Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Energy Management Manager
Date Revised
02/23/2016
Department
Maintenance
Primary Purpose
Responsible for the planning, regulating and monitoring of energy use for all district=wide schools and facilities. The Energy Analyst strives to improve energy efficiency through careful evaluation of each site’s energy use and the implementation of energy-saving measures.
Education Certification

Associate degree with strong focus on mathematics, engineering or computer studies

Accredited Texas Energy Manager (ATEM) or Certified Energy Manager’s Certification is preferred

Advanced computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record

Special Knowledge/Skills

Basic knowledge of International Performance Measurement & Verification protocol (IMPVP)

Ability to perform Energy Modeling similar to e-Quest, Trane, Trace, etc.

Ability to conduct ASHRAE level I and II Energy Audits

Ability to interpret mechanical and electrical plans and specifications for building facilities

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

Minimum three (3) years of experience in energy related field

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Analyze energy bills including utility rates/tariffs to gather historical energy usage data.
  • Calculate potential for energy savings.
  • Collect and analyze field data related to energy usage.
  • Educate customers on energy efficiency or answer questions on topics such as the costs of running household appliances or the selection of energy efficient appliances.
  • Identify and prioritize energy saving measures.
  • Inspect or evaluate building envelopes, mechanical systems, electrical systems, or process systems to determine the energy consumption of each system.
  • Prepare audit reports containing energy analysis results or recommendations for energy cost savings.
  • Quantify energy consumption to establish baselines for energy use or need.
  • Recommend energy efficient technologies or alternate energy sources.
  • Analyze technical feasibility of energy saving measures using knowledge of engineering, energy production, energy use, construction, maintenance, system operation, or process systems.
  • Compare existing energy consumption levels to normative data.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the operation, maintenance, or energy efficiency of building or process systems.
  • Measure energy usage with devices such as data loggers, universal data recorders, light meters, sling psychrometer, psychrometric charts, and flue gas analyzers, amp probes, watt meters, volt meters, thermometers, or utility meters.
  • Determine patterns of building use to show annual or monthly needs for heating cooling, lighting, or other energy needs.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •         None.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals; may use small hand tools and instruments; light truck or van
Posture
Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work I tiring and uncomfortable positions.
Motion
Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Lifting
Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)
Environment
Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, noise, vibration; exposure to chemical and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district-wide travel
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress