We currently have two open positions within the office: Energy Analyst, deadline extended to Sunday, November 28th.
Managed by the City of Cleveland Mayor's Office of Sustainability, Sustainable Cleveland engages people from all walks of life, working towards designing and developing a thriving green city on a blue lake. The City of Cleveland is committed to advancing climate action and our work centers around the climate goals and progress outlined within the Cleveland Climate Action Plan, our open positions will help us accelerate climate progress within Cleveland and the Northeast region and implement important work by strengthening our economy, cleaning the environment, and improving the health and wellness of our communities and neighborhoods.
Examples of Duties
Under administrative direction, is responsible for planning and administering a specific project or program for a City department. Serves as the administrative supervisor on projects or programs. Plans, assigns, supervises, and reviews activities of subordinate personnel. Monitors the project or program's operating budget and assists in the annual preparation of same. Designs, implements, and monitors procedures utilized in program evaluation. Develops and secures commitments from other City departments and agencies to provide services to program participants. Provides technical assistance or reviews program policies and procedures. Maintains current information and oversees the preparation of project status reports. Prepares financial and narrative reports and program applications. Communicates project/program status and information to municipal officials and/or public and private entities. May supervise employees assigned to the respective project. Performs other related duties as required.
A High School Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university in Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences, or closely related field preferred. Two (2) years of full-time, paid, progressively responsible experience in program administration is required. Must be able to lift and carry thirty (30) pounds. A valid State of Ohio Driver's License is required.
Additional Departmental Duties
- Coordinate and lead various Energy Management projects and tasks under the direct supervision of the Energy Manager.
- Assist the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability staff with other sustainability projects and initiatives, as required.
- Work closely with the City’s Property Management, Office of Capital Projects and other relevant divisions, to plan, design and implement energy management and renewable energy projects.
- Conduct energy assessments and energy audits of City facilities, including but not limited to collecting and validating basic facility and energy use information, reviewing assessment reports, interacting with vendors and professional service consultants, and interfacing with Building Automation Systems (BAS).
- Coordinate the implementation and support of the City of Cleveland’s comprehensive Energy Data Management System (EnergyCAP) including data import, quality and validation, vendor support, reporting, and other analytical tasks.
- Coordinate the benchmarking of energy consumption of City of Cleveland’s buildings and facilities in Energy Star’s Portfolio Manager.
- Assist with energy supply procurement and periodic monitoring of rates/tariffs, accounts consolidation and savings opportunities.
- Interact directly with utility providers, suppliers and procurement consultants, to facilitate the periodic review of utility and supplier bills.
- Coordinate conducting user meetings, metrics and training sessions related to energy management, across the City.
- Assist with updating the City of Cleveland’s annual Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Inventory for City Operations and the community.
- Coordinate the implementation of Sustainable Building Policy items for City facilities, such as LEED certification.
- Assist with Sustainable Transportation initiatives, such as the analysis and deployment of Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, for city operations.
- Assist with the coordination of Energy Management, Green Buildings, and Sustainable Transportation related actions of the City of Cleveland’s Climate Action Plan, such as community energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
- Interact with community organizations such as the Cleveland 2030 District and the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP/COSE).
- Assist the Energy Manager with other applicable energy management tasks in the fields of energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable energy, as necessary.
- Skilled in Microsoft Office applications.
- Excellent quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
- Bachelor’s or advanced degree in the fields of engineering, math/sciences, environmental policy or environmental studies.
- Basic knowledge of energy management applications.
- Ability to comprehend engineering drawings and detailed technical specifications.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
- Experience in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio.
- Programming knowledge especially in simple scripting, and relational database applications.
- Experience in Design software such as AutoCAD, Building Energy Modeling software such as EnergyPlus, DOE’s eQuest, Trane TRACE, or Carrier HAP, among others.
- Experience in Building Automation Systems (BAS) design and implementation such as Tridium Niagara, Trane, or Alerton.
- One or more Certification(s) such as Certified Energy Management (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), ASHRAE Energy Management Certifications, LEED Green Associate (GA) or AP credentials, Building Operator Certifications - preferably in the commercial/industrial sector.
- Experience working in or supporting other Information Technology (IT) applications as custom database driven applications and GIS tools.
- Experience or exposure with renewable energy systems such as the analysis, design and implementation of solar photovoltaic and distributed generation systems.
Experience working in a large organization and with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work proactively in complex civic environments, to produce timely results.