We come to work every day to make the world a better place.
About the Organization
people build a better world through efficiency—starting in our own province.
Our role is to inform and motivate Nova Scotians to use less energy, use it
smarter, and enjoy the good things efficiency brings. Not only are we deeply
committed to climate change, but we are also a multi-year winner of Canada's
Greenest Employers and named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2021.
Our work has achieved more than $1.4 billion in
energy savings and contributed over 20% of Nova Scotia’s GHG emission
reductions since 2011. We’re passionate about ensuring that all Nova Scotians have
equal access to our programs and understand that energy efficiency can help
serve our communities and promote a socially equitable energy future. Find out
more about how we are making an impact here: https://www.efficiencyone.ca/impact/
incredibly proud of our achievements and know one of the driving forces behind
our success is our people, our values, and the behaviors we commit to every day
as part of our culture. Our culture is about acting quickly and positively,
taking care to understand others’ needs, and providing timely responses. It’s
about doing the right thing and working with the greater organization in
mind. It’s striving for simplicity while keeping our customers top
of mind in everything we do and in every decision we make. It’s about setting
challenging goals and working with each other to deliver our best work.
We are respectful in everything we do and support and value others by
fostering an environment where every voice is appreciated. It’s about building
collaborative relationships based on trust and open communication.
Do you want
to be part of an organization that has an ambitious plan to support the
transition to net-zero by 2050, and helps to build a thriving, resilient future
for Nova Scotians - then you belong here!
EfficiencyOne is looking for an Energy Manager who will be responsible for developing
and implementing an energy management plan for Housing Nova Scotia. The OEM will provide
technical support to the sector which will involve visits to industry locations
as well as working with their respective facilities staff, engineering,
production departments, and management to promote energy.
A snapshot of what
you will be involved with:
management planning, as well as, assisting with the implementation of energy
efficiency projects and influencing policy.
available building data and energy benchmarking data to track energy usage and
identify energy savings opportunities.
new research around energy efficiency.
the development and implementation of the organization’s Energy Management
technical audits, evaluate energy efficiency technologies, perform feasibility studies,
and prepare project business cases.
projects, measures, and incentive programs to the client.
an understanding of the mechanical and electrical systems within client
and administer EfficiencyOne project documentation, incentive applications, and
project development agreements.
an understanding of the organization’s budgetary framework and procurement
policies related to energy management.
as project manager for all energy-related capital projects, including liaison
to energy service consultants.
and review of energy efficiency project procurement; and
and presentations as required by Housing Nova Scotia and EfficiencyOne,
outlining project status, energy management opportunities, and achievements to
- Perform any other duties as
required from time to time.
- At least one year of experience in a related role, professional
engineering, or a certified engineering technologist license would be considered
- Practical knowledge of commercial building systems
ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans and specifications for
- Excellent analytical skills and written and oral
communications skills; thrive in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
where problem-solving skills help meet tight deadlines.
with and proficiency with all MS Office applications (including Teams)
- A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
Experience & Education:
- Diploma in Energy Sustainability Engineering
Technologist (ESET), Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent combination
of education and work experience.
Why you’ll love working
- A culture that understands there is life outside of work and cares
about their employees
- An engaging, fun, and inclusive work environment
- An awesome benefits package that starts on day one
- Wellness initiatives and fitness challenges
hosted throughout the year
- Corporate gym memberships
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Being part of a team and contributing to Nova Scotia’s goal of 2050
In the first week, expect to:
with the OEM and Services team
a high-level plan for the first 90 days in your role as an OEM: and
prepared to read! OEM service manual, business program manuals, protocols on
measurement and verification, energy auditing guidelines, example reports from
Senior OEMs, and examples of other organizations’ energy management plans.
Ensuring you are familiar with both technical resources and reference material
is critical to executing your short-term plan on-site.
In the first month,
familiar with the people and organizations within the participant
organizations. Organizational awareness includes understanding people that
influence projects and being familiar with the facilities and the processes i.e.,
procurement, budget planning, etc.
ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems and apply it to your present and future
with Efficiency NS Program Managers to get a better understanding of project
incentives and program processes
with Senior OEMs to bounce ideas around on strategies and tactics that will
increase your influence and impact on the account organization; and
with a consultant network to explore their services that could be beneficial for
In the first three
months, expect to:
monitoring, tracking, and reporting for your account. Critical for Efficiency
NS and for creating visibility within your accounts
energy audits – identify technologies and efficiency solutions
business cases for projects working with contractors, consultants, and account
a master list of energy efficiency measures; and
a framework for your account’s Energy Management Plan which is a living
document. This plan is a roadmap for your work as an OEM and the organizations
on their path towards corporate / government environmental and economic
EfficiencyOne is committed
to fostering a culture that is supportive and values others, one that is
grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. We welcome applications from all
qualified candidates, including women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with a
disability, racially visible persons, persons of minority sexual orientations,
and gender identities.