Onsite Energy Manager

We are looking for the next great contributor to make their mark working with EfficiencyOne and the Cape Breton Municipality. This is a challenging, innovative position with a uniquely positioned employer offering the opportunity to make a real change. 

Below, we've outlined the corporate culture, provided video content on the position and location as well as the full position description. 

To apply, please send resumes via email to:

email: info@p4g.ca

subject: EfficiencyOEM

Position Title: Energy Manager – Cape Breton

Reports To: Engineering Manager (EfficiencyOne)

Date Last Revised: May, 2018


Primary Responsibilities:

Energy management is not just about implementing energy efficient technologies–it’s also about people. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the Energy Manager will be responsible for identifying energy efficiency measures and opportunities at Cape Breton Regional Municipality and prepare the business case for approval. The Energy Manager is involved with the client Energy teams, Sponsors (management) and operations, engineering and other departments with energy management impact as well as:

Your duties will vary depending on the setting you're working in, but in general you'll be:

  • Influences what the client should do based on investigating issues with the client then presents a path forward & influences what the clients priorities should be;

  • Allocate resources for the completion of outputs and their timely delivery;

  • Involved in Energy Management activities on both a technical and organizations aspect for the assigned client;

  • Complete technical audits, recommend energy efficiency technologies, prepare feasibility studies and business cases for approval;

  • Recommend projects and measures ;

  • 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 and 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 costing;

  • Support project implementation for the assigned organization;

  • Provide monthly status reports;

  • Quarterly-final reports and presentations to CBRM and EfficiencyOne outlining project status, energy management opportunities and achievements to date;

  • Develop and track against an energy baseline and profile for the assigned  organisation;

  • Experience developing and implementing energy management programs and/or energy savings projects;

  • Experience in energy engineering, utility cost analysis, facilities management, life cycle cost analysis with strong project management and estimating knowledge;

  • Arrange staff awareness programmes.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and monitor utility usage and trends for reporting and identification energy efficiency opportunities;

  • Prepare reports & presentations for a varied audience;

  • Manage and direct the Energy Manager project assignment including: project scope, deliverables, timelines, communications and reporting;

  • Provide project coordination support, measurement and verification of energy and operational savings for approved projects;

  • Perform other duties as required from time to time.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (electrical, mechanical) and eligible to practice as a Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia, or equivalent combination of education and work experience;

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation would be considered an asset;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals at all organizational levels, both inside and outside of the organization;

  • Excellent time management skills in order to meet deadlines in a multi-task environment;

  • Competent Microsoft Office user (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook);

  • Should have a working knowledge of project management, planning, designing and executing projects;

  • Strong analytical skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills are required.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • education and work experience;

  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) designation;

  • Experience with conducting energy audits and preparing energy reports;

  • Familiarity with tools and equipment required for building energy audits;

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret electrical and mechanical plans and specifications for building facilities;

  • Experience working in the food processing or other industrial sector.

Get in touch:

  • Apply by emailing and using the title: EfficiencyOEM to:

    • info@p4g.ca​


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