EfficiencyOne isn’t just an organization; it’s
a movement. Our organization’s purpose is to change lives by unleashing the
power of efficiency. We come to work every day because we want a better world
and we believe we can contribute to a
more prosperous, sustainable future through efficiency
About the Organization
Nova Scotia is a leader in the transition to a clean energy future.
Ranked one of Canada’s top performers for energy efficiency programs, a
multi-year winner of Canada's greenest employers, and named one of Atlantic
Canada’s Top Employers for 2020, EfficiencyOne is helping build a better world
through efficiency. Through the administration of Efficiency Nova Scotia
programs and services, EfficiencyOne is supporting hundreds of thousands of
Nova Scotians with industry-leading, cost-effective efficiency solutions to
transform the way they use and save energy.
We are 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
We’re looking for an On-site Energy Manager (OEM) who will be
responsible for developing and implementing an energy management plan for the Canadian Forces Base (CFB Greenwood).
Reporting to the EfficiencyOne Manager, Field Engineering,
the OEM will provide technical support related to energy management at this
client’s location as well as work with their facilities staff, engineering,
production departments, and management to promote energy efficiency throughout
the organization and direct energy management activities.
·Energy management planning, as well as, assisting with
the implementation of energy efficiency projects and influencing policy.
·Utilizing building automation systems and energy
management information system data to track energy usage and identify energy
savings opportunities through Retscreen Expert.
·Assist in building RetScreen models for existing
buildings in collaboration with NRCAN office for Greening Government.
·Complete technical audits, evaluate energy efficiency
technologies, perform feasibility studies, and prepare project business cases
through RetScreen Expert.
·Recommend projects, measures, and opportunities to
maximize incentive programs to clients and minimize building energy intensity.
·Develop an understanding of the mechanical and electrical
systems within client facilities and existing sequence of operation to suggest
control improvements and strategies.
· Coordinate and administer EfficiencyOne project
documentation, incentive applications, and project development agreements,
provide concurrent tracking of these activities.
·Develop an understanding of the organization's budgetary
framework and procurement policies related to energy management.
·Act as an efficiency specialist for all related capital
projects, highlighting to the engineering team available incentives for
projects, including liaison to energy service consultants.
·Development and review of energy efficiency project
·Reporting and presentations as required by CFB Greenwood
and EfficiencyOne, outlining project status, energy management opportunities
and achievements to date.
- A community college or university
diploma/certificate with a Bachelor of Engineering or Certified Engineer
least three years experience in
an energy-related role with experience developing and implementing energy management programs and/or
energy savings projects.
ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans and specifications for
with all Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams)
·Strong interpersonal and time management skills
written and oral communication skills
and have above average attention to detail combined with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
·A valid driver’s license and have access to a
What we Offer:
- Competitive compensation and benefits
- Excellent employment practices, including:
- Engaging, fun, and respectful work climate
- Flexible work schedules
- Wellness Initiatives
- Corporate gym memberships
- Commitment to employee development and “promote from within.”
- Opportunity to make a significant personal impact to help EfficiencyOne build a better world and
contribute to a more prosperous, sustainable future through efficiency.
In the first week,
- Meet with the Senior OEMs and
- Develop a high-level plan for the
first 90 days in your role as an OEM: and
- Be 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, expect to:
- Become familiar with the people and organizations
within the sector. Organizational awareness includes understanding people that
influence projects, are 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 OEMs to bounce
ideas around strategies and tactics that will increase your influence and
impact on the account organization; and
- Meet with consultant network to
explore their services that could be beneficial for your account.
In the first three months,
- 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 OEM and the organizations on their path towards
corporate / government environmental and economic targets.
EfficiencyOne is committed
to foster 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.