Job Requisition Number: 25260. The University of California, Berkeley Building Energy Management Systems (EMS) consists of Automated Logic and Barrington Control Systems. The position of Energy Management Systems Manager is responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance of both systems installed in over 100 facilities at the Berkeley Campus.
Barrrington Control System was adopted at the Berkeley Campus over 30 years ago as the standard Building Automation System. Barrington Systems devices and subcomponents are not in production any more. We heavily depend on our In-House staff to maintain complicated electronic systems due to availability of spare parts and lack of documentation. Automated Logic is the Campus Building Automation system installed in over 30 facilities on Campus.
The Energy Management System Manager is responsible for the above-mentioned Facilities Services program relating to sustainability in particular to conservation of energy by working with Capital Projects, Project Managers on major projects, and various campus Building Managers & Coordinators on smaller to medium scale projects, and with internal entities as HVAC and Electrical shops, Energy Office and Energy Engineers, and external entities as Capital Projects and UC Office of the President. Current financial magnitude of the projects the position is involved in is as high as $10 million per year.
Resolves issues/problems requiring specialized knowledge and is widely recognized and consulted by campus staff for their expert knowledge in a specific area of expertise, such as 'green' building practices, landscape, mechanical engineering, infrastructure or other key building components.
Meets with clients to help define project scope and program. Serves as technical & program advisor and assists management on all planning and related project matters, exercising independent judgment and initiative, and rendering opinions and making decisions having long-term effects on campus energy use. Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with clients.
Formally establishes campus project, including working with other units, departments and the Office of the President (i.e. Budget Office and Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding is transferred. Prepare detailed specifications from which sequence of operations will be developed. Conceptualize, plan and design multiple hardware and control design and programming for new building control installations and expansions.
Responsible for all aspects of the design and construction process for major and significant building projects.
Ensures building projects support applicable policies and practices to achieve specific goals and objectives related to area of expertise. Acts as liaison among participants and resolves problems or conflicts in areas of expertise, including recommending range of solutions to disputed issues or contractor claims.
Works with architectural/engineering firms to develop project requirement, design criteria, and preparing system sequence of operations.
Serves as technical expert and provides advice and guidance to all levels of campus management and provides expert technical advice and consultation at all levels in the area of technical expertise.
Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
Provides expertise in selection of design and construction professionals, in fee and contract negotiations, in project code compliance and regulations, in engineering and technical support, in campus policies procedures, and in guiding project development
Coordinates activities associated with technical implementation of specific systems with facilities project managers.
Promotes areas of emerging technology consistent with area of expertise through programs and other educational forums, and creates an appreciation for and sensitivity to programs, projects and systems that employ, expand and enhance building projects utilizing new technologies.
Establishes project milestones and schedules, prepares cost estimates, functional studies, construction plans and specifications and monitors for adherence to master plans, budgets and schedules.
Participates in data gathering, tracking and analyzing campus building energy usage. Also provides historical utility data & costs with analysis for buildings being considered for project study & implementation.
Develops, coordinates and implements programs and services in support of area technical expertise.
Responsible for the design, implementation and coordination of complex technical systems, programs, or other customized construction activities within the area of expertise including areas of emerging technology.
Performs the most difficult professional work in the development, revision, refinement and/or amplification of program implementation.
Develops and implements campus automated utility metering (electric, steam, gas and water) including meter installation, data server configuration, programming, and management. Works with outside vendor in set-up of programming & account and with FS shops and contractors in project implementation.
Performs organizational, campus and administrative activities not directly relating to projects, including serving on campus committees representing department or unit.
May oversee, manage or supervise work of lower level professional positions.•Expert written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, including expert level political acumen and negotiation skills. •Expert knowledge of design and construction, contract administration and California Building Codes, including expert understanding of industry practices or highly specialized and critical disciplines. •Expert knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans. •Within area of expertise, expert skill in advising and consulting with all levels of campus management and/or capital planning, budgeting and construction professionals. •Expert skill in promoting, advancing and implementing programs within area of expertise. •Advanced knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure, rules, regulations, policies and short and long range strategic plans. •Expert analytical, organizational, project management and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills. •Thorough organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. •Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building mechanical and electrical maintenance repair and construction activities. •Knowledge of campus policies, practices and standards relating to the maintenance program and inspection control. • Ability to operate automated data base, work control, and computerized maintenance management programs. •Working knowledge of appropriate building and safety codes and regulations •Ability to complete assignments and meet established deadlines •Ability to use sound and independent judgment and make decisions based on engineering judgment and analysis •Ability to conduct training sessions and seminars. •Ability to read and interpret plans technical manuals, diagrams, architectural, mechanical and electrical drawings and specifications used in the building, mechanical and electrical trades. • Ability to plan and schedule work and to maintain reports and records. •Ability to make standard arithmetic and engineering computations, to size and locate various details of the work and to calculate the quantities and costs required to complete a project. •Maintains proficiency at a current level and continually updates knowledge through appropriate courses, seminars, publications and contacts with others in the trade. •Demonstrated skill to fully analyze assignments, gather data and information, determine and evaluate solutions and alternatives and provide final recommendation. •Knowledge of complex network concept and design. •Knowledge of communication software and protocols. •Knowledge of database design and concepts. •Technical understanding of control algorithms and firm understanding of HVAC operational sequences.
Education/Training: •Bachelors of Science in Engineering, or equivalent training/experience
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