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Energy Manager

Company: Irving Independent School District
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Energy Manager

Reports To: Chief of Administrative Services

Dept/School: Facilities

Pay Grade: ADMIN 2 (261 days)

Date Revised: September 2022

A Letter of Assurance will be issued for this position.

Primary Purpose:

Coordinate and manage the District's Energy Management System program, providing the instructional, training, and technical expertise required to monitor and implement energy activities for effective and efficient operation throughout the District for students, staff, and the community.


* Bachelor's degree in engineering-related field preferred
* Ability to obtain Energy Manager State Certification or CEM

Special Knowledge/Skills

* Knowledgeable of energy management systems program development
* Knowledgeable of HVAC and lighting systems
* Knowledge of communication and radio systems
* Experience in supervision of maintenance personnel and operation of school facilities
* Extensive experience and involvement in management level responsibilities and positions within construction, industry, military or government agencies will be given full consideration
* Evidence of performance in higher levels of management and/or administration requiring extensive skills and abilities in these disciplines
* Possess ability to organize, plan, and implement programs with a minimum amount of guidance and oversight from others
* Demonstrated ability to manage people and coordinate an effective employee relations work program
* Exemplary history of working as a team member possessing high levels of loyalty and support for other management
* Demonstrated ability to develop and manage an operations budget for an organization, business, or governmental agency equivalent in complexity and magnitude of the Irving ISD building maintenance program
* Extensive technical or specialized expertise in analyzing, designing, and implementing programs for providing solutions to complex mechanical, structural, or administrative problems
* Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply rules, regulations, and codes
* Possess a valid Texas Class C driver's license and prove insurability with the District's insurance carrier
* Computer skills using Microsoft Office
* Bilingual Spanish Preferred


* Three (3) years of experience in energy-related field, preferably within an educational environment. Other experience may be substituted with approval from the department director

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Plan, develop, and coordinate a comprehensive Energy Management program, and ensure that energy management operations are supportive of the instructional goals of the district

2. Employ effective interpersonal skills to develop and implement an Energy Awareness and Conservation program for staff and students

3. Provide instructional support for students by providing presentations, classes, data and information on energy, conservation and recycling related topics

4. Mentor students on energy, conservation, recycling and technology related subjects as well as the core subjects in the current curriculum

5. Develop training options and/or improvement plans to ensure the optimum performance and maintenance of the District's HVAC and energy management equipment

6. Maintain an aggressive program to reduce District costs for energy

7. Coordinate and manage the Facilities Services radio system

8. Coordinate and provide instructional tours of Lady Bird Johnson Middle School to students, stakeholders, staff and interested parties from around the world

9. Perform annual energy audits of all facilities and provide detailed written observations indicating findings and cost-saving opportunities

10. Maintain effective communications with the Facilities and Operations departments, principals and their staffs to promote optimum facility comfort while reducing energy consumption levels

11. Develop short-range and long-range plans for implementing energy saving innovations for the District

12. Assist Utilities section staff in evaluating HVAC and energy equipment to ensure effectiveness

13. Facilitate rate procurement for District in terms of electricity, gas, water, and sanitation

14. Compile utility budgets and cost estimates based upon documented program needs

15. Approve all bills for payments funded by energy management budget

16. Serve as the District's Recycling Coordinator

17. Manage all solid waste services for the District including regular trash and large roll off dumpsters

18. Maintain and update the department website

19. Manage the SchoolDude software for the Division

20. Serve as the Facilities Manager on Duty as scheduled, and respond in a timely manner

21. Adhere to the Professional Code of Ethics and district policies

22. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Facilities Management


Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Supervise and evaluate: Energy Management Systems Specialist, Energy Management Technician, and Emergency Response Technician.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used:


Motion: occasional reaching above shoulder level; continuous use of fingers; continual standing and walking; frequent bending and stopping; ability to climb ladders; and, frequent operation of a motor vehicle; ability to distinguish basic colors.

Lifting: Ability to lift and carry 55 or more pounds without assistance; continual moderate lifting and carrying (15-55 pounds)

Environment: Ability to work outdoors and indoors; occasional need to work above and below ground; exposure to heat, cold and humidity; exposure to asbestos containing materials, grease and oils, solvents, and electrical energy; and exposure to machinery with moving parts.

Mental Demands: Must maintain emotional control and exercise reasoning and problem solving skills while under stress. Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written). Should be able to interpret procedures and analyze data for decision-making. Frequent in-district and occasional in-state or national travel. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours.

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The information in this document is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Irving Independent School District, Irving , Energy Manager, Professions , Irving, Texas

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