NOTE: This is a DCAS funded role based at the New York City Police Department
Where to apply: https://cityjobs.nyc.gov/job/energy-project-manager-in-nyc-all-boros-jid-15936
About the NYC Police Department
The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, protect the people, reduce fear, and maintain order. The NYPD strives to foster a safe and fair city by incorporating Neighborhood Policing into all facets of Department operations and solve the problems that create crime and disorder through an interdependent relationship between the people and its police, and by pioneering strategic innovation.
The Facilities Management Division seeks a qualified Construction Project Manager, III, designated Energy Project Manager.
The Energy Project Manager will sit within FMD/AESS, which is responsible for Architectural and Engineering Services. Working closely with the agency energy team, and in close partnership the NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) Division of Energy Management (DEM). the Energy Project Manager will primarily be charged with developing and managing the implementation of energy efficiency and/or clean energy projects in City-owned buildings. The responsibilities of the Energy Project Manager are expected to include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Support the design and development of energy efficiency and/or clean energy projects: Collaborate with DCAS to identify potential energy efficiency and clean energy project opportunities at City facilities. Assess the current state and provide risk analysis of City facilities to develop recommendations for building optimization and energy efficiency. Develop project scope of work through surveys and site visits and prepare energy project funding proposals and supporting documents (i.e., materials that calculate estimated energy savings, cost savings, emissions reductions, and other benefits expected from energy projects).
- Lead day-to-day energy efficiency and/or clean energy project implementation. Liaise with agency partners, consultants, and contractors during implementation. Perform site visits throughout the project implementation process to monitor progress, evaluate completed milestones, and inspect completed work for project close-outs. Refine proposed scopes of work and ensure project compliance with the scope and schedule set forth in contract and specification documents. Maintain project-related documentation, including work orders, scopes of work, cost proposals, invoices, project status sheets, and progress reports. Assess and address potential risks and resolve technical project issues (e.g., materials supply and staff shortages, costs overages) as necessary.
- Manage energy project tracking, performance management and reporting. Coordinate and ensure a uniform approach to project tracking and documentation. Perform data collection and tracking necessary to ensure accurate project reporting in a range of areas, including compliance with project schedules, budgets, and scopes and verified energy savings and emissions reductions. Lead and/or support reporting of project progress and milestones to agency energy team, agency leadership, and/or other City stakeholders (e.g., DCAS DEM).
- Provide technical expertise throughout the overall project lifecycle. Perform engineering calculations and energy modeling to verify the reasonableness and accuracy of estimated energy usage reductions, energy cost savings, and avoided emissions for proposed energy efficiency projects. Assess construction design information such as detail and assembly drawings, design calculations, system layouts and sketches, or specifications. Review, provide comments, and make recommendations on design packages submitted by consultants for proposed energy efficiency projects. Evaluate designs or specifications submitted by contractors to ensure accuracy and quality. Perform measurement and verification activities (e.g., quantifying energy usage impacts post-implementation, performance and savings verification, etc.).
- Provide overall support for the unit's and City's mission. Participate in ad hoc and special projects as needed. Act as a resource/subject matter expert on the agency's energy management and energy efficiency work. Represent the agency and the City in national and international conferences, conduct related research, and deploy agency-wide awareness seminars.
- A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and five years of full-time satisfactory experience managing and/or inspecting one or more construction projects which must have a total cost of at least $300,000 for each of the five years of the required experience; or
- One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, accredited by regional, national, professional or specialized agencies recognized as accrediting bodies by the U. S. Secretary of Education and by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), in engineering, engineering technology, architecture, architectural technology, landscape architecture, construction, construction technology, or construction management; or
- One year of the experience as described in “1” above and a valid license as a professional engineer, registered architect, or registered landscape architect, issued by a board of examining engineers, architects, or landscape architects duly established and qualified pursuant to the laws of any state or territory of the United States; or
- A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization, and a combination of at least two years of experience as described in “1” above and the education as described in “2” above to equal a total of five years of education and experience. Matriculation in an undergraduate college degree program as described in “2” above may be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits for one year of satisfactory full-time experience up to a maximum of three years of experience.
Note: Candidates must specify for each construction project they worked on: a description of the construction project, the time period they worked on the construction project, and the type of work they performed. Candidates must also specify the money allotted for the project.
Driver License Requirement: At the time of appointment to this position, you must have a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York. If you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified. This license must be maintained for the duration of your employment.
- For Assignment to Level II, In addition to meeting the "Qualification Requirements" above, candidates must have one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience working in Assignment Level I; or one additional year of satisfactory full-time experience as described in "1" above.
- For Assignment to Level III, in addition to meeting the Qualification Requirements for Construction Project Manager, candidates must have two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience working in Construction Project Manager Assignment Level I and II; or two additional years of satisfactory full-time experience as described in question "1" above and possess a motor vehicle driver license valid in the State of New York which must be maintained for the duration of employment noting that if you have moving violations, license suspension or an accident record, you may be disqualified.
The ideal candidate will combine technical expertise with strong project management skills to achieve robust results for the City and its residents. The preferred candidate will bring the following skills and experience to this position:
- A bachelor's degree in engineering (civil, mechanical or facilities).
- At least three years of experience in energy management, facilities management, commissioning, or mechanical construction project management.
- 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 diverse buildings varying in age, size, and use.
- Familiarity with cost estimating, building/system commissioning, testing, adjusting, and balancing.
- Familiarity with project management operations, including project planning, scope development, contractor management, design and construction management, and project close-out.
- Familiarity with life cycle cost analysis. Candidates with Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), Certified Building Commissioning Professional (CBCP), and/or Building Operator Certification (BOC) Level 1 certifications are preferred.
- An advanced degree in engineering/urban planning/policy or a related field. Experience analyzing and presenting utility/energy information.
- Experience auditing commercial or institutional energy bills.
- Knowledge of applicable Energy Codes and Standards Experience analyzing and presenting utility/energy information. Knowledge of commercial and industrial utility billing.
- Knowledge of energy market dynamics. Knowledge of new and emerging trends in the area of energy efficiency. Aptitude for energy conversion calculations including weather normalization.
- Ability to analyze and present complex data sets using the City's databases, Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
- Knowledge of database management on Microsoft Access and integrated workflow management systems.
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.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
As a prospective employee of the City of New York, you may be eligible for federal loan forgiveness programs and state repayment assistance programs. For more information, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s website at https://studentaid.gov/pslf/
New York City Residency is not required for this position
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: 582768
Title code: 34202
Civil service title: CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGER
Title classification: Competitive-1
Business title: Energy Project Manager
Posted until: 12/16/2023
Experience Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Number of positions: 2
Work location: 1 Police Plaza, N.Y.
Category: Administration & Human Resources