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About the Organization
leading energy efficiency enterprise. We believe in the good things efficiency
brings to our lives, and we come to work every day to make the world a better
place – starting in our own province. We have successfully helped hundreds of
thousands of families, businesses, non-profits, and institutions transform how they use energy – and we will continue to lead the way in the transition to
a low-carbon future. We are deeply committed to climate change and are a multi-year winner of Canada's Greenest Employers and Atlantic
Canada’s Top Employers.
Our work has achieved more than $1 billion in
energy savings and contributed over 24% 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/
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
- 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
If you want to be part of an organization with an ambitious plan to support the transition to net zero by 2050 and help to build a thriving, resilient future for Nova Scotians, then you belong here!
Want to know what it’s really like to work with us? Reach
out to any one of our team members on LinkedIn to hear their firsthand
experience at EfficiencyOne.
EfficiencyOne is looking for an Energy Manager who will identify energy efficiency measures and opportunities at Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) and prepare the business case for approval. Reporting
to the Senior Energy Manager at EfficiencyOne. You will provide technical
support related to energy management at Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM)
as well as work with CBRM’s facilities staff, engineering, production
departments, and management to promote energy efficiency throughout the
organization and direct energy management activities. This role will be a Cape
Breton-based position that requires splitting of time on-site and remotely as
A snapshot of what
you will be involved with:
- Influences what the client should do based on
investigating issues with the client, then presents a path forward &
influences what the client’s priorities should be.
- Allocate resources for the completion
of outputs and their timely delivery.
- Involved in Energy Management /
Project Management activities on both a technical and organizational aspect for
the assigned client.
- Complete technical audits, recommend
energy efficiency technologies, and prepare feasibility studies and business
cases for approval.
- Recommend energy projects and
- Develop an understanding of the
mechanical and electrical systems within the organization.
- Coordinate and administer project
documentation, incentive applications, project development agreements, reports,
and incentive applications.
- Develop an understanding of the organization’s
budgetary framework, procurement policies, and contracts.
- Determine external project resources
and preferred suppliers to assist direct activities related to project
proposals and implementation, i.e., suppliers, consultants, technical
specifications, and cost.
- Facilitate, support, and develop a strategic energy management plan with senior managers' input.
- Quarterly final reports and
presentations to CBRM and EfficiencyOne outlining project status, energy
management opportunities, and achievements to date.
- Arrange staff awareness programs.
What Will Help You
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
(Electrical or Mechanical), Engineering Technologist Diploma, or equivalent
combination of education and work experience.
- Designation as a Certified Energy Manager
(CEM), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), or Certified
Project Management Professional (PMP) is considered an asset.
- Five years of related
experience in an energy-related role with experience developing and implementing energy
management programs and/or energy savings projects.
- Practical knowledge applicable to a
manufacturing environment, including knowledge of energy efficiency and measures
specific to production.
- Demonstrate 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.
Find out more about your first several weeks on the
the first week, expect to:
- Meet with Senior Energy
Manager and Services team
- Develop a high-level
energy projects execution 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 on-site.
In the first month,
- Become familiar with the people
and organizations within the participant organizations. Organizational
awareness includes understanding people influencing projects and being
familiar with the facilities and the processes, i.e., procurement, budget
- Review ISO 50001 – Energy
Management Systems and apply it to your present and future planning
- Meet with EfficiencyOne Program
Managers to get a better understanding of project incentives and program
- Meet with Senior Energy Manager
to bounce ideas around on strategies and tactics that will increase your
influence and impact on the account organization; and
- Meet with the consultant
network to explore their services that could benefit your account.
In the first three
months, expect to:
monitoring, tracking, and reporting for your account. Critical for EfficiencyOne
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, 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 economic targets.
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, Indigenous peoples, persons with a
disability, racially visible persons, persons of minority sexual orientations,
and gender identities.