Job Category
Exemption Status/Test
Reports To
Director of Maintenance
Date Revised
Primary Purpose

Responsible for developing and implanting energy, waste/recycle and sustainability program throughout the district.  Analyze current energy usage and develop the district’s energy management plan in order to provide proper environmental conditions with cost effective energy utilization.

Education Certification

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in mechanical or electrical engineering or

HS diploma/GED and ten years’ experience in mechanical or electrical engineering

Valid Texas driver’s license with good driving record

      Certified Energy Manager’s Certification is preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of energy management program development, performance contracting, renewable energy procurement and installation

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

Knowledge of basic types of automatic controls and systems instrumentation

Ability to manage budget and direct reports

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills


Five (5) years of experience in mechanical or electrical engineering

Five (5) years of supervisory experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Develop long-range energy conservation policy.
  • Develop district-wide Waste Disposal and Recycle Material Collection Program.
  • Manage Waste and Recycle Services Contract.
  • Integrate Energy Management Program goals with district operations maintenance staff.
  • Assist in implementing and monitoring the Energy Management Program.
  • Review and negotiate energy purchase agreements.
  • Acts as district liaison to provide optimum facility comfort.
  • Perform risk review related to the Bond 2014 Construction Services Bid Packages Development, including Technical Design Guideline Development.

Compiles Utility Budget

  • Conduct energy conservation studies, develops preliminary plans and prepares schedules and cost estimates for proposed facility improvements.
  • Conduct periodic inspections of facilities to insure proper energy consumption.
  • Develop and implement the energy management training programs and staff development.
  • Monitor and evaluate engineering consultants to assure completeness, technical accuracy and compliance with code requirements and district standards.
  • Review plans, specifications, manage the bid and contract process and administer construction and renovation contracts.
  • Works with administrators, students, parents, and community on energy awareness program.
  • Present annual utility performance report to the Board of Trustees.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Energy Management Specialist, Utility Management Data Technician, and waste/recycle.
Tools/Equipment Used

Standard office equipment such as personal computers and peripherals; may use small hand tools and power tools; light truck or van


Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; may work in tiring and uncomfortable positions


Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding; regular grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving


Regular moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds)


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 districtwide travel

Mental Demands

Maintain emotional control under stress