City of Fort Collins Utility Seeks Energy-Efficiency Focused Engineer

Fort Collins, Colorado – The City of Fort Collins is seeking a Mechanical Engineer with a strong energy efficiency background to perform engineering work related to the development, implementation and evaluation of efficiency programs and technical support for meeting the energy efficiency, conservation and renewable objectives of the City's Utilities Energy Services division.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.

  • Plan for new, or revisions to existing, energy services programs. Contribute to project management, engineering analysis and development of program materials.
  • Manage and oversee the technical and programmatic implementation of complex energy services programs, requiring coordination with the Energy Services team and other interdepartmental stakeholders.
  • Provide technical analysis related to the development and evaluation of energy programs.
  • Develop the necessary documents for procurement, contracting and oversight of third party vendors related to energy program implementation.
  • Approve financial transactions related to implementation of energy programs.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry standards as they apply to administration and implementation of Utilities programs.
  • Develop reports related to technical and programmatic performance of energy programs.
  • Verify customer energy project compliance with program standards
  • Provides direction to customers regarding energy decisions and alternatives, via telephone, email and face-to-face meetings.
  • Communicate applicability of energy programs to customers.
  • Gather, analyze and interpret site and aggregated utility data, and effectively communicate complex utility rate structures to customers.
  • Perform on-site energy audits of residential, commercial and industrial facilities.
  • Prepare reports and deliver presentations for customers and stakeholders related to improving efficiency and related participation in energy programs.
  • Develop and provide oversight of related contractor training.
  • Generate and revise calculation tools to improve the accuracy and/or efficiency of energy programs.
  • Support the Energy Services team in staffing customer education and outreach events.
  • Professional development. This involves reading publications, accessing web sites, and attending or presenting at seminars and conferences.
  • Educates and trains citizens and professionals by preparing written materials and making presentations on energy efficient services programs.

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About City of Fort Collins: Located against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and home to Colorado State University (CSU), the City of Fort Collins offers a diverse culture, educated and engaged citizens, outdoor recreation, bicycles, breweries, historic charm, and a thriving economy. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment, as well as great local dining, can be found throughout the historic downtown area. Fort Collins offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a larger city.

The City’s long list of acknowledgements includes:

  • Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Innovation Award: Alliance for Innovation-April 2018
  • No 14 Best Place to Live: Livability.com-March 2018
  • C40 Cities, Cities4Action Winner: Bloomberg Philanthropy-Dec 2017
  • The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-November 2017
  • 5th Best Performing City: Milken Institute-Jan 2017
  • No. 1 Stable and Growing Housing Market: Realtor.com-Jun 2017
  • No. 1 City in America for Cycling: PeopleForBikes-May 2018
  • 11th Happiest City in America: Yahoo! Finance - March 2017
  • Top 100 Best Cities to Start a Family: LendEDU - Feb 2017
  • No. 9 Top 150 Cities for Millennials Report: Millennial Personal Finance - Feb 2017
  • Peak Award for Performance Excellence: Rocky Mountain Performance Excellence-2014

Learn more and apply at https://fcgov.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/8/home/requisition/2529?c=fcgov&fbclid=IwAR1I2xPemvAFHz1kRDJmC9Nkr9Sr9HCDkfPFvmoAtj_LcIaaLb8cCIgM4bc

 

If you have questions about activities related to this position, contact Brian Tholl, [email protected]Direct: 970-416-4326/