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Energy Manager - (Onsite)

Company: CBRE
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Energy Manager - (Onsite)

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GWS Segment

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Areas of Interest

Engineering/Maintenance, Environmental Consultancy, Facilities Management


Portland - Oregon - United States of America

About the Role

As a CBRE Energy Manager, you will lead the implementation of energy initiatives for a public health-sciences research client with a portfolio of 100+ properties.

What You'll Do

Develop portfolio-wide energy management strategy that aligns with client's short term energy cost savings goals and long-term emissions-reduction goals to meet their sustainability commitments.

Lead identification and prioritization of energy capital projects, operational efficiency initiatives, and physical plant upgrades, resulting in reduced energy consumption (may include HVAC, lighting, building envelope, demand response and BMS controls, renewable energy, employee engagement, and evaluating new technologies and services).

Engage team and conduct audits to identify and develop energy efficiency projects. Formalize scope, acquire vendor quotes, evaluate financial viability, perform project savings analysis, and drive project budgeting approvals.

Report clear and concise metrics on various energy and sustainability activities (cost and energy savings, CO2, water, waste etc.), and achievements monthly or as requested by client.

Provide energy and sustainability related inputs across all real estate - examples include green leasing, sustainable sourcing, operational efficiency, sustainability construction standards etc.

Communicate plans and progress to all levels of staff through presentations and meetings.

Initiate water efficiency and waste management programs and develop plans to roll out to portfolio.

Utility Cost Management

  • Supervise management of utilities budgets
  • Provide forecasts of utility expenses throughout the portfolio
  • Find opportunities for utility supply cost savings such as demand response programs, rate and tariff optimization, rebates etc.
  • Coordinate energy and renewable energy purchasing activities as needed
    Data Analytics &Compliance
    • Supervise any existing and proposed state, federal and Joint Commission Environmental Sustainability compliance requirements.
    • Support client's emissions (scopes 1 and 2) and water reporting.
    • Manage energy benchmarking in Energy Star and other healthcare benchmarks.
    • Develop and present monthly energy reports on energy and water use and spending trends.
    • Understand and calculate building energy consumption profiles savings from projects.

      What You'll Need

      Bachelor's degree and minimum of five years of related experience or training.

      Detailed knowledge of energy consuming building systems and industry standards for measurement & verification of energy savings.

      In-depth knowledge of sustainability/energy principles and concepts.

      Extensive knowledge of financial terms and calculate intermediate figures. Conducts sophisticated financial analysis.

      Comprehend, analyze, and interpret business documents, write reports, manuals, speeches and articles. Requires progressive analytical and quantitative skills.

      Why CBRE?
      • When you join CBRE, you become part of a global leader in commercial real estate and investment services that help businesses and people thrive. We are dynamic problem solvers and forward-thinking professionals who create significant impact! Our collaborative environment is built on our shared values - respect, integrity, service, and excellence - and we value the varied perspectives, backgrounds, and skills s of our people. At CBRE, you have the opportunity to chart your own course and realize your full potential!

        • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

          CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at recruitingaccommodations@cbre.com or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

          NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

          CBRE GWS

          CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) works with clients to make real estate a meaningful contributor to organizational productivity and performance. Our account management model is at the heart of our client-centric approach to delivering integrated real estate solutions. Each client is entrusted with a dedicated leader and is supported by regional and global resources, leveraging the industry's most robust platform. CBRE GWS delivers consistent, measurably superior outcomes for our clients at every stage of the lifecycle, and across industries and geographies.

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