NYC Health + Hospitals: Energy Manager

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
16 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

NOTE: This is a DCAS-funded position at NYC Health + Hospitals.

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About NYC Health + Hospitals

Empower Every New Yorker — Without Exception — to Live the Healthiest Life Possible

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the United States. We provide essential outpatient, inpatient and home-based services to more than one million New Yorkers every year across the city’s five boroughs. Our large health system consists of ambulatory centers, acute care centers, post-acute care/long-term care, rehabilitation programs, Home Care, and Correctional Health Services. Our diverse workforce is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.


H+H seeks to hire an Energy Manager to serve within our Corporate Energy Office. The Energy Manager will report to the Director, Energy Management and be responsible for implementing energy projects and operations and maintenance (“O&M”) measures across H+H’s portfolio of facilities. Specifically, the Energy Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the ongoing capital energy projects at the Lincoln Hospital, Woodhull Hospital and Kings County Hospital facilities. The Energy Manager also will help implement competitive expense-funded energy projects through DEM’s ExCEL Program.

General tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering energy efficiency projects: Work closely with consultants and contractors, manage design and construction for energy efficiency projects, and ensure that projects are completed in a timely, cost-effective manner. Review, provide comments and make recommendations on design packages submitted by consultants for projects. 
  • Performing project tracking and reporting: Maintain project-related documentation, including work orders, scopes of work, cost proposals, invoices, project status sheets, and progress reports. Perform data collection and tracking necessary to ensure accurate, on-demand project reporting in various areas, including compliance with project schedules, budgets, and scopes and verified energy savings and emissions reductions.
  • Conducting site visits throughout the project implementation process: Make frequent field visits; verify and refine proposed scopes of work; facilitate consultants and contractors’ walk-throughs; ensure projects’ compliance with the scope of work and schedules outlined in contract documents; inspect completed work for project close-outs, and resolve technical project issues.
  • Performing capital project administrative functions: Manage and ensure successful completion of administrative tasks such as reviewing Certificate to Proceed packages and project registrations, authorizing change orders, initiating Purchase Orders, and reviewing, preparing, and approving payment requests.
  • Managing energy efficiency project scoping: Assess energy usage reduction opportunities at H+H facilities. Develop and review scopes of work for energy efficiency projects, working closely with contractors and consultants. Review completed energy audits, retro-cx studies, and feasibility reports for buildings to assist with project selection and provide recommendations regarding innovative alternative technologies.  
  • Quantifying energy conservation opportunities: Perform technical calculations to estimate the expected energy savings, cost savings, and emissions reductions for energy efficiency projects. Prepare applications for grant funding requests. 
  • Supporting project measurement and verification (“M&V”): Help develop M&V plans consistent with the International Performance Measurement and Verification Protocol. Perform M&V activities to assess realized savings from completed energy projects or review M&V results.
  • Providing other necessary support to the H+H Corporate Energy Office: Contribute to the other initiatives being advanced by the H+H Corporate Energy Office as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Healthcare, Hospital, Public or Business Administration, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior or a related discipline and three (3) years of full-time experience planning, developing and monitoring programs, systems and/or procedures in support of administrative management initiatives, one (1) year of which must have been in a responsible managerial or supervisory capacity; or

2. A Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in disciplines, as listed in “1” above and four (4) years of full-time experience, as outlined in “1” above, two (2) years of which must have been in a responsible managerial or supervisory capacity; or

3. A satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.

Department Preferences:

Preference will be given to qualified candidates with the following knowledge, abilities, education, experience and/or skills:

  • A Bachelor's Degree, ideally Master's Degree in facilities management, engineering, architecture, energy management, construction project management, or a related field and at least five (5) years of professional work experience.
  • Strong understanding of building energy systems and energy efficiency technologies.
  • Experience with the design and construction of energy efficiency retrofit projects in existing buildings, especially healthcare facilities varying in age, size, and use. 
  • Familiarity and working knowledge with various types of HVAC systems, including boilers, chillers, air handling units, rooftop units, building automation systems; air, steam and chilled water distribution systems; and any other type of heating and cooling applications.  
  • Familiarity with technical project management operations, including project planning, scope development, design and construction management, and project close-out.
  • Knowledge and experience with ASHRAE Energy standards, and familiarity with NYC energy, mechanical and electrical codes.
  • Knowledge of energy costs and billing, energy savings calculation methodologies, and emissions calculations methodologies. 
  • Basic experience with Microsoft software products to include: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Windows products when required.
  • Possession of one or more of the following certificates
    • Certified Energy Manager (CEM); Certified Energy Auditor (CEA); Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP) or Existing Building Commissioning Professional (EBCP); or Building Operator Certification - Level 1 credentials

Additional Information:

NOTE: Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire.

NYC Health and Hospitals offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits for employees hired to work 20+ hrs. per week
  • Retirement Savings and Pension Plans
  • Loan Forgiveness Programs for eligible employees
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation in accordance with employees' Collectively bargained contracts
  • College titution discounts and professional development opportunities
  • Multiple employee discounts programs
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Regular Shift: Day
Job ID: 79657
Civil Service Classification: Managerial

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