North Short Community College Energy Systems Manager, Facilities Department in Danvers, Massachusetts

Energy Systems Manager, Facilities Department



Locations:Danvers, MA; Lynn, MA; Salem, MA

Posted:Dec 19, 2018

Closes:Feb 10, 2019 - 11:59 PM EST


Ref. No.:FY'19- FT26


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

Energy Systems Manager, Facilities

Professional Non-Unit Position

The Energy Systems Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of College Energy Management & Building Automation Systems (EMS/BAS) including connectivity to building energy meters, building automation system data points, and Heating/Electric Plant data points. They will also be responsible for collecting and analyzing data from the EMS to provide recommendations and performing program changes to energy controls/equipment in an effort to lower energy consumption and utility cost without affecting occupant comfort. The Energy Services Manager would be a collaborative position providing services to North Shore Community College (NSCC) and Salem State University (SSU). The Manager's time will be split with 60% of time dedicated to NSCC and 40% to SSU. North Shore Community College is the employer for this non-union position.


  • Manage and operate the Energy Management Systems, troubleshoot EMS operating issues, including connectivity with Network Services, and other vendor(s) systems.

  • Monitoring energy consumption, determine systems scheduling for optimal efficiency and cost.

  • 24 hour emergency response for EMS/BAS systems.

  • Performing data mining and detailed energy analysis to identify opportunities for energy conservation. Generate reports on energy use trends, budget, climate action and energy reporting.

  • Manages the campuses' solar arrays to ensure proper energy production and revenue potential. Establishes and manages maintenance contract and utility & SREC records.

  • Works closely with others overseeing maintenance operations regarding energy conservation and efficient system operations. Manages demand response operations

  • Generate, update and maintain preventive maintenance programs

  • Schedules and programs all non-automated events, holidays or special requests in the EMS/BAS.

  • Interacts with the technical staff on too hot/cold calls from building occupants, investigating nature of the problem and proposing solutions.

  • Assist in establishing department standards on controls and HVAC systems.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Director of Facilities Management at NSCC and will receive oversight from the Assistant Director of Facilities at SSU.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:Assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of consultant engineers, architects and other professional personnel.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or related field with 2- 3 years' experience or Associate's Degree in engineering sciences or related field with 5+ years' experience. Certified Energy Manager designation or other technical training will be considered in lieu of up to 2 years of experience

  • Extensive Knowledge of Energy Management Systems and Building Automation Systems; Experience with TacVista EMS, AMAG and Tridium is highly desirable.

  • Knowledgeable in alternative energy practices, energy conservation, solar systems, and demand response.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems, identifies solutions, make and implement effective decisions.

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee a variety of programs and assignments simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities and requirements.

  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to interact with various agencies/individuals (i.e. employees, other departments, outside agencies and vendors) to coordinate activities and resolve problems.

  • Ability to interpret blue prints and electrical/mechanical specifications.

  • Ability to travel between NSCC and SSU campus locations.

  • Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations.

  • Candidates will be required to pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.

Additional Information:

SALARY RANGE:Anticipated salary is $70,000-$80,000 per year plus fringe benefits. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.


North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter outlining how your experience meets the qualifications of the position. Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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