Energy Programs Manager at The Ohio State University

Energy Programs Manager at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
September 4, 2018
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Position Description:

Serves as a technical advisor regarding energy supply and acquisition strategies and emerging energy management issues, internal energy usage policies, regulatory compliance, and sustainability topics. Develops and recommends energy procurement strategy for the University. Monitors energy market and supports the management of natural gas and electric contracts. Provides energy rate forecasts and assists with setting utility budgets and developing internal university utility billing rates. Provides negotiation support and recommends utility purchasing agreements. Supervises utility meter readings database software system and related reports in support of data archiving, customer billing and building energy consumption for energy management benchmarking. Develops and ensures the regular tracking of appropriate performance measures to support continuous improvement in energy management and conservation. Evaluates, analyzes, and reports energy consumption data across the university.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical/electrical engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Progressive experience in design and project management. Knowledge of pneumatic and electrical controls; Considerable experience in open market purchasing and scheduling of natural gas; Experience consulting with energy suppliers and/or brokers on pricing and supply capabilities; Knowledge of relationship building, composure, team building, conflict management, labor relations; ability to direct and lead others, develop direct reports, influence others to accomplish goals, manage and measure work; Advanced skills and experience in Excel and other database software systems. Knowledge of state and other regulatory requirements.

Required Experience


Master's degree in above or related field; PE and/or CEM; Building commissioning experience; LEED AP credentials; Certified Energy Auditor

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.