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Energy Manager

La Jolla, CA - Posted on: Monday 07/11/16


Payroll Title:



Facilities Engineering

Salary Range:

Commensurate with Experience

Work Schedule:

Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri


The Energy Manager assists in overall management and development of UCSD Health energy activities and related policies and proposals. Ensures UCSD Health facilities are operated economically, efficiently, reliably and in the best interest of the organization. The main functions of the position are to provide technical oversight to UCSD Health's Strategic Energy Plan and Utility Energy Efficiency Rebate and Incentive programs to ensure UCSD Health leverages all financial opportunities and lowers energy usage and costs through efficiency.

Duties include the identification of projects, management of engineering and construction cost estimates, administration and submittal of all Utility incentive applications, lead technical advisor through project delivery and preparation and analysis of measurement and verification data along with final utility close out paperwork.

This position is the first point of contact for UCSD Health staff energy conservation and data requests in support of multiple organization-wide climate change initiatives, including annual certification of greenhouse gas emissions. Reviews new building designs, renovation and alteration plans to ensure compliance with Green Building and Energy Efficiency standards. Automates data collection and record keeping procedures for utilities management purposes. Performs other related functions as required.



  • Three (3) years of engineering experience with a demonstrated ability to understand and implement UC Office of the President goals for Clean Energy and Green Building Construction and Operations.

  • Professional Engineering license is required.

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED's) guidelines for new building construction, major renovation and existing buildings.

  • Experience and extensive knowledge of issues involving Global Climate Change, Greenhouse Gas accounting and registry and regulatory requirements associated with California Law SB-32 (Global Warming Solutions Act).

  • Technical knowledge in "state of the art" energy management systems such as: Johnson Controls "Metasys", ION Energy Manager.

  • Experience with Utility rate structures and energy accounting with the ability to analyze usage patterns and identify billing errors.

  • Experience operating a personal computer using various applications such as: Energy Management Systems, MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Demonstrated ability to develop short and long range plans for use in utility infrastructure operation.

  • Understanding of the electrical utility tariff and how it is applied to calculate utility bills.

  • Substantial understanding and experience of energy usage and efficiency measures in a large, complex healthcare setting, with particular emphasis on research and laboratory spaces.

  • Strong communications skills including ability to write clear and concise reports or correspondence and to interact professionally and effectively with many levels of the organization.


  • Experience in a research institution with highly complex plant operation and maintenance systems.

  • Active registration as professional engineer or Engineer in Training in the State of California, Mechanical or Electrical.

  • Active registration as U.S. Green Building Council accredited professional in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Required to be on-site during emergency or major utility service interruptions.

To Apply:

Please visit http://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=82913

Application Deadline: July 19