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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT

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1/27/2014
Olivia Castellanos
ocastellanos@psusd.k12.ca.us
760-416-6093
1
8 hours, 12 months
Full Time
2/11/2014 3:30 PM Pacific
ANNUAL SALARY: $77,340 - $94,224
Date Posted:
1/27/2014
Application Deadline:
2/11/2014 3:30 PM Pacific
Employment Type:
Full Time
Length of Work Year:
8 hours, 12 months
Salary:
ANNUAL SALARY: $77,340 - $94,224
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Contact: Olivia Castellanos Email: ocastellanos@psusd.k12.ca.us Phone: 760-416-6093
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Palm Springs Unified School District

 

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT

 

PURPOSE STATEMENT

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Facilities Planning, the Assistant Director of Energy Management administers a comprehensive facilities planning and energy management program for the District.   The Assistant Director oversees a variety of energy efficiency projects related to the Proposition 39 grant (Clean Energy Job Creation Fund).  This position will establish and promote programs designed to protect the environment, reduce operating costs and educate the students and staff of the District on energy consumption. 

 

FUNCTIONS

  • Develops and coordinates the District’s energy management system.
  • Creates and supports district programs to engage students and staff in conserving energy.
  • Supports school sites with Science curriculum and academic programs to foster the connection between course work and career opportunities for students.
  • Develops and maintains contact with Federal and State agencies regulating and overseeing energy consumption.
  • Monitors state and national energy policy trends.
  • Prepares and presents reports on energy conservation program status and activities and related topics to the Board of Education, County and District personnel, and the public.
  • Performs energy audits for each building in the district.
  • Maintains records on district energy and water consumption.
  • Researches and manages rebate programs, outside funding sources and energy grant opportunities on behalf of the district.
  • Coordinates and assists facility planning and maintenance personnel on the installation, repair and operation of energy equipment and systems including computerized energy management systems.
  • Assesses district operations in relation to energy cost reduction and/or avoidance.
  • Serves as the District liaison between district administrators, construction personnel and government offices during the design, construction and warranty phases of projects.
  • Meets with administrators to assist in the implementation of energy saving practices and measures.
  • Provides energy consultant services to the district with respect to modernization and construction of facilities and in specific functional areas.
  • Coordinates all energy conservation measures with the contractor.
  • Conducts meetings and presentations relating to energy conservation to staff and students.
  • Supervises and evaluates the performance of staff.
  • Provides cost analysis data as required.
  • Compiles utility budgets and energy conservation measure costs estimates based upon documented program needs.
  • Monitors all facilities design and construction activities as relates to energy management.
  • Implements policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education and local board policy in area of energy conservation.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Combination of education and/or experience in a related field equivalent to:
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering technology, business or related field with emphasis on facilities management.
  • Five (5) years of experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program and/or monitoring energy consumption for a public agency or company.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program in a K-12 school district, community college/university organization.

 

SKILLS to perform energy audits; analyze energy and water consumption data; compile statistical data and prepare tables, charts, and graphs; perform mathematical calculations used in measurement and in estimates of supplies and materials; interpret blueprints, plans, drawings, schematics, and other data pertaining to the construction of school facilities and office buildings; work from blueprints, shop drawings and sketches; read and comprehend plans and specifications, including submittals, for appropriate content and accuracy; prepare and interpret drawings and specifications.

 

KNOWLEDGE of state programs established to reduce energy consumption; regulations mandated by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California Energy Commission (CEC); applicable OSHA and NIOSH regulations; laws, ordinances and regulations governing energy utilization; objectives and organization of an energy management program; principles of conducting building energy audits; principles of cost benefit analysis; the operations and structure of energy systems; basic techniques of data collection, analysis, graphic presentation and report preparation; principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training; public speaking techniques; correct English usage, including spelling, grammar and punctuation. 

 

ABILITY to read, interpret technical trades' manuals, instructions, guides, regulations, policies and procedures; interpret and work from shop drawings, sketches, plans, and specifications; operate a vehicle observing legal and defensive driving practices; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; work effectively in a demanding environment; interpret laws, codes, and regulations, and their application to energy conservation; promote safe working conditions for all employees and district contractors and consultants; make effective oral and written presentations; be sensitive to and understand the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of the staff, students and community in general; work effectively in the absence of supervision; establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others; maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; and significant fine finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 85% sitting, 10% walking, and 5% standing.  This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Required Testing

Certificates

None Specified

Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Continuing Education/Training

Clearances

None Specified

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
TB Clearance

EVALUATION

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of Board policy on Evaluation of Management/Confidential employees.

FLSA Status

Bargaining Unit

Salary Range

BOE Approval Date

Exempt

Management/Confidential

Range 34

January 14, 2014

 

 

Requirements for Applying

LICENSES REQUIRED Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

      Requirements for Applying

      LICENSES REQUIRED Valid Driver’s License and Evidence of Insurability

      Please attach the following required documents when submitting your online application: • Letter of Introduction • Three Letters of Recommendation (Dated within 1 year) • Resume

          EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Qualifications: • Combination of education and/or experience in a related field equivalent to: o Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering technology, business or related field with emphasis on facilities management. o Five (5) years of experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program and/or monitoring energy consumption for a public agency or company. Desired Qualifications: • Experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program in a K-12 school district, community college/university organization. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Facilities Planning, the Assistant Director of Energy Management administers a comprehensive facilities planning and energy management program for the District. The Assistant Director oversees a variety of energy efficiency projects related to the Proposition 39 grant (Clean Energy Job Creation Fund). This position will establish and promote programs designed to protect the environment, reduce operating costs and educate the students and staff of the District on energy consumption.

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          Application Deadline: 2/11/2014 3:30 PM Pacific

          EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Qualifications: • Combination of education and/or experience in a related field equivalent to: o Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, engineering technology, business or related field with emphasis on facilities management. o Five (5) years of experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program and/or monitoring energy consumption for a public agency or company. Desired Qualifications: • Experience administering a comprehensive facilities planning and energy program in a K-12 school district, community college/university organization. **PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK ABOVE TO READ THE COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION** SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Facilities Planning, the Assistant Director of Energy Management administers a comprehensive facilities planning and energy management program for the District. The Assistant Director oversees a variety of energy efficiency projects related to the Proposition 39 grant (Clean Energy Job Creation Fund). This position will establish and promote programs designed to protect the environment, reduce operating costs and educate the students and staff of the District on energy consumption.

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