01 May
Regional Energy Manager (REM)
Michigan, Ann arbor , 48103 Ann arbor USA

Regional Energy Manager (REM)Apply NowHow to ApplyA 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.SummaryThe Office of Campus Sustainability (OCS) drives institutional sustainability efforts throughout operations, research, and healthcare. This position is a part of the Energy Management (EM) team, a subset of the OCS.The Regional Energy Manager (REM) is responsible for developing and maintaining the organization's energy conservation program. Working in collaboration with building owners, building occupants, managers, and maintenance personnel, the REM ensures that assigned buildings are meeting the needs of occupants (faculty, staff, and students) while consuming the least amount of energy for electricity, steam, natural gas, and water. The REM works with EM support staff to implement energy reduction methodologies and building system optimization. The position will report directly to the Manager of EM.This position will support the University of Michigan Medical School and operate within the Medical School Facilities (MSF) engineering team. The MSF engineering team includes another REM, operations & maintenance engineers, and an engineering lead. The Medical School operates on two campuses: The North Campus Research Complex (NCRC) and the Medical Campus. NCRC, acquired in 2009, has 28 buildings covering 2.1 million square feet and the Medical Campus has 16 buildings covering 2.5 million square feet. Both complexes have a mix of wet bench laboratories, computation research, vivarium, classrooms, and office space. The Medical School is committed to a single mission: "To transform health through bold and innovative education, discovery, and service."Why Work at Michigan?It is being part of something greater, serving a larger mission of discovery and care - that's the heart of what drives people to work at Michigan. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. It's adding a purpose to your profession. Work at Michigan and become a victor for the greater good.The University of Michigan, with an operating budget of over $7 billion, is a leader in higher education. In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, the University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

Generous time off

A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting

Many choices for comprehensive health insurance

Life insurance

Long-term disability coverage

Paid maternal and parental leave

Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses


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)

Occupant engagement

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 the 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

Required Qualifications

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

Desired Qualifications

Certified Energy Manager certification from the Association of Energy Engineers or the ability to be obtained within 1 year

Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

Experience working in research laboratory facilities and associated building systems

Experience in 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 a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)

Work ScheduleThe work schedule is primarily regular business hours; however, the candidate must be able to adjust their schedule for occasional after-hours, work-related duties.This position may be eligible for flexible work arrangements, including on-site and remote work. Candidates must live or be able to relocate to within a reasonable commuting distance from Ann Arbor.Additional InformationWe offer our employees an extensive total compensation package including competitive pay, a two-for-one retirement contribution, various health insurance options, and a generous vacation plan. In addition, there are seven paid holidays and four paid season days.The Office of Campus Sustainability 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.To learn more about The Office of Campus Sustainability and our work on campus, please visit our website at www.ocs.umich.edu.Background ScreeningThe University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.Application DeadlineJob openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.U-M EEO/AA StatementThe University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Job DetailJob Opening ID248537Working TitleRegional Energy Manager (REM)Job TitleMechanical Engineer SeniorWork LocationAnn Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MIFull/Part TimeFull-TimeRegular/TemporaryRegularFLSA StatusExemptOrganizational GroupFo SustainabilityDepartmentF&O SustainabilityPosting Begin/End Date5/01/2024 - 5/29/2024Salary$92,000.00 - $110,000.00Career InterestEngineering & ArchitectureEnvironmental Safety & SecurityFacilities OperationsApply Now

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