\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
(Engineer) who will be responsible for providing energy management services for contracted services or business
and other technical support as directed by EfficiencyOne and Contract Lead. 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. The Onsite
Energy Manager (OEM) will be supporting Housing Nova
Scotia to promote energy management at the five Housing Authorities.
A snapshot of what
you will be involved with:
- Five years of related
experience in an energy-related role with experience developing and implementing energy
management programs and/or energy savings projects.
- The ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans and
specifications for facilities.
- Excellent analytical skills,
written and oral communications skills; thrive in a fast-paced and results-oriented
environment where problem-solving skills help meet tight deadlines.
- Experience with and proficiency with all MS Office
applications (including Teams)
- A valid driver’s license and
access to a vehicle are required
Experience & Education:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering,
Engineering Technologist Diploma or equivalent combination of education and
- Designation as a Certified Energy Manager
(CEM) and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP) are
considered an asset.
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
Find out more about
your first several weeks on the job:
the first week, expect to:
- Meet with Senior Energy Manager and Services team
- Develop a high-level plan for the first 180 days in your role as an Energy
- Be prepared to read! Energy Manager service manual, business program
manuals, protocols on measurement and verification, energy auditing guidelines,
example reports from Senior Energy Managers, 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
In the first month,
- Become 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.
- Review ISO 50001 – Energy Management Systems and apply it to your
present and future planning
- Meet with Efficiency NS Program Managers to get a better understanding
of project incentives and program processes
- Meet with Senior EMs to bounce ideas around on strategies and tactics
that will increase your influence and impact on the account organization; and
- Meet with a consultant network to explore their services that could be
beneficial for your account.
In the first three
months, expect to:
- Establish monitoring, tracking, and reporting for your account. Critical
for Efficiency NS and for creating visibility within your accounts
- On-site energy audits – identify technologies and efficiency solutions
- Create business cases for projects working with contractors,
consultants, and account staff
- Build a master list of energy efficiency measures; and
- Develop a framework for your account’s Energy Management Plan which is a
living document. This plan is a roadmap for your work as an Energy Manager and the
organizations on their path toward corporate / government environmental and
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.