Energy EngineerDIVERSITY - INCLUSIVITY - GRITFacilities Management is committed to providing a safe, functional, and clean community experience at George Mason University. Our team of resourceful professionals focus on drive and innovation across various trades and we are excited to have you join us. Mason Facilities promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace, and challenges our team members to evolve their professional skills and grow in their careers. We ensure a quality, physical environment supporting the mission of Mason.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Energy Engineer (EE) will perform benchmarking and retro-commissioning for operations of existing buildings. The EE works with facilities to implement effective and innovative energy conservation measures and demand-side management strategies in buildings and facilities. The EE also conducts energy assessments and site investigations, interprets engineering documents and drafts technical reports. The EE will provide technical support for project design and implementation, optimize operations, and energy use of systems and equipment to achieve energy savings and optimal equipment operation.Required Qualifications:Ability to conduct RCx activities, such as auditing, inventorying, baselining, benchmarking, implementation management, and measurement and verification (M&V);Knowledge of engineering practices and principles as well as common HVAC systems and emerging high-performance alternatives;Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software;Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills;Demonstrated knowledge of building automation systems (Siemens);Review construction documents and provide recommendations to improve operation, indoor air quality, performance, and energy efficiency;Ability to perform utility billing analysis and trend analysis;Development of energy savings strategies and calculations or whole building calibrated simulations;Review energy savings calculations of others for correctness;Provide written technical and non-technical issue log findings and reports for program compliance and ownership review;Ability to verbally communicate technical and nontechnical information to various stakeholders;Ability to manage time independently and meet schedules and deadlines;Ability to identify high-impact energy conservation measures and manage energy efficiency projects; andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 https://universitypolicy.gmu.edu/policies/vehicle-use/. The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Commissioning Professional (CCP), Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP), and/or Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) preferred.Great BenefitsFor you…Lots of leave, including annual leave, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid winter break (please note - the break employees often receive during the holiday season is not regularly guaranteed and is subject to annual approval);Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more.For you and your family…Health/dental/vision benefits.
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, upload your resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.
"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.