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Associate Director of Energy Services

Company: California State University, Fresno
Location: Fresno
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Director of Energy Services
(Administrator II)Compensation and BenefitsStarting annual salary range will be $125,000 - $150,000. Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. -This is a CSU Management Personnel Plan (MPP) position.The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here .Job Summary The Associate Director of Energy Services reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management (AVP), and is a key member of the Facilities Management (FM) leadership team. The Associate Director (AD) provides leadership and administrative oversight for functional areas related to the Central Utility Plant (Boiler & Chiller), Utilities Operations, Energy Management, Controls System Monitoring, and Building HVAC Systems. The AD will oversee performance of staff, conduct performance evaluations, provide guidance, and assist Central Plant operations. The AD serves as the campus Chief Engineer and in conjunction with the AD of Facilities Operations, provides direction in the maintenance, repair and operations of Campus buildings; manages the delivery utilities (mechanical: heating-hot water, chilled water, domestic potable hot water, compressed air, vacuum; electrical; plumbing; natural gas; domestic potable cold water, deionized water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer to/from buildings. Provides direction on utilities planning, budgets, and distribution changes. Provides information on utilities system capacities, loads and routes to expand in order to meet campus growth. Initiates work scopes for replacement, upgrading or expansion of plant, utility distribution systems, and building systems to maintain service reliability and meet planned growth needs. This position will also be liaison with representatives in the Auxiliary Enterprises in regards to Campus Planning, Capital Projects and Sustainability. The position provides leadership for and initiates a variety of sustainable methods as they relate to solid waste and recycling, energy use and management, water conservation, wastewater, building construction, irrigation, vehicles, and fuels. The AD will oversee and develop methods and means to fund sustainable projects via state funds, grants, loans, and utility incentives. The physical plant consists of approximately 3.1 million square feet of building space on a 388-acre campus core site. Other duties as assigned. Key Qualifications Structuring Work Manages building maintenance; repair; operations; energy management and conservation. Assists with the development of short range and long range comprehensive facilities management projects and programs for all facilities, structures, HVAC systems, and equipment. Develops, communicates and manages planned maintenance programs to ensure that University facilities are prepared to meet growing, changing and progressing operational needs, to ensure facilities meet or exceed applicable life-safety code requirements, and to ensure the continuous operation of key/critical equipment and systems. Promotes, develops and executes strategic facilities programs and processes to address capital renewal, and deferred maintenance needs, which interface with and support the academic, student services and major capital programs.

  • Managing Talent
    • Leads and directs trades, supervisors and their respective work teams, in the successful performance of Unit functions/responsibilities and the achievement of strategic successes.
    • Collaborates with appropriate administrators regarding personnel matters including; employee recruitment, retention, performance management (organizational and individual), labor and employee relations, training and development and including the interpretation and application of collective bargaining provisions and how they may impact department work practices and rules.
    • Develops personnel management and professional development plans, proposes and enforces disciplinary actions and develops and implements effective staffing strategies to attract, develop, grow and retain a competent, effective, efficient, multi-cultural and diverse workforce that is representative of the University's core values.
    • Inspiring Performance
      • Promotes, ensures and enforces applicable industry professional responsibilities and ethical standards.
      • Helps ensure that the Department provides superior service to the University community.
      • Inspires the professional, technical and other service staff within the unit, including developing and managing their talents and competencies, appropriately balancing and structuring work, organizational development and building effective teams.
      • Establish goals, priorities and objectives for the unit and ensure the delivery of the services required by the campus.
      • Plans, organizes and executes emergency management/business continuity strategies as appropriate to support the 24/7 operational needs of the University and for the preservation and protection of life, health, property and strategic goal achievement.
      • Develops Key Performance Indicator (KPI) matrices to track departmental performance goals.
      • Resource Management and Compliance
        • Ensures and promotes efficient, effective and disciplined financial management and control, operational planning, preparation, performance and oversight for all unit functions/operations and strategic planning and development including fiscal responsibility and accountability for an annual Central Plant operation, maintenance repair and utility budget.
        • There are numerous gas and electric utility accounts that total $6,000,000 annually. Ensuring that each account is on the "best available" rate schedule requires detailed usage analysis, tariff interpretations, and evaluation of current and future energy market conditions.
        • Proposes and manages functionally applicable contracts and contractors. Works closely with contractors, manufactures and vendors to assure that deliverables are with scope and budget and meet user needs.
        • Provide the leadership to make Fresno State the premier alternate fuel vehicle university in California. This includes grant writing, bid solicitation and relationships with the Air Resources Board and local air pollution control districts.
        • Provide guidance in energy (natural gas & electric) suppliers to minimize expenditures and to maximize reliability and stability.
        • Evaluation of new technologies which have the potential to reduce energy consumption, increase productivity, increase campus esthetics, increase public safety, or increase individual comfort.
        • Promotes understanding and ensures compliance with Federal, State, CSU, University and division policies, regulatory and statutory requirements, industry best practices and loss control/injury and illness prevention solutions.
        • Stays current of, and ensures systems and equipment meet regulatory requirements and appropriate licenses are current (e.g. boiler emissions, swimming pool water quality, elevator inspections).
        • Perform job duties in a safe manner and follow Department safety policies and procedures.
        • Facilitating Change
          • Partners with University administrators in the development, execution and on-going review of strategic business initiatives and plans.
          • Defines and performs complex economic analysis and modeling to evaluate life-cycle cost, payback, purchase-lease alternatives, etc., as a basis for making operational business decisions and to review, define, enhance and execute cost-center/cost allocation model.
          • Leads in the sustainable operation, maintenance and management of all University facilities and infrastructure, including implementation of initiatives to reduce resource consumption and make Fresno State a model of sustainable best practices.
          • Collaborates with, supports and promotes the University's comprehensive waste management, recycling and composting programs that reduce, reuse and recycle waste.
          • Supervisory and Management Responsibilities
            • Coordinate assigned shops' activities with other units with the Department, with outside contractors, vendors and with other Campus departments.
            • Performs all personnel-related activities for the assigned shops; including hiring, time keeping, personnel evaluations, development and progressive discipline.
            • Ensure that work orders are completed in an accurate and timely manner.
            • Ensure that staff is provided with appropriate and required work safety training, personal protection equipment and training in its use.
            • Responds to emergencies and determines corrective actions using available resources.
            • Orders supplies and replacement parts used in the Central Plant and University buildings as required.
            • Ensures staff stays current in required certifications and licenses.
            • Prepare budgets, project reports and correspondence.
            • Review plans for new University building mechanical items; collaborate in discussion with contractors, engineers, and architects regarding mechanical features of proposed buildings and planned expansion of Central Plant facilities. Attends construction meetings.
            • Act as Department liaison to university community, contractors, regulatory agencies and vendors.
            • Participates in university task forces as requiredTo view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, or Business Administration. A minimum of 7 to 10 years progressively responsible and successful leadership and management of complex facility operations with responsibility for facilities management, related projects and /or teams, energy management and conservation, personnel management, professional development and training, industrial safety programs and function-specific financial management. Specialized Skills: Specialized Skills are required for candidates to be considered for the position. --- In defining, constructing and performing complex economic analysis and modeling to evaluate life-cycle cost, payback purchase-lease alternatives, etc., as a basis for making operational business decisions. --- In developing and writing Request for Proposals (RFPs), service contract requirements and specifications, and performance and service contract specifications. --- In the identification, development and deployment of safety programs and accident prevention strategies as applicable to large facilities and/or organizations, industrial/institutional maintenance repair and renovation operations, and with consideration to Cal-OSHA Industrial Safety Orders. Deadline & Application InstructionsApplications received by September 30, 2022 - will be given full consideration by the search committee.
              • Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.Please click "Apply Now" to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resum--/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.Equal Employment Opportunity InformationCalifornia State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. -Executive Orders 1096 and 1097 prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation -on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at -https://calstate. latest/ -and questions may be sent to .Supplemental InformationFollowing a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.Fresno State is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions. (e.g. H1-B Visas)Advertised: 23 Aug 2022 Pacific Daylight Time
                Applications close: Open until filled

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