Energy Electrical Project Manager

1 Centre Street, New York, NY, USA
25 days ago
Full time role


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About the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS)

DCAS's mission is to make city government work for all New Yorkers. From managing New York City’s most iconic courthouses and municipal buildings, to purchasing over $1 billion annually in goods and services for more than 80 City agencies what we do ensures that all agencies can deliver on their mission. Our reach touches every facet of city government and is instrumental to the successful day-to-day operations of the City of New York.

Our commitment to equity, effectiveness, and sustainability guides our work providing City agencies with the critical resources and support needed to succeed, including:

  • Recruiting, hiring, and training City employees.
  • Managing 55 public buildings.
  • Acquiring, selling, and leasing City property.
  • Purchasing over $1 billion in goods and services for City agencies.
  • Overseeing the greenest municipal vehicle fleet in the country.
  • Leading the City's efforts to reduce carbon emissions from government operations.

When you work at DCAS, you're not just working for one agency, but in service of them all. It's an opportunity to provide impactful support, quality customer service, and help protect the future of New York City for generations to come. Visit our website at to learn more about the work we do.

About the Division of Construction & Technical Services (CTS)

Construction & Technical Services (CTS) consists of a design, construction and technical team of architects, engineers, elevator mechanics, as well as project & property managers who provide services for time-sensitive rehabilitation, renovations, and maintenance in City-owned properties.

Its design team performs in-house designs, conducts field inspections, and ensures design compliance with Local Laws. This team also performs reviews of design consultant drawings to assure accountability for the needed renovations.

The construction team manages and oversees time-sensitive construction projects to ensure daily activities comply with contract drawings, specifications, building codes, budget, and timelines. This team assesses field conditions, prepares reports, and coordinates meetings with contractors, consultants, and the in-house design crew to address variations from the original design drawings to accommodate field conditions and/or client requests.

The technical team manages the maintenance and surplus in City-Owned properties, handles the contracts for services including, but not limited to, interior rehabilitation and construction, waterfront construction, sidewalk repair, fencing, demolition, pest control, erection of scaffolding; handles and maintains the design and management of site safety projects (Local Laws and Violations) and maintains and repairs all elevators, escalators and ADA lifts throughout City-Owned buildings within the five boroughs.

The DCAS Trade Shops help with all in-house construction and repair services needed within DCAS-managed sites. The Shops perform small-scale renovations such as partitions/drywall work, rough and finish carpentry, interior/exterior painting, electrical and plumbing repairs, structural steel, concrete, and masonry work and manufacture in-house replacement of parts for obsolete equipment and locksmith services and Mayoral Ceremonies and Special Events.

We are seeking to hire an energy project manager to manage engineering energy projects. The candidate will be performing the following responsibilities:


Under supervision, the energy project manager duties will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Design construction documents for energy conservation measures/projects to obtain required approvals from agencies having jurisdiction (Landmarks, Design Commission, DOB, etc.).
  • Responsible to review the consultant’s energy reports, design drawings and shop drawings prepared for the construction of energy projects.
  • Perform field inspections of DCAS facilities as needed during the projects’ construction phase. This will ensure proper installation of the electrical & lighting equipment per codes and contract drawings. Prepare and submit field reports to DCAS’ project manager and the Director of electrical engineering.
  • Prepare or review the consultants control sequence of operations for lighting equipment in coordination with DCAS building engineer to meet the building energy performance requirements, optimize energy efficiency and to ensure compliance with all applicable codes.
  • Assist in the commissioning of electrical equipment, power monitoring and FA systems and review performance of commissioning agents throughout DCAS facilities.
  • Prepare estimates for change orders and new need requests and participate in change order negotiations.
  • Project manager for DCAS energy projects to track and review consultant and contractor invoices to ensure proper charges and payments are made through projects completion.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university and one year of full-time satisfactory experience in electrical engineering work; or
  2. A baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university.

A master’s degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university can only be used to substitute for one year of full-time satisfactory work experience in electrical engineering. A degree in any other engineering area, or in any engineering technology area, is not acceptable.

Preferred Skills

  • Professional Certification i.e., LEED, EM/FM, EIT.
  • Strong analytical background.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excel, Access, and Projects.
  • Strong organizational, writing and communication skills.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Ability to work under limited supervision and to handle multiple assignments with limited time constraints.
  • Demonstrates personal initiative, responsibility, leadership, and flexibility.
  • Able to respond rapidly and accurately to requests, and work in a high-pressure, time-sensitive environment.

55a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.

Residency Requirement

New York City Residency is not required for this position.

Additional Information

The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

Job ID: 575560

Title code: 20310


Title classification: Competitive-1 (Exam May Be Required)

Business title: Energy Electrical Project Manager

Posted until: 12/04/2023

Experience Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)

Number of positions: 1

Work location: 1 Centre St., N.Y.

Category: Engineering, Architecture, & Planning

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