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Associate Director, Energy Management Systems

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University of Miami
Miami, Florida, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago


The department of Energy Management Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Assoc. Director, Facilities Management to work at the UHealth Campus. The Associate Director Energy Management Systems is headed by the Executive Director of Energy Management and Engineered Systems and supported by the Manager of Energy Systems and the Sr. Software Engineer. The Associate Director Energy Management Systems has the primary directive of reducing outside costs incurred by the University such as energy/water consumption and vendor service/project costs. The Associate Director Energy Management Systems is the head of Energy Management group which supports and maintains the Energy, Compliance Monitoring and Automation systems across the campus and remote satellites for the Miller School of Medicine and UHealth Hospitals and clinics. The Energy Management group reduces the need for outside vendors by self- preforming complicated HVAC and lighting automation projects along with the service and maintenance required to sustain these intricate systems. The Associate Director Energy Management Systems is a professional position responsible for providing leadership and technical support in the analysis, development, and implementation of energy programs or conservation projects. Associate Director Energy Management Systems works closely with Facilities Design and Construction (FDC) reviewing mechanical system designs and ensuring new HVAC, electrical, mechanical, and building automation systems are installed in a manner that meets or exceeds University standards.

The Associate Director, Facilities Management will report directly to the Executive Director, Energy Management Systems.

  • Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Energy Management and Automation department which includes (2) direct reports and (9) total staff members
  • Investigate and resolve any issues resulting from substandard performance and ensure service policies and procedures are followed by team members.
  • Provide assistance in the design and planning of new facilities and spaces, consults leadership on potential needs for capital and budgetary planning
  • Close monitoring of Central Energy Plant's operation to assure that the Plant consistently operates at optimum efficiency.
  • Consults FDC during new project conception and implementation ensuring mechanical and electrical designs accommodate existing building design and use case.
  • Maintains the15800 and 17000 specifications ensuring they are compliant with current Energy and System Integration plans
  • Collaborate with Physical Plat and Central Energy Plant (CEP) to ensure that mechanical equipment is operating at manufacturers specifications, ensures mechanical system retain expected efficiencies
  • Evaluates Test and Balance reports for new construction ensuring design intent for the project was met.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited Mechanical or Electrical Trades school with major work and/or degree in facilities construction management, architecture, engineering, or technical management.
  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering Discipline, Mathematics, or Physics (Preferred)
  • At least 10 years work related experience required in research environment and facilities management. Experience in a Medical School facility setting is highly desirable
  • Preferred- Certification/Licensure in Professional Engineer(State of Florida), Certified Energy Manager(CEM), or Building Commissioning Professional(BCxP)

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Extensive knowledge of facilities planning, capital and operating budget development, facilities operations and maintenance, and/or facilities management in a Medical School setting.
  • Knowledge of utilities management; computer applications in facilities operations and administrative management; contract law and laws governing facilities operations including environmental protection, occupational safety and human accommodations, etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge on all aspects of building Mechanical, Electrical and Control systems.
  • Extensive experience with large tonnage chillers and the associated water and air distribution systems.
  • Encyclopedic knowledge of laboratory and critical health care systems.
  • Well versed in all facets on Information Technology.
  • Must have exceptional analytical skills with ability to effectively manage and maintain a budget.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to effectively handle conflict resolution and problem solving.
  • Must have excellent people skills to build positive relationship with staff, customers, and stakeholders.
  • Must be a tenacious leader able to provide guidance and support to all stakeholders.
  • Must be able to multi-task with strong prioritization, scheduling, and delegation abilities.
  • Commitment to the University’s core values.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67398204
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: University of Miami
  • Position Title: Associate Director, Energy Management Systems
  • Job Function: Other/ Not Listed
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Over 10 Years

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