group capabilities. Ensures that assigned employee(s) receive opportunities to further their knowledge.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. As part of our commitment to our patients and employees’ wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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