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Energy Management Systems Manager

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Denton

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.


We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.


Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.UNTSystem.edu.

Posting Title:

Energy Management Systems Manager

Department:

UNT-Facilities-Gen-152000

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility:

TRS Eligible

Additional Retirement Information:

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.

Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience.

Department Summary:

The Maintenance division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: https://facilities.unt.edu/about/maintenanceThe Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the University’s physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards.The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning Design & Construction (PDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 175 facilities across 960 acres of property. Our goal is to provide world-class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility operations delivered with outstanding customer service and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities, you may visit our website at: https://facilities.unt.edu/

Position Overview:

The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire an Energy Management Systems Manager to join our team. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
* Serves as a primary campus resource for Building Management Systems (BMS) and controls related issues and develops programs to concurrently improve client comfort, energy efficiency and improve maintenance practices.
* Provides leadership and technical support in the analysis and development of improving control measures over energy, electrical, HVAC and plumbing processes in new projects and existing buildings.
* Will be a leader in enabling commissioning, re-commissioning and retro-commissioning efforts on campus to succeed, and will facilitate the correction of any resulting deficiency lists through contractors or internal personnel.
* Effectively plan and execute work plans by assigning adequate staff, routinely check on the work being performed to ensure standards, develops and supports collaborative relationships, and acts as a liaison to campus departments and guests while providing senior management with advice and recommendations.
* Supervises subordinate staff by setting a clear understanding of what is expected and holds them accountable, adhering to departmental core values, providing training when applicable.
* Conducts special studies for evaluation of existing buildings and systems.
* Develops scope of work, planning and execution of construction projects.
* Ensures that all employees within work unit as well as contractors follow all safety rules and guidelines, making corrections when needed.
* Keeps informed of current developments in their field of work, exhibiting ability to learn and apply new skills and techniques.
* Works with in-house engineers and in-house departments by providing technical assistance, research, and support.
* Maintains liaison with the Maintenance/Operations department and other colleges, departments, and administrators and their staffs in order to provide optimum facility comfort while reducing energy consumption levels and supportive of the instructional and research goals of the University.

** This position is considered to be essential personnel, and may require working overtime, which could include nights and weekends as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or related field and five years of professional building automation/energy management systems experience; or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training.

Required: Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; ability to drive a vehicle and maintain coverage under University liability insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Physical ability to access work areas which may be in confined spaces or elevated heights.• Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.• Proficiency in specific software may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Previous experience working with, programming, and managing building automation systems or energy management systems to include products produced by Schneider Electric.
* Previous experience training subordinates and co-workers on the function and use of building automation systems.

Required License / Registration / Certification:

Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; ability to drive a vehicle and maintain coverage under University liability insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Driving University Vehicle:

Yes

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Energy Management Systems Mgr

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate

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Communicates with Energy Management and Fire Systems supervisors. Stays current on shop workloads, as well as equipment, tool and training needs.

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Provides Asst. Director of Facilities Maintenance with regular updates on operations, planning, and and team needs.

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Monitors university building management and power metering systems. Ensures the operability of these systems. Develops plans and cost estimates for upgrades to increase efficiency and reliability.

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Reviews plans, specifications, and submittals for university projects. Provides comments regarding, but not limited to, building automation systems’ hardware and software. Works with project managers to promote project success and adherence to campus standards.

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Takes work duty specific training when available. Promotes the training and development of team members. Responds to work emergencies as needed, including outside normal working hours. Picks up trash on campus when it is encountered.

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Consistently completes expected duties in a timely manner without constant supervision. Accepts responsibility for own work and follows through on commitments.

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Promotes Facilities’ core values of Service, Integrity, and Excellence by conducting oneself in a manner that is respectful, honest, ethical, and customer focused.

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Committed to maintaining a safe and secure work environment.

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Demonstrates punctuality and follows policies and procedures for absences, time and attendance

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Ensures proper training, provides positive feedback for job successes, accountability for poor performance, creates a positive climate by setting clear strategies, goals and expectations, as well as supporting diversity and inclusivity.

Posting Number:

S7001P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/75896

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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